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President Barack Obama

Obama Presidential Library set for Chicago’s South Side

By Frederick H. Lowe President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have selected Jackson Park on Chicago’s South Side as the site for President Obama’s presidential library, according to numerous unconfirmed press reports. An official announcement is expected today. The Barack Obama Foundation decided to build the library in Jackson Park, near the University of Chicago, where President Obama […]

July 28, 2016 · 0 comments ·
Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan speaks out on deadly police shootings of black men

By Frederick H. Lowe Saying he can no longer remain silent in the wake of deadly shootings of unarmed black men by police and the shooting deaths of police officers, NBA great Michael Jordan, who is also owner of the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA, announced on Monday that he has donated a total of $2 million to the NAACP […]

July 26, 2016 · 0 comments ·
Clinton selects Kaine as VP running mate

Clinton selects Kaine as VP running mate

He belongs to a mostly black church, but he supports job-killing trade deals By Frederick H. Lowe U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D. Va.), who has been selected by Hillary Clinton as her vice presidential running mate, is a member of a predominately black Catholic church in Richmond, Va., but he also supported fast-tracking the Trans Pacific Partnership, an international trade […]

July 26, 2016 · 0 comments ·
Donald Trump, the GOP's candidate for the President

Trump says he is the “Law & Order” candidate

Trade deals and immigration have done in black workers, he says. Others agree.   By Frederick H. Lowe Donald Trump, who took out full-page newspaper ads calling for the death penalty of New York’s Central Park Five, following  a 1989 rape conviction of which they were later acquitted, on Thursday night accepted the Republican Party’s nomination for President, declaring several […]

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments ·
Police shoot black-male therapist with a patient

Police shoot black-male therapist with a patient

BREAKING NEWS North Miami, Fla., police shoot black-male therapist working with an autistic patient. Unarmed therapist had his hands up, but cop still shot him (See today’ full story by scrolling to the video channel.)

July 20, 2016 · 0 comments ·
Max Fennell competing in a triathlon

Max Fennell, pro Triathlete

THE LIVES OF BLACK MEN Max Fennell, pro Triathlete By Rosemary Eng Quick, name the top African-American triathlete in America. Can’t do it? That’s because it’s a needle-in-a-haystack challenge. USA Triathlon reports that among about 500,000 participants in triathlons of all categories, 88.2 per cent are white, 3.2 per cent Hispanic, 2 per cent Asian, 1.5 per cent multi-racial and […]

July 20, 2016 · 0 comments ·
Why I shop online? No one follows me because I’m black

Why I shop online? No one follows me because I’m black

News Commentary My reasons for shopping online By Frederick H. Lowe CHICAGO–I ‘m sure most consumers shop over the Internet because of convenience, but I also think others, and I include myself among them, shop the Internet to avoid retail racism. The combination of why people are shopping the Internet is turning brick- and-mortar stores into dust. My experiences inside […]

July 20, 2016 · 0 comments ·
BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Minnesota police murder black male motorist reaching for his ID By Frederick H. Lowe Police shot to death a black-male motorist during a traffic stop Wednesday night in Falcon Heights, Minn., in front the victim’s girlfriend and their four-year old daughter. The deadly shooting of Philando Castile, 32-year-old kitchen supervisor for the St. Paul School District, was captured on Facebook […]

July 7, 2016 · 0 comments ·
Congressman Cedric Richmond of Louisiana's 2nd Congressional District

U.S. Justice Department to investigate Louisiana police shooting death

  Louisiana Congressman asks President Obama to order an investigation Men and women over 17 years old can openly carry guns in Louisiana By Frederick H. Lowe Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced on Wednesday the U.S. Justice Department will investigate the shooting death by Baton Rouge police of Alton Sterling whose murder was captured on video by a retailer and others but probably […]

July 6, 2016 · 0 comments ·
Bryan Stevenson said nearly 4,000 African Americans have been lynched

A homework assignment

Loyola University of Chicago is requiring incoming freshman to read the book “Just Mercy,” an award-winning book that discusses the author Bryan Stevenson’s efforts to defend the poor By Frederick H. Lowe Loyola University of Chicago’s incoming freshman are required to read as a homework assignment the book “Just Mercy,” a memoir by Bryan Stevenson, an attorney who is founder […]

July 6, 2016 · 0 comments ·