Category: The Black Vote

Anti-maskers give Nazi salute at CA local government meeting: report

November 20, 2020
A group of anti-mask zealots gave the Nazi salute and shouted “Sieg heil” at a local government meeting in California in a bizarre protest of coronavirus restrictions, a report said Friday. The group of about five people sat in chairs that had been blocked off for social distancing purposes and shouted the Nazi rhetoric before

Andrew Giuliani, son of Rudy and aide to Trump, has COVID-19

November 20, 2020
Andrew Giuliani announced Friday that he has contracted the coronavirus. “This morning, I tested positive for COVID-19,” Andrew, son of Rudy Giuliani and aide to President Trump, tweeted Friday morning. “I am experiencing mild symptoms, and am following all appropriate protocols, including being in quarantine and conducting contact tracing,” the younger Giuliani said. Giuliani later

Pentagon official Anthony Tata tests positive for COVID-19

November 20, 2020
Senior Defense Department official Anthony Tata tested positive for COVID-19 this week after an infected foreign official toured the Pentagon — hobnobbing with the upper echelons of the US military, including the defense secretary and the secretaries of the Army, Navy and Air Force. Tata, a retired Army brigadier general, is the acting undersecretary of

China suggests Italy may be the birthplace of COVID-19 pandemic

November 20, 2020
China is using a new study about the early, hidden spread of coronavirus in Italy to cast doubt on the firmly held assumption that it was the birthplace of the pandemic, according to reports. Officials in Beijing are pushing a new study that suggests that the contagion may have been spreading in the European nation

Drug trafficker executed for raping teen, burying her alive

November 20, 2020
A marijuana trafficker convicted of kidnapping and raping a teen – and then burying her alive – was executed this week at an Indiana prison, becoming the eighth federal inmate to die this year. Orlando Cordia Hall, 49, was put to death via lethal injection late Thursday at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute,

Joe Biden turns 78 today, set to become the oldest US president

November 20, 2020
Joe Biden’s birthday is Friday, and at 78 years old, he is set to become the oldest president in the nation’s history when he’s sworn in this January. President Trump was previously the oldest president sworn in, at 70 years and 220 days old. Before him, the eldest honors went to Ronald Reagan, who was

Man pleads guilty to helping set fire to Minneapolis police precinct

November 20, 2020
A man pleaded guilty on Thursday to helping set ablaze a Minneapolis police precinct during a George Floyd protest in May, a report said. Bryce Williams, 26, of Minnesota, copped to a charge of conspiracy to commit arson in connection to the May 28 fire at the Third Precinct, the Star Tribune reported. Williams helped

Washington man arrested mid-interview — for a job with state police

November 20, 2020
A Washington man applying for a job with the state’s police force got arrested mid-interview. The 31-year-old admitted something that set off alarms as he was going through the background check and polygraph test process for a gig with the Washington State Patrol on Tuesday, local outlet KING-TV reported. “A person in the application process

Cops handcuff woman who went on maskless rant in California Costco

November 20, 2020
A woman was removed in handcuffs from a Costco in Northern California after she caused a scene while refusing to wear a mask, authorities said. Viral video of the Tuesday incident in Eureka showed the woman taunting customers on the line and downplaying the seriousness of the pandemic. “There’s no reason why I shouldn’t be

UK driver watched Netflix while 39 migrants were loaded into truck

November 20, 2020
The British truck driver who ferried a container where 39 migrants died said in court Thursday that he didn’t see the refugees being loaded into the truck because he was watching a “wee bit of Netflix” at the time, a report said. The driver, 23-year-old Eamonn Harrison of Northern Ireland, said in court that he
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