State government offices are closing Monday in Mississippi and Alabama for Confederate Memorial Day. Georgia used to mark the holiday, but removed the Confederate reference in 2015. Now, the last Monday in April there is simply called State Holiday. Soruce:FoxBaltimore Sign Up For Our Newsletter!
A judge sentenced couple Jose Ismael Torres and Kayla Rae Norton Monday to a combined 35 years for terrorizing and harassing guests at an African-American child's birthday party with confederate flags, racial slurs and threats in Douglassville, Georgia in 2015.
A fired Georgia police officer sues her former department over dismissing her for displaying a Confederate flag outside her home. She argues that the First Amendment gives her a right to fly the flag.
https://twitter.com/JaredHuffman/status/797217832568115200?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw The Petaluma Veteran’s Day parade took place on Friday in California and the appearance of Confederate flags along the parade route sparked major outrage. San Rafael Rep. Jared Huffman was one of many people disturbed by the controversial flags. He told reporters, “It was just so out of place that I had to do a double-take.” Huffman appeared in […]
Two Iowa police officers were shot and killed while sitting in their cars on Wednesday in two separate shootings that took place 20 minutes apart in different locations.
Two Mississippi universities removed state flags from campus over its controversial embedded Confederate emblem. They join five other Mississippi public colleges that have removed the flag. Only one remains.
Roland Martin battled Ken Reed, a White Lives Matter activist, over its protest at the NAACP headquarters in Houston.
KSEE-TV reports the two officers involved are on administrative leave. This is the seventh police-involved shooting in Fresno this year.
TV One saw a major leap in its ratings when the network aired its first feature film Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story. According to the network, the movie – which premiered on June 12 – broke record ratings and became the top original movie in network history. It drew in 2 million […]
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