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In Lion Air Crash, Black Box Data Reveals Pilots’ Struggle to Regain Control

Data from the jetliner that crashed into the Java Sea last month shows the pilots fought to save the plane almost from the moment it took off, as the Boeing 737’s nose was repeatedly forced down, apparently by an automatic system [...]

Dem chairman fight pits old guard vs. new generation of black leaders

Democrats point to New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, a rising star in the party, as a potential future speaker. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Two members of the Congressional Black Caucus are [...]

In Georgia, black voters see echoes of voter suppression

ATLANTA (AP) – When Barbara Williams arrived at the Pittman Park Recreation Center just before noon on Election Day to cast her vote, she saw a line so long that the end wasn’t in sight. “There were so many people, you couldn’t [...]

Idea of pro-Trump black voters terrifies the media

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Because President Trump is an Alt-Right, White-Supremacist, Nationalist Racist who wants to bring black slavery back in America, he dispatched a tweet proudly declaring record support among black voters. “New Fox Poll shows [...]

Black Box From Lion Air Crash Is Recovered After ‘Desperate’ Search

BANGKOK — An Indonesian Navy diving team retrieved one of the flight recorders from Lion Air Flight 610 on Thursday from the depths of the Java Sea, raising hopes that investigators will be able to solve the mystery of what led a [...]

Divers Zero in on Black Boxes From Indonesia Plane Crash

BANGKOK — Enticed by faint pings from the seafloor, Indonesian investigators have determined the general location of the data recorders that will be crucial in discovering what caused the crash of Lion Air Flight 610, one of the deadliest [...]

Vancouver, Canada’s Marijuana Capital, Struggles to Tame the Black Market

VANCOUVER — In the pot-friendly city of Vancouver, illegal marijuana dispensaries outnumber Starbucks outlets, and among the most popular is Weeds, Glass and Gifts. There, in a relaxed space reminiscent of the coffee chain, jovial [...]

200 Years On, U.K. Hunts for Grave of Man Called World’s 1st Black Sports Star

Moreover, his vehicle of social advancement — a vicious and dangerous sport — says much about the limited prospects for black people. “If there were other things he could be doing, why boxing?” Professor Andrews said. An illustration [...]

How 2018 Became the ‘Year of the Black Progressive’

*/ ]]> It’s too soon to award the moniker, but 2018 may well be remembered as the political “Year of the Black Progressive,” much as 1992 was the “Year of the Woman.” Black women are taking office as mayors in major cities such [...]

French Hill condemns campaign ad warning black men of ‘lynchings when a white girl screams rape’

A Republican U.S. House candidate in Arkansas criticized an outside group’s ad that caused political jaws on Twitter to drop to the floor. The ad, paid for the group Black Americans for the President’s Agenda, is playing on Arkansas radio [...]