Frank Barry: What FDR got right and Biden got wrong about relief — the value of work

Frank Barry is a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion. This column is part of a series, “Looking for Lincoln: A Portrait of America at a Crossroads.” It features reports from Barry’s journey west along the Lincoln Highway. On Labor Day, 7.5 million Americans lost their federal unemployment benefits, and another 3 million unemployed lost the $300 bonus that...

Feds Oppose Dylann Roof’s Request For New Appellate Hearing

Prosecutors say Roof was properly convicted and sentenced for the 2015 racist slayings of nine members of a Black congregation. Source

U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Is Running For Mayor Of Los Angeles: Reports

The California congresswoman is one of the most prominent Black figures in U.S. politics. By Lydia O’Connor U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) is planning to launch a Los Angeles mayoral campaign, several outlets reported Friday. Bass, who represents Los Angeles in Congress, would be the first woman elected to lead the city, and only the second Black mayor in its history. Sources...

This Small Stretch of NYC Freeway is One Of the Most Infamous in the World

Beneath the surface, this seemingly inconsequential six-and-a-half-mile freeway has a story steeped in more controversy perhaps than any other road in America, and perhaps the world. From Shadowy Beginnings - Robert Moses is one of the most polarizing American figures of the 20th century. He’s been described as everything including a savant for urban development who turned New York...