African American Spelling Bee Champ Makes History

African American Spelling Bee Champ Makes History

By BEN NUCKOLS July 9, 2021 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Zaila Avant-garde understood the significance of what she was doing as she stood on the Scripps National Spelling Bee stage, peppering pronouncer Jacques Bailly with questions about Greek and Latin roots. Zaila...
Everything to Know About the Police Killing of Daunte Wright

Everything to Know About the Police Killing of Daunte Wright

Just miles away from where Derek Chauvin is currently on trial for the murder of George Floyd, another Black man has died at the hands of the police. On Sunday afternoon, 20-year-old Daunte Wright was shot and killed during a traffic stop in suburban Minneapolis,...