A former prosecutor and a retired head of the Detroit FBI will play key roles in an investigation into Flint’s lead-tainted water as part of the effort to seek answers while also preventing conflicts of interest,
The American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood donors
hopes initiative and justice unit will be the answer
“That’s why I’m such a believer,” said District Attorney Susan Hawk as she described the Reformative Justice Unit programs her office developed in 2015 as a remedy to reduce nonviolent crime and re-arrests in the county – especially for those who suffer from mental illness.
A gruesome highway accident followed by months of pain and rehab. That’s no laughing matter.
Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III, senior pastor of Friendship-West Baptist Church, will be inducted into the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame by the Trumpet Foundation at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Friday.
Leah Chase has spent her culinary life on the cutting edge of history, mixing fine dining with her southern Louisiana roots at her classic New Orleans restaurant, Dooky Chase’s.
Brandon, a 6-year-old in the Houston Independent School District, had two working parents until his father was laid off. Brandon lost his health insurance when his father lost his job. Brandon’s mother quickly scrambled to try to enroll her son, who has asthma, in new coverage, but met some obstacles and didn’t know where to turn.
Evidently, neither you nor I had the Jan. 13 winning Powerball combination: 4, 8, 19, 27, 34, (10).
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'" – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Does it really matter who wins the presidency? How can it matter to Black folks, considering the way we “play” politics? We have no power, no leverage, and little or no influence in the political arena. Even worse, it seems we are reluctant to do what it takes to gain any political clout. So why do we care so much about the upcoming election?
Have you heard? Apparently large numbers of American adults are “angry” about their own circumstances and about where they think the country is headed.
Flint, Michigan, is impoverished.
Almost everyone gets chickenpox by adulthood.
Today, nearly 3 million people ages 40 and older have glaucoma, according to the Prevent Blindness “Future of Vision: Forecasting the Prevalence and Costs of Vision Problems” report.
A year after host Neil Patrick Harris quipped that the Oscars were honoring Hollywood’s “best and Whitest,” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled yet another all-White slate of acting nominees on Jan. 14, prompting a dismayed revival of the “OscarsSoWhite” hashtag.
Texas’ largest school district has joined the national debate over whether communities should cut their ties to the Confederacy by renaming buildings or removing monuments.
Longtime legendary television journalist Merri Dee of Chicago knows what it’s like to overcome adversity. Having survived child abuse and homelessness as a teenager, she had no idea that the battle of her life was still ahead.
“Every single year, more than 30,000 Americans have their lives cut short by guns – 30,000. Suicides. Domestic violence. Gang shootouts. Accidents
Advocates are praising Congress’ recent softening of a longtime ban on federal dollars going to needle exchanges amid growing intravenous drug abuse that’s spreading hepatitis and HIV in many states.
Sunday marked the anniversary of the attack on Vernon Dahmer (DAY’-mur) Sr., who defied the White segregationist power structure by registering Black voters in the 1960s.