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Ex-Cop Charged in Floyd’s Death Faces 9 Tax Evasion Counts

MINNEAPOLIS  — The former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd was charged Wednesday with multiple felony counts of tax evasion, according to criminal complaints that allege he and his wife didn’t report income from various jobs, including more than $95,000 for his off-duty security work. Derek Chauvin and his wife, Kellie May…

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Andrew Gillum Resurfaces After Rehab, Gives Update On His Life

“The impact that losing the race for governor had on my life and on the way those impacts started to show up in every aspect of my life. It was a constant reminder of failure, a reminder that I had let so many people down.” While not really spilling all of the tea on the…

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No Mask, No Entry: Walmart, CVS & Target Will Require Customers To Wear Face-Coverings

“To help bring consistency across stores and clubs, we will require all shoppers to wear a face-covering starting Monday, last week, July 20.”Per Walmart: “As the number of confirmed cases has spiked in communities across the country recently, so too have the number and types of face-covering mandates being implemented. Currently, about 65 percent of…

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Man Who Stabbed BART Rider Nia Wilson Sentenced To Life In Prison Without Parole

The resounding call of #SayHerName attributed to the deaths of Black women at the hands of violence. Nia Wilson’s fatal stabbing on July 22, 2018, was a disturbing look into the way Black women are often mistreated and thrown away at the hands of others who devalue them on a continuous basis, sometimes at the cost…

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Outrage After Bill Gates’ Wife Says Blacks Should Receive COVID-19 Vaccine First

Nationwide — Melinda Gates, the wife of billionaire Bill Gates, has reportedly suggested in a recent interview with Time Magazine that Black and Latino people should be the first to get the COVID-19 vaccine once it becomes available. As vaccine research for the virus becomes more and more progressive, some researchers are already trying to determine to whom…

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EPA Approves Two Lysol Sprays For Killing Coronavirus On Surfaces

  Lysol Disinfectant Lysol Max Cover Mist                     Lab tests confirm effectiveness of disinfectants against virus that causes COVID-19   Two Lysol cleaning products have proven effective in killing the novel coronavirus on hard surfaces, the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced. Lysol Disinfectant Spray and Lysol Disinfectant Max Cover Mist received approval…

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San Francisco Court Orders Black Landlord to Forfeit Her $4M House to White Tenant

On one of the most outrageous judgments ever, a San Francisco court has ruled that a Black landlord, Anne Kihagi, should give her $4 million building to a white tenant. The reason behind the court’s decision was that the landlord had displaced the tenant so that her sister could move in. The displacement might seem…

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Black Teens Make History With 3rd Consecutive Win at Harvard Debate Competition

For the third year in a row, a team of African American students known as The Atlanta Great Debaters, defended and won the championship title for the international Harvard debate competition. Held virtually this year because of COVID-19, they competed against students from more than 25 countries. According to 11 Alive, the entire team is being…

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms tests positive for coronavirus

Atlanta’s mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms, has tested positive for coronavirus, she announced Monday, saying “COVID-19 has literally hit home.” Bottoms, a 50-year-old Democrat in her first-term, said she and her husband only experienced symptoms similar to seasonal allergies. Bottoms, in an appearance on MSNBC, said the positive test result was a “shock” and she only decided to get…

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