George Floyd died May 25, 2020, at the hands of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who kneeled on his neck for nine minutes and 29 seconds. Just one month short of the one-year anniversary of the tragic day, justice was served and Chauvin was convicted of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
More than 100 people attended a vigil Sunday outside the United Church of Christ in Claremont – to stand in solidarity with the Asain American Pacific Islander community and against hate – as hate crimes against the community have increased dramatically since the start of the pandemic.
D. Hill, adjunct professor of photography, showcased an eight minute video performance on racism against Black people titled “Remove the Noose by All Means Necessary,” followed by a question-and-answer session Saturday, hosted by Muzeo held via Zoom.
William Joseph Barber II, president and senior lecturer of Repairers of the Breach, a non-profit that seeks to uphold Constitutional values such as equal protection under the law, encouraged community members to become proactive in the change of American policy issues during a Feb. 13 lecture at the Pomona College via Zoom.
After three years of fundraising, two years of house hunting and one false start, the University of La Verne Board of Trustees funded a $2.5 million Claremont home to be regarded as the new “University house.”
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.