Who should be the next principal at Woodland Hills? …School board currently searching for best candidate

FOR MONTHS, local residents have been expressing their opinions about the embattled Woodland Hills school district. (Photo by J.L. Martello)

With the Aug. 16 resignation of principal Kevin Murray, a defendant in a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by five current and former Black students, Woodland Hills High School began the new year with assistant principal Candee Nagy in the role of acting principal as the district searches to fill the post.

Lipscomb President Under Fire For Serving ‘Black Meals’ With Cotton Centerpieces To Students

Stereotypical “black meals” were served on tables featuring cotton-stalk centerpieces to African-American college students during a recent event hosted by a Tennessee university administrator, provoking outrage, the New York Daily News reports.

The African Diversity Awards and Gala 2017, Sept. 1 at Rivers Casino (Pics)

THE GRAND PATRONS—Daniel Anderson, John Albe, Pastor Isaac Jere, Chris Atte, Kola Adebiyi, Moussa Coulibaly

The Union of African Communities of Southwestern Pennsylvania held their African Diversity Awards and Gala, at the Rivers Casino, Sept. 1. The event celebrated individuals and groups who have promoted cultural diversity and inclusions to bring about linkages in the region.

Will The FBI Investigate Kenneka Jenkins’ Death?

Frustrated with the local police investigation of Kenneka Jenkins’ death, some Chicago activists are planning protests to encourage the FBI to examine the case.

Community activist Mark Carter intends to lead a 30-day protest targeting businesses in Rosemont, Illinois, where 19-year-old Jenkins was found dead in a hotel walk-in freezer, to prompt an independent investigation.