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AP Exclusive: Black Lives Matter has $42 million in assets

May. 17, 2022 12:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The foundation started by organizers of the Black Lives Matter movement is still worth tens of millions of dollars, after spending more than $37 million on grants, real estate, consultants, and other expenses, according to tax documents filed with the IRS. In a new,...

The AP Interview: BLM's Patrisse Cullors denies wrongdoing

May. 09, 2022 01:11 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No, insists Patrisse Cullors, former leader of the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation: Despite allegations of financial improprieties, neither she nor anyone else in leadership misused millions of dollars in donations. But in an interview with The...

Today in History: April 20, Columbine High School shooting

Apr. 20, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, April 20, the 110th day of 2022. There are 255 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 20, 2010, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil platform, leased by BP, killed 11 workers and...

Today in History: April 11, Civil Rights Act becomes law

Apr. 11, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, April 11, the 101st day of 2022. There are 264 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 11, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1968, which included the...

Today in History: April 9, Lee surrenders to Grant

Apr. 09, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, April 9, the 99th day of 2022. There are 266 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 9, 1865, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at...

Timeline of NBA in 2010s as league celebrates 75th season

Apr. 06, 2022 09:57 AM EDT

Timeline of the National Basketball Association during the 2010s to the NBA's 75th season. The timeline includes milestone moments in the league’s history and key moments off the court as the NBA celebrates its 75th season: June 17, 2010: The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Boston...

Parkland shooter's lawyers face tough task in jury selection

Apr. 02, 2022 08:44 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for Parkland, Florida, school shooter Nikolas Cruz will have one goal when jury selection starts Monday: to identify candidates who might give Cruz the single vote he needs to get a life sentence instead of death for the 2018 murders of 17 students and staff...

Today in History

Mar. 19, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 19, the 78th day of 2022. There are 287 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 19, 1945, during World War II, 724 people were killed when a Japanese dive bomber attacked the carrier...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Mar. 02, 2022 10:21 AM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Feb. 28 The Washington Post says ‘Stand your ground’ doesn’t save lives. It leads to needless killing. The disagreements start over the most mundane of matters. An argument over...

Trayvon Martin's mother: 'Don't give up' fight for justice

Feb. 26, 2022 14:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The mother of Trayvon Martin used the 10th anniversary of her son's death Saturday to urge those who sought justice for her family to continue to fight. “I never do anything on the 26th, I never even plan anything on the 26th of February,” Sybrina Fulton said at...