Trone Dowd

Coronavirus

A Florida Sheriff Is Banning Masks for His 900-Person Department

Billy Woods' order went out to his officers the day before his county set a new record for most deaths in a single Florida county.
Trone Dowd
13 hours ago
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
8.7.20
GOP

Celebrating a KKK Leader's Birthday Was Just the Start of Alabama Lawmaker's Problems

GOP state Rep. Will Dismukes has had a rough few weeks.
Trone Dowd
8.7.20
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
8.6.20
Black Lives Matter

White Man Threatened to Burn Down a Black Church That Organized a George Floyd Protest

He pleaded guilty Wednesday after an FBI investigation found his cell phone records.
Trone Dowd
8.6.20
Black Lives Matter

Black Girl Detained Since May for Missed Homework Is Finally Being Released to Her Mom

The 15-year-old had been in juvenile detention since May 14, after missing homework assignments that were part of her remote-learning curriculum.
Trone Dowd
7.31.20
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
7.31.20
PROTESTS

We Asked Former NYPD About the Unmarked Van Used in Trans Protester's Arrest

“That’s not the normal warrant arrest.”
Trone Dowd
7.30.20
BLM protests

Trump's Secret Police Are Pulling Back from Portland

The DHS chief said once the "violence" dissipates, the agents will leave, but there’s no timeline as to when that’s expected to happen.
Trone Dowd
7.29.20
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
7.27.20
8:46 News

Breonna Taylor Activists Are Live-Streaming Their Hunger Strike

"It's not like a sit-in, where we can be arrested. It's not like a protest, where there's a beginning and an end. We control the beginning, the end, and the entire narrative."
Trone Dowd
7.21.20
Economy

White, Rich People Got Their Coronavirus Stimulus Money Faster Than People of Color

Lack of access to bank accounts and the internet were key factors.
Trone Dowd
7.17.20
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