John Conyers, Longest-Serving Black Rep. and Congressional Black Caucus Founder, Dies at 90 — Atlanta Black Star

John Conyers, the longest-serving African-American member of Congress in U.S history, has died. He was 90 years old. The Michigan native passed away at his home Sunday from natural causes, Detroit police spokesman Cpl. 686 more wordsJohn Conyers, Longest-Serving Black Rep. and Congressional Black Caucus Founder, Dies at 90 — Atlanta Black Star

Watch: Mitch McConnell Can’t Pick Up His Face Fast Enough After Cummings Pallbearer Refuses to Shake His Hands at Memorial Service  — Atlanta Black Star

Rep. Elijah Cummings was laid to rest Friday in a stately funeral service attended by hundreds of mourners, constituents and supporters. Cummings, a longtime Maryland congressman known for his fervor for justice, died Oct. 447 more wordsWatch: Mitch McConnell Can’t Pick Up His Face Fast Enough After Cummings Pallbearer Refuses to Shake His Hands at Memorial … Continue reading Watch: Mitch McConnell Can’t Pick Up His Face Fast Enough After Cummings Pallbearer Refuses to Shake His Hands at Memorial Service  — Atlanta Black Star

Opinion: Lest We Forget Episode 2 Jesse Washington 1916

Episode 2 of this series is about the case of a 17 year old young man named Jesse Washington. In 1916 he was accused of murdering his employer. He was an illiterate with a reported slow mentality who was lynched and tortured in the most gruesome manner. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63Xg_M1k6-Q This is "lynching", Donald J. Trump! An … Continue reading Opinion: Lest We Forget Episode 2 Jesse Washington 1916

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, author of ‘Beloved,’ ‘Song of Solomon,’ dead at 88 — FOX59

NEW YORK (AP) — Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf says Morrison died Monday night at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88. https://fox59.com/2019/08/06/nobel-laureate-toni-morrison-author-of-beloved-song-of-solomon-dead-at-88/ RIH, Beloved.