Clashes Erupt As Kenyans Protest For Electoral Reform: VICE News Quick Hit
Hundreds of Kenyans gathered in the capital of Nairobi for the third consecutive Monday to urge the government to replace officials in the electoral oversight commission. Protesters say the country can't otherwise hold a free and fair general election next year. (VICE News)
On Sunday, the Cavs beat the Warriors to win the NBA Championship-the first major sports championship that a Cleveland team has won since 1964. Of course, LeBron James-who was a beast in the playoffs-was named the MVP. LeBron fans celebrated. Cavs fans celebrated. But, wait-so did Rihanna. (Complex News)
Elon James White of This Week in Blackness TV:"This was at 5:45 yesterday (8/13/14). The police had locked down Ferguson so we had to get in on foot..we cut across backyards to get inside the police line...there were children playing basketball and just folks on the street talking. But once we turned the corner of the block, thats when we hit the wall of police again but this time we were with the protestors. At a certain point as opposed to just containing the area they started marching to...
Victims Struggle to Breathe After Aleppo Chemical Attack
More than 80 people were treated for suffocation after an alleged chlorine attack by the Assad regime in the Sukkari neighborhood of Aleppo on September 6th, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. (CNN)
'The Decision': Don't Compare Kevin Durant & LeBron James
It was the perfect storm, really, one we likely won't see again until-er, maybe next summer. The best (regular season) team in NBA history, the 73-9 Warriors, with an open roster spot, the salary cap shooting up from $70 to $94 million, and the perfect Warriors-style player, a 6'11" sharpshooter by the name of Kevin Durant, entering free agency at the peak of his prime. (Complex News)
Iowa City police released video of officers searching University of Iowa football player Faith Ekakitie while seeking a robbery suspect. Ekakitie told police he was in the park playing Pokemon Go. An officer thanked Ekakitie for his cooperation.
Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: 36 Dead, Over 140 Hurt
A gun and bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk international airport has killed 36 people and injured more than 140 others, officials say. Three attackers began shooting outside and inside the terminal late on Tuesday and blew themselves up after police fired at them, officials say. (BBC News)
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal sits down with Professor Rickey Vincent of University of California, Berkeley. Professor Vincent recently released his book, Party Music: The Inside Story of the Black Panthers.
Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson asked, "what is Aleppo?" on MSNBC's Morning Joe. He later acknowledged that he "blanked," and said that he does understand the Syrian city's significance. (CNN)
Brexit: David Cameron resigns as UK votes to leave BBC News
Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down by October after the UK voted to leave the European Union. Mr Cameron made the announcement in a statement outside Downing Street after the final result was announced. He said he would attempt to "steady the ship" over the coming weeks and months but that "fresh leadership" was needed. (BBC News)