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Nelson Rolihlahia Mandela was buried on Sunday in Qunu, his childhood home in South Africa.
by Frederick H. LoweThe United States Senate has confirmed U.S. Rep. Mel Watt’s nomination as director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Jeh Johnson as secretary of Homeland Security.Senate members voted 78-16 to confirm Johnson, but six Senators did not vote.
U.S. Rep. John Conyers (D., Mich.) said he voted against the two-year bi-partisan budget agreement that the U.S.
Jameis Winston, quarterback of the Florida State University Seminoles, has been selected the 79th winner of the Heisman Memorial Trophy, an award annually given to the outstanding college football player.The Heisman Trophy Trust announced Winston’s selection Saturday night during a national broadcast on ESPN from the Best Buy Theater in Times Square.The trust mailed ballots to 928 electors, including sports writers, former Heisman winners and a fan.
by Zenitha Prince Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper(TriceEdneyWire.
December 171972 ----- Cora Mae Brown, the first African-American woman elected to the Michigan State Senate, died on this day. Brown, who earned a law degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, was elected to the Michigan State Senate on Nov.