Category: politics

Protest Breaks Out at Police Precinct, Following Deon Kay’s Murder

Jada McDowell On September 2, 2020, Deon Kay, 18 years old, was shot and killed by Alexander Alvarez, a Metropolitan police officer in Washington DC.   Police claimed that Kay was spotted with a firearm on social media before the incident occurred. Officers then obtained a warrant and went to pursue Deon and a friend. During the pursuit, Deon was spotted with the […]

Bipartisan Letter Urges USDA to Release Funding for Land-Grant HBCUs During COVID-19 Pandemic

“Further delays in implementation will impact the ability of the 1890s to prepare financially for the continued impacts of COVID-19 on their extension programs.” Press Release from: U.S. Rep. Donald McEachin Office of Communications <mceachin.press@mail.house.gov> Tue 5/12/2020 12:20 PM WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) today […]