In November it reversed course and began de-verifying those users. Richard Spencer and Charlottesville “Unite The Right” protest creator Jason Kessler were some of the first to be stripped of their checkmarks. As of Monday morning, both Spencer and Kessler's accounts were still active. … [Read more...] about Twitter Bans Some White Supremacists, Who Flee to Safe Space
FILE - In this Wednesday, April 8, 2020, file photo, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall wears a face mask as she attends the daily COVID-19 media briefing at the Capitol in Salt Lake City. A police department vowed Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, to cooperate with multiple investigations of the shooting of a 13-year-old autistic boy by officers in the Salt Lake City area. Mendenhall said in a statement late Sunday, Sept. 6 that the shooting was a tragedy and called for a swift and transparent investigation. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, Pool, File) less … [Read more...] about Boy’s shooting raises questions about police crisis training
“To see him have something in common with a puppy means a lot, because he can grow up and understand that him and his puppy both have something that they can share in common,” Ashley said. … [Read more...] about VIDEO — Boy with Cleft Lip Adopts Dog with Same Condition: ‘This Is My Puppy’
One honor Knight finds most meaningful is an NAACP History Maker Award for his police-brutality cartoons - included in such one-man slide-show presentations as "They Shoot Black People, Don't They?" - that use humor to spark dialogue about racism. In one "K Chronicles" strip about violent force, a White officer tells a Black character that he could avoid such "situations if you would just lighten up!!" The cartoonist says "Woke" takes a similar approach, combining the serious and the absurd. … [Read more...] about Keith Knight’s show ‘Woke’ feels right on time. But he’s been drawing about police brutality for decades.
His landing craft came under heavy German fire and hit a mine as it approached Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. Despite his critical wounds, Woodson sprinted onto the sand once his boat crashed ashore and set up a medical station, according to an account of his actions in the book "Forgotten: The Untold Story of D-Day's Black Heroes, at Home and at War," by Linda Hervieux. … [Read more...] about Black vet could be awarded Medal of Honor