Day: April 22, 2021

Black History

Shelton Johnson: Brings History to Light – Pt. II

“Gloryland” Book and Author Review By Kurt Repanshek – May 19, 2017 Editor’s note: A general lack of racial diversity across the National Park System has been a growing concern as whites head towards minority status in the United States and worries arise over who will be the coming generations’ advocates for national parks. In […]readmore

Education

Deep Teaching

Dr. Ayanna Elizabeth Johnson, marine biologist, writer, policy expert and conservation strategist, knows the streets of Brooklyn; she grew up there. Early on, she traded walking shoes for water shoes, and eventually captured her PhD in marine biology from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, after earning her Bachelor’s degree in environmental science and public policy […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On – 4/22

SPRINGTIME IN AMERICA George Floyd’s murder in Minnesota last May traumatized America and the world!  We watched, in horror,  teen Darnella Frazier’s video of a white police officer killing Mr. Floyd.  That policeman Derek Chauvin was on trial — charged with second degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter — which ended April 19.   […]readmore

National News

Let This Be The Precedent

By Attorney Benjamin Crump America, let’s pause for a moment to proclaim this historical moment not just for the legacy of George Floyd, but for the legacy of America, the legacy of trying to make America for all Americans. So that George Floyd’s victory and America’s quest for equal justice under the law wouId be […]readmore

National News

The Prosecution Team

Keith Ellison, Michigan District Attorney, took the lead, spring 2020, in the George Floyd murder case in the prosecution against ex-Minneapolis cop, Chauvin.  After his office led the prosecution of Derek Chauvin, culminating in a guilty verdict on all three counts in the death of George Floyd, Attorney General Keith Ellison called for a “transformation” […]readmore

National News

‘We are Able to Breathe Again’

The Emotional Speech from George Floyd’s Brother Minneapolis: I feel relieved today that I finally have the opportunity to hopefully getting some sleep. [There’s] a lot of days that I pray, and I hope, and I was speaking everything into existence. I said: “I have faith that he will be convicted”. It’s been a long journey […]readmore