Category : Black Local and National News

- 4 days ago

Texas to provide COVID-19 vaccine for large vaccination hubs

Beginning this week, Texas will direct most of the COVID-19 vaccine received from the federal government to large providers who can vaccinate a total of more than 100,000 people. Additional vaccine will be distributed to smaller providers in other pa...

- 5 days ago

Are learning pods a viable education option for your child?

Before the start of the 2020-2021 school year, stay-at-home mom and Kirkwood resident Lindsay Crownhart realized quickly that her son, Sam, needed to be around other kids if he was going to learn.   Crownhart said that she read an article in The New...

- 5 days ago

But This IS America

By Dr. Sam Logan III One of my best friends texted me a few nights ago and asked, “Bruh – how you handling this Capitol Hill takeover?” My response was, “Honestly bruh, I’m pretty unbothered.” The rest of the response isn’t for public consumption – t...

- 5 days ago

Revisiting Dr. King’s 1963 “Dream” Speech

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide A genie did not leap out of a bottle  when the Rev. Dr. Martin L. King Jr.’s polished black wingtip  touched the first marble step leading up to the Lincoln Memorial, and he hoofed it up...

- 5 days ago

Morgan Alum Yogananda Pittman Is Acting U.S. Capitol Police Chief

WASHINGTON, DC In the wake of this past week’s thwarted attack on the U.S. Capitol and the resignation of the Capitol Police Chief Steven A. Sundin, Yogananda D. Pittman has been named to serve in the role as acting chief. The new Acting Chief is a...

- 5 days ago

COMMENTARY: 1863 All Over Again

By Nathan Richardson Excerpt from a newspaper article published in 1860; “Armed pro-slavery militias streamed into Kansas from neighboring slave state Missouri to disrupt territorial elections. They stuffed ballot boxes, intimidated voters, threaten...