NEW YORK — Before a late night rehearsal in December, Terrence Floyd couldn’t remember the last time he squatted on a drum throne, sticks in hand and ready to perform. Surely, he said, it had not happened since his brother, George Floyd, died at the hands of police in Minneapolis last May, sparking a global reckoning over systemic racism and police brutality. Now, Terrence is lending a talent he honed as a youngster in a church band to help produce and promote a forthcoming album of protest anthems inspired by the Black Lives Matter demonstrations prompted in part by his brother’s death. “I want to pay my respects to my brother any way I can, whether it’s a march, whether it’s just talking to somebody about him, or whether it’s doing what I do and playing the drums,” Terrence told The Associated Press. “His heartbeat is not beating no more,” he said, “but I can beat for him.” The untitled project, set for release one year after George Floyd’s death, follows a long history … [Read more...] about George Floyd kin joins protest anthem album project
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to fight back against allegations of sexual assault, pleading with Americans to wait until an investigation is conducted before taking a stance on the matter, a move Cuomo himself would not have agreed with a few years ago. “I ask all New Yorkers to await the findings of the review so that they know the facts before making any judgements,” Cuomo said of due process in a statement on Sunday. “I will have no further comment until the review has concluded.” In 2018, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman faced allegations of physical abuse from four different women. Schneiderman, much like Cuomo, attempted to defend himself. “In the privacy of intimate relationships, I have engaged in role-playing and other consensual sexual activity,” Schneiderman told the New Yorker . “I have not assaulted anyone. I have never engaged in nonconsensual sex, which is a line I would not cross.” Upon learning of the allegations, prior to a conducted … [Read more...] about 2018: Andrew Cuomo Wanted Former NY AG to Resign Before Investigation into Allegations
The Nuggets are going to get a coach fired who deserves a better fate. David, Denver Kiz : You gotta love Michael Malone, if for no other reason than the same frustration fans feel is plastered on his face after each inexplicable, unforgivable loss. Malone is a solid NBA coach. While apologists for an under-performing squad offer injuries as an excuse, it is this team’s lack of quality second-tier talent that is setting up Malone as a scapegoat. A year ago we all talked about the Nuggets having one of the deepest benches in the league. The offseason was a big failure. Denver chose not to go all in. Ken, native son Kiz : Am I the only one around here preaching urgency? While the Nuggets take a dilly-dally approach to upgrading their roster, we have reached the halfway point of the five-year, $148 million contract center Nikola Jokic signed in 2018. Would it be wrong to suggest the team’s window of championship opportunity might already be halfway closed? How … [Read more...] about Kickin’ It with Kiz: Do disappointing Nuggets pose danger to coach Michael Malone’s job security?
BOSTON (CBS) – Welcome to spring! Yes, Monday, March 1 marks the beginning of meteorological and climatological spring! So, if you have had enough of winter this year, no need to wait for the vernal equinox on March 20, just join us scientists and celebrate today! Why the difference in seasons? Meteorologists and climatologists group their seasons into three months each. READ MORE: Give Teachers The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine First, Lawmakers Urge Baker Winter: December through February Spring: March through May Summer: June through August Fall: September through November This is done largely for accuracy in data collection and forecasting. Having the same dates for seasons each year makes recording and cataloguing data much easier. Astronomical winter is based solely on the rotation of the Earth around the Sun with the equinoxes and solstices marking the beginning of the seasons. So, having established this, let’s put a bow on the winter of 2020-2021. … [Read more...] about It’s The First Day Of Meteorological Spring – What Can We Expect In March?
Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Mark Warner Mark Robert Warner Sunday shows - Trump's reemergence, COVID-19 vaccines and variants dominate Warner: White House should 'keep open additional sanctions' against Saudi crown prince Sunday shows preview: 2024 hopefuls gather at CPAC; House passes coronavirus relief; vaccine effort continues MORE (D-Va.) said Sunday he believed the Biden administration should keep open the possibility of sanctions on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after the release of a report concluding he ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi . Warner, appearing on “Fox News Sunday,” conceded that “Saudi Arabia’s record toward dissidents and women had been pretty dreadful for decades” even before Khashoggi’s 2018 killing. The Virginia senator added that “it was our intelligence committee that passed the law that made this report public” and said he agreed with the decision to sanction some individuals in the crown … [Read more...] about Warner: White House should ‘keep open additional sanctions’ against Saudi crown prince