Department of Commerce partners with Coppin State University to close West Baltimore’s digital divide

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, On Jan. 30 the U.S. Department of Commerce announced a new collaborative broadband pilot program with Coppin State University, the historically Black university in West Baltimore, entitled ConnectEagle Nation. The program will improve broadband, high-speed internet service throughout West Baltimore while making it more affordable for local residents.


“We are looking at everybody who had any kind of involvement in this incident,” revealed Shelby County District Attorney Steven Mulroy.: What We Know About the Public Servants Involved in Tyre Nichols’ Death

*(CNN) — As investigations continue into the deadly police beating of a 29-year-old Black man in Memphis, public servants involved in Tyre Nichols‘ traffic stop and brutal confrontation are facing repercussions — some as severe as murder charges — and more fallout is possible. “We are looking at everybody who had any kind of involvement