Even though it’s been celebrated for 156 years and recognized in some form in 47 states and the District of Columbia, Juneteenth did not become a federal holiday until this week.
This is the first time ever that two female referees will officiate the same NBA game, the NBA confirmed.
The NBA referees tweet video of them marching, stating "thank you for standing with us today as we rallied against the senseless shooting of Jacob Blake by the police and the systemic racism that thrives, while young black men and women continue to needlessly die. We won’t be silent."
The artist hopes his art sparks conversation and brings awareness to the incidents.
State Rep. Geraldine Thompson, D-Windermere, told commissioners she is already working with legislative colleagues to find a home for the Smith statue.
The university is forming the Special Presidential Task Force on Anti-Racism and Racial Equality for the upcoming academic year.
Two surveillance cameras recorded graffiti being sprayed on the recently painted Black Lives Matter street mural on Rosalind Ave. in Orlando, police said.
NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace tweeted out a statement on Wednesday about the supposed noose found in his garage, saying that he's "relieved" to know it wasn't meant for him, but embarrassed by the mixup after the FBI ended its hate crime investigation.
Calls to defund police departments have increased in the wake of George Floyd's death in police custody.