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How Atlanta’s mayor became the face and voice of her party amid protest and chaos

Keisha Lance Bottoms wasn’t one of the 28 Democratic candidates who ran for the presidential nomination this year. But in the last week, she has become the party’s most important voice. Bottoms, the mayor of Atlanta, has emerged more so than any other Democratic politician — including the party’s presumptive presidential nominee Joe Biden —…MORE

Australia will investigate attack on journalists by police in Washington

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for an investigation after two of the country’s journalists were attacked by police in Washington DC on Monday. During a live morning newscast on the program “Sunrise” on Tuesday in Australia, police were seen using their shields to clear Channel 7 News US correspondent Amelia Brace and photojournalist…MORE

Trump, an infrequent churchgoer, focuses on Christian base amid protests and pandemic

President Donald Trump makes his second visit to a religious site in as many days on Tuesday with a visit to the John Paul II National Shrine in Washington alongside first lady Melania Trump. Afterward, Trump will sign an executive order on international religious freedom. His photo-op outside St. John’s Episcopal Church across Lafayette Square…MORE

Jimmy Fallon reflects on his blackface mistake in ‘Tonight Show’ monologue

Jimmy Fallon used “The Tonight Show” to have a discussion about racism in America on Monday night. Fallon began the episode by saying it would be a “different kind of show,” and readdressed his participation in a “Saturday Night Live” skit from 2000 in which he appeared in blackface to impersonate Chris Rock. “I had…MORE

Donald Trump’s twisted definition of toughness

On Monday night, after days of protests following the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, President Donald Trump addressed the nation with a very simple message: I am tough as hell. “I am your President of law and order and an ally of all peaceful protesters,” Trump said. “Today, I have strongly recommended to every…MORE

Derek Chauvin’s wife requests to change her last name in divorce filing

Derek Chauvin’s wife requests to change her last name in divorce filing

In her filing for divorce from former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, Kellie Chauvin requested a last-name change and the titles to both of their homes. Kellie Chauvin separated from her husband on May 28, the day before he was charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for the death of George Floyd, according to…MORE

Top Air Force enlistee posts passionate plea for justice

Top Air Force enlistee posts passionate plea for justice

The US Air Force’s top enlistee said he’s “outraged” by the death of George Floyd, vowed to do more to fix the racial inequality among ranks and encouraged his fellow airmen to fight for justice and equality, and understanding. Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth Wright posted on Twitter Monday, “Just like most…MORE