Tuesday, January 26, 2021
The baseball hero overcame defining odds as one of the most prolific athletes over the last century. By Charise Frazier, NewsOne Major League Baseball hero Hank Aaron died on Friday at the age of 86. The Hall of Famer shattered barriers and records, becoming one of the most prolific baseball players in...
By Caroline Kelly, CNN President Joe Biden on Wednesday issued an executive order to dissolve the 1776 commission, a panel stood up by President Donald Trump as a rebuttal to schools applying a more accurate history curriculum around slavery in the US, Biden's transition team announced Wednesday. The commission had been formed...
President and first Black vice president sworn in as era of hope and uncertainty begins By Erick Johnson President Joe Biden was sworn in Wednesday, January 20, at the Capitol on a historic day where he, along with America’s first Black Vice President Kamala Harris, ushered in a new era of...
CBS News Amanda Gorman has written poems for historic occasions. Now she has made history herself. Gorman, 22, became the youngest known inaugural poet when she performed at the 59th Presidential Inauguration on Wednesday. She delivered her original composition, "The Hill We Climb," at the Capitol in front of President-elect Joe Biden,...
Kamala Harris is the first woman and the first woman of color to serve as vice president. Democrats will take control of both chambers of Congress. By New York Times Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, taking office at a...
By Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press On his way out of the White House door, President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, freeing him 20 years early for public corruption crimes he was convicted of in 2013, according to the White House. Trump — who like Kilpatrick left office in...
By Maegan Vazquez, CNN A commission stood up by President Donald Trump as a rebuttal to schools applying a more accurate history curriculum around slavery in the US issued its inflammatory report on Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Trump announced that he was establishing the commission last fall, following a slew of Black Lives Matter...
The 48-year-old Maryland man maintained his innocence up until his death. He was the 13th and final person executed during Trump’s term. By Melissa Jeltsen and Jessica Schulberg, HuffPost The Trump administration executed Dustin Higgs, 48, early Saturday morning, shortly after the Supreme Court lifted a stay from a lower court. The government killed...
By Ishena Robinson, The Root The many army veterans and law enforcement officers who participated in the insurrectionist attack at the U.S. Capitol confirmed that there are people in the forces who also identify as violent Trump supporters, as does the recent case of an Army veteran being accused of...
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