Browsing Category

Loud Blog

George Floyd’s Sisters Say They Miss Him ‘Every Day’

George Floyd’s family is reflecting on his life as they prepare for the murder trial of the man who killed him. Floyd’s sister LaTonya Floyd spoke with PEOPLE for this week’s issue about the fond memories she has of her brother. She says she taught George to sing a favorite song of theirs: the REO […]

Black Couple Gets Apology After Tip Fiasco At Restaurant

A Black couple is receiving an apology after a tip was added to their bill at a New Orleans steakhouse.  According to a Facebook post, James Washington wrote that he and his wife went to Desi Vega’s Seafood and Prime Steaks and were surprised to see a 20% tip added to their bill. Then they […]

Major Voter Power Legislation Heads To House Floor

House Democrats are attempting a major effort to overhaul voting in the United States with a bill that, if it becomes law, would have a broad effect on the voting process. It is an attempt to strengthen ethics and voting rights by eliminating barriers to casting ballots, lessen the effect of deep-pocketed donors in politics, […]

89-Year-Old Ohio Woman Shot And Killed

A “pillar of the community” in Warren, Ohio was reportedly killed on Sunday (February 28) after a bullet struck her in the back while she visited family members to plan her son’s funeral. According to the Tribune Chronicle, Ruth “Mama” Lewis, 89, was sitting in her wheelchair in a relative’s living room when someone shot […]

Texas Governor Decides To Open The State

Despite COVID variants spreading all over the country, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has decided to open the state and end the mandate that requires residents to wear masks in public settings.  At a March 2 press conference, Governor Abbott said, “Too many Texans have been sidelined from employment opportunities. Too many small business owners have […]