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Inauguration Day 2021 highlights: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris take office

Inauguration Day 2021 highlights: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris take office

Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president on Wednesday, kicking off a day of fanfare that stood in stark contrast to a Washington devoid of crowds and on edge amid heightened security after the insurrection at the Capitol. A star-studded, largely virtual celebration began following Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ swearing-in at the West Front of…

NYC’S First Black Mayor Has Passed At 93

NYC’S First Black Mayor Has Passed At 93

David Dinkins, who made history as New York City’s first Black mayor, died of natural causes at his home on Monday. He was 93. Dinkins’ death comes just weeks after his wife, Joyce, passed away in October at age 89.  

Holiday Travel During The Covid-19 Pandemic

Holiday Travel During The Covid-19 Pandemic

4 million travelers passed through the nation’s airports since Saturday on their way to celebrate Thanksgiving with their families. The TSA screened 917,354 people at airports across the country on Monday. Security screenings at U.S. airports surpassed 2 million over the weekend, as people ignored the CDC’s warnings to avoid traveling over the holiday. It’s a far…

Fred Hammond Tests Positive For COVID-19, Shares Update With Fans

Fred Hammond Tests Positive For COVID-19, Shares Update With Fans

Read original article here Written by BET Staff Gospel artist Fred Hammond, 59, has shared with his Instagram followers that he has contracted COVID-19 after obtaining results on Monday (Nov. 9) from a same-day test. The Grammy award-winning artist uploaded a four-minute video on Saturday (Nov. 15) informing fans that he was on day five of a 14-day…

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