Lydia Elmore

Lydia Elmore is a Digital Intern at UnmutedCo.
  • Jay-z & Roc Nation Post Full-Page Newspaper Ads In Memory of George Floyd

    Jay-z and Roc Nation have taken out full-page newspaper ads across the nation in memory of George Floyd. What We Know: George Floyd was killed on May 25th by a Minneapolis police officer kneenling on the back of his neck after being arrested for trying to use a counterfeit...
  • Drew Brees issues an apology after insensitive comments

    New Orleans Saints quaterback Drew Brees issued an apology Thursday after making insensitive comments in an interview with Yahoo Finance. What We Know: When Brees was asked for his opinion about players kneeling to protest police brutality once the NFL season begins this fall, Brees said he would “never...
  • News Intern Slammed for Taking Fake Activism Photo for Instagram

    A crinnge-worthy video has gone viral on social media of a journalist in California pretending to volunteer in the wake of recent protest. What We Know: An intern with the Washington Examiner, Fiona Moriarty-McLaughlin, was filmed on Friday by a bystander posing in Santa Monica as if she was...
  • Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Leaves Civil Rights Leaders Disappointed

    Facebook’s creator and CEO Mark Zuckerberg left Civil Rights leaders stunned and disappointed after a Zoom meeting. What We Know: On Friday, President Trump spoke about the protests over the killing of George Floyd by saying “Any difficulty and we will assume control but, when the looting starts, the...
  • Floyd Mayweather Will Pay for George Floyd’s Funeral

    Fomer boxing champion Floyd Mayweather has offered to pay for George Floyd’s funeral and memorial services. What We Know: According to the CEO of Mayweather Promotions, Leonard Ellerbe, Mayweather has personally been in contact with the Floyd family and says he will handle the cost for the funeral on...
  • BET Founder calls for $14 Trillion of Reparations for Slavery

    BET Founder Robert Johnson calls for the United States government to provide $14 trillion of reparations for slavery. What We Know: Robert Johnson, 74, was America’s first black billionaire after he sold BET for $3 billion to Viacom in 2001. The founder of Black Entertainment Televison said he belives...
  • NFL is Accussed of Hypocrisy After Protest Response

    Roger Goodell NFL Commissioner, is under fire after his response to the nationwide protest against police brutality, which began after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. What We Know: NFL players and the community known on Twitter as “Black Twitter” were the ones to critize Roger Goodell’s statement...
  • MPD Release Body Cam Video of Tye Anders Arrest

    New body cam video has been released from the Tye Anders’ arrest on May 16th. What We Know: Another video of police body cam footage is circulating on social media of 21-year-old Tye Anders’ arrest that happend on May 16. In the video, viewers can see an officer standing...
  • Minneapolis Bus Drivers are Refusing to Transport Protesters to Jail

    Minneapolis bus drivers are refusing to transport protesters to jail. What We Know: With pressure rising between police and protesters in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd, the city’s bus drivers made a clear statement on who they support. The driver union, ATU Local 1005 issued a statement...