North Carolina Central University (NCCU) launches program to increase the numbers of Black male teachers, News and Observer reports. According to a recent U.S. Department of Education report, African-American men make up only about 2% of the nation’s public school educators. The university’s School of Education’s new Marathon Teaching Institute was established as a pipeline […]

The United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois is one step closer to making history. On Wednesday, President Joe Biden announced the nomination of

COWETA, Okla. (AP) — Several reported tornadoes ripped through Oklahoma late Sunday into early Monday morning, causing damage but no immediate word of deaths or injuries. The severe weather system also brought heavy rain, lightning and wind to parts of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Texas, and more stormy weather is predicted for later this week […]

By Eva McKend, CNN Back in 2013, Terry McAuliffe won a majority of Black voters when he sought — and ultimately won — the top office in Virginia. As he vies for a second term as the Commonwealth’s governor, he wants to do it again. With less than a month to go in

Almost 120 years ago, African American domestic workers settled in the Como neighborhood of Fort Worth Texas where they held Fourth of July parades, patronized shops on Horne Street and lived for several generations in what seemed like a small town within the big city. But many young families started moving away at the end […]

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