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GoFundMe Has Suspended Candace Owens’ Fundraising Account, Thanks to Her Ignorant Comments — 93.1 WZAK

Once again, Candace Owens has shown disrespect in such a public manner to those who she knows is NOT her audience. This time, it’s costing her what she felt was a good deed she was doing through GoFundMe. From EURweb: The company suspended the conservative political commentator’s fundraiser for an Alabama cafe whose co-owner criticized…

via GoFundMe Has Suspended Candace Owens’ Fundraising Account, Thanks to Her Ignorant Comments — 93.1 WZAK

Brandon Scott Takes Lead Over Sheila Dixon In Baltimore’s Mayoral Race — CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — City Council President Brandon Scott now holds a narrow lead in the race to be the city’s next mayor. Numbers posted on the state elections board’s website Sunday night show Scott with a 388 vote lead over former mayor Sheila Dixon, who had been leading in the election prior to Sunday. Scott…

via Brandon Scott Takes Lead Over Sheila Dixon In Baltimore’s Mayoral Race — CBS Baltimore

Fairfax County, Virginia Officer Charged In Use Of Stun Gun On Black Man — CBS Baltimore

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A white Virginia police officer was charged with assault and battery in connection with the use of a stun gun on a black man, authorities announced. Fairfax County police Officer Tyler Timberlake was trying to get the man into an ambulance to go to a detox center on Friday, according to…

via Fairfax County, Virginia Officer Charged In Use Of Stun Gun On Black Man — CBS Baltimore

Al Sharpton at George Floyd Memorial: “Get Your Knee off Our Necks” — 99.3-105.7 Kiss FM

Source: J. Countess / Getty George Floyd’s life was celebrated on Thursday with a memorial service that evoked emotion surrounding social justice, accountability in the criminal justice system, and a call to organize as Rev Al Sharpton spoke to the Floyd family, celebrities, and public officials. Sharpton asked the audience to stand for 8 minutes…

via Al Sharpton at George Floyd Memorial: “Get Your Knee off Our Necks” — 99.3-105.7 Kiss FM

Maryland Coronavirus Hospitalizations Continue Slight Decline, 912 New Cases Reported — CBS Baltimore

ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — The downward trend of coronavirus hospitalizations in Maryland continues, including fewer ICU hospitalizations as cases increase to over 56,000. Maryland state officials report there are now 56,770 confirmed cases and 2,580 people have died, up 912 cases and 34 more deaths since Thursday morning. There are 1,076 people currently hospitalized in Maryland…

via Maryland Coronavirus Hospitalizations Continue Slight Decline, 912 New Cases Reported — CBS Baltimore

What you need to know in the case of George Floyd — Queenie’s Blog , LLC

Officers involved in the murder of George Floyd are Derek Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. All four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s killing have been charged, the Minnesota attorney general announced. Charges were elevated for one former officer from third to second-degree murder. The other former officers will be charged with […]

via What you need to know in the case of George Floyd — Queenie’s Blog , LLC

WATCH: What You Need To Know — June 4, 2020: President Obama Speaks — Four Officers Charged — Ferguson Makes History — 101.1 The Wiz

1. President Obama Speaks What You Need To Know: Answering the call of Tom Joyner and others, President Barack Obama spoke to the nation for the first time on camera about the murder of George Floyd and nationwide protests. 2. All Officers in George Floyd Murder Charged, Chauvin’s Murder Charge Upgraded What You Need To…

via WATCH: What You Need To Know — June 4, 2020: President Obama Speaks — Four Officers Charged — Ferguson Makes History — 101.1 The Wiz

Does This Really Surprise You? Man Who Shot Ahmaud Arbery Accused Of Dropping The ‘N’ Bomb — 93.1 WZAK

The Ahmaud Arbery case has been full of twits, turns and somewhat surprises since the video of his murder was leaked going viral. The first surprise, the persons responsible for hunting Ahmaud Arbery down was walking around with no charges until May after killing him in February. Somewhat of a surprise the man who recorded…

via Does This Really Surprise You? Man Who Shot Ahmaud Arbery Accused Of Dropping The ‘N’ Bomb — 93.1 WZAK

Coronavirus Update: New Autopsy Report Reveals George Floyd Tested Positive For COVID-19 — Black America Web

George Floyd, whose death has sparked worldwide massive protests, tested positive for the coronavirus in a new autopsy report released on Thursday. Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Andrew Baker said Floyd was likely asymptomatic and was not related to his death. Two autopsies were performed on Floyd. A report released on Monday by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s…

via Coronavirus Update: New Autopsy Report Reveals George Floyd Tested Positive For COVID-19 — Black America Web

George Floyd Death: Former Ravens Receiver Torrey Smith Says He Was ‘Inspired’ By Young Generation Of Leaders, Peaceful Protests In Maryland — CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — With protests all across the United States, the country is seeing a new generation of leaders. Many of the leaders are just teenagers, and America is taking notice. What we’re seeing right now is being described as a movement, and some of the leaders are teens or barely into their twenties. WJZ spoke…

via George Floyd Death: Former Ravens Receiver Torrey Smith Says He Was ‘Inspired’ By Young Generation Of Leaders, Peaceful Protests In Maryland — CBS Baltimore