Andre Montgomery’s Family Blasts Testimony in Sweetie’ Pie’s Trial | St. Louis Metro News | St. Louis

[ad_1] click to enlarge Kalyn Griggs outside the federal courthouse in St. Louis after Tim Norman was found guilty on all charges. On the steps of the federal courthouse in St. Louis, Andre Montgomery’s sister Kalyn Griggs said that Tim Norman’s testimony was nothing but “crying and lying” and he got the justice he deserved. … Read more

Michigan man sentenced to 5 years in prison after posting about being at the Jan. 6 riot on Facebook | Metro Detroit News | Detroit

[ad_1] click to enlarge Courtesy of the FBI Anthony Robert Williams, 47, of Southgate posted photos of himself at the Jan. 6 riot online. Another Michigan man has been sentenced to prison for his involvement in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, this time after posting about it on Facebook. Anthony Robert Williams, … Read more

Listen to The Ben Joravsky Show

[ad_1] Reader senior writer Ben Joravsky riffs on the day’s stories with his celebrated humor, insight, and honesty, and interviews politicians, activists, journalists and other political know-it-alls. Presented by the Chicago Reader, the show is available by 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays at chicagoreader.com/joravsky—or wherever you get your podcasts. Don’t miss Oh, What a Week!–the Friday feature in which Ben & … Read more

Turner Classic Movies spotlights immigrants’ views of America through the films they love

[ad_1] Turner Classic Movie Primetime Host Ben Mankiewicz, left, discusses American movies with Ash Nega, an Atlanta resident who was born and raised in Ethiopia. Nega, owner of the city’s popular Desta Ethiopia Kitchen, said 1979’s ‘The Champ’ impacted him because it showed success over adversity. Their discussion and ‘The Champ’ air tonight, Sept. 16, … Read more

Historic New Mexico Rawlins House, Dating Back to 1800s, Receives Renovation – The Published Reporter®

[ad_1] Rawlins Building, 515 Railroad Avenue, Las Vegas, San Miguel County. Credit: National Park Service, U.S. federal government. LAS VEGAS, NM – A historic Las Vegas, New Mexico building that was originally built in the 1800s has received an extensive renovation after the project was delayed by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Rawlins House – … Read more

Patagonia Founder Donates Company To Environmental Nonprofit

[ad_1] Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard has given away the company, worth $3 billion, to a nonprofit and trust that will use all future profits to fight climate change, stating, “We’re making Earth our only shareholder.” What do you think? “This provides an inspiring model for all of us not sure what to do with our … Read more

DC Public Library’s ‘Banned Books Week’ Spotlights Censorship Issues – NBC4 Washington

[ad_1] The D.C. Public Library system is hosting a week of events discussing and celebrating books that have been or are currently banned in parts of America as communities and school boards debate the issue of censorship. Banned Books Week is an annual event in which libraries throughout the country celebrate “the freedom to read.” … Read more