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Colorado Officer Arrested On Assault Charges Resigns

According to Newsweek, Police Officer John Haubert has resigned from his position with the Aurora Police Department as of Thursday. Haubert had been arrested on suspicion of attempted first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and felony menacing charges for allegedly beating Kyle Vinson, a biracial man who identifies as Black. Another officer is accused of not intervening […]

Haiti Planning To ‘Quickly’ Elect New President

Following Haitian president Jovenel Moïse’s assassination on July 7, the country is looking to quickly elect a new leader. According to Reuters, on July 28, Haiti’s new Prime Minister Ariel Henry, who has been in office since last week, said at a brief news conference, “The mission of this government is to prepare the conditions […]

Family of Henrietta Lacks Retains Attorney Ben Crump

The family of Henrietta Lacks have retained two attorneys who will pursue justice for the unauthorized use of Lacks’ cells in medical research. Civil rights attorney Ben Crump of Ben Crump Law and Christopher Seeger of Seeger Weiss announced Thursday (July 29) that they have been retained by the family of Henrietta Lacks, ahead of […]

Reggie Bush Will Not Get Back Heisman Despite New Rules

The NCAA is blocking Reggie Bush’s request for the return of the Heisman Trophy he won back in 2005. Last month, the organization ruled that players could make money off of their name, image and likeness (NIL), which caused the former USC running back to call out the NCAA and Heisman Trust. He claims they […]

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Mandates Indoor Mask Use

On Wednesday (July 28), Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an executive order requiring masks to be worn in all indoor public places. Local station WXIA reports the mandate requires a face mask or cloth covering while indoors at a public place, which includes private businesses and establishments in the City of Atlanta. The rising […]

Gold Medalist Dominique Dawes: Simone Biles Chose Right

When Simone Biles, a four-time Olympic gold medalist, decided to pull out of the team gymnastics competition at the 2020 Tokyo games this week, she made a brave decision, according to a fellow gymnastics icon.  “I really commended her courageous decision to listen to her inner voice and do what was best for her and […]