Tag: Airielle Lowe

$2.5 Million Gift of Art Honors Ron Walters’ Love for Howard
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$2.5 Million Gift of Art Honors Ron Walters’ Love for Howard

By Airielle Lowe, Staff Reporter Elizabeth Catlett sculptures, Romare Bearden collages and Robert S. Duncanson landscapes are among the original and rare artwork that adorns the home of Ronald and Patricia Walters. Now their collection of 152 prints, photographs and other pieces from eras such as the Harlem Renaissance will live on at Howard University….

Rodney Reed: A Closer Look at The Case
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Rodney Reed: A Closer Look at The Case

By Airielle Lowe An online petition to stop the Nov. 20 execution of Rodney Reed now has over two million signatures, and a majority of society has reached the conclusion that Rodney Reed is innocent, and that his case is yet another example of racial bias and injustice in the American prison system. Rodney Reed…

Amber Guyger Trial Ends in Another Black Death
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Amber Guyger Trial Ends in Another Black Death

Key Witness Joshua Brown Shot Dead after Guyer Sentencing By Airielle Lowe On Sept. 6, 2018, 26-year-old Botham Jean was shot and killed in his own apartment by Amber Guyger, an off-duty police officer living in the same building who claimed she didn’t realize she had entered the wrong apartment that night. Thinking Jean was…

Saudi Oil Attacks Heighten Tensions Between U.S. and Iran
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Saudi Oil Attacks Heighten Tensions Between U.S. and Iran

By Airielle Lowe Missile attacks released by drones descended upon two major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia on Sept. 14, further heightening tensions in the Middle East as the blame falls on Iran. Following the attack on the world’s top exporter of oil, President Donald Trump released a tweet last week stating, “There is reason…

Xenophobic Riots Erupt in South Africa
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Xenophobic Riots Erupt in South Africa

By Airielle Lowe At least five people have been killed and over 189 were arrested on Monday following a massive, violent xenophobic riot in Johannesburg, South Africa. Numerous shops owned by foreigners have reportedly been looted and set on fire, destroying the livelihood of those whose property faced such destruction. The riots took place only…