First Black-Led Daytime Soap in 35 Years Officially Ordered at CBS

First Black-Led Daytime Soap in 35 Years Officially Ordered at CBS

By Chuck Arnold | MSN Growing up watching the “love in the afternoon” triumvirate of ABC daytime soaps — “All My Children,” “One Life To Live” and “General Hospital” by my mother’s side in the ’80s — it was all about Cliff (Peter Bergman) and Nina (Taylor Miller) on “AMC,” Viki (Erika Slezak) and Clint […]

Frederick D. Haynes resigns abruptly as leader of Rainbow PUSH Coalition

Frederick D. Haynes resigns abruptly as leader of Rainbow PUSH Coalition

By Religion News Service (RNS) — The Rev. Frederick D. Haynes III, who succeeded the Rev. Jesse Jackson as president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, has resigned suddenly from leading the Chicago-based civil rights organization. “After continual prayer and deliberation, I have decided to step down from the position of Chief Executive Officer and President […]

4 Situations Where You Should Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

4 Situations Where You Should Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

Originally published on 311personalinjury.com. When an injury occurs, navigating the legal landscape can be overwhelming. The aftermath of an injury can have lasting effects, from medical bills to lost wages. In such instances, hiring a personal injury lawyer becomes imperative to ensure your rights are protected, and you receive the compensation you deserve. Here are […]

CONSUMER ALERT: Attorney General James and Congressman Adriano Espaillat Warn New Yorkers About Real Estate Scams Targeting the Dominican Community

CONSUMER ALERT: Attorney General James and Congressman Adriano Espaillat Warn New Yorkers About Real Estate Scams Targeting the Dominican Community

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James and Congressman Adriano Espaillat today issued a consumer alert warning New Yorkers about real estate scams targeting at the Dominican community after prosecutors in the Dominican Republic charged a businessman with scamming nearly 150 individuals in the Dominican Republic and United States – including approximately 24 […]

Attorney General James Announces Agreement with Brooklyn Catholic Diocese for Mishandling of Clergy Sexual Abuse Cases

Attorney General James Announces Agreement with Brooklyn Catholic Diocese for Mishandling of Clergy Sexual Abuse Cases

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced an agreement with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn (the Diocese) to address its years of mismanaging clergy sexual abuse cases and for failing to uphold the policies and procedures it adopted for investigating and responding to abuse complaints. Instead, […]

O.J. Simpson: A Life of Triumph and Tragedy

O.J. Simpson: A Life of Triumph and Tragedy

Editorial credit: Vicki L. Miller / Shutterstock.com By Chris Tobias O.J. Simpson, born Orenthal James Simpson on July 9, 1947, in San Francisco, California, is a figure whose life and legacy are deeply intertwined with American culture and history. Simpson’s life is a tale of triumph and tragedy that traverses the heights of athletic success […]

How Climate Change Could Threaten New York’s Historic Black Cemeteries

How Climate Change Could Threaten New York’s Historic Black Cemeteries

By Marina Dunbar | City Limits On the eighth of a nine-night funerary celebration, a circle of about 20 people sat in solidarity to celebrate Pan-Africanism and honor their ancestors. It was unusually warm for a late October evening in Brooklyn. The 72 degrees Fahrenheit weather might be convenient for an outdoor ceremony, but on […]

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