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Critics fear Trump could pressure William Barr’s successor for big favors

December 26, 2020
Photograph: Getty ImagesWilliam Barr’s abrupt move to leave his post as attorney general this week has spurred fears among Department of Justice veterans that Donald Trump will put new pressures on Barr’s successor to do him big and potentially risky political and legal favors.Former justice department officials say they are worried Trump will lean on

Retired Navy Admiral William McRaven Announces He Voted for Biden

October 20, 2020
Retired Navy Admiral William McRaven endorsed Democrat Joe Biden in an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal published today. McRaven, who was the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command from 2011 to 2014––and was behind the successful raid of Osama bin Laden––said he has already voted for Biden in Texas. “Truth be told, I am a

Joe Biden Just Called Out William Barr For Lying About Russian Election Interference

September 4, 2020
Vice President Joe Biden called out Attorney General William Barr for lying about Russia not being the biggest threat to the election. Biden was asked about Barr’s claim that China is a bigger threat to the election than Russia, and he answered: No, it’s not consistent with the briefings I have received. He’s a lousy

William Loren Katz, Historian of African-Americans, Dies at 92

December 1, 2019
He documented the often overlooked contributions of black people in books for young adults, helping to refashion social studies curriculums across the country.William Loren Katz in an undated photo. He wrote some 40 books about the integral roles that black people played in American history.Published Nov. 21, 2019Updated Nov. 22, 2019The fountainhead of the historian…

Dr. William H. Sinkler: First African American Appointed as Surgical Procedure Expert

September 9, 2018
New Publish has been posted on Black Then Dr. William H. Sinkler: First African American to be Appointed as A specialist in Chest Surgical procedure Dr. William H. Sinkler was the primary African American to be appointed as a specialist in chest surgical procedure. He additionally served as scientific director at Homer G. Phillips Health