Day: January 13, 2020

Senator Cory Booker suspends his presidential campaign

  What was once a diverse group of candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for the president became less so Monday when U.S. Senator Cory Booker suspended his campaign for the Democratic nomination for president, citing difficulty raising enough money. “It’s with a full heart that I share this news — I’ve made the decision to suspend my campaign for president,”[Read More…]

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Kerry James Marshall painting sells for more than $18 million

      By Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today Sotheby’s Auctions has sold Kerry James Marshall’s painting “An Image of Black Love” for more than $18 million, the second highest price at auction for a living African American artist and three times more than it was expected to fetch. The nearly six-foot tall painting shows three couples in a park-like vignette[Read More…]