KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At a young age, Ben Crump realized the disparities he had as a black person and the struggles people of color faced. He was inspired by civil rights lawyer Thurgood Marshall, who dismantled segregation and became the first justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. “I made a decision …

By Declan Finucane Published on January 14, 2022 at 4:28 p.m. A number of Canadian municipalities have followed Brampton’s lead in donating money to help pay for a legal challenge to Quebec’s controversial Bill 21, but don’t expect Mississauga to follow suit. Discussing the issue at Mississauga’s general committee meeting this week, Mayor Bonnie Crombie …

Shops, bars and restaurants in a southern Dutch town have opened in a protest action that underscored growing anger after weeks of coronavirus lockdown measures Through MIKE CORDERAssociated Press January 14, 2022, 1:39 p.m. • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Shops, bars and restaurants in a …

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — A Johnson City man has been arrested and charged with four counts in connection with his alleged participation in the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol Riots. James Wayne Brooks, 50, was arrested and charged with the following charges on January 5, 2022: Entering and staying in a building or land with …

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government predicted on Thursday that the seven-day moving average of new COVID-19 cases would rise to 9,576 per day in one week if cases increased at the current rate, amid an apparent sixth wave of the pandemic of coronavirus hits the capital. The projection comes as Tokyo reported 3,124 new infections, surpassing …

through Contributed content January 12, 2022 The environmental organization Acterra invites local elected officials and their affected constituents to participate in “Code Red for Humanity: What Municipalities Can Do,” a webinar focused on actions that policymakers and residents of the region of the bay may take in response to our global climate emergency. The 90-minute …

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – Metro Nashville Public Schools and the Tennessee Department of Education will hold a town hall on Wednesday on the state’s education funding strategy. The meeting will be held in the Metro Nashville Public Schools conference room at 2601 Bransford Avenue at 6:30 p.m. State education leaders will join Metro Nashville Public …

Sacramento executives approved a plan Tuesday night to help prevent crime and help businesses in old Sacramento still grappling with the impacts of the pandemic. (Earlier cover in the video above). Old Sacramento over the next three years. The funding comes from the White House’s American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which gave the city …

SANTA ANA, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Iteris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in intelligent mobility infrastructure management, today announced it has won a $ 6.8 million outsourcing contract from Parsons Corporation (NYSE: PSN) to provide design, implementation and integration assistance for the upgrade and expansion of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Bus Signal …

The African National Congress (ANC) and the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) are in the midst of a legal battle for control of the municipality of Mtubatuba in northern KwaZulu-Natal. Last month, the Pietermaritzburg High Court granted the IFP an order ordering the speaker to call a special council meeting. The IFP wants to dismiss the …