Transcript: DC Public Schools Chancellor Lewis Ferebee on COVID-19 impacts for in-person learning

CHANCELLOR FEREBEE: So the District of Columbia infection rate has positivity, rate has been relatively low, and we’ve done a great job with curbing the virus here in the District of Columbia. However, there are many other factors associated with community spirit that, you know, I don’t I want to speak to as I don’t […]

DC delegate demands answers from Secret Service about treatment of two Black moms on Mall

“Why did your officers think it appropriate to crash their cruiser into the car, even if they suspected it was stolen, when it appears that the women were not making any attempt to avoid a stop?  Did they have their lights and sirens on or anything else to warn the occupants prior to the crash?” […]

Imagen Awards For Latinx Representation Sets Nominees: ‘One Day At A Time’, ‘I Carry You With Me’ On Roster – Complete List

· POV: The Silence of Others (PBS; Semilla Verde Productions, Lucernam Films, American Best Documentary | POV, Independent Television Service (ITVS) and Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB), in association with El Deseo, with funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).)

White House Says Supreme Court’s Louisiana Abortion Ruling ‘Devalued’ The Lives Of Mothers, Unborn Babies

WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 22: Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks during a press briefing at the White House on June 22, 2020 in Washington, DC. McEnany fielded questions ranging from President Trump’s Saturday rally in Tulsa, the coronavirus pandemic and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

April Ryan backs out of Buttigieg interview: Campaign didn’t mention ‘venue would be a fundraiser’

Ryan’s announcement on Friday came the same day the Buttigieg campaign said it will be removing former attorney Steve Patton as a sponsor of a Chicago fundraiser scheduled for later that day, The Associated Press reported.Patton led an effort to block the release a video depicting the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, a black teenager in Chicago […]

More Smoke/Mirrors-This Time The Smoke Is Real & Very Irritating

This same photo-op, where the Episcopal bishop of Washington DC had said she was “outraged” at the treatment of the peaceful crowd near the church, which Kellyanne Conway later defended by refocusing POTUS efforts to have just passed an Executive Order for religious freedom. More smoke and mirrors, only this time the smoke is real […]

RNC and Trump campaign prepare to wage war over voting laws

They’ve made it a top priority and they are willing to put forward whatever resources necessary, including expanding the budget for such battles. Those resources have positioned the party to be able to file lawsuits on a moment’s notice and respond to changing policies, which are occurring more rapidly as states gear up to hold […]

Two Black women accuse Secret Service of wrongful detention; Secret Service disputes their account

The Secret Service statement also noted that the vehicle crash was an accident, saying in a statement: “During the felony traffic stop, a Uniformed Division patrol unit made incidental contact with the suspect vehicle. No injuries were reported at the scene. Out of an abundance of caution, Uniformed Division officers requested D.C. Fire and Emergency […]

The world may never eradicate coronavirus, but it can get it under control, Fauci says

Meanwhile, when people do test positive in Virginia, a new app announced by Gov. Ralph Northam Wednesday will alert those they have been in close contact with them of their potential exposure. COVIDWISE uses Bluetooth Low Energy technology, not personal information or location data, to detect when people have been in close enough range, according […]

‘Sometimes I don’t think you listen, Ted’: Hawaii Democratic senator storms out of Antifa hearing after Ted Cruz accuses her party of ‘facilitating’ riots and violence in US cities

After the hearing, the law professor tweeted: ‘The hearing ended with Sen. Hirono walking out after confrontation with Sen. Cruz over Antifa. In roughly 50 hearings, this was a first for me. I was not sure if I should turn off the lights when I left.