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On Friday, Nov. 6, “Today” show co-host and meteorologist Al Roker, age 66, announced his prostate cancer diagnosis on-air. The television personality told his colleagues that the cancer was discovered after a routine check-up in September. On the pre-recorded segment that followed, he shared that during the check-up, his doctor discovered that he had an…

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Across the country, the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) has worked to bring a wide spectrum of organizations together thru its Unity 2020 Black Vote & Power Building National Campaign. From Washington, DC to Mississippi, from Florida to Ohio, there has been a concentrated effort to train the massive number of volunteers needed…

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Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron. (Photo source: ag.ky.gov) Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron appears to have misled the public about the evidence compiled in the Breonna Taylor case. A ballistics report by the Kentucky State Police revealed that Cameron was not completely truthful about his claim that Taylor’s boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, shot Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly,…

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Nick Cannon

Nick Cannon issued an apology after facing backlash due to his comments that were viewed as anti-Semitic. Cannon posted his lengthy apology on social media on the evening of July 15. “I extend my deepest and most sincere apologies to my Jewish sisters and brothers for the hurtful and divisive words that came out of…

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Democratic leaders in the U.S. House and Senate came together to pay homage to George Floyd. On Monday, June 8, 2020, lawmakers including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, Sen. Kamala Harris, and others were in attendance inside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., according to The Washington Post. Before unveiling their…

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A 5-year-old girl became the first child to die of COVID-19 in Michigan. On Sunday, April 19, 2020, Skylar Herbert died from a rare complication of the novel disease, according to FOX 2 Detroit.  Herbert, a resident of Detroit, was diagnosed with COVID-19 at Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak after experiencing a headache for several days. After…

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On Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, a Houston man reportedly turned himself after killing his fiancée. According to CBS DFW, Kendrick Atkins, 39, proposed to Dominic Jefferson, 33, on New Year’s Eve. Jefferson’s family members initially viewed the marriage proposal as a new beginning in her life. Her mother, Tina Hunter, said she thought Dominic, a mother…

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Ronnell Hughes was seeking to land a new job when he was attacked by a racist. Hughes, new to Ontario, Oregon, was sitting at a table inside of an Arby’s where he was hoping to find employment, according to Malheur Enterprise. Without warning, Nolan Strauss, a 26-year-old truck driver, approached Huges and slashed him in…

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