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Fauci: US ‘Going In Wrong Direction’ In Coronavirus Outbreak

By LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer The U.S. is “going in the wrong direction” with the coronavirus surging badly enough that Dr. Anthony Fauci told senators Tuesday some regions are putting the entire country at risk — just as schools...

States Reverse Openings, Require Masks Amid Virus Resurgence

By TAMARA LUSH and EMILY SCHMALL, Associated Press Arizona's Republican governor shut down bars, movie theaters, gyms and water parks Monday and leaders in several states ordered residents to wear masks in public in a dramatic course reversal amid an...

President Trump Tweets Out White Power Message, Black Republican Senator Tim Scott Expresses Dismay

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor In yet another social media moment invoking race in America, President Donald Trump retweeted a video of a supporter heard yelling, “White power!” The tweet displayed a video of a parade of supporters of...

Nearly 500 Small Businesses File Bankruptcy Using Increased Eligibility Limit Since February

By BlackPressUSA New statistical table and analysis available on the American Banking Institute’s (ABI) SBRA Resources website show that 471 small businesses have elected to file for bankruptcy relief under new subchapter V to chapter 11 of the Code since it was...

Trump Tweets Video with ‘White Power’ Chant, then Deletes It

By ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted approvingly of a video showing one of his supporters chanting “white power," a racist slogan associated with white supremacists. He later deleted the tweet and the...

OP-ED: Rep. Maxine Waters, ‘Donald Trump is More Focused on Saving Statues of Slaveholders...

By BlackPressUSA Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ (CA-43) statement on Donald Trump’s negligence in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and his threats to protestors calling for the removal of statues of Confederate generals and slaveholders:   “One would hope that the president of...

VP Mike Pence Says Black Lives Matter Wants Radical Left Agenda

By The Associated Press Vice President Mike Pence says he doesn't want to say "Black Lives Matter" because he doesn't agree with what he believes is the political message behind it. Pence says he stands against racism and that George Floyd's...

Trump Says He’s Signed a ‘Strong’ Order to Protect Monuments

By Ashraf Khalil The Associated Press President Donald Trump used Twitter on June 26 to call for the arrest of protesters involved in this week's attempt to pull down the statue of Andrew Jackson from a park directly in front of...

Report: State, Local Aid Needed To Avert 4 Million Layoffs

By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A new private sector report is warning anew of continuing damage to the economy if Washington doesn’t deliver several hundred billion dollars in budget relief to states and local governments amid the...

NEH Announces $40 Million in CARES Act Grants

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NEH Announces $40 Million in CARES Act Grants Emergency relief funding will preserve humanities jobs nationwide WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2020) — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced $40.3 million in new CARES Act economic stabilization grants to...

Metal Barriers, Trump Gear: Crowd Readies for Tulsa Rally

By ELLEN KNICKMEYER, Associated Press TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Supporters of President Donald Trump were filling streets Saturday around the Tulsa stadium where the president will hold his first rally in months, ready to welcome him back to the campaign...

Congress Moves George Floyd Justice in Policing Act Measure Forward

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia The House Judiciary Committee has introduced the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act, the first-ever bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, end racial profiling, change the law enforcement culture, empower communities, and...

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