Ken Block, the pro rally racer who co-founded Hoonigan Industries, DC Shoes, and revolutionized the world of action sports and motorsports marketing, was killed in a snowmobile crash in Utah on Monday (Jan. 2). He was only 55 years old.
Members of Gen-Z (Americans under 26) have come of age during Donald Trump’s presidency and a pandemic, in an era with uprisings over police brutality and a fight for reproductive rights, rising economic inequality and frequent school shootings. This generation is calling for many changes, but many have lost faith in the political system and politicians themselves since nothing is being done. This is why it is important to prioritize these issues instead of simply just “choosing a political side” when it comes to midterm voting this year.
In the aftermath of the FBI’s Aug. 8 raid of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago property in Miami, Florida, the ex-president has decided to turn the event into a rallying cause and fundraising opportunity for his supporters. A recent lawsuit was filed by Trump against the Justice Department on the grounds that his constitutional rights were violated during the court-authorized search of his Florida resort, from which the FBI has seized more than 300 documents that were stashed there–many of them classified.
Just days after the shooting that took the lives of 19 elementary students in Uvalde, Texas, the annual NRA convention took place as planned. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the convention had been canceled multiple times within the last 3 years.
Climate activists are coming together again to act on climate change at the White House and numerous large cities including Atlanta and Phoenix. Vincent Vertuccio organized many students across the United States for the “Fight for Our Future” rally. Their goal is to press on the government to cut pollution because it is affecting the planet in heating up temperatures more than ever.
Government officials and the Capitol Police are worried that history might repeat itself in Washington D.C. during a right-wing rally on September 18th.
CNN reported on Wednesday that a Capitol Police memo stated that violent rhetoric surrounding the event has increased online and counter-protests are being planned for that day.
CHINATOWN, NYC: The Asian-American Guardian Angels will join with Asian-American community and business leaders to hold a major press conference to announce new patrols of Chinatown and the surrounding area after a wave of hate-inspired violence has targeted the Asian-American community in New York and across the country, on Monday, March 22, 2021, at 7:30 p.m., at the corner of Canal St. & Mott St., New York, NY.