Dianne Hermann

Recall of California Gov. Newsom Reaches Major Milestone

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Only 1.5 million petition signatures were needed to put the recall of California Gov. Gavin Newsom on the November 2021 ballot. Supporters of the recall submitted 2.1 million signatures.This is, in fact, the fifth...

This Week in History: March 15-21, 2021

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand inneed of its experienced patriots to prevent...

CNN’s Chris Cuomo said he’s “black on the inside”

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Chris Cuomo, brother of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, told his CNN colleague Don Lemon, “You know, I’m black on the inside.”Cuomo made the statement after singing the theme song to the 1970s TV...

University football coach fired after sexual misconduct investigation

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Les Miles, former Louisiana State University (LSU) head football coach, was fired yesterday from his new job at the University of Kansas (KU). The university took action after reviewing the full report from LSU...

This Week in History: March 8-14, 2021

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand inneed of its experienced patriots to prevent...

Sexual assault and abuse against black women is perpetrated by black men

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When it comes to sexual violence against women, black women in particular are often invisible. Statistics show that one in five women in the U.S. will be the victim of sexual assault in her...

Football coach accused of sexual misconduct is hired by another university

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Les Miles was investigated for sexual misconduct in 2013 while he was the head football coach at Louisiana State University (LSU). The investigation revealed that, although he never had sexual relations with any his...

Mitch McConnell’s wife is under investigation for ethics violations

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Elaine Chao, Senator McConnell’s wife, is under investigation for ethics violations. Transportation Secretary during the Trump administration, Chao is accused of using Department of Transportation (DOT) resources for personal and family gain.The DOT’s Office...

Cherokee Nation tries to stop Jeep from using Cherokee name on vehicles

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American automaker Jeep has been making the Cherokee SUV since 1974. But in February, the principal chief of the Cherokee Nation called for Jeep to change the name of its vehicle.“I think we’re in...

Crash kills 13 of 25 people in SUV near California-Mexico border

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Thirteen of the 25 people crammed into an SUV were killed on Tuesday in a horrific crash on a southern Californian highway. According to Mexican officials, most of the people who died were from...