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Missouri Man Threatens To Kill Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, Mentions Noose

A Missouri man reportedly called Rep. Emanuel Cleaver’s Independence officer, used a racial slur and said, “How about a noose … around his neck?” Prosecutors allege Kenneth R. Hubert, 63, of Marionville, made the threats. He was subsequently charged for threatening to assault and kill Cleaver, a Democrat representing the Kansas City area. The Justice […]

Update: George Floyd’s Sister Tearfully Asks For Continued Support As Derek Chauvin Trial Jury Selection Draws Near

Written by Madison J. Gray Updated: 5 p.m. EST, March 8 While the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis policeman accused in George Floyd’s murder stands in recess until Tuesday, Floyd’s sister Bridgett spoke publicly to address the public about the family’s hopes. “My family and I are glad the wait is finally over […]

Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman Describes Being Racially Profiled | National

Amanda Gorman may have national recognition, but not everyone recognizes her. The inaugural poet and scholar took to Twitter on Friday (March 5) and revealed she was followed by a security guard and labeled “suspicious.” “A security guard tailed me on my walk home tonight,” she wrote in a tweet. “He demanded if I lived […]

Maia Chaka Makes History For Black Women In The NFL | Sports

Maia Chaka is making NFL history after becoming the first Black woman to be named game official by the league. According to NBC’s TODAY Show, Chaka got the call about the position on Monday and literally couldn’t believe it. “Just because I’ve been at it for so long and I just never thought the day […]