Tuesday, August 4, 2020
www.thegrio.com By Tonya Pendleton Jacksonville Jaguars WR Chris Conley responded to upset fans, saying the song is 'for all who acknowledge the past and press toward a better future.' The NFL once blackballed Colin Kaepernick for his NFL anthem stand. Now, after weeks of...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Laura Paddison     Safe and affordable housing is a basic human need and one that is vital during a public health crisis that cannot be brought under control if people do not have the ability to self-isolate when necessary. And...
www.espn.com By Tim MacMahon   Houston Rockets star guard Russell Westbrook announced that he tested positive for the coronavirus before the team departed for Walt Disney World. Westbrook, co-star James Harden and recent addition Luc Mbah a Moute did not travel with the Rockets to Orlando, Florida. Coach...
www.journal_isms.com By richard   ‘The Cost of Print is Exorbitant’   The new chair of the company that owns Ebony magazine says that “print, in all likelihood, will not come back,” that he is looking for “creative ways” to pay writers that Ebony owes...
www.cosmopolitan.com BY HUNTER HARRIS and PHOTOGRAPHS BY DANA SCRUGGS   We’re calling it now: Our Jaugust cover star—just like this moment—will go down in the pages of your future history books. Because Keke Palmer isn’t just waiting for change to happen from *waves hands*...
www.thegrio.com By Byron Allen   Last night I was sitting in my living room and a convoy of trucks drove by my home filled with law enforcement and National Guard troops. I am a 59-year old African-American man and this brought back vivid...
Freedmen Seek Their Fair Share of Billions of Dollars in Federal Aid and Why We Should Care/Rise UP and Support Them By Eli Grayson Eagle Guest Writer Eli Grayson is a Creek Citizen and unabashed supporter of the Freedmen descendants of the...
www.time.com BY JIM SALTER / AP Hundreds of protesters returned Friday to the home of the couple who confronted demonstrators with firearms on June 28 in St. Louis, Missouri.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECnBIltE5Zc   Several hundred protesters made a peaceful return trip Friday to the St. Louis mansion...
www.npr.org By ALLISON AUBREY and CARMEL WROTH   To find your county's risk level, explore the county-level map here.   How severe is the spread of COVID-19 in your community? If you're confused, you're not alone. Though state and local dashboards provide lots of numbers,...
www.goodhousekeeping.com BY GENEVIEVE ROTH     For the first 37 years of my life, I considered myself largely exempt from the blind spots of white privilege. Intellectually, I knew the definition of the phrase: White privilege is the inherent advantages that come with being...
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