Pensacola

Jacob Rush, a straight-A student at Abeka Academy in Pensacola, Florida, was being forced by school administrators to cut his locs in order to participate in his graduation ceremony until his mother,  Latrenda Rush, started a Change.org petition in protest, gaining over 53,000 signatures.

The Pensacola Police Department has launched a full-scale investigation after two Black parents accused SWAT officers of physically harming their 1-year-old son during a botched raid on a home while executing a search warrant.