In this Jan. 17, 1966, photo then Solicitor Gen. Thurgood Marshall, right, Attorney Gen. Nicholas Katzenbach and Asst. Attorney Gen. John Doar arrive at the U.S. Supreme Court to defend the legality of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. (AP Photo, File) by Mark Sherman WASHINGTON (AP) — In roughly 75 hours of arguments at the Supreme Court since October, only one African-American lawyer appeared before the justices, and for just over 11 minutes.
Daily Archive: May 13, 2013
JULIA JORDAN-ZACHERY, DIRECTOR OF BLACK STUDIES by Erika Niedowski PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A group of students and faculty at Providence College is asking the school to take steps to combat what it calls a pattern of racial profiling of minority students on campus and a hostile climate.
by Nathan Berrong (CNN) — American Craft Beer Week kicked off Monday, a seven-day event celebrating the awesomeness of craft beer. If there’s ever a week of the year to slow down, take a breather, enjoy yourself with some good company and support something that is truly American, it’s ACBW.
(NNPA)–When the FBI announced that they were placing fugitive Assata Shakur (Joanne Chesimard) on the list of most wanted terrorists and that they were offering an additional $1 million for her capture, it caught most of the world by complete surprise.
Detroit — On a particularly sun drenched Monday morning in Detroit, the planets aligned and I returned to my high school alma mater to…