More than 300 American cruise ship passengers, including 14 who tested positive for coronavirus, were being quarantined at military bases in California and Texas on Monday after arriving from Japan on charter flights overnight.. The passengers will remain at the bases for two weeks. The U.S. said it arranged for the evacuation because people... Read More.
At a time when states are debating the removal of Confederate monuments, Maryland unveiled bronze statues of famed abolitionists Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass during a ceremony Monday night in the Maryland State House. The life-sized statues were dedicated during a special joint session of the Maryland General Assembly in the Old House Chamber,... Read More.
Jon Renthrope was displaced by Hurrican Katrina in 2005 and relocated to Florida. Renthrope returned to his native New Orleans in 2010 after the city’s recovery from the devastation and made history. At 32, Renthrope engraved his name in the history books when he founded the New Orleans-based brewery Cajun Fire Brewing. This buisness... Read More.
Team Roc, Roc Nation's philanthropic arm, has released disturbing video it says shows the inhumane conditions inside of Mississippi's state penetentiary at Parchman. The state’s Republican Gov. Tate Reeves ordered Parchman’s notorious Unit 29 closed after touring the prison last week and saying what he witnessed there was “infuriating.” “These videos and photos were shot by inmates... Read More.
Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter and Roc Nation signee, Mario “Yo Gotti” Mims, used their platforms to amplify the troubling findings at Mississippi prisons, where a surge of violence left five male prisoners dead within the past two weeks. The suit filed on Tuesday names Pelicia Hall, the head of the Mississippi State Department of Corrections (MDOC) and... Read More.
Demonstrators in dozens of cities around the U.S. gathered Saturday to protest the Trump administration’s killing of an Iranian general and decision to send thousands of additional soldiers to the Middle East. More than 70 planned protests were organized by CODEPINK and Act Now to Stop War and End Racism, a U.S.-based anti-war coalition,... Read More.
A Colorado woman accused of hiding 26 children behind a false wall at her daycare center was arrested for investigation of misdemeanor child abuse police said Thursday. Carla Faith, 58, was arrested Monday in Colorado Springs on suspicion of two counts of reckless child abuse without injury and a single count of trying to influence... Read More.
The House has voted to impeach Donald Trump. House Democrats are flirting with not sending the articles of impeachment over to the Senate, which they say isn’t preparing to hold a fair trial. Given this, some have set about arguing that this means Trump hasn’t been impeached. Trump’s lawyers are apparently looking at... Read More.