Category Archives: CNN – US

Philadelphia police ask residents to stay indoors as spurts of violence erupt during protests over the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr.

The Philadelphia Police Department requested that residents in seven districts stay indoors as demonstrators took to the streets for a second night following the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr. Spurts of violence popped up during protests Tuesday, police said, including bricks being thrown at officers. Looting of retail stores in the city have…MORE

Vanessa Guillen’s sister says ‘we still don’t know the truth’ about her death

Months after the remains of Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen were found in Texas, her family says there are still many things they don’t know about her killing. The latest episode of “Red Table Talk: The Estefans” features Guillen’s mother and sisters in conversation with Grammy-winning music legend Gloria Estefan, her daughter and fellow musician Emily…MORE

LeBron James, CNN Films to produce documentary on the 1921 Tulsa race massacre

LeBron James, CNN Films to produce documentary on the 1921 Tulsa race massacre

LeBron James is hoping to shed some light on a tragedy that has been largely absent from American history books. James’s SpringHill Company is collaborating with CNN Films to create a documentary that examines the history of the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, according to news release. Dubbed “DREAMLAND: The Rise and Fall of Black Wall…MORE

Group of Maine students protest after the district told teachers and staff not to display support for ‘Black Lives Matter’

Group of Maine students protest after the district told teachers and staff not to display support for ‘Black Lives Matter’

A superintendent in Maine apologized Tuesday after receiving backlash from students for a memo telling staff to not display any “controversial” phrases including “Black Lives Matter” ahead of the election. Scarborough Public Schools District officials sent an email to staff on Monday reminding them not to wear clothing or display items with political or controversial…MORE

Alabama voters will decide whether to remove racist language about segregated schools and interracial marriage from the state constitution

Alabama voters will decide whether to remove racist language about segregated schools and interracial marriage from the state constitution

This Election Day, Alabama voters once again will decide whether to remove racist language from the state’s constitution and other sections that ground it in its segregationist past. Although segregation hasn’t been legal in Alabama since the 1950s, a section remains in the state’s constitution requiring Black and White children to attend schools separated by…MORE

Over 4,400 pounds of Trader Joe’s fish have been recalled

Over 4,400 pounds of Trader Joe’s fish have been recalled

Orca Bay Foods is recalling more than 350 cases of Trader Joe’s brand Gluten Free Battered Halibut because the fish were packaged without listing milk or wheat as allergens. So far, there have been no illnesses reported. “People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat and milk run the risk of serious or…MORE

Question of the Day

Oct 27

Q: Nearly 10% of pet owners admitted doing this…even tho it’s kind of gross   A: Taste testing their food

Oct 26

Q:  The older people get…the less likely they are to do this…   A:   Procrastinate

OCT 23

Q: On this day in history, this iconic rock band made its American TV debut in the mid 70’s… A: Led Zeppelin