President Biden’s Proposed $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Will Do More Than Improve Dilapidated Roads and Bridges Across the Country

Supporters say the plan will also help save lives. The NTSB’s push for legislation comes as truck driver deaths sit at the highest level in more than three decades. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s most recent report showed that 885 large truck occupants died in 2018 – an increase...

Department of Justice Announces Investigation into Louisville Police

By Lauren Victoria BurkeNNPA Newswire Contributor Attorney General Merrick Garland announced on April 27 that the U.S. Justice Department will investigate police in Louisville, Kentucky. On March 13, 2020, 26-year-old EMT Breonna Taylor was fatally shot after three plainclothes members of the the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) entered her apartment searching...

SCLC Wants President Joe Biden to Use Executive Order to Restore the Gutted 1965 Voting Rights Act with Expansion

From the NNPA Newswire The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) called on President Joe Biden to use an executive order to restore Section 4 and Section 5 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Officials of the organization, which was co-founded and first led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., said...

Faith Leaders Nationwide Decry Immorality of the Filibuster on Poor People’s Campaign Moral Monday

Faith leaders from across the nation gathered online and in-person On Monday, April 5 to stand against the immorality of the filibuster and its racist history.  Representing religions across the board, the faith leaders participated in the Poor People’s Campaign Moral Monday Program: Make Holy Trouble program that took place...

Black Execs Denounce Voter Suppression

With at least 250 new laws proposed in 43 states, the Executive Leadership Council (ELC), an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation whose membership include 800 current and former Black CEOs, senior executives, and board directors at Fortune 1000 and Global 500 companies, and entrepreneurs at top-tier firms, has issued the following...