Tag: African Americans

Evictions expected to spike as pandemic moratorium ends

BOSTON — Evictions, which have mostly been on pause during the pandemic, were expected to ramp up Monday after the Biden administration allowed the federal...

White man who pushed Black neighbor in racist rant arrested

A white man who is seen in video footage pushing a Black neighbor with his chest and using racist slurs to address the neighbor and...

Crews work again to reopen George Floyd Square to traffic

Crews returned to a Minneapolis intersection where a memorial to George Floyd was assembled after his death last year and worked to reopen it to...

7 nooses halt construction at Connecticut Amazon warehouse

Amazon has temporarily shut down a new warehouse construction site in Connecticut after a seventh noose was found hanging over a beam ByThe Associated Press...

Joe Biden to work to end executions as government sets 3 more

WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden is against the death penalty and will work to end its use, his spokesman said Saturday, as the Justice Department scheduled...

Biden and Trump say they’re fighting for America’s ‘soul.’ What does that mean?

BY Elizabeth Dias It is a phrase that has been constantly invoked by Democratic and Republican leaders. It has become the clearest symbol of the...

Study Confirms Minorities at Higher Odds of COVID

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Black and Hispanic Americans are twice as likely to test positive for COVID-19 as white Americans, researchers report....

Trump has changed the face America presents to the world

By Helene Cooper WASHINGTON — For two decades, the United States presented an official face to the world that reflected the power and promise of...

US election: Donald Trump assails rival Joe Biden in acceptance speech

WASHINGTON: A defiant President Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for a second term on Thursday with a scathing attack on rival Joe Biden, asserting...

African Americans: Atlanta police chief resigns after fatal police shooting

ATLANTA: Atlanta’s police chief resigned Saturday hours after a black man was fatally shot by an officer in a struggle following a field sobriety test....

Donald Trump: Coronavirus deaths in US top 100,000; Trump sympathises with families of victims

WASHINGTON: The US has surpassed the “sad milestone” of over one lakh coronavirus-linked deaths, the highest in the world, President Donald Trump acknowledged on Thursday,...