Category : Black Local and National News

- 6 months ago

Early Voting kicks off

Thursday, Feb. 6 is the first day to take part in Early Voting for the March 17 Presidential General Primary Election. Those who wish to vote early can do so from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. through Monday, March 16 at the Will County Clerk’s Office,...

- 6 months ago

As predicted the president is acquitted

President Donald Trump faced two articles of impeachment, following what some considered a flawed Senate trial, the president was acquitted of both charges. “Even without witnesses or a fair trial, the facts are clear: the president did it. He admitt...

- 6 months ago

SFCTA RFP for engineering US 101/I-280 express lanes – due 3/4

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES FOR THE US 101/I-280 EXPRESS LANES AND BUS PROJECT (RFP 19/20-06) Notice is hereby given that the San Francisco County Transportation Authority is requesting proposals from qualifie...

- 6 months ago

Dining options on Valentine’s Day in Dallas

If you are looking to wine and dine your loved ones on Valentine’s Day in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, there are plenty of options. Below are just a few choices available. Amberjax Fish Market Grille, a seafood spot is serving a Couples Menu on...

- 6 months ago

Democrats Cold About Lee’s State of the State

Governor Lee gave his second “state of the state” speech to both houses of the legislature on Monday, February 3. As expected it included more money for education and distressed rural communities. It also included $250 million for mental health servi...

- 6 months ago

Metro Council’s State of the City

District 21 Councilman Brandon Taylor delivers the 37208 Special Committee report to Metro Council Tuesday, February 4, 2020. NASHVILLE, TN –After spending 4 months studying several unresolved issues, the chairpersons of 8 Special Committees presente...

- 6 months ago

McKinney launches interactive Black history story map

As part of its recognition of Black History Month, the City of McKinney developed a website to tell the story of Black history in McKinney. This story map is an interactive website of historic locations, neighborhoods, and individuals who played a si...

- 6 months ago

Health care costs

by Barry Hermanson In 35 other countries, people enjoy better health care at a much lower cost. No co-pays, no deductibles and everyone is covered. In the U.S., 30 million people have no health insurance and another 40 million are underinsure...

- 6 months ago

Plainfield drives in with cruise nights

A summer tradition that is as popular as ice cream and dining outdoors under a moonlit sky will once again be offered in the Village of Plainfield. The Plainfield Village Board Monday approved Cruise Nights and the road closures associated with the p...

- 6 months ago

White Oak Library District celebrates Black History

Month With Exciting Performances and Engaging Programing Don’t miss some of these unique and exciting programs in honor of Black History Month. The White Oak Library District is celebrating Black History Month by offering an exciting variety of enga...