The Jan. 6 committee investigating the 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol held its first primetime public hearing on Thursday night — the first of six that lawmakers hope will reveal what the committee has learned over the past 11 months about how the Capitol was breached and about former President Donald Trump’s role in the events that led to the insurrection.
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Former CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin wrote a powerful essay about last week's massacre at a Texas elementary school and the media's handling of mass shootings. Baldwin, who departed the network in 2021 after 13 years, said she's processing the tragedy in Uvalde with "a feeling of deep cynicism" for the first time. Why? Because she understands the way cable news outlets operate.
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The U.S. labor market showed improvements for Black and Hispanic workers in April and especially for Black women, who have remained out of the workforce by some of the widest margins during the pandemic.
The Black unemployment rate fell for a fourth straight month, dropping to 5.9% from 6.2% in March and shrinking the gap between White and Black joblessness to... Read more
Mourners laid to rest the last of 10 Black people killed in a racist attack at a Buffalo supermarket with a service on Saturday that became a call to action and an emotional plea to end the hate and violence that has wracked the nation.
The funeral for 86-year-old Ruth Whitfield — the oldest of the 10 people killed in the... Read more
Rebecca Stallworth Inge outside her home in Raleigh, NC, May 23, 2022.
Historically Black Colleges and Universities continue to be a nurturing and supportive space for African American students this graduation season.
This pandemic graduation season has been especially exciting for students who were literally able to walk across a commencement stage this Spring. These are students who had to study virtually... Read more