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R. Kelly Federal Trial: Jury Selection Involves Dismissal Of Jurors Who Said They Would Have Trouble Being Impartial

Jury selection began on Monday.
08/16/2022

L.A. Mother Sues School District, Saying Cotton Picking Project Left Her Child Emotionally Distressed

The school wanted to give elementary students a “real-life experience” with the history of enslavement.
08/16/2022

George Floyd Square In Minneapolis Hit For Second Time With Deadly Violence

The area, which had been dedicated to peace and justice in the wake of Floyd’s murder has instead seen multiple acts of violent crime.
08/16/2022

Kenya Presidential Election Bitterly Splits Country, Spurs Protests Over Political Rivals

With the vote divided almost evenly, between William Ruto and Raila Odinga, the expectation is that the result will be taken to court.
08/16/2022

Bronny James Looks Like Dad LeBron With One-Handed Posterizing Dunk

Already seen as a formidable point guard and shooting guard, his play is making everyone take notice.
08/16/2022

Two Former Minneapolis Police Officers Reject Plea Deals In George Floyd Killing

Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng turned down an offer that would have resulted in three-year sentences.
08/16/2022

Deshaun Watson ‘Truly Sorry’ For Sexual Misconduct As Suspension Length Is Being Appealed By NFL

The Cleveland Browns quarterback was originally given a six-game suspension by an independent arbitrator.
08/15/2022

Brittney Griner Appealing Russian Prison Sentence, Despite U.S. Insistence She Was Wrongfully Detained

The WNBA star was given nine years for drug possession, but there is discussion of a prisoner exchange.
08/15/2022

Survey Says Educators Are Being Told Not To Teach About Racism In Their Classrooms

A movement is underway in mostly Republican states to silence teaching about the roots of systemic racism.
08/15/2022

Fisk University's First Gymnastics Practice Goes Viral

The Nashville school made history as an HBCU to launch an intercollegiate women’s gymnastics team.
08/15/2022

New R. Kelly Trial Begins In Chicago

his disgraced singer is facing child pornography and obstruction-of-justice charges.
08/15/2022