NFL to Play Despite Charlotte Unrest

NFL to Play Despite Charlotte Unrest

On Sept. 22, 2016, the National Football League (NFL) issued a statement regarding the game that will take place in Charlotte, N.C., on September 25. According to ESPN, local officials along with the Carolina Panthers and the Minnesota Vikings will take extra security measures against the demonstrators. The protests began in Charlotte after two violent […]

Academy Awards Fail to Deliver Diversity

Academy Awards Fail to Deliver Diversity

The Academy Awards were under the scrutiny of the media ever since the nominations were made public on Jan. 14, 2016. However, the general populace and certain segments of social media have long since cast a critical eye and scathing tongue upon what has been called “the movie industry’s biggest night.” The official Oscars/Academy Awards website has […]

Protest in Denver Turns Violent, Nine Arrested

Protest in Denver Turns Violent, Nine Arrested

On Wednesday evening, a protest in downtown Denver, Colorado, turned violent as law enforcement officers used pepper spray and other means of force on protesters to control a growing and increasingly violent crowd. After the incident, nine adults were taken into custody. Two of the adults were arrested for felony assault on police and felony […]

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