WATCH: What You Need To Know — July 8, 2020: BREATHE Act — EBONY CEO Resigns — Banking While Black

1. Movement for Black Lives Seeks Sweeping Legislative Changes With Its BREATHE Act What You Need To Know: The partnership of 150 organizations is working for real progress and changes in the U.S. criminal justice system.  2. Jimmy John’s Fires … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — July 7, 2020: Say Their Names — Frederick Douglass Statue Vandalized — Credit Limits Increasing

1. Say Their Names What You Need To Know: 6-year-old Jace Young of San Francisco 7-year-old Natalia Wallace of Chicago 8-year-old Royta De’Marco Giles of Hoover, Alabama 8-year-old Secoriea Turner of Atlanta 11-year-old Davon McNeal of Washington, DC 14-year-old Vernado … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — July 6, 2020: Paycheck Protection Program Extended — Christopher Columbus Tossed — Kanye West Deal

1. Donald Trump Signs Extension Of The Paycheck Protection Program — $ 130 Billion Still Available For Small Businesses What You Need To Know: Donald Trump took care of official business on July 4th by signing the extension of the … Read more…

Shane Dawson: 5 Things To Know About The YouTuber Who Jada Pinkett & Jaden Smith Called Out

A day after apologizing for blackface videos, Shane Dawson was under fire for a resurfaced clip where he sexualized then 11-year-old Willow Smith. Learn more about the famed YouTube star. Hollywood Life BEST DEAL UPDATE: Receive Free 2-Day Shipping + … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — June 26, 2020: Elijah McClain’s Case Reopened — It’s Time To Talk — Historic NASA Renaming

1. BET Founder Robert Johnson Tells Black Lives Matter, The Time Is Now For An Independent Party What You Need To Know: Not impressed by the presumptive Democratic presidential candidate and acknowledging the tide of change, BET founder Bob Johnson, … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — June 23, 2020: It’s Votin’ Day! — Covid-19 To Spread Like Fire — Companies Boycott Facebook

1. Tuesday is Votin’ Day What You Need To Know: Rescheduling of primary voting days continues as elections are taking place today. State and presidential primaries will be held in Kentucky and New York, a state primary in Virginia and … Read more…

Everything To Know About The Mass Poor People’s Assembly And Online March On Washington

Amid the ongoing nationwide protests against racism will be another demonstration that will also unite tens of thousands of other people across the country. Only this protest — The Mass Poor People’s Assembly and Moral March on Washington for a … Read more…

If you’re considering deferring your college acceptance, here’s what you need to know

If you’re considering deferring your college acceptance, here’s what you need to know If you were recently accepted to college, congratulations! This is an exciting albeit unconventional time. With the effects of coronavirus (COVID-19) still looming, many colleges have chosen … Read more…

Dr. Scott Gottlieb defends widespread initial lockdowns: ‘We didn’t really know where the hot spots were’

“We were flying blind in February and March. We take for granted how much capacity we have right now to do testing and interventions,” Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

‘I don’t even know how the dominoes fell’: Gripped by recession, some businesses evolve — but struggle to see a path to full recovery

Avalon Caterers and dozens of its vendors suffered the ripples of industries in free fall. Now, how the U.S. economy reignites will depend on the risks countless such ecosystems are willing to take. Business BEST DEAL UPDATE:

WATCH: What You Need To Know — May 8, 2020: Murder Charges In Ahmaud Arbery Case — Texas Reopens — Mother’s Day

1. Happy Mother’s Day What You Need To Know: Sunday is Mother’s Day. In this period of sheltering in place and quarantining during the coronavirus pandemic, many aren’t sure what this weekend will look like. This will be unlike any … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — May 5, 2020: Social Distancing While Black — Justice Thomas Speaks — Teacher Appreciation

1. New York Social Distancing In Black And White: White Violators Get Warning, Black Violator Gets Arrested What You Need To Know: Disparities, Inequalities, Racism…call it what you will…but they exist during a worldwide pandemic and as shelter-in-place rules are relaxed.  … Read more…