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Help Your Kids Get Financially Fit

5 Ways to Teach Kids Money Basics


By Tessa Eddy | Chase Community Manager, Minneapolis


Multiple studies have shown that the earlier kids develop healthy money habits, the better their prospects
of having strong financial health into adulthood. 

Getty Images Boy learning math with cash and money planning

According to research, we start grasping money basics when we are three. This gives us a great
opportunity to introduce conversations about ways to save, think about spending, and the value of money
early in our kids’ lives.… Read more

6-Year-Old Boy Shot By Neighbor Is Heading To Therapy, Dad Says: ‘Whole Family Is Affected’

The 6-year-old Michigan boy who was shot by his neighbor over a bicycle is heading to therapy after exhibiting signs of post-traumatic stress disorder, his father said.

Coby Daniel, who was shot in the arm on June 6 in Ypsilanti Township for the offense of leaving his bicycle in his neighbor’s yard, is having a hard time sleeping on his own following the violence, Arnold Daniel told TMZ.

In fact, Coby has had difficulty just sleeping, whether alone or otherwise, frequently waking up to ask questions like: “Why would [the alleged shooter] do that?”… Read more

Senate Confirms Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Amid Push For Justice Breyer To Step Down From SCOTUS

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The steady browning effect that the Biden administration has had on the federal bench continued in a historic fashion on Monday when the U.S. Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

Not only will Jackson be only the third Black woman to serve on the Appeals Court for the D.C. Circuit, but the confirmation could also serve as a segue to her eventual nomination for the U.S.Read more

Help Your Kids Get Financially Fit

5 Ways to Teach Kids Money Basics


By Tessa Eddy | Chase Community Manager, Minneapolis


Multiple studies have shown that the earlier kids develop healthy money habits, the better their prospects
of having strong financial health into adulthood. 

Getty Images Boy learning math with cash and money planning

According to research, we start grasping money basics when we are three. This gives us a great
opportunity to introduce conversations about ways to save, think about spending, and the value of money
early in our kids’ lives.… Read more

‘Be Better’: Why The Burden Should Be On Sports Writers, Not Athletes, During Press Conferences

LeBron James had enough.

During the press conference after Game 1 of the 2018 NBA finals, James was questioned repeatedly by ESPN’s Mark Schwartz about the mental state of teammate J.R. Smith, whose final-seconds rebounding blunder contributed to a Cleveland Cavaliers overtime loss.

Over 70 seconds and four questions, Schwartz probed for the inner workings of Smith’s mind, before James finally stood up, put on sunglasses, grabbed his briefcase and walked out through the gathered press corps.… Read more

In ‘Bittersweet’ Moment, Darnella Frazier Wins Pulitzer Prize Citation For Recording George Floyd’s Murder

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Darnella Frazier‘s road to recognition is a complicated journey littered with tears, lost innocence, and trauma.

The 18-year-old was thrust into the national spotlight one year ago after she recorded the last moments of George Floyd as he pleaded for his life while Derek Chauvin kneeled on his neck for almost nine minutes. At the time Frazier was enjoying the afternoon with her 9-year-old cousin and stopped at the Cup Foods in Minneapolis when she noticed the commotion between the officers and Floyd.… Read more

Sanaa Lathan To Direct Film Adaptation Of ‘On The Come Up’ Novel

Throughout her entire career actress Sanaa Lathan has brought powerful and memorable characters to life on the silver screen and she will continue to use her artistry to tell poignant stories from the director’s chair. According to Deadline, Lathan will direct a film adaptation for one of author Angie Thomas’ novels.

The film—which will be the first feature film that Lathan has directed—is inspired by Thomas’ book On the Come Up. The novel captures the coming of age story of a 16-year-old aspiring rapper named Bri.… Read more

U.S. District Judge Debra M. Brown Makes History In Mississippi

Black women are driving change and making history in the process. According to The Clarion-Ledger, U.S. District Judge Debra M. Brown has been appointed to serve as the chief judge for the Northern District of Mississippi.

The appointment is historic as Brown will become the first Black woman to take on the role. Brown—a Mississippi State alumna who earned her law degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law—has dedicated her career to civic engagement.… Read more