Director of National Museum of African American History & Culture Celebrates Museum's One-Year Anniversary at National Press Club Headliners Luncheon September 21st
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. IRMA MOVES INLAND AFTER BATTERING FLORIDA
Now downgraded to a tropical storm, Irma is racing northward after hammering much of Florida with roof-ripping winds, gushing floodwaters and widespread power outages.
2. IRMA-BATTERED CARIBBEAN IN RECOVERY MODE
With mended ports and clearing weather, officials are sending in more aid and arranging stepped-up evacuations in the remote islands devastated and cut off by the hurricane.
3. US COMMEMORATES 9/11; THOUSANDS EXPECTED AT GROUND ZERO
The U.S. marks the 16th anniversary of the terror attacks with ceremonies at the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon and the Flight 93 crash site in Pennsylvania.
4. TRUMP’S MIXED HISTORY WITH 9/11
The president frequently uses the terrorist strikes to praise New York City’s response but also makes unsubstantiated claims about what he did and saw on that day.
5. WHAT PYONGYANG IS THREATENING
North Korea says it will make the U.S. pay a heavy price if a proposal to impose the toughest sanctions ever on the isolated country is approved by the U.N. Security Council... MORE
Shreveport HIV/AIDS Call to Action:
Half of black, quarter of Latino gay men projected to be diagnosed within their lifetime. Heterosexuals not immune.
The Beatings Paradigm: A carryover from our slavery past? Is there a correlation between planta-tion coding, and black parenting and discipline?
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