”Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcom X
  1. Atlanta Black Wall Street opens with thousands in visitors.
  2. Maryland teacher Keishia Thorpe wins $1 million global educator prize.
  3. Missouri detective Eric J. DeValkenare becomes first Kansas city cop to be convicted of murder for fatally shooting Cameron Lamb.
  4. Two men convicted of killing Malcolm X were exonerated after decades.
  5. Single father Robert Carver adopted five siblings from foster care.
  6. Jessica Watkins makes history as the first black woman to join the international space station crew.
  7. Unite the Right organizers ordered to pay $25 million to victims of violent white nationalist rally.
  8. Josephine Baker becomes first woman to enter Frances pantheon.
  9. Google invested 1 billion dollars to build a better digital ecosystem in Africa, a place that fosters the lowest internet connectivity in the world.
  10. All three defendants in Ahmaud Arbery trial found guilty of felony and murder.

-C.H.