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Heartless! Grandmother – An Oxygen Tank user dies after utility company turns off her power

    Linda Daniels, 68, relied on an oxygen tank powered by electricity to breathe. She died on Thursday in her Newark home after suffering from congestive heart failure, reports ABC7 Chicago. ...

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Texas high school student, destiny Brannon, stripped of valedictorian title and $25,000 scholarship after speech criticizing subpar teachers

     However, Destiny Brannon’s hopes for the future quickly came crashing down when DeSoto High School officials told her they miscalculated her final rankings and she was fourth in her class instead of first. ...

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Give Blacks Equal Voting Rights: Put an End to Schemes That Dilute the Black Vote, Black Leaders Say

Put an End to Schemes That Dilute the Black Vote, Black Leaders Say ...

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Norfolk Mayor Declares ‘Black Press Of America Week’

  Norfolk Mayor Kenneth Alexander issued a proclamation declaring “Black Press of America Week” in the waterfront city in Southeastern Virginia, kicking off the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) annual convention at a welcome reception at the Chrysler Museum. ...

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First Black woman to graduate from MIT with a Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering

     Black girl magic was in full effect earlier this month when Mareena Robinson Snowden became the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. from MIT in Nuclear Engineering. ...

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Twin-boys shine to become valedictorians in their graduating class, headed to MIT

The two brothers who were born 11 minutes apart, Malik and Miles George, went to Woodbridge High. They both scored excellently on their SATs and were both named valedictorians of their graduating class. Because of their good work, they will both be attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on scholarship. ...

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Civil Rights Groups Sue Over Buffalo Police Checkpoints and Discriminatory Traffic Enforcement

Today, civil rights groups filed a class action lawsuit against the City of Buffalo over unconstitutional and racially discriminatory vehicle checkpoints and traffic ticketing practices. ...

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