The murder in College Park, Maryland of Richard Collins III, an African-American student who had recently been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army and was days away from his graduation from Bowie State University, underscores the violence of America’s far-right wing. Sean Urbanski, the University of Maryland student who allegedly stabbed Collins to death, belongs to a racist Facebook group called Alt-Reich: Nation.
President Donald Trump received both pageantry and a warm reception on his first trip to the Middle East.
by Lena Groeger
We’re excited to announce the 12 recipients of the 2017 ProPublica Diversity Scholarship. Each of these talented journalists will receive a $500 scholarship to attend one of the annual conferences put on by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the National Association of Black Journalists, the Asian American Journalists Association or the Native American Journalists Association. This year’s recipients were chosen from among more than 180 applicants.