The Great Eastern Run's Twitter account said: "In the interest of safety for our participants we took the decision to cancel the half marathon half an hour after its original start time because of police information that a man was acting suspiciously close to the route." … [Read more...] about Why was the Great Eastern Run 2019 cancelled in Peterborough?
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Wright had five children. Her son Patrick was shot to death in 2005 when he was 21. No one was arrested for the shooting in South Florida. Wright performed at a rally in support of the arrest of Trayvon Martin's killer George Zimmerman in 2012. … [Read more...] about Grammy-winning soul icon Betty Wright dies aged 66: Singer who inspired Mary J. Blige and The Roots – and became first black female indie label owner to have a gold record – passes away
But there is something that I must say to my people who stand on the warm threshold which leads into the palace of justice. In the process of gaining our rightful place we must not be guilty of wrongful deeds. Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline. We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence. Again and again we must rise to the majestic heights of meeting physical force with soul force. The marvelous new militancy which has engulfed the Negro community must not lead us to a distrust of all white people, for many of our white brothers, as evidenced by their presence here today, have come to realize that their destiny is tied up with our destiny. And they have come to realize that their freedom is inextricably bound to our freedom. We cannot walk alone. … [Read more...] about Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous ‘I Have a Dream’ speech: Full text
'The Game of Thrones' finale is lambasted Few modern television shows have reached the cultural phenomenon status of Game of Thrones, with social media discussions playing a large part in amplifying the discourse about the eighth and final season of the fantasy show. Unfortunately for HBO, the critical reviews and public response for the writing in the final season grew progressively worse, and the 2019 series finale, titled "The Iron Throne," was particularly lambasted. Regardless, the finale was still the most watched episode of the series with 13.61 million viewers on linear television, with streaming bumping the number up to 19.3 million viewers. … [Read more...] about 100 Monumental Moments From TV History
The latest government to pursue an impeachment resolution is the liberal city and county of San Francisco, California. Sandra Fewer, a member of the city's Board of Supervisors, plans to introduce a resolution on Tuesday that urges Congress to initiate proceedings "for obstruction of justice, collusion, violation of the Foreign Emoluments Clause, and other high crimes and misdemeanors." … [Read more...] about Trump Impeachment Measures From Local Governments Are On The Rise