Murdered Bowie State University Student Honored, Officials Call For Calm, Understanding In Wake Of Manchester Bombing,

Murdered Bowie State University Student Honored

A black Bowie State University student slain over the weekend at the University of Maryland is being remembered at the ceremony where he was meant to graduate. The historically black school’s commencement is being held Tuesday at the neighboring university’s College Park campus, where Richard Collins III was fatally stabbed early Saturday. A moment of silence in Collins’ honor was held during the ceremony.

Officials Call For Calm, Understanding In Wake Of Manchester Bombing

British officials today are calling for calm in the wake of last night’s deadly terror bombing after an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. At a news conference, Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said feelings in the community are raw and he called for calm, support and understanding as the investigation continues. He said there will be no tolerance of hate against any parts of the diverse Manchester community. Hopkins confirmed 22-year-old Salmon Abedi as the man suspected of the bombing outside Manchester Arena that killed at least 22 people, including children, and wounded dozens more. ISIS has claimed responsibility and called the attacker a “soldier.”

Alt-Right Leader Banned From VA Gym

A leader of the “alt-right” movement is crying foul after he was called out for spreading hate. The Old Town Sport-And-Health club in Alexandria has terminated the membership of Richard Spencer after he was confronted by a fellow gym member last week. Christine Fair says she confronted Spencer while he was working out and called him a “Nazi.” Spencer believes the action is unfair because he says he’s been a model gym-goer. Fair, meanwhile, is encouraging others to openly confront people who encourage hate.

Actor Sir Roger Moore Dies In Switzerland, Family Says

The man simply known as 007 is dead at the age of 89. Roger Moore’s family issued a statement saying the “James Bond” actor passed away today in Switzerland after a short but brave battle with cancer. The family tweeted that they’re “devastated” over Moore’s death. Over his long and distinguished career, Moore played 007, the British secret agent James Bond, in seven feature films between 1973 and 1985. He also starred in his own television show “The Saint” between 1962 and 1969. Aside from acting, Moore was also active as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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