David Dinkins, New York City’s first Black mayor, dies at 93
by By Laurence I. Barrett on November 24, 2020 at 5:46 pm
He won in 1989 amid hopes that he would stanch racial conflict, only to lose the office four years later as ethnic tensions continued.
Live updates: More than 85,700 coronavirus patients hospitalized nationwide, shattering...
by By Antonia Farzan on November 24, 2020 at 8:52 am
While some of the hardest-hit states are beginning to report fewer new infections, Thanksgiving travel and gatherings could reverse that positive trend.
Laura Ingraham says that Biden will be president: ‘This constitutes living in reality’
by By Tim Elfrink on November 24, 2020 at 7:19 am
Ingraham’s acceptance of Biden’s victory was the most unambiguous yet from an opinion host on Fox News.
I learned early how to survive racism. Now we all need to learn how to fight it.
by By Ruth Simmons on November 23, 2020 at 5:28 pm
University president Ruth Simmons explains how the education sector hasn’t done enough to teach Americans about the causes of systemic racism.
Black Americans are forced to operate our entire lives in battle mode. It’s utterly...
by By Nathan McCall on November 23, 2020 at 5:27 pm
Writer Nathan McCall on the racism he has faced in everyday life, from the streets to elite institutions.
A birthday lunch left 15 Texas relatives battling covid-19: ‘Please don’t be like my...
by By Andrea Salcedo on November 23, 2020 at 11:08 am
One family in Texas gathered for an impromptu and belated birthday lunch. Less than a week later, 15 family members had tested positive for the coronavirus. Now, the family is publicly sharing their story in a video campaign hoping to deter those […]
I will be lonely on Thanksgiving. But that will not stop me from celebrating.
by By Kellie B. Gormly on November 23, 2020 at 11:00 am
Technically, I live with my cats and fish, but Anthony S. Fauci lives in my head. (I know I’m not the only one.)
Video shows man wrestling puppy from alligator’s jaws without dropping his cigar
by By Jennifer Hassan on November 23, 2020 at 9:05 am
Richard Wilbanks, 74, has said his hands were "chewed up" after the incident.
Trump repeats unfounded election fraud claims in late-night posts flagged by Twitter
by By Tim Elfrink on November 23, 2020 at 6:35 am
Trump’s tweets, which included another false claim that he “won” the election, were quickly flagged by Twitter with disclaimers.