Education and Beyond

Feb. 23 is Ahmaud Arbery Day

Georgia lawmakers have made Feb. 23 Ahmaud Arbery Day. Arbery was the Black young man who was chased and murdered while jogging in a residential neighborhood. His murderers - Travis McMichael, his father, Gregory McMichael, and the family friend, William "Roddie" Bryan - were convicted of multiple crimes related to Arbery's death last year in… Continue reading Feb. 23 is Ahmaud Arbery Day

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Relief in Guilty Verdict

Nov. 24, 2021 The day before Thanksgiving, a jury found the three Caucasian men who are responsible for Ahmaud Arbery's death are found guilty. The jury found each man responsible in different degrees. Each man faces the same nine counts: "one count of malice murder, four counts of felony murder, two counts of aggravated assault,… Continue reading Relief in Guilty Verdict

Education and Beyond

He had to drop out of Morgan State for financial reasons. Now he’s given $20 million to the university

Let us not forget that African Americans do good things. The article below is from CNN. He had to drop out of Morgan State for financial reasons. Now he's given $20 million to the university By Leah Asmelash February 24, 2021 Calvin and Tina Tyler, with Morgan State President David Wilson, pledged $20 million to… Continue reading He had to drop out of Morgan State for financial reasons. Now he’s given $20 million to the university

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No charges against officers involved in Daniel Prude’s death

The article below is from the Associated Press. Visit the source for a video and image gallery accompanying the article. No charges against officers involved in Daniel Prude’s death By MICHAEL HILL and CAROLYN THOMPSON February 23, 2021 FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2020, file photo, Joe Prude, right, uncle of Daniel Prude, and… Continue reading No charges against officers involved in Daniel Prude’s death

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Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri calls for racial equality after NBA Finals incident

Part of the Black Lives Matter Movement is seeing and understanding the Black experience. The article below is from ABC News. Visit the source for a video accompanying the article. Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri calls for racial equality after NBA Finals incident Masai Ujiri spoke exclusively to Robin Roberts. By Kelly McCarthy via Good… Continue reading Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri calls for racial equality after NBA Finals incident