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Inaugural event to celebrate resiliency of Black Americans

DETROIT (AP) — The resiliency, culture and heroism of Black Americans and the African diaspora will be the central theme…

Poet Amanda Gorman, 22, will read at Biden inaugural

NEW YORK (AP) — At age 22, poet Amanda Gorman, chosen to read at the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden,…

Eric Jerome Dickey, bestselling novelist, dead at 59

NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Jerome Dickey, the bestselling novelist who blended crime, romance and eroticism in “Sister, Sister,” “Waking…

Biden picks Regan for EPA nominee, Haaland for interior head

President-elect Joe Biden says he had chosen North Carolina regulator Michael S. Regan as his nominee to lead the Environmental…

Home of civil rights icon Evers named as a national monument

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The historic home of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers is now a national monument, the…

‘B.A.P.S.’ star Natalie Desselle Reid dies at 53

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Natalie Desselle Reid, who starred alongside Halle Berry in the 1997 film “B.A.P.S.” and on the…

High stakes for Trump, Biden heading into final debate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden hurtled toward Thursday night’s final debate, which may…

2020 serves another blow as Ginsburg’s death ignites fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death drew mourners to the steps of the Supreme Court, where they sang…

Nina Simone’s North Carolina Childhood Home Will Be Protected Indefinitely

  Nina Simone’s childhood home, located in Tryon, North Carolina, will be indefinitely preserved through the advocacy organization Preservation North…

Lupita Nyong’o says Chadwick Boseman’s ‘power lives on’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lupita Nyong’o has written a stirring tribute to her late “Black Panther” co-star Chadwick Boseman, calling…
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