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Alabama Corrections Officer Arrested After Smuggling Porn, Cameras to Inmates

*An Alabama corrections officer was arrested last week for smuggling contraband to inmates at the Mobile Metro Jail.  Frederick Johnson is facing 21 counts of promoting prison contraband at Mobile Metro Jail, ABC News reports. Johnson allegedly smuggled in flash drives of pornography, phone chargers, a camera, and a camera watch, according to a spokesperson…MORE

Dwyane Wade Receives Honorary Degree from Marquette University | VIDEO

*Dwyane Wade returned to Milwaukee recently to receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from Marquette University and serve as the school’s commencement speaker. On Sunday, Wade spoke to nearly 2000 new graduates at American Family Insurance Amphitheater on the Summerfest grounds, PEOPLE reports.  “Today, we celebrate what you have accomplished as we should,”…MORE

Hyundai to Build $5.5 Billion EV and Battery Plant in Georgia | VIDEO

*(CNN) — Georgia will be home to Hyundai‘s first dedicated EV plant and battery manufacturing facility in the United States, the company announced Friday. Hyundai is investing almost $5.5 billion into the EV plant in Bryan County, Georgia, creating 8,100 new jobs. The plant expects to reach a capacity of 300,000 units a year when…MORE

Active Shooter Defense Plan: The Journal of Steffanie Rivers

*May 19th was the commemoration of what would have been Malcolm X’s 97th birthday. When he was alive he advocated for self-defense, self-reliance, and self-preservation. Preparing to defend one’s family and one’s self against deadly threats is a natural reaction. Yet there still are some Black people who refuse to acknowledge their need to arm…MORE