The days of going to Las Vegas for a shot-gun wedding or running to the court-house for a ceremony may be over with an app dedicated to getting people married virtually. Black News reports that Webwed Mobile had a mission to give marriage and marriage equality to people around the world. Since the launch of... Read More.
The world has lost a living legend in Tuskeegee airman Floyd Carter Sr. who died at the age of 95. VOA News reports that Carter received many awards for his service in the Airforce and for the ground he broke being a Black man in the Airforce at a time when African-Americans weren’t wanted. After his... Read More.
The security clearance of White House senior adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner has been downgraded, significantly reducing his access to classified information, according to two people informed of the decision. Kushner had been operating with an interim clearance at the “top secret/sensitive compartmented information” level for more than a year. Now he... Read More.
Meghan Markle said Wednesday that she hopes to “hit the ground running” as a member of the British royal family and use her position to highlight the empowerment of women. Markle, who is due to marry Prince Harry in May, attended an event in London alongside Harry, Prince William and the Duchess of... Read More.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions pushed back against President Donald Trump’s latest insult on Wednesday, prolonging an increasingly awkward public spat between the President and his top law enforcement official. Trump chastised Sessions over an investigation into alleged surveillance abuses, calling his approach “disgraceful.” “Why is A.G. Jeff Sessions asking the Inspector General to... Read More.
In a wave of demonstrations reaching from Arizona to Maine, students at dozens of U.S. high schools walked out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence and honor the victims of last week’s deadly shooting in Florida. The protests spread from school to school as students shared plans for their demonstrations over social... Read More.
Toorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed for hours last week in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation , the Justice Department confirmed Tuesday. The interview comes as Mueller is investigating whether President Donald Trump’s actions in office, including the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, constitute efforts to obstruct an FBI probe into contacts between his... Read More.
The Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker, a leader in the civil rights movement who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. assemble his famous “Letter From Birmingham Jail,” has died. “He was either 88 or 89. Family records showed different years of birth”, said his daughter, Patrice Walker Powell, who confirmed his death. Walker was... Read More.