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Colin Kaepernick starts legal defense fund for protesters arrested in Minneapolis

Colin Kaepernick starts legal defense fund for protesters arrested in Minneapolis

Colin Kaepernick has long spoken out about police brutality, so his new venture should come as no surprise. Kaepernick, along with his nonprofit Know Your Rights Camp, has started a Legal Defense Initiative to support protesters in Minneapolis who may need legal resources. “In solidarity w/ our brothers & sisters in Minneapolis, KYRC + @kaepernick7…MORE

F1 gets green light to start season with Austrian GP double-header

F1 gets green light to start season with Austrian GP double-header

The coronavirus-hit Formula One season will finally get underway with the Austrian Grand Prix on July 5, the Austrian government announced Saturday. The race at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg will be the first of an F1 double-header, with the second being staged the following weekend. Both races will be held behind closed doors…MORE

Schools struggle with shifting rules on federal coronavirus relief money

Schools struggle with shifting rules on federal coronavirus relief money

It’s been two months since Congress allocated about $13 billion for K-12 schools in its coronavirus-related emergency aid package — but the money hasn’t yet reached many school districts amid questions over how it should be spent. School districts across the country, which quickly shifted to remote learning in March, are already winding down lessons.…MORE

CDC to resume regular coronavirus briefings after being sidelined by White House

CDC to resume regular coronavirus briefings after being sidelined by White House

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will resume its regular briefings on Covid-19 following a three-month hiatus during which the nation’s top health agency became less visible in an unprecedented crisis. The decision to restart the CDC briefings comes as the death toll has reached a grim milestone of more than 103,000 and the…MORE

Nike is saying ‘Don’t Do It’ in a message about racism in America

Nike is saying ‘Don’t Do It’ in a message about racism in America

The brand famously known for its campaign encouraging you to get out there and “Just Do It” is flipping the switch and urging people “Don’t Do It” in new messaging focused on race. Friday evening, Nike posted a text-only video on its social media accounts with messaging encouraging people to “For once, Don’t Do It,”…MORE