North Preston’s Trevor Silver released Trev Black History Volume Four earlier this month. For Black History Month, he uses his clothing brand to feature Black public figures from Nova Scotia and abroad who have done great things, says Silver. Every year, he collaborates with someone new. “This year’s design, I commissioned local Black artist Letitia […]

“While I am so proud to have achieved elected office, it’s without a doubt the most mentally and emotionally taxing job I’ve ever had,” writes Portland, ME city councilmember Victoria Pelletier. (Left: @councilorvictoria; Right: courtesy RepresentWomen) I’ll never forget what another Black woman serving in elected office told me in the aftermath of a traumatic, […]

A national ranking for the 2023-2024 school year examined 25,000 public high schools across the U.S. — and a South Florida school secured a top spot. School for Advanced Studies (SAS) — part of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) system — ranked as the third best high school in America. U.S. News and World […]

Raw sewage and runoff in the Tijuana River is exposing communities at the US-Mexico border to an unusual and noxious brew of pathogens and toxic chemicals, according to a report released this week. Billions of gallons of sewage flow through the river, which winds north from Mexico through

Before he moved to Clairton, John Perryman led a Walter Mitty life: a teenage hatmaker in Seattle, then itinerant dock worker and eventual union head, traveling everywhere from Saudi Arabia to the Soviet Union before retiring to Pittsburgh and co-founding an orphanage in Ethiopia. Perryman “has experienced the American work scene from the bottom up,” […]

QUINCY (WGEM) – If you drive down U.S. 61 near Hannibal, you know how crowded the road can be. MoDOT has studied the expressway near U.S. 61 to find ways to improve it, and now they want to hear from drivers. MoDOT Assistant District Engineer Kevin James said they have been studying the expressway since […]


ERBIL, Iraq — After a weekend of U.S. strikes against its proxies in Iraq, Syria and Yemen, Iran has issued a strongly worded warning not to target a ship that U.S. officials and analysts suspect of providing real-time intelligence for attacks on other vessels in the Red Sea and . . .

SEPTA to honor activists who played key part in transportation industry, social change SEPTA to honor activists who played key part in transportation industry, social change 02:00 PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – SEPTA on Monday will honor several activists who played a key part in desegregating the transportation industry . . .

Eagle Pass, Texas CNN  —  As the surge of migrants continues to overwhelm authorities at the US-Mexico border, tensions between Texas and federal officials are escalating. Here are the latest developments: Texas authorities arrested migrants at Shelby . . .

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