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During the sentencing hearing for Derek Chauvin Judge Cahill informed the public that he would publish a 26 page document following the June 25 hearing to explain how he reached his decision of sentencing Chauvin to 22 1/2 years in prison. While many people, including the George Floyd family, did not feel Chauvin’s sentence was long enough sentence Attorney General Keith Ellison did not object to the Judge’s decision. The request Ellison did make following...

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Social media for younger generations can lie at the center of social interaction. Platforms such as TikTok, Snapchat and Instagram, can act as a space for self expression, business, and  international social engagement that knows no bounds. But all of these platforms have faced accusations of repressing Blackness and the content of Black creators. The hashtag #BlackTikTokStrike has become a movement, as Black creators are protesting TikTok for various reasons, but I’ll go into two...

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Texan Democrats fled quickly from Austin to intrude on Republican’s voting laws that’ve been said to disproportionately affect people of color. Over 50 Democrats departed in private planes and headed over to Washington, DC, and are now facing risk of arrest. Democrat lawmakers stated wanting to stop the overhaul of election laws being put in place by the Republicans–as walkouts have been effective in delaying former processes, but Greg Abbott, Texas’ Republican Governor, is vowing...

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Six Western states faced excessive heat this past weekend. The spark of wildfires sent 300,000 acres of land ablaze, going as far to affect power grids and surpass high records–which has become common following 2020. The fire blew out about 4,000 megawatts of the electricity lining California, after days of heat over 100 degrees were seen by states in the West. The reason for this is climate change. The state of America’s climate is declining...

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Bob Fletcher, a Ramsey County Sheriff serving an urban area home to Minnesota’s diversiest communities made a statement in his “Live On Patrol” video, referencing “sundown town” when suggesting how he’d warn the “criminals” he was pulling up on, unannounced, a hundred years ago. Fletcher stated he would’ve told the “criminals” “okay son, you got til sundown to get outta town.”  Fletcher stated he would’ve told the “criminals” “okay son, you got til sundown to...

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Minneapolis Police were in pursuit of a criminal suspect when they crashed into the vehicle of Leneal Frazier and killed him Tuesday morning. Frazier, an innocent bystander, was the uncle of Darnella Frazier the woman who captured George Floyd’s murder on camera. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Leneal Frazier, including Miss Darnella Frazier, who has now twice been directly impacted by lethal practices of the Minneapolis Police Department,” says civil rights...

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Heavily armed attackers ran into the home of Haitian President, Jovenel Moise, assassinating him and injuring his wife. Jovenel Moise, 53, was shot on the scene early Wednesday by men assumed to be foreigners, but Haitian leaders are now suspecting they had internal help. He was found with 12 bullet wounds covering him in a pool of blood on the floor of his home. The death of the Haitian President led to a gun battle...

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The uncle of Darnella Frazier, the young woman that recorded the George Floyd’s murder, was killed in a police chase. Leneal Frazier died Tuesday morning, after a Minneapolis squad car pursuing an armed robbery suspect ran into him. The suspect got away, and Frazier was pronounced dead. The police had been driving around 6th Avenue North and Lowry Ave when they spotted the criminal at after midnight, according to the police. Leneal Frazier, 40, was...

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“Results revealed that African Americans are most often the victims of race-motivated crimes” – Federal Bureau of Investigation  April this year when the anti-Asian hate bill was passed, American senator Chuck Schumer stated, “Racism has always existed in America unfortunately and the legacy of anti-Asian sentiment goes back centuries to dark chapters in our history, like the Chinese-exclusion act and the internment of Japanese citizens during World War II.”  Asian’s were faced with hardships during...

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America’s infrastructure is currently a major issue. Often divided by wealth gaps, still, most Americans are affected. America’s poor infrastructure can manifest in tragic ways, such as the recent collapse of the Champlain Towers South, in Miami, Florida, that killed twenty four  people and counting, with many left unaccounted for. From cracks in the I-40 bridge, to deteriorating school buildings and lack of sustainable energy sources, America is said to expect an expense of trillions...

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