KSEE-TV reports the two officers involved are on administrative leave. This is the seventh police-involved shooting in Fresno this year.
https://twitter.com/MegPace/status/646349650790891520 The NAACP chapter in Jefferson County, Ala. is arguing that a mural depicting slaves picking cotton while a White overseer watches should be removed from the county courthouse, Think Progress reports. The mural, made to represent the “Old South,” was installed at the entrance of the building in 1934; a time when Black people were […]
Also, the director of the FBI is still deciding on whether to classify the Emanuel shooting as terrorism and China's stock prices reaped their biggest gains in six years.
The House of Representatives in South Carolina has officially ended the debate on the Confederate flag, as legislators have voted to remove the rebel flag from…
The debate in South Carolina on whether or not to keep the Confederate flag visible to the public on state grounds has finally come to an end.
Also in today's round-up, Afghan officials meet with the Taliban for possible peace talks and the SC House of Representatives presides over the Confederate flag.
A week after nine people were assassinated at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, a string of fires at Black churches have occurred in four Southern states and Ohio, according to The Huffington Post. At least three of the fires are the subjects of arson investigations, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, […]