Rolling Out https://rollingout.com Black News, Celebrity Videos, Entertainment, Business & Politics Fri, 29 May 2020 13:19:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.1 Protesters burn police precinct as cops who arrested George Floyd remain free https://rollingout.com/2020/05/29/protesters-burn-police-precinct-as-cops-who-arrested-george-floyd-remain-free/ https://rollingout.com/2020/05/29/protesters-burn-police-precinct-as-cops-who-arrested-george-floyd-remain-free/#respond Fri, 29 May 2020 13:15:44 +0000 https://rollingout.com/?p=1168386

Emotions ran high in Minneapolis days after George Floyd’s death. Protesters hit the streets in the Twin Cities to express their anger over Floyd’s death and the fact that the four cops who arrested him remain free. On Monday, May 25, 2020, Floyd was being arrested in Minneapolis, for allegedly committing forgery. Video footage from…

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How Mulatto took her time to take over the South https://rollingout.com/2020/05/29/how-mulatto-rose-to-fame-after-turning-down-a-hip-hop-icon/ https://rollingout.com/2020/05/29/how-mulatto-rose-to-fame-after-turning-down-a-hip-hop-icon/#respond Fri, 29 May 2020 13:00:08 +0000 https://rollingout.com/?p=1167879

During her rise to fame, when she quickly made her mark as a reliable personality on Lifetime’s inaugural season of “The Rap Game,” Atlanta rapper Mulatto seized a moment that was truly meant for her. Far from an overnight success, the Toledo, Ohio-born, Atlanta-raised teenager was as familiar with the grind as most kids her…

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Watch live now: AM Wake-Up Call https://rollingout.com/2020/05/29/watch-rolling-out-am-wake-up-call-live/ https://rollingout.com/2020/05/29/watch-rolling-out-am-wake-up-call-live/#respond Fri, 29 May 2020 12:00:40 +0000 https://rollingout.com/?p=1167134

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Footage appears to show that George Floyd did not resist arrest (video) https://rollingout.com/2020/05/28/footage-appears-to-show-that-george-floyd-did-not-resist-arrest-video/ https://rollingout.com/2020/05/28/footage-appears-to-show-that-george-floyd-did-not-resist-arrest-video/#respond Thu, 28 May 2020 21:44:33 +0000 https://rollingout.com/?p=1168352

As with the tragic case of Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, Georgia, more and more damning evidence is being uncovered about the Minneapolis police officers’ interactions with George Floyd daily. Surveillance footage from businesses adjacent to the spot where Floyd was apprehended and died, has uncovered evidence that directly contradicts Minneapolis police claims that Floyd resisted arrest.…

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Ice Cube cancels TV appearance: ‘in no mood to tell America good morning’ https://rollingout.com/2020/05/28/ice-cube-cancels-tv-appearance-in-no-mood-to-tell-america-good-morning/ https://rollingout.com/2020/05/28/ice-cube-cancels-tv-appearance-in-no-mood-to-tell-america-good-morning/#respond Thu, 28 May 2020 21:16:03 +0000 https://rollingout.com/?p=1168358

With the release of The High Note, a film in which he plays opposite Tracee Ellis Ross, Ice Cube is in the midst of doing virtual promotional runs with just about every major media outlet in America, including this one. However, as of this morning, the award-winning rapper and movie star canceled a scheduled appearance…

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Mathew Knowles shares why it’s important to confront racism in America https://rollingout.com/2020/05/28/mathew-knowles-shares-why-its-important-to-confront-racism-in-america/ https://rollingout.com/2020/05/28/mathew-knowles-shares-why-its-important-to-confront-racism-in-america/#respond Thu, 28 May 2020 20:02:10 +0000 https://rollingout.com/?p=1168331

Mathew Knowles understands the importance of confronting racism in America. Knowles made it a point to teach his kids, Beyoncé and Solange Knowles, the reality of being Black in a country where barriers have always existed for minorities. Knowles, who is the author of Racism From the Eyes of a Child, decided to speak out…

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2 sport star athlete, Jamari Smith, drowns in Alabama lake at age 18 https://rollingout.com/2020/05/28/2-sport-star-athlete-jamari-smith-drowns-in-alabama-lake-at-age-18/ https://rollingout.com/2020/05/28/2-sport-star-athlete-jamari-smith-drowns-in-alabama-lake-at-age-18/#respond Thu, 28 May 2020 19:45:14 +0000 https://rollingout.com/?p=1168346

The state of Alabama, family and friends of Jamari Smith, are mourning the life of a two-sport star athlete who drowned to death in a lake on Wednesday, May 27. He was 18. According to ESPN, Smith, known affectionately as “Chop,” was swimming with friends at a lake in Alabama, when he grew weary, then…

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Colin Kaepernick reacts to George Floyd’s horrific death and police brutality https://rollingout.com/2020/05/28/colin-kaepernick-reacts-to-george-floyds-horrific-death-and-police-brutality/ https://rollingout.com/2020/05/28/colin-kaepernick-reacts-to-george-floyds-horrific-death-and-police-brutality/#respond Thu, 28 May 2020 18:43:32 +0000 https://rollingout.com/?p=1168308 Photo: A.R. Shaw

Colin Kaepernick put his career as an NFL star on the line to speak out against police brutality. The embattled NFL star decided to kneel before games during the national anthem as a silent protest against police brutality and systemic racism. Kaepernick’s protest soon became a political issue as NFL teams decided not to sign…

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Kwame Kilpatrick is not getting out of prison as previously reported https://rollingout.com/2020/05/28/kwame-kilpatrick-is-not-getting-out-of-prison-as-previously-reported/ https://rollingout.com/2020/05/28/kwame-kilpatrick-is-not-getting-out-of-prison-as-previously-reported/#respond Thu, 28 May 2020 18:24:24 +0000 https://rollingout.com/?p=1168285

The decision to release disgraced former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick from prison has been reversed, according to the people working on his behalf. According to the Detroit News, Kilpatrick was originally scheduled to be released 21 years early as a result of a White House initiative. That initiative was ostensibly meant to release thousands of…

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Zoom hires Damien Hooper-Campbell as its 1st chief diversity officer https://rollingout.com/2020/05/28/zoom-hires-damien-hooper-campbell-as-its-1st-chief-diversity-officer/ https://rollingout.com/2020/05/28/zoom-hires-damien-hooper-campbell-as-its-1st-chief-diversity-officer/#respond Thu, 28 May 2020 18:12:12 +0000 https://rollingout.com/?p=1168318

Tech industry veteran Damien Hooper-Campbell will join Zoom Video Communications Inc. as its first chief diversity officer, the company announced Thursday, May 28, 2020. The Morehouse College and Harvard University graduate brings more than 15 years of experience in diversity and inclusion, leadership and management coaching, recruiting, community engagement, and finance to Zoom, having previously…

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