Black man’s family views graphic video of in-custody death

2 SHARES ShareTweetSubscribe BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Family members viewed long-secret body-camera video this week of a Black man who died in Louisiana State Police custody, their attorney calling it damning footage that shows troopers choking and beating the man, repeatedly jolting him with stun guns and dragging him face-down across the pavement. Ronald…

Joe Biden campaign flips COVID-19 threat into new Trump contrast

2 SHARES ShareTweetSubscribe WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Confronted with its first known coronavirus scare, Joe Biden’s presidential campaign turned the threat into another contrast with President Donald Trump in the closing weeks of a general election battle dominated by how the Republican incumbent has handled the pandemic and his own COVID-19 diagnosis. According to Biden’s…

LAPD Investigating Dr. Dre’s Wife for Alleged Embezzlement

2 SHARES ShareTweetSubscribe The soon to be ex-wife of Dr.Dre is now being investigated for embezzlement by the Los Angeles Police Department. The department is looking into a claim that Nicole Young, 50, stole money from her husband’s Record One recording studios twice. One time taking out over $350,000 from the company’s business account in August.…

Gates Foundation Teams Up With HBCUs to Fight COVID-19 Pandemic

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced grants of $15 million for historically Black colleges and universities who will participate in The Just Project of the foundation. Through The Just Project, 29 of the nation’s more than 100 HBCUs have teamed up to increase access to COVID-19 diagnostic testing for campuses and their communities.…

Virginia Union University to Offer Master’s Degrees in Political Science and Hospitality Management

Virginia Union University, the historically Black educational institution in Richmond, has announced that it will be offering two new master’s degree programs in the spring 2021 semester. The university will offer a master’s degree program in political science. This 30-credit hour program with a thesis and non-thesis options will offer concentrations in American government, the…