Ben Cohen Talks #BlackLivesMatter at Ben & Jerry's Franchisee Meeting
"There will probably always be injustice and we are outraged and saddened by it. But it is in the act of working to end injustice that we find our hearts, our souls and our joy." You can support Hands Up United by getting your own "Hands Up Don't Shoot!" T-shirt.
This Former Athlete's Opening Statement Will Blow You Away
Student athletes get a lot of attention, but it is important to ask what they actually need. Myron Rolle, a former college football player, delivers an opening statement before the Senate Commerce Committee hearing on College Athletes and Academics.
First Muslim Tapped to Serve on House Intel Committee
Indiana Rep Andre Carson will be the first Muslim to serve on House intelligence committee. House Democratic leader Pelosi announced she would name Carson to panel at weekly caucus meeting on Tuesday, according to two senior House Democratic leadership aides. Keith Ellison was the first Muslim member elected to Congress in 2006.
81-Year-Old Great-Grandmother, Grandson Injured in Drive by Shooting in Chicago
A great-grandmother and one of her grandchildren were wounded in a shooting on Chicago’s South Side Friday. Iola Buress, 81, was attending visitation for her late daughter at a funeral home. The family returned home around the corner to relax on the front porch when someone drove by and opened fired. Iola was struck in her wrist and abdomen. Her 34-year-old grandson, Sylvester, was struck in the hip.
Rock The Vote Presents #TURNOUTFORWHAT starring Lil Jon and featuring Lena Dunham, Whoopi Goldberg, Natasha Lyonne, Fred Armisen, E.J. Johnson, Darren Criss, Sophia Bush, Ireland Baldwin, Devendra Banhart, Ioanna Gika and Gabriel Valenciano.
In an interview with Fusion reporter Nando Rodriguez-Villa, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says Congress will never authorize slave reparations for African Americans and he does not support it. He prefers to focus resources on investing in impoverished communities.