Category : Black Local and National News

News / Black Local and National News - 2 days ago

Joy

My Truth By Cheryl Smith, Publisher, I Messenger Media L.L.C., Texas Metro News The month of August was filled with answers, especially if you take into consideration an important question, “Why?” I’ve heard people pose the question when someone tran...

News / Black Local and National News - 2 days ago

Trump and the weather

By Bill Fletcher, Jr., NNPA Newswire Contributor       Each week I swear that I will write something other than about Donald Trump. I cannot keep to that promise consistently, particularly when certain events unfold. This week is a prime example. Th...

- 2 days ago

DeVos Hands For-Profit Colleges $11.1 Billion Over 10 Years

By Charlene Crowell, NNPA Newswire Contributor Most consumers would likely agree that consumers should get what they pay for. If a product or service fails to deliver its promises, refunds are in order. That kind of thinking guided the Obama Administ...

News / Black Local and National News - 2 days ago

Buckwheat and Aunt Jemima

The Gantt Report By Lucius Gantt       I’m a “Grady baby”. That is what Atlantans call themselves that were born in Grady Hospital. Atlanta, Georgia is my hometown. I was so happy to go home and be closer to my son and daughter that live in different...

News / Black Local and National News - 2 days ago

Farewell, John Bolton

By Mel Gurtov The firing (or, he insists, the resignation) of John Bolton as national security special assistant is being treated by some observers as a great loss for coherence and professionalism in the conduct of US foreign policy.  Josh Rogin at...

News / Black Local and National News - 3 days ago

Great teacher nominations

The Joliet Area of Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for their 2020 Joliet Area Great Teacher Awards. If you would like to nominate a teacher, application forms are available at the on the Joliet Public Schools District 86 website at https:/...

- 3 days ago

Spring Hill GM Autoworkers Strike

NASHVILLE, TN – The United Auto Workers (UAW) represent about 46,000 GM workers at 55 facilities in the U.S. More than 90% of them voted to strike if the UAW couldn’t negotiate a better deal with GM by midnight Sunday September 15. They didn’t come t...

News / Black Local and National News - 3 days ago

Workforce Center Weekly job fair

The Workforce Center of Will County will hold its weekly job fair from 10:00 a.m. until noon on Thursday, September 26 at its location, 2400 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 100, Joliet, IL. A large number of area employers offering a variety of positions will...