Trone Dowd

Coronavirus

That Georgia Teen Who Outed Her Mask-Less Classmates Just Got Her Suspension Reversed

She's also quoting civil rights icon John Lewis.
Trone Dowd
8.8.20
NRA

Trips to Botswana, Yachts, and Golf Outings: How Wayne LaPierre Allegedly Grifted the NRA

“It’s clear that the NRA has been failing to carry out its stated mission for many, many years,” New York State Attorney General Letitia James said in a press conference Thursday.
Trone Dowd
8.7.20
hate speech

It Only Took Twitter 11 Years to Ban Former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke

The 70-year-old white supremacist had over 53,000 followers on Twitter as of Thursday.
Trone Dowd
8.1.20
RACISM

People Are Getting Their Racist and Confederate Tattoos Removed: ‘Today, I'm Not That Guy’

In the last few months, tattoo artists, laser removal specialists, and anti-hate speech advocates say they’ve received a flood of requests for alterations on racist or hateful tattoos.
Trone Dowd
7.28.20
mental health

Black Therapists Have Been Working Overtime Since the Police Killed George Floyd

“No one ever sat down with freed slaves to help them process the trauma of having their families split apart or being forced to watch their brothers and sisters get lynched.”
Trone Dowd
6.20.20
george floyd

George Floyd Was Held Down for Almost 3 Minutes After He Went Unresponsive and Had No Pulse

The complete timeline of the fatal arrest detailed in the complaint released Friday afternoon provides critical new facts.
Trone Dowd
5.30.20
Coronavirus

Trump Is Refusing to Wear a Mask in Public for the Pettiest Reason

The president violated Michigan law by refusing to wear a mask because he "didn't want to give the press the pleasure of seeing it."
Trone Dowd
5.24.20
joe biden

Joe Biden Just Said Undecided Black Voters Aren't Really Black in a Train Wreck of an Interview

“If you’ve got a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black.”
Greg Walters
Trone Dowd
5.24.20
Mass Shootings

Arizona Mass Shooter Who Live-Streamed Attack Was a Self-Described ‘Incel’ Targeting Couples

The suspect allegedly told prosecutors he identifies as an involuntarily celibate, and was targeting couples when he opened fire at an Arizona mall.
Trone Dowd
5.24.20
Ahmaud Arbery

There’s Another Video of the Killing of Ahmaud Arbery, Attorneys Say

“There is more than one video of the incident,” an attorney for Greg McMichael said. “The truth will reveal that this is not just another act of violent racism.”
Trone Dowd
5.16.20
Coronavirus

Drug Traffickers Are Getting Very Creative to Smuggle Cocaine Into Europe

They're using refrigerators full of squid, pizza boxes, and even shipments of coronavirus face masks.
Trone Dowd
5.3.20
Coronavirus

The First Person Died of Coronavirus in the U.S. 3 Weeks Before We Thought. Here’s What We Know About Her.

Patricia Dowd died of COVID-19 in her Bay Area home on Feb. 6.
Trone Dowd
4.24.20
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