7 PM EST – On this first day of Black August 2021, we look at how the cotton industry made kings in america.
The Grenfell Tower fire occurred on 14 June 2017 at the 24-storey, 220-foot-high (67 m), Grenfell Tower block of public housing flats in North Kensington, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, West London. The fire was a horrific tragedy and killed an untold number of people. While the story is still developing in the UK, international media has seemed to have lost interest. BTR News spoke with Melissa, who lives in the UK and is a volunteer for the Black Talk Media Project that manages the Black Talk Radio Network.