UBS confirmed in a statement on Wednesday that it will pay $545 million (£352 million) to settle allegations over the manipulation of the currency markets and the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor).
Not only did Khalil Gibran Muhammad, the director of the Schomburg
Center, respond insightfully to questions from Melissa Harris-Perry on
her show Sunday morning on MSNBC, it was also revealed that he was
slated to be in Washington, D.C. on Monday to receive a National Medal
for Museum and Library Service from the Institute of Museum and Library
In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that a Maryland law is unconstitutional because it allows residents only a partial tax credit for out-of-state income that is taxed in other states.
Pam Africa, the noted activist and fervent advocate for the freedom of
the ailing political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal, handed copies of last
year’s annual report from Prison Radio before settling among a cadre of
speakers at a press conference updating the condition of Abu-Jamal last
week at the Madiba Restaurant in Harlem. Dr. Cornel West was among those who read from the report.