• Ohio State Students Demand University Sever Ties with Columbus Police

    16 days ago - By Essence

    Photo by JEFF DEAN/AFP via Getty Images By Ashlee Banks · April 22, 2021April 22, 2021 On Wednesday, hundreds of people gathered outside Ohio State University's student activity center to protest the relationship between the school and the Columbus Police Department. This comes after Tuesday's shooting where Columbus Police shot and killed 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant. According to the university's publication The Lantern, about 600 people attended Wednesday's protest, most of whom were OSU students. Its organizers stated that the protest wasn't for police reform but instead to abolish the...
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  • Man Who Brandished Weapon at BLM Protesters Considering Senate Run

    Man Who Brandished Weapon at BLM Protesters Considering Senate Run

    16 days ago - By Essence

    Photo by Aimee Dilger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images By Ashlee Banks · April 22, 2021April 22, 2021 Remember the wealthy couple in St. Louis who brandished guns at Black Lives Matter protesters for demonstrating in their neighborhood after George Floyd's death last year?One-half of the couple-St. Louis attorney Mark McCloskey-is now making headlines after recently stating that he may run for Missouri's U.S. Senate seat, as if the country needs more Trump-affiliated extremists in office. In a brief interview with Politico , McCloskey said “I can confirm that it's a consideration...
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