Category : Black Local and National News

by Staff - 1 week ago

A LOOSE CANNON FOR PEACE?

Robert Koehler By Robert C. Koehler Circle the wagons! Apparently, what’s under assault is war itself, or so the Establishment believes, in the wake of the shocking announcement by the president that he plans to withdraw all 2,000 U.S. troops now d...

by Staff - 1 week ago

2019 IS ALL ABOUT SETTING AND ACCOMPLISHING GOALS

ON THE SCENE WITH Crystal Chanel and Audrey Aaron If nothing else, we have learned in 2018, good or bad, what we think about is what we bring about. And with that knowledge, we move from 2018 into 2019 believing we can actually do and be all things....

by Staff - 1 week ago

Delke Case Bound Over to Grand Jury

By Tribune staff The Andrew Delke case will proceed to a grand jury. That was announced Monday as judge Marsha Blackburn ruled all the evidence brought by the prosecution was enough to move the case forward, despite defense contentions Delke acted la...

by Staff - 1 week ago

San Francisco irradiates the poor on Treasure Island

by S. Auden Building One, left foreground at Treasure Island’s entrance, stands on the least toxic part of the island and holds offices for Treasure Island Authority Board (TIDA) employees who never go to the opposite end of the island where poor and...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Community exposure research in Bayview Hunters Point

by Ahimsa Porter Sumchai, MD Community activist, educator and scientist Raymond Tompkins analyzes soil samples with middle school students during the MESA summer school program for junior high students in the chemistry lab at UC Berkeley’s chemistry...

by Staff - 1 week ago

San Mateo CPS ignores father and covers up child abuse

by Michelle Chan The little girl in the photograph is happy. The little girl sitting on Daddy’s lap knows she is loved, knows she is wanted. The same little girl is on the telephone four years later – desperate, terrified, traumatized, begging for h...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Governor Haslam Grants Cyntoia Brown Clemency

Special to the Tribune from the LA Sentinel Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has granted clemency to a woman serving a life sentence for murder who says she was a victim of sex trafficking.    ​​​ Haslam said...

by Staff - 1 week ago

How to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

Dr. Sarah E. Laibstain, NDG Special Contributor As we enter the new year, flu season can still be a concern. While this is an accepted and anticipated part of every winter, influenza is an illness that can escalate to serious complications, hospitali...