Cedar Rapids Mayor Brad Hart said he, City Manager Jeff Pomeranz, City Council Member Dale Todd and Cedar Rapids Police Chief Wayne German will no longer meet with The Advocates for Social Justice, according to emails reviewed by I9.
The University of Iowa is spending $1 million to remove spray-painted messages Black Lives Matter protesters left on-campus buildings earlier this summer. But not before documenting and preserving the images for future generations.
The University of Northern Iowa said its Department of Athletics began implementing cost-saving measures on July 1 in the face of a budget shortfall expected to exceed $1 million due to the coronavirus pandemic.
With centuries of trauma weighing on Black and Brown communities, there's a lasting impact on their mental health according to the National Institute of Mental Health. However, data shows that these communities often are far less likely to seek care.
The coronavirus has put the future of college sports up in the air. One sport that’s not struggling is Esports, or competitive video gaming. The Hawkeye Community College Esports team in Waterloo is planning to expand this year.