Two Black Women Made History This Week As Pilots For Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines stepped into the future on Mother’s Day when two Black women pilots flew a plane across the West Coast. The two pilots were part of the airlines’ first-ever Black women flight crew. Captain Tara Wright and first officer Mallory Cave flew Flight 361 from San Francisco to Portland Sunday, KTVA an Alaska news outlet, reported. They stepped out of... Read More.

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams visits UMMC

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams talked Thursday of saving lives. Adams wants naloxone available to all families and first responders in the U.S. so that the drug can be used to help reverse opioid overdoses. “Any one of you can save a life,” he said. “Just like everyone knows about CPR, everyone of... Read More.

25-Year-Old Poses As Hurricane Harvey Victim To Relive Basketball Dreams

25-year-old Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley enrolled at Hillcrest High School in Dallas, Texas as Rashun Richardson after learning the school was accepting Hurricane Harvey victims. As a star player on the school’s basketball team, he dominated younger athletes and was named the district’s offensive player of the year, the Dallas Morning News reports. Gilstrap-Portley lived a double life... Read More.

Meghan Markles Father Announces He Won’t Attend Wedding

Britains Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are requesting “understanding and respect” for Markle’s father after a celebrity news site reported he would not be coming to the royal wedding to walk his daughter down the aisle, Kensington Palace said Monday night. A palace statement on “this difficult situation” did not confirm the TMZ... Read More.

Net Neutrality Ends June 11th

The FCC says “net neutrality” rules will expire on June 11, and new rules handing providers broad new power over how consumers can access the internet, the Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday in setting the date. The FCC in December repealed the Obama-era open-internet rules set in 2015, which bars providers from... Read More.

Texas Suit Could Speed DACA’s Path to Supreme Court

Three judges have ordered the Trump administration to continue the DACA program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. Now, a lawsuit filed last week in Texas seeks to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and may create a legal clash that could speed the issue’s... Read More.