The Lion's Roar

In sports, we do whatever it takes

In sports, we do whatever it takes

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2020

On Aug. 23, a young man by the name of Jacob Blake was shot seven times by Kenosha, Wis. police officer, Rusten Sheskey. This shooting sent professional athletes on a strike, halting Game 5 of the NBA Series for three days, shocking fans and the rest of the world. Blake was walking away from the police towar...

Finding the silver lining in 2020

Finding the silver lining in 2020

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

June 23, 2020

One could say, “With the death of George Floyd, protests and riots, a world-wide pandemic, suffering economy and countless other tragedies, the world is currently in shambles.”  One could also say, “People are coming together to fight against police brutality and are making historical changes. W...

The revolution starts within: Honoring George Floyd

The death of George Floyd has sparked outrage and grievance around the world, evolving into the largest civil rights movement in history.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2020

Out of all the scenarios I expected to witness in my lifetime, I never thought I would watch a man plead for his life. I’ve been sitting here emotionally distraught and physically exhausted, trying to find the right words. How do I formulate my agony into words? Not a day goes by that I don’t...

Hammond protests the death of George Floyd

Hammond community members protest the death of George Floyd. The protest started at Hammond City Court Clerk and ended at the Hammond Police Department.

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2020

Following the death of George Floyd under police custody, protests sprung from across the nation demanding justice for Floyd and many other African Americans who have died due to police brutality. One such protest took place on Monday, June 1 at 9 a.m. starting at the Hammond City Court Clerk and...