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A projected image of Josephine Baker on the French Pantheon

Josephine Baker Honored at France’s Pantheon

Josephine Baker — the U.S.-born entertainer, anti-Nazi spy and civil rights activist — was inducted into France's Pantheon on Tuesday, becoming the first Black...

White Missouri officer convicted in Black man’s 2019 death

By Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press A judge on Friday convicted a white Kansas City police officer of involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action in the...

Emmy Host Cedric the Entertainer Says Stuffiness is Banned

By Lynn Elber, Associated Press As busy as Cedric the Entertainer is with his sitcom “The Neighborhood” and other projects, he quickly said yes when...
A woman wears a face mask to be safe from COVID-19

Some Aren’t Ready To Give Up Masks Despite New CDC Guidance

Like more than 120 million other Americans, Jan Massie is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and can pretty much give up wearing a mask under...

OP-ED: Where We Go from Here

So, for me, 2021 is about hope and about working for a better life for all and a better nation together as we rise from the terrible test that 2020 has been. It is about recommitting to one another and to good works to help our brothers and sisters in need. And even before we voted for inclusion, we were already making good trouble. White, Black and Brown nationwide took to the streets this past spring and summer to ask our nation — to demand of our nation — that we address the systematic racism that has plagued this country since its founding. That has torn the very fabric of our country and created so much pain and loss. With one voice, all were saying: ‘Please, at long last, fix this.’” — Ray Curry, Secretary-Treasurer, UAW