www.thegrio.com By Donna Owens       It’s been 50 years since the late Shirley Chisholm—the first African-American woman elected to Congress—urged women not to wait for a seat at the table, but to bring their own folding chairs and get involved. Now, with the November 6 midterm...
www.washingtonpost.com By DeNeen L. Brown The Black Power salute photo, one of the most influential protest images of all time, was captured 50 years ago when U.S. sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos stepped onto the world stage during the Summer Olympics...
www.yahoo.com  Dylan Stableford Senior Editor, Yahoo News In an unprecedented effort to diffuse lingering questions about her heritage ahead of a possible presidential bid, Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday released the results of a DNA test that the Massachusetts Democrat said proves she...
www.journalrecord.com By David Blatt "Not Voting is like letting your Grandma pick your clothes out" Michelle Obama   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbST3LgbXMk   Recently, The Right Strategy Group polling company shared a survey from late September. The finding that grabbed the headline was Republican Kevin Stitt leading Democrat Drew Edmondson...
www.newsone.com This where saying you don't read or vote gets you.   In less than a month away from the midterm elections, a man who has admitted to not voting or reading books is going to the White House. Yep, after faithfully...
www.yourblackworld.net By Victor Ochieng     Parenting is never a walk in the park, but some people seem to naturally master the art. Being able to live a life that can inspire your children to work hard at becoming just like you is...
www.tulsaworld.com By Kevin Canfield       Mayor G.T. Bynum said Tuesday that the city will examine two Tulsa cemeteries and a third site to determine whether they include mass graves from the 1921 Tulsa race massacre. The city will begin with Oaklawn Cemetery before...
www.blackdoctor.org     There’s an old saying that goes something like, “if you want to know what a woman will look like when she gets older, look at her mother.” That myth was passed down from generation to generation and most of...
www.thegrio.com By Kia Morgan Smith     Sloane Stephens beat Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the China Open on Sunday, but not before throwing down the gauntlet and proclaiming that she was under attack. Pavlyuchenkova made an attempt to hit Sloane near the net, but the American player volleyed...
www.washingtonpost.com By DeNeen L. Brown Vanessa Hall-Harper, a Tulsa city council member, and local activist Kristi Williams visit Oaklawn Cemetery, where many think there is a mass grave for people killed during the rampage. (Shane Bevel/for The Washington Post) The black city council...