President Biden is now the first president to visit Tulsa to commemorate the destruction of what was known as Black Wall Street. Coinciding with his trip, the Biden administration announced new measures aimed at closing the racial wealth gap.
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Screenshot/YouTubeA massive country music festival in Kentucky this past weekend started off on rocky footing: Police found meth, marijuana, and an open bottle of alcohol in the first vehicle they stopped at a traffic checkpoint. One of the people in the car had two active warrants out for their arrest.“We were like, ‘Well, this doesn’t bode well for the weekend,’” Edmonson County Sheriff Shane Doyle told the Lexington Herald-Leader.By the end of the five-day bash, dubbed the “Redneck Rave,” one
- The Guardian
Last week, a stranger threatened to beat up me and my husband at a store. Apparently, this happens all the time. Why? ‘No matter what the charts show, people are still unemployed or fending off the creditors unleashed by the wreckage of their businesses.’ Photograph: LM Otero/AP Last week, a stranger threatened to beat up me and my husband in the checkout area of a grocery store. What set him off was that my husband, en route to return an unwanted item, had brushed past him. The man announced th
“How Do We Not Know This Story?”: Brutal Incident From Civil Rights History Uncovered In ‘The Blinding Of Isaac Woodard’
In 1946, it took the blinding of an African-American Army veteran to get some white Americans to see — from a federal judge to the president of the United States. It was February of that year when 27-year-old Isaac Woodard stepped aboard a Greyhound bus in Augusta, GA, for a trip home to South Carolina, […]
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Ex-Cubs star Ben Zobrist alleges former pastor had affair with his wife, defrauded charity in lawsuit
Ben Zobrist is seeking $6 million in damages amid claims that his former pastor was sleeping with his wife and defrauding his charity.
- NBC News
More Black people died in traffic deaths in 2020 than any other racial group even though Americans drove less in the pandemic. Experts say this is not new.
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The video shows the explosion that separates the metal tank from the ground, sending it shooting into the air and unleashing a massive wave of water.
- Miami Herald
Two of Miami’s top-ranked police officers — a couple with almost a half-century of combined law enforcement experience and personnel jackets brimming with commendations and promotions — were fired Tuesday for not being truthful about an accident involving a city-issued SUV, said Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo.
Drake Bell, who played Drake in the Nickelodeon series Drake & Josh, pleaded guilty via Zoom on Wednesday to a felony charge of attempting to endanger children and a misdemeanor charge of disseminating material harmful to juveniles stemming from a 2017 incident in Ohio involving a teenage girl. Sentencing was set for July 12. Bell, who […]
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"Critical Race Theory is not being taught in our schools, period," the chair of Loudoun County Public Schools in Virginia said in her closing remarks.View Entire Post ›
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It included items generally considered racially insensitive, such as fried chicken and watermelon. Management is apologizing.
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Officers are investigating a shooting in Roseville on Monday afternoon, according to police. The shooting happened around 3:20 p.m. on the 3000 block of Douglas Boulevard. When officers arrived, they found one person with life-threatening injuries, police said. The suspect fled in a vehicle and is still outstanding, Roseville police said. He is described as 5o years old, bald and wearing a black hoodie. This is a developing story. Stay with KCRA 3 for the latest.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The alleged assault occurred at the man’s apartment, according to police.
- Business Insider
Antivirus mogul John McAfee dies by suicide in a Spain jail while awaiting extradition on tax evasion charges
John McAfee, the founder of the antivirus software McAfee, was awaiting extradition to the United States on tax-related criminal charges.
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What the Catholic Church believes might sound bizarre. But once you accept the teaching, then the debate over receiving Communion makes more sense.
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Ezra Shaw/GettyOnetime Chicago Cubs baseball star Ben Zobrist is seeking millions in damages after accusing his former minister of having an affair with his wife and bilking his charity, according to a bombshell lawsuit filed in Nashville Circuit Court.Zobrist, the 2016 World Series MVP, filed a lawsuit in May seeking $6 million in punitive and compensatory damages against Byron Yawn, who served roughly two decades as a senior pastor and elder at a Nashville church that the couple attended. Yawn
- KGO – San Francisco
Police say the mother woke up to find the suspect straddling her with a knife to her throat early Saturday morning.
- The Telegraph
Egyptian police on Tuesday arrested a Tiktok star who has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for her posts on social media. Haneen Hossam, a 20-year-old Cairo University student who became an influencer on video sharing app Tiktok, was sentenced in absentia on Sunday alongside four others. While all five were fined 2,000 Egyptian pounds (£9,160) for encouraging women to share videos in exchange for money, which Egyptian authorities equated to human trafficking, Ms Hossam received a harsher
- Miami Herald
The death of former state Sen. Daphne Campbell’s son was the result of a love triangle with a twist, according to state prosecutors: The woman who shot him was the jilted ex-girlfriend of a woman who spent the night in Jason Campbell’s bed.
- National Review
Police declared an unlawful assembly at a Loudoun County, Va., School Board meeting after residents clashed regarding the district's proposed policies on transgender students.