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At least 13 U.S. troops and a hundred Afghans lost their lives August 29th, when the Kabul airport bombing attack occurred as the U.S. Forces were working to evacuate by the August 31st deadline. The assumed terrorist led Biden to make a public statement of “We will not forget. We will hunt you down and make you pay.” Now, after further investigation into who were the victims of the deadly retaliation bomb, Gen. Kenneth McKenzie...

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History changed when the first Black official was hired by the NFL in 1965, forty-five years after the NFL began. But today, we see another mark in history.  The first Black official hired by the NFL was a male; Burl Toler. But after 55 years, we see a drastic change in the system. Maia Chaka, the first Black woman to be hired by the NFL has changed the narrative in football. Chaka has stepped into...

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Former Georgia district attorney, Jackie Johnson, has been indicted for violating her oath taken in office to commit acts of honesty in regards to Ahmaud Arbery, who was fatally shot while jogging in Glynn County, Georgia. The tragedy occured last year, February 23rd, when unarmed Arbery was pursued by three white males–two, who were father and son. Gregory and Travis McMichael, the father-son duo, followed Arbery in a pick-up truck, armed, with backup William “Roddie”...

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Attorney Benjamin Crump, the attorney who successfully represented George Floyd’s family against Derek Chauvin, demanded the George Floyd Justice in Police Act be passed during the notorious March On For Voting Rights, August 28th. The George Floyd Act encompasses major policy changes regarding both law enforcement practices and accountability. The Democratic-led Senate passed the act, but has yet to have equal investment from the Republican side of things; which is necessary in enabling the bill....

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We are one day before the deadline of when the U.S. troops are proposed to be back from Kabul, Afghanistan. After 13 U.S. troops, and about 200 Afghans died in what was claimed to be a suicide bombing tactic last week, President Joe Biden announced he’d be publicly addressing the end of the 20 year war on Tuesday, August 31. It’s been mentioned that the last U.S. troops have made it back from Afghanistan as...

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Released by Rhode Island’s police department was the anticipated body camera footage revealing grueling content of abuse. The body camera footage was released just last week, and in the video the officers are seen repeatedly punching the suspected teenage boys (unidentified) while they were being restrained by another cop. They even proceeded to spit on the children during a pandemic crisis.  The event occurred following a police chase, after the teens were said to have...

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This past Wednesday, in the middle of the night, Antwan Gilmore, a young Black man at the age of 27, was shot dead in his car by D.C. police at the intersection of Florida and New York avenues. A bystander allegedly called the cops, stating that the victim was unconscious and stopped at a traffic light before the cops showed up. Mentioned in an interview, five cops arrived on the scene after an officer called...

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A “Proud Boys” leader has been sentenced to five months in jail this past week for setting a Black Lives Matters flag on fire… A Black Lives Matters banner was torn down from a historic Black church in Washington, D.C., in which Proud Boys leader, Henry “Enrique” Tarrio is now facing five months in jail for. Tarrio was sentenced on Monday, August 22nd, expressing apologies to the court during his sentencing. The event happened way...

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Desperate to escape in fear for their lives, many thousands of Afghans are attempting to flee their country. The Taliban, a group created by former mujahideen commander, Mullah Omar, is enforcing control once again of the war bound Afghanistan, in the capital of Kabul. Mujahideen is a term used to describe those who fight on the behalf of Islamic faith. This explains the heart of the twenty year war between the Afghan government and the...

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For children under twelve, concern arises as in one week 94,000 children were infected with COVID-19. As we anticipate the school year and approval for under twelve vaccination, a solution for a different demographic of people at risk has been offered to the public. Individuals who are immunocompromised have now been offered a vaccine booster. Now, if you have a compromised immune system you can receive an “extra administration” of the vaccine, even if you...

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