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Sagar Biswas

Sagar is a Digital Intern at UnmutedCo. He graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor's degree in Trumpet Performance and Economics. Sagar writes for Black News Alerts and the BNA Daily Podcast.
  • NBA considering second bubble in Chicago

    The NBA is in discussions about starting another “bubble” in Chicago for the eight teams not invited to Orlando. The teams would be able to participate in training camps and exhibition games. What We Know: The NBA is set to bring back its top 22 teams at the end...
  • UK set to remove Huawei from nation’s 5G infrastructure

    The U.K. is nearing a decision to remove Huawei equipment from its 5G networks this year. What We Know: In January, the British government initially allowed Huawei to play a limited role in building a 5G infrastructure. This move came after the U.S. banned companies from partnering with the...
  • 21 Savage announces free financial literacy program for youth

    21 Savage announced a free online financial literacy program for young people who are staying home during the pandemic. What We Know: The Grammy winning rapper announced his “Bank Account at Home” initiative on Wednesday. His foundation, Learning By Example, will partner with Chime and Everfi to educate youth...
  • Man freed from prison with the help of WNBA star Maya Moore

    Jonathan Irons was released from prison on Wednesday thanks to years of effort by WNBA star Maya Moore. What We Know: Moore greeted Irons when he walked out of the Jefferson City Correctional Center on Wednesday. In an emotional Instagram video, a group of people close to Irons clapped...
  • Australia Increases Defense Spending, Focusing on Getting Long-Range Missiles

    The Australian government announced a significant increase in military spending and a focus on acquiring long-range missiles. What we know: The Australian government pledged to spend $186 billion on defense spending over the next decade – a 40% increase. Prime Minister Scott Morrison spoke at the Australian Defence Force...
  • NBA to paint ‘Black Lives Matter’ on courts in Orlando

    The NBA will paint “Black Lives Matter” on all three courts at the Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando when the 2019-2020 season resumes. What We Know: According to Zach Lowe and Ramona Shelburne of ESPN, the NBA will paint “Black Lives Matter” inside both sidelines on each...
  • China passes sweeping security law for Hong Kong

    Beijing passed a national security law for Hong Kong on Tuesday. The law seriously puts Hong Kong’s autonomy into question. What We Know: According to the state-run news agency Xinhua, the National People’s Congress passed the law Tuesday, bypassing Hong Kong legislature. The law contains six articles and 66...
  • India opens one of world’s largest hospitals for coronavirus care

    As coronavirus cases surge, India has opened one of the largest hospitals in the world to fight the virus. What We Know: The Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre opened in Delhi on Sunday. It has 10,000 available beds and is the largest facility of its kind in India. 2,000...
  • California Democrats call for John Wayne’s name and likeness to be removed from airport

    Leaders of Orange County’s Democratic Party are calling for the removal of film actor John Wayne’s name and forms of likeness from the county’s airport. What We Know: According to the Los Angeles Times, Orange County officials passed an emergency resolution last week condemning John Wayne’s past “racist and...