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  • Daughter of Rickey Smiley Shot Three Times in Houston

    Comedian Rickey Smiley is thanking everyone for the outpouring of support after his daughter, Aaryn Smiley, was shot three times over the weekend in Houston. What We Know: During his morning show Monday, the radio host revealed that his 19-year-old daughter, Aaryn, was shot three times over the July...
  • Video shows white woman pulling pistol on black mother, daughter in Michigan

    Video shows white woman pulling pistol on black mother and daughter in Michigan

    A White couple in Michigan was arrested Thursday after video showed the woman pointing a gun at a Black mother and her daughters in a restaurant parking lot. During a news conference, Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard, said the couple was in fact charged with felonious assault. What We...
  • Washington Redskins Home Field. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images via CNN Wire)

    Redskins to do a ‘thorough review’ of their team name

    One of the earliest teams of the National football League (NFL), Washington Redskins, are undergoing a review of their controversial name, the team announced in a statement on Friday. FedEx, the title sponsor of the team’s stadium, has asked the team to change their name. What We Know: The...
  • Trump Calls Black Lives Matter A “Symbol of Hate”

    President Donald Trump blasted New York City’s plan to paint the phrase “Black Lives Matter” on Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower, calling it a “symbol of hate” and “denigrating luxury avenue.” What We Know: Last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the phrase “Black Lives...
  • Barstool Sports Founder Defends Racist Language, ‘I’m Uncancellable”

    Dave Portnoy, the founder of Barstool Sports, defends racist language in resurfaced videos and fights against the “cancel cops” saying,” ‘I’m uncancellable.” What We Know: Resurfaced clips of Portnoy using racist language, including the N-word, in past videos circulated Twitter this weekend by Resist Programming, a Twitter account that...
  • Trump Retweets, Then Deletes, Racist Video

    On Sunday, President Trump retweeted a video of one of his supporters yelling “White power!” He then deleted it a few hours later. What We Know: The video, apparently taken at The Villages, a retirement community in Florida, features a clash between residents as a white man is shown...
  • Vince Carter Officially Announces His Retirement

    Vince Carter Officially Announces His Retirement

    Few players in the National Basketball League (NBA) have ever had a respectable career and honor to spend 22 years in four different decades playing the game. During that time, Vince Carter has been a mentor and leading example to countless NBA players. What We Know: Carter officially announced...
  • NY, NJ and CT require travelers from states with high coronavirus rates to quarantine for two weeks

    NY, NJ, and CT require travelers from states with high coronavirus rates to quarantine for two weeks

    After the recent resurgence of coronavirus cases in many states across the nation, New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut issued a travel advisory Wednesday that requires people arriving from states with high coronavirus rates to quarantine for 14 days. What We Know: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey...
  • Trump Vows Prison For Attempts to Topple Statues

    President Donald Trump is threatening those who vandalize statues with jail time in response to Confederate and historically problematic landmarks being desecrated in recent weeks. What We Know: Amid the current protests that erupted following the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police, a separate...