One of three police officers involved in the drug operation shooting that led to the death of Breonna Taylor in March 2020 was indicted today on criminal charges. Officer Brett Hankison was charged on three counts of wanton endangerment in the first degree by a Jefferson County grand jury. He was fired from the Louisville Police Department in June.
Knowing that many students face barriers on a consistent basis, Nashville State Community College continues to create programs and look for innovative ways, while forging community partnerships, to help them succeed while in college.
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Civil rights icon Dr. Benjamin Chavis, former NAACP executive director and current president/CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), will become host of a weekly Black-oriented public affairs talk show on PBS (Public Broadcasting System) in October.
The South Carolina born actor, producer, and beloved hero Chadwick Boseman was just 43 years old at his passing.
Each American throws out about 4.5 pounds of trash per day, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. By incorporating the “Three Rs” (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) into routines, you can help divert some of this waste away from landfills to help protect the environment.
After weeks of being cooped up at home, consumers are seeking to explore the great outdoors farther than their own back yards, say travel advisors at Travel Leaders Network who have seen an uptick in travelers wanting advice where to go and want to do before the end of the year. Road trips, national parks and theme parks top the list.
BPM Supreme, the industry-standard music delivery service for DJs worldwide, has diversified their product catalog due to overwhelming demand to include BPM Create, an online sample library featuring thousands of royalty-free sounds, effects, and MIDI files. BPM Create is ushering in a state-of-the-art platform that meets the professional and creative needs of producers, DJs, beatmakers, and musicians, looking to compose and produce original music.
The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) announces that its previously scheduled grand opening for Labor Day weekend 2020 has been delayed due to ongoing concerns around the coronavirus pandemic. Starting this month, NMAAM will kick off a year-long celebration filled with a variety of digital experiences and limited in-person events.
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The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) is the preeminent membership organization committed to increasing the number of global Black executives in C-suites, on corporate boards and in global enterprises, and developing the pipeline of the next generation of Black executives.