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Mike Ditka again tells NFL players to ‘get the hell out’ of country after protests

[USA TODAY] Mike Ditka spent five-plus decades around pro football. He’s a Hall of Famer and a Super Bowl champion. But when it comes to NFL players protesting police brutality and racial injustice during the national anthem, Ditka sounds like a broken record … of the stubbornly misinformed variety. Back when Colin Kaepernick started his protest by […]

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Officer shot and killed person in Southeast DC, police say

[FOX NEWS] D.C. police are at the scene after an officer shot and killed a man on Orange Street, Southeast on Wednesday. The family has identified the victim as 18-year-old Deion Kay. According to police, he died after being transported to a local hospital. DC police investigating after officer shot person in Southeast D.C. police […]

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New Jersey teen behind Black Lives Matter rally receives bill for thousands of dollars for police overtime

[CBS NEWS] A New Jersey teen thought she was only exercising her First Amendment right when she organized a rally in support of Black Lives Matter. Not long after, she received a bill for thousands of dollars in the mail from the mayor, CBS New York reports.  The mayor has since said he is rescinding it.  […]

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A noose was found in Bubba Wallace’s garage stall, NASCAR says

[CNN] A noose was found in Bubba Wallace’s garage stall Sunday, according to a statement from NASCAR.Wallace, who is the only Black driver in NASCAR’s top circuit, has been very outspoken in the last few weeks about the Black Lives Matter movement and the corresponding protests. He even called on NASCAR to ban the Confederate flag, which they […]

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Meet Opal Lee, the 93-year-old Texan who has spent her life trying to make Juneteenth a holiday

[CBS] For a fiesty 93-year-old Texan named Opal Lee, the coronavirus pandemic is just another obstacle on the long road to equality. She’s been traveling that road for more than nine decades, and those following in her footsteps will have her to thank if or when Juneteenth becomes a national holiday. During the pandemic, Lee has been delivering food from […]

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Family of Another Black Man Found Hanging From a Tree in California Is Waiting for Answers

[Newsweek] After the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced its probe into the hanging death of Robert Fuller, authorities in the nearby San Bernardino County confirmed they were investigating the recent hanging death of another Black man. In a statement to Newsweek, San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department spokesperson Jodi Miller confirmed that the body of Malcolm Harsch, […]

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A community seeks answers after a young black man is found hanging from a tree in Los Angeles County

[CNN] Dozens of people gathered at Palmdale city council chambers Friday as officials held a press conference on the death of a 24-year-old black man who was found hanging from a tree in northern Los Angeles County. Shortly after 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, a passerby noticed a man, later identified as Robert L. Fuller, hanging from […]

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