Saturday, September 19, 2020
www.kcur.org By Brian Ellison   To show Black lives matter in Kansas City, organizers plan to put down paint, in the manner of similar projects in elsewhere.   The goal is to begin plotting the art and paint in September, while inspiring positive change that...
www.thejasminebrand.com By Char Patterson   Candace Owens is one of the most controversial voices for the Republican party, but it doesn’t look like she’ll be using it for this week’s Republican National Convention. The roster for key speakers has been released and includes the likes...
www.cbsnews.com By Grace Segers and Melissa Quinn   Three former presidents came together to honor Congressman John Lewis at his funeral in Atlanta, Georgia, on Thursday, completing a week of memorial services for the longtime lawmaker and civil rights icon. Former President Barack...
www.thegrio.com By Gerren Keith Gaynor Activist Tamika Mallory‘s speech during a rally in Minneapolis protesting the death of George Floyd has gone viral. The former Women’s March co-chair said Black America was in a “state of emergency” at the Friday demonstration, where she was joined by...
www.businessinsider.com By Tom Porter   More than 110 nations have signaled support for launching an inquiry into the global response to the coronavirus crisis. A draft resolution set to be voted on at this week's World Health Assembly was first proposed...
www.buzzfeednews.com By Olivia Niland   The reverend cofounded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference with Martin Luther King Jr.   Reverend Joseph Lowery, a leader of the civil rights movement who worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr., has died at age 98. Lowery died Friday night...
news.yahoo.com By Doyle McManus, LA Times    It's about time. After more than three years of relative self-restraint while President Trump lambasted his character and eviscerated his policies, former President Obama has waded back into politics just in time for the presidential campaign. In a...
www.dailywire.com By  Eric Quintanar  The Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested father and son Gregory McMichael, 64, and Travis McMichael, 34, on Thursday in connection with the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, whose mother says was out on his “daily jog” at...
www.latimes.com   Top U.S. health officials are warning of a difficult week ahead in the coronavirus crisis.   The ‘Hardest, Saddest’ Days Ahead With the U.S. coronavirus death toll nearing 10,000 people yesterday, Surgeon Gen. Jerome Adams warned that the coming week will be “the hardest...
www.militarytimes.com By Sarah Sicard   While the number of cases of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to grow around the country and the globe, lawmakers are considering how best to cut down on the spread of the disease. But the measures being...
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