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  • Australia suspends Hong Kong extradition treaty

    Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that Australia suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong. The country will extend visas and offer a path to citizenship for residents who wish to leave Hong Kong. What We Know: At a press conference in Canberra, Morrison said the new national security law...
  • Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy

    Brooks Brothers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday as the pandemic continues to hurt businesses. What We Know: Brooks Brothers opened its doors in 1818 and has proudly dressed 40 U.S. presidents. In the 1800s, Brooks Brothers was known as a trailblazer in mens fashion. They were one...
  • Ed Henry fired from Fox News over sexual misconduct

    Ed Henry, one of Fox New’s top anchors, has been fired after the network received a complaint following a sexual misconduct allegation. What We Know: “On Thursday, June 25, we received a complaint about Ed Henry from a former employee’s attorney involving willful sexual misconduct in the workplace years...
  • HBO picks up Animated Series ‘Young love’ from the creator of ‘Hair Love’

    Mathew A. Cherry, the creator of the Oscar-winning short film Hair Love has got a new spinoff called Young Love that has been picked up by HBO Max. What We Know: The new 2D animated series Young Love is set to have a 12-episode season. The series is going to...
  • Delaware State University aquires Wesley College

    Delaware State University is set to aquire Wesley College this week in a deal that still requires the HBCU to overcome multiple hurdles before its finalized. What We Know: The boards of both schools met in late June to authorize their respective leaders – DSU President Tony Allen and...
  • Walmart to Unveil Walmart+ Program Similar to Amazon Prime

    Walmart is reportedly launching a Walmart+ membership program that resembles Amazon Prime later in July. What We Know: The service is $98 per year that includes same-day delivery, fuel discounts, and other perks, according to Recode. The unveiling of the service was pushed back from the spring due to...
  • Facebook ad boycott organizers meet with Mark Zuckerberg

    Civil rights and activists groups met with Facebook leadership on Tuesday to discuss the site’s advertiser boycott. What We Know: Hundreds of companies have joined the Stop Hate for Profit campaign by halting ad spending from Facebook. A coalition of nine partners, including the Anti-Defamation League and NAACP, helped...
  • EPA approves Lysol products for use against coronavirus

    The Environmental Protection Agency approved two Lysol products as the first disinfectants to kill the coronavirus. What we know: The EPA lab tested two versions of Lysol disinfectant spray and found that they could effectively kill the novel coronavirus. The agency announced that the sprays could prevent the spread...
  • Kanye West’s Yeezy got millions in PPP loans

    Kanye West’s fashion company Yeezy received millions in PPP loans. What We Know: The U.S Treasury’s Small Business Administration released records stating the Yeezy LLC received between $2 million and $5 million as a part of the federal government coronavirus stimulus package. Apparently, the funds were released in the...