Day: May 12, 2020

Cobb County DA to lead Ahmaud Arbery case

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr has appointed Cobb County District Attorney Joyette M. Holmes to lead the prosecution of the father and son hit squad of Gregory and Travis McMichael for the February 23 murder of Ahmaud Arbery. Arbery, 26,  was jogging in the early afternoon when the two men pursued him in a pickup truck believing he was a[Read More…]

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A black man has been named valedictorian at Princeton University

Princeton University senior Nicholas Johnson has been named the first black valedictorian in the school’s 274-year history.  Johnson, a 22-year-old native of Montreal, Canada, is majoring in operations research and financial engineering. Johnson said he appreciates the encouragement he received at Princeton to develop his academic interests.  He plans to spend this summer interning as a hybrid quantitative researcher and[Read More…]

Black security guard murdered senselessly

By Frederick Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today Calvin Munerlyn, a 43-year-old black security guard and the married father of four, was working at the Family Dollar store in Flint, Michigan, on May 5th, when he told Brya Shatonia Bishop she was required to wear a protective mask before entering the store because of the retailer’s own regulations and an order by Michigan’s governor.[Read More…]