Miss Magical and Melanated Pageant| River City Live
The name of the pageant speaks for itself! The 1st Annual Miss Magical and Melanated Pageant will be held this weekend with a focus on giving girls of color between the ages of 3 - 17 the opportunity to shine bright and gain self confidence. With support from the Sisters in Strength and other female driven organizations, the event promises to be a great time for all who attend. There will be food, music, deep conversations and more. Rance spoke with pageant director Victoria Webb to find out what people could expect.
Mexico raids building project next to Teotihuacán pyramids
Mexico has sent in 250 National Guard troops and 60 police officers to seize a plot of land next to the pre-Hispanic ruins of Teotihuacan where authorities say bulldozers were destroying outlying parts of the archeological sitewashingtonpost.com
More protests held outside DCPS board meeting over school renaming effort
Supporters of the renaming of nine Duval County Public Schools properties staged another demonstration Tuesday outside the school district’s administrative headquarters, about 90 minutes before a scheduled meeting of the school board.
Man dead after vehicle hits light pole in Park Manor neighborhood
The man, whose name had not been released by Tuesday afternoon, had been driving west in the 300 block of East 71st Street in Park Manor on the South Side about 9:40 p.m. Monday, according to a police media notification.chicagotribune.com
Column: Breonna Taylor. We must never stop saying her name
Now, we say her name over and over because it reminds us the fragility of a life that is burdened with inequities. We say her name because hearing it strengthens our resolve to demand social justice for all and it helps us push forward with fortitude.chicagotribune.com
Kenosha’s Carthage College retires Red Men and Lady Reds team names to boost race and gender equity: ‘We had a name that was offensive to Native Americans’
“We had a name that was offensive to Native Americans and many people on behalf of Native Americans,” Swallow said. “But beyond that, we had to ask ourselves whether we wanted to continue to celebrate this part of this history.”chicagotribune.com
4 Florida cases on Trump clemency list as he ends presidency
The “Tunnel Vision” rapper is serving a three-year prison sentence for falsifying documents used to purchase weapons at a Miami gun store. Eye doctor Salomon Melgen, convicted in 2017 of bilking Medicare out of $73 million, was granted a commutation. The 66-year-old Melgen, formerly a prominent Democratic donor and friend of New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez, was serving a 17-year prison sentence in a Miami prison. Eye doctor Salomon Melgen, convicted in 2017 of bilking Medicare out of $73 million, was granted a commutation. The 66-year-old Melgen, formerly a prominent Democratic donor and friend of New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez, was serving a 17-year prison sentence in a Miami prison.