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NY School Under Fire Over George Floyd Lesson

A Saugerties, New York high school teacher is receiving criticism after she reportedly told her students George Floyd died of a heart attack and drug overdose. The New York Post reports that English instructor Hope Antonelli had her students “create a bold topic/thematic sentence” for an assignment for a ninth-grade class last Friday (May 7). […]

Trial Date Pushed For Cops Charged In George Floyd’s Death

Former Minnieapolos police officers Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane were set to face trial on August 23 on charges of manslaughter and aiding and abetting Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd, but now the trial date has been pushed back to March 2022. According to the Associated Press, Judge Peter […]

Virginians Fight To Protect Black And Indigenous Cemetery

Supervisors in Prince William County, Virginia are voicing their support for relatives of around 100 freed slaves and Native Americans whose gravesites have been disturbed in a private property owner’s land clearing. “It angered me and it broke my heart to see what happened there,” said supervisor Pete Candland, of Gainsevill, Va., at a May […]

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Jay-Z, LL Cool J Inducted

Saving Our Selves: A BET COVID-19 Relief Effort Special Kelly Rowland, Terrence J and Regina Hall host Saving Our Selves, a benefit to help communities of color impacted by COVID-19, featuring DJ Khaled, Chance the Rapper and more.