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A Rhode Island man faces federal charges for allegedly setting several fires and damaging a church in what prosecutors called a “deliberate act.” “Multiple” fires were set around the exterior of the Shiloh Gospel Temple, a predominantly Black church in North Providence earlier this week, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of […]

Surveillance footage led prosecutors to the suspect, according to the affidavit. February 16, 2024, 2:37 PM ET • 6 min read A Rhode Island man faces federal charges for allegedly setting several fires and damaging a church in what prosecutors called a “deliberate act.” “Multiple” fires were set around the exterior of the Shiloh Gospel […]

New Haven native Constance Baker Motley was the first Black woman to be appointed as a federal judge in the United States and argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Motley won nine of her ten U.S. Supreme Court cases. The tenth was later overturned in her favor. She is now being featured on […]

New Haven native Constance Baker Motley was the first Black woman to be appointed as a federal judge in the United States and argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Motley won nine of her ten U.S. Supreme Court cases. The tenth was later overturned in her favor. She is now being featured on […]

New Haven native Constance Baker Motley was the first Black woman to be appointed as a federal judge in the United States and argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Motley won nine of her ten U.S. Supreme Court cases. The tenth was later overturned in her favor. She is now being featured on […]

WASHINGTON, February 01, 2024–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), representing the Black Press of America and 250 Black owned media companies throughout the United States of America, resolutely joins with the U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce (USBC) to salute and thank the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for moving forward in the authorization process […]

Eagle Pass, Texas — Texas’ attorney general on Friday forcefully rejected a request from the Biden administration to grant federal immigration officials full access to a park along the southern border that the state National Guard has sealed off with razor wire, fencing and soldiers. For three weeks, the federal government and Texas

The CPS, sponsored by the Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), shows dramatic increases since 1964 in educational attainment among the nation’s Black or African American population. The percentage of Black or African American students graduating from high school increased from 25.7% in 1964 to 90.3% in 2021. Many of these high school […]

Eagle Pass, Texas CNN  —  A migrant surge continues to overwhelm authorities at the US-Mexico border — and in US cities where many asylum-seekers are being sent. Here are the latest developments: The Biden administration has given Texas . . .

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal appeals court has denied a legal effort to stop Mississippi officials from creating a state-run court in part of the majority-Black capital city of Jackson, over objections from the NAACP. In a Thursday ruling, three judges on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans denied the […]


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