Sunday, January 23, 2022

State and Local

Alvin Bragg sworn in as Manhattan DA, taking over Trump case

By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press Alvin Bragg has already notched one historic first, taking office Saturday as Manhattan’s first Black district attorney. Now he’s...

CA is the First State to Ensure Equitable Meals for Students

By A.L. Haynes, Contributing Writer, The San Diego Voice and & Viewpoint Starting in the 2022-2023 school year, California will offer free breakfast and...

Black man behind ‘separate but equal’ ruling is pardoned

By Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press Louisiana’s governor on Wednesday posthumously pardoned Homer Plessy, the Black man whose arrest for refusing to leave a whites-only railroad...

Ensuring Black Americans Receive COVID-19 vaccines

Before the COVID-19 vaccines became available in the U.S., only 42% of Black Americans said they planned to get one. While that number has...

California to Help Homeowners Catch Up On Mortgage Payments

By Associated Press California will help up to 40,000 homeowners catch up on their mortgage payments. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday the federal government approved his...