An Alabama Mayoral Candidate Wants To Resume Public Hangings And Other News You Missed This Week
It wouldn't be America if we didn't have to deal bigotry and racism on a daily basis.
May 22, 2020 at 7:11 pm
While people spent the week recapping the Verzuz battle between Nelly and Ludacris and commemorating graduates, it wouldn't be America if we didn't have to deal with some sort of bigotry and racism on a daily basis.
Most people were still reeling in the days after the release of video showing the Ahmaud Arbery shooting that happened back in February. Unfortunately, the trend of Black people being typecasted as criminals and being wrongly accused has trickled into other parts of the country too.
As Black people continue to struggle to live while just running daily errands, people are still mourning the loss of their loved ones who died from COVID-19. States, however, are beginning to reopen businesses and President Donald Trump is calling for churches to open up.
Over in Alabama, a mayoral candidate is requesting that people convicted for selling drugs be hanged. And in case you're wondering what year it is, yes…it's still 2020.
Here are some of the top moments from this week that you may have missed.