Category : Black Local and National News

- 6 days ago

BAO Submits Rosy FY2020 Report

NASHVILLE, TN – Metro’s Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance (BAO) has issued its report on the Equal Business Opportunity Program for FY2020. “The EBO Program is setting industry standards not only because it is among the first, but also...

- 6 days ago

Showdown in Washington For The People Act Next Week

NASHVILLE, TN – In what voting rights advocates are calling “a now or never moment for American democracy”, the U.S. Senate is about to vote on the For The People Act  (H.R.1). It is the most far-reaching civil rights legislation since the Voting Rig...

- 6 days ago

No apology: Tavis Smiley makes comeback bid after PBS firing

Three years after workplace misconduct allegations cost veteran TV and radio talk-show host Tavis Smiley his job and a national forum, he’s ending his silence. Smiley, who continues to deny the claims of unwanted sexual behavior that led PBS to drop...

- 6 days ago

Biden abroad: Pitching America to welcoming if wary allies

President Joe Biden spent his first trip overseas highlighting a sharp break from his disruptive predecessor, selling that the United States was once more a reliable ally with a steady hand at the wheel. European allies welcomed the pitch — and even...

- 6 days ago

Hawks rally from 26 points down, stun 76ers in Game 5

Trae Young ran off the court clapping and yapping toward the few Hawks fans that braved the Philly crowd and stuck around and were rewarded with a comeback victory for the ages. “I was just showing love to the ATL fans that showed up,” Young said, “...

- 6 days ago

School districts receive millions to assist with fall reopening

School districts throughout Will County and beyond have received millions of dollars in federal funds for economic relief from the COVID pandemic. That funding is part of the American Rescue Plan approved by congress and signed by President Joe Biden...

- 1 week ago

BIPOC Duo Behind The DESAVO Face Mask

Photo: DESAVO New York, June 16, 2021 -- The NBA has set the precedent for playing the safest possible way under COVID conditions and the BIPOC duo behind the DESAVO Face Mask have been protecting the teams from the beginning.Tags:& Black Star NewsMi...