By Stacy M. BrownNNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia Maryland, Virginia, Arizona, California, and New York have joined 36 other states in a lawsuit against Meta, the parent company overseeing social media behemoths […]
By Aziah Siid Originally appeared in Word in Black If freedom of expression is deeply ingrained in American society, why were more than 3,000 book bans reported in the 2022-2023 school year? […]
A federal judge has ruled that Texas’ law restricting certain public drag shows is unconstitutional, ruling that the law is overbroad and vague, and violates free speech rights.
Judge Dick unequivocally determined that the conditions in Angola constitute cruel and unusual punishment. She further highlighted that the prevailing punitive environment, coupled with systemic failures in programming, clearly violates the 14th Amendment and federal laws safeguarding children with disabilities.
The original March on Washington, a cornerstone of the civil rights movement, drew approximately 250,000 participants in 1963. Its influence paved the way for significant legislative milestones, including the passage of federal civil rights and voting rights laws in the 1960s. The erosion of voting rights, recent Supreme Court rulings that impact affirmative action and abortion rights, and the rise of hate and violence against marginalized communities, however, punctuate the current commemoration.
By Sneha Dey Originally appeared in the Texas Tribune Legislators also passed bills that will provide foster kids entering the troubled system with duffel bags or backpacks and those aging […]
The authors concluded that Black infants die nearly three times the rate of white babies. By Stacy M. Brown Originally appeared in NNPA A new study has shown a huge […]
By Anna Gay Ask any parent you know: “What’s it like these days?” You’ll likely hear us trying to find the silver lining. “It’s interesting,” some say. “These pandemic babies, […]
By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia As adults grapple with talking to their children about the latest school massacre where 19 elementary school students and two […]
COMMENTARY By Vincent L. Hall, Texas Metro News, iMessenger Media Black History comes in chapters, but the best of it is unwritten and cultural. It has always been how we […]