Atlanta Falcons owner donating $17M to civil rights museum

first_imgATLANTA (AP) — The billionaire owner of the Atlanta Falcons is donating $17 million to help a civil rights museum expand and offer new programming. Arthur Blank’s family foundation announced the gift to the National Center for Civil and Human Rights on Thursday. The vast majority of the money will fund a new, three-story west wing at the downtown Atlanta museum that will include space to educate visitors about lynching. The remaining $2 million will be used to fund storytelling and other projects that connect the history of racial injustice to contemporary challenges. Blank co-founded Home Depot Inc. He bought the Falcons in 2002 and also owns the Atlanta United soccer team.last_img read more

Jamaica’s most wanted Delano ‘Prekeh’ Wilmot shot and killed

first_imgKINGSTON, CMC – Police said Jamaica’s most wanted man  was shot and killed during a major military exercise in Richmond Hill, St. James,  a suburban parish on the north-west end of the island.They said Delano ‘Prekeh’ Wilmot, along with another alleged gangster, Richard Anderson, also known as ‘Cruz’, were accused of numerous crimes including multiple murders and shootings.Police said Anderson escaped and have issued a warning to residents that not only is it a crime to harbour a fugitive, but it is also very dangerous as this individual is extremely violent and heavily armed.The police have called on Anderson to turn himself in and called on residents to report any information or knowledge that they may have about his  whereabouts.last_img read more