Things toTell Anyone Who Blames Black Lives Matter

Things toTell Anyone Who Blames Black Lives Matter

By Julia Craven “I think that’s something that we have to keep an eye on,” he said. “The general climate of that kind of rhetoric can be influential on people to do things like this. We’re still searching to find out if that’s actually a motive.”Sheriff Ron Hickman of Harris County, Texas, isn’t quite sure…

The Life And Death Of Black Panther Fred Hampton

The Life And Death Of Black Panther Fred Hampton

By Rahel Gebreyes The Black Panther party sprung up in 1966 as a response to the police violence black Americans faced in Oakland, Calif. As the party grew to different cities across the country, one organizer rose up the ranks as a proponent for solidarity across racial boundaries. His name was Fred Hampton and he…

Virginia Cop Indicted In Murder Of Unarmed Black Teen

Virginia Cop Indicted In Murder Of Unarmed Black Teen

By Andy Campbell   Portsmouth, Virginia, officer Stephen Rankin was indicted on a first-degree murder charge Thursday after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old earlier this year. A grand jury decided to charge Rankin, who shot and killed William Chapman II outside a Walmart on April 22, according to The Virginian-Pilot. Autopsy reports…

Venus Williams Earns Degree

Venus Williams Earns Degree

By Lakin Starling On top of 7 Grand Slam singles titles, tennis phenom Venus Williams can add a new achievement to her resume: Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Indiana University East. Williams began her education at IU East in 2011, and completed her last course online this summer. During a trip to…

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