Day: June 29, 2020

The Black Officer Who Detained George Floyd Had Pledged to Fix the Police

The Black Officer Who Detained George Floyd Had Pledged to Fix the Police

MINNEAPOLIS — There were two Black men at the scene of the police killing in Minneapolis last month that roiled the nation. One, George Floyd, was sprawled on the asphalt, with a white officer’s knee on his neck. The other Black man, Alex Kueng, was a rookie police officer who held his back as Floyd struggled to breathe. Floyd, whose name has been painted on murals and scrawled on protest signs, h... »

Black father and son tackled by police and threatened with Tasers during charity bike ride

Black father and son tackled by police and threatened with Tasers during charity bike ride

Police are facing calls to undergo unconscious bias training after a father and son were allegedly grabbed by officers and threatened with Tasers after being wrongly suspected of involvement in a stabbing. Andrew Boateng and son Huugo were out cycling along the River Lea in Tottenham, north London, when the incident happened. Mr Boateng told Sky News that his 13-year-old son rode a few metres out ... »

2 teenage boys shot to death after asking man how tall he was while buying candy

2 teenage boys shot to death after asking man how tall he was while buying candy

Two teenage boys were shot to death after asking the suspect how tall he was when they were buying candy from a store. The incident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. on Saturday June 20 after three teenage boys went to a store in South Chicago to buy some candy and ended up having a brief encounter with 19-year-old Laroy Battle inside the establishment. “The victims were walking into the store, the... »

One powerful NWSL anthem kneeling image spoke truth to this American moment

One powerful NWSL anthem kneeling image spoke truth to this American moment

Hours after their colleagues on other teams took a knee during the national anthem, Casey Short and Julie Ertz did the same. Short and Ertz shared uniquely raw emotion on Saturday night, right before their Chicago Red Stars faced the Washington Spirit in the National Women’s Soccer League Challenge Cup. You can see the moment above, as captured by Associated Press photographer Rick Bowmer, and als... »

Trump deletes tweet of supporter shouting ‘white power’ after outrage

Trump deletes tweet of supporter shouting ‘white power’ after outrage

Donald Trump has deleted a tweet he sent featuring video of a Trump supporter shouting, “White power! White power!” after an outpouring of grief and outrage at racist language flowing directly from the White House once again. The tweet was deleted after it drew fierce criticism from across the political spectrum, including from Tim Scott of South Carolina, the sole African American Republican in t... »

How to Design a Website for your Business6

How to Design a Website for your Business6

Having seen good reasons why you need to build a website for your business. You may be wondering how it is done. There are different ways you could design a website for your business. One way is to employ a web designer to build your website for you. You can also design a website yourself using online tools like Wix that provide you with easy point and click solutions to web design. If you like ge... »

Discover the best of National Harbor, DC’s glitzy playground

Discover the best of National Harbor, DC’s glitzy playground

National Harbor, Maryland, is only about 10 miles south of Washington, DC, but it feels like a world away. This glitzy, buzzy enclave on the Potomac River is bursting with hotels, restaurants and shops, not to mention a giant Ferris wheel and a casino. A popular accommodation choice for visitors, and a top staycation spot for locals, it’s practically the Mid-Atlantic’s Vegas – with plenty of famil... »

How to let go of your past

How to let go of your past

All your feelings are legitimate. It’s important to feel them fully, and then move on. Nursing your grievances indefinitely is a bad habit, because (as the title goes) it hurts you more than it hurts them. People who hold on to these past hurts often relive the pain over and over in their minds. Sometimes a person can even get “stuck” in this pain, in this hurt, in this blame. 5 Ways to Let Go of ... »

How to save your relationship

How to save your relationship

You’ve heard it a million times but it bears repeating: even the strongest relationships face challenges. Building a happy, healthy partnership takes work and may not always be easy, especially when there’s been a breach of trust. “Issues are a part of life and a part of being in a relationship,” says clinical psychologist Stone Kraushaar. “And the goal is to not fixate on the past, but work to cr... »

How to dress yourself and look good as a lady

How to dress yourself and look good as a lady

Looking great every day is easier than you think! Start by filling your wardrobe with clothes that fit well and work with your body shape. It’s also important to build your outfits systematically so that your ensemble looks polished. Choose a base item first, like a top or bottoms. Then, select other pieces that specifically complement the color, cut, and style of your base item. Don’t forget to c... »

How to improve your memory

How to improve your memory

How to Improve Your Memory Whether you’re looking to sharpen your mind, boost your mental performance, or preserve your memory as you age, these tips can help. Closeup of chess board, a man’s hand clutching a pawn in the air in the midst of a move How to boost brain power at any age A strong memory depends on the health and vitality of your brain. Whether you’re a student studying for final ... »

How to improve your memory

How to improve your memory

How to Improve Your Memory Whether you’re looking to sharpen your mind, boost your mental performance, or preserve your memory as you age, these tips can help. Closeup of chess board, a man’s hand clutching a pawn in the air in the midst of a move How to boost brain power at any age A strong memory depends on the health and vitality of your brain. Whether you’re a student studying for final ... »