Prosecutor Determines Honolulu Police Shooting of Lindani Myeni Was Justified
The Honolulu Police officers responsible for the April shooting of Lindani Myeni will not face criminal charges after Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Steve Alm determined that the shooting was justified, KHON 2 reports. “We did not find any evidence that race played any part in this case,” Alm said Wednesday. Two months ago, Myeni’s widow, Lindsay Myeni, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the department, stating that racial discrimination played a role in her husband’s death.
Megan Thee Stallion Giving Away $1M in Stocks
Megan Thee Stallion has partnered with Cash App to give away $1 million worth of stock to her fans, EBONY has learned. Additionally, Meg is slated to launch a series of financial education videos called “Investing For Hotties.”
Supreme Court Upholds Arizona’s New Voting Restrictions
The Supreme Court has determined that two provisions of an Arizona voting law do not violate the Voting Rights Act, CNN reports. After Donald Trump made allegations of voter fraud amidst the 2020 election, Arizona lawmakers passed a bill that says in-person ballots submitted at the wrong precinct on Election Day should be discarded. The second provision prohibits most third parties from delivering ballots of others.
Robinhood Fined $70M for Misleading Customers
Investing platform Robinhood has agreed to pay nearly $70 million to FINRA in connection to allegations that they caused customers “widespread and significant” harm on multiple occasions, CNBC reports. FINRA’s investigation found that Robinhood customers received inaccurate information regarding their account balances, their ability to place trades on margin, and more. It was determined that the missteps cost customers more than $7 million. As part of the settlement, Robinhood is required to pay restitution to affected customers.