Wednesday, February 24, 2021

L’Oreal USA partners with NAACP to help Black-owned beauty businesses

NNPA NEWSWIRE L’Oréal USA has announced the creation of its Inclusive Beauty Fund, a new grant program presented in partnership with  the NAACP, the largest...

Report: Publix heiress gave $300,000 to Trump rally preceding Capitol riots

BY MONIVETTE CORDEIRO ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO — A Publix heiress contributed about $300,000 to a rally held by former President Donald Trump that preceded the Jan....

Inauguration event to celebrate resiliency of Black Americans

BY KAT STAFFORD ASSOCIATED PRESS DETROIT — The resiliency, culture and heroism of Black Americans and the African diaspora will be the central theme of a...

Locals react to Trump’s impeachment, Capitol riots

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump. It follows a Jan. 6 insurrection when a crowd...

Common myths about COVID-19 vaccines

Conspiracy theories widely circulating on social media BY JOHN KEILMAN CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS CHICAGO — If you want an idea of the conspiracy theories that hang over COVID-19...

SpaceX, NASA launch 4 astronauts from Kennedy Space Center

BY CAROLINE GLENN AND TREVOR FRASER ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launched right on time at 7:27 p.m. Sunday on a historic mission with American astronauts Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon...

Trump supporters and far-right groups rally in Washington to protest election results

BY MOLLY O'TOOLE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON — When the 2020 presidential election was called for Joe Biden and thousands of his supporters gathered at barricades...

HOPE, OPTIMISM AND CAUTION

Locals react to Biden’s presidency win; Harris making history. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Former Vice President Joe Biden has been declared the winner and will become...

Governor declares state of emergency as tropical storm looms

BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A state of emergency was declared Saturday by Gov. Ron DeSantis for eight southern Florida counties because...

Harris faced racism, sexism on way to victory

BY DAVID LIGHTMAN MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris will become the 49th vice president of the United States, the first woman and the first...