There has been speculation that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is suffering from cognitive decline. During a press conference, his first in months, Biden was asked by a reporter if he had been tested for “cognitive decline.” According to the Hill, Biden became enraged said “I’ve been tested. I’ve been tested constantly.” Biden went on to say he could “hardly wait to compare my cognitive capability to the cognitive capability of the man I’m running against.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden promised black community leaders in Delaware on Monday he would earn their support amid nationwide police brutality protests, saying he would create a police oversight board within his first 100 days in the White House. Lisa Bernhard has more.
The statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Washington DC in USA, where it was vandalised during 'Black Lives Matter' protest was restored to its old glory and inaugurated again in Washington DC. The inauguration was done by U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun and Ambassador of India to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu. The statue, which is across the road from the Indian Embassy, was vandalised with graffiti and spray painting in June during nationwide protests against the custodial killing of African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.
Black power, suffering and the fight for justice took center stage at the BET awards on Sunday, the first Black celebrity event in the United States since nationwide mass protests broke out this month over systemic racism. Soraya Ali reports.
Mississippi may no longer feature the Confederate battle emblem on its state flag. CNN reports the Mississippi state House of Representatives on Sunday passed a bill to remove from the state's flag the symbol that is offensive to African Americans. That sets up a vote in the state Senate that could result in the removal of the flag's Confederate symbolism. First adopted in 1894, Mississippi is the last state in the country whose flag features the Confederate emblem.
June 27 (Reuters) - Princeton University is renaming its public policy school and Wilson College after concluding that U.S. President Woodrow Wilson’s racist thinking and policies “make him an inappropriate namesake.” Announcing the move on Saturday, Princeton University President Christopher Eisgruber said it related to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and Rayshard Brooks, Black Americans who died at the hands of police in recent months.
The United States got its tallest Lord Hanuman statue, built in Delaware. The 25-feet tall statue, weighs around 45 tonnes and costs more than $100,000 for construction and logistics. It has been carved from a solid block of black granite. The statue has been handcrafted by a number of artisans and took more than a year to complete. President of Hindu Temple of Delaware Association, Patibanda Sarma said, "Earlier, we thought installation ceremony to perform next year due to COVID-19 but then we did it this year so that the almighty help us to get through this pandemic."
Terry McAuliffe is a prominent Democrat and Joe Biden supporter. He told a meeting of Virginia Democrats that Biden should remain in his Delaware home’s basement for the duration of the 2020 presidential campaign. The NY Post reports that McAuliffe was Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman in 2016. MacAuliffe spoke via Zoom to a videoconference of the Norfolk City Democratic Committee. McAuliffe said Biden's team prefer he stay quiet and only say things "strategically", when the time is right.
This past Monday, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden told Bethel AME church in Wilmington, Delaware that 40,000-60,000 more people would still be alive if U.S. President Donald Trump had listened to "guys like me."
Following weeks of protests over the death of George Floyd while in police custody, curators from the Smithsonian in Washington have begun collecting artifacts for an eventual exhibit. Lisa Bernhard has more.
The President of Unites States of America, Donald Trump has called coronavirus "plague from China" and accused Beijing of allowing it to happen. While addressing, the US President said, "Plague from China, that is what it is, should have never happened but they did allow it to happen. We had just signed a brand new trade deal and the ink wasn't even dry when it came over."
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a bid by President Donald Trump's administration to avoid disclosing to the House Judiciary Committee grand jury materials related to former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report documenting Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, but justices likely won't rule on the case until after the Nov. 3 election. Colette Luke has more.