Ann Dorn is an American St. Louis Police Sergeant. She is the widow of retired St. Louis police captain David Dorn, who was murdered after responding to a burglary. She is set to speak at the Republican National Convention (RNC) on August 27, 2020. David Dorn was found murdered outside a pawn shop in St. Louis during the George Floyd protests on June 2, 2020.
Marsha Mueller is an American mother from Prescott, Arizona, United States. She came to the limelight in 2015 when her daughter Kayla Mueller was killed by ISIS in Syria. Marsha’s 26-year-old daughter had been in Turkey for humanitarian missions when she was abducted by ISIS after crossing over to Syria to visit a hospital. She is set to speak at the RNC on August 27, 2020, for Trump.
Clarence Henderson is an American former U.S. Army soldier and civil rights activist. He is currently the president of the Frederick Douglass Foundation while also serving as the National Spokesperson for the Douglass Leadership Institute. Henderson is a staunch Trump enthusiast who is set to take the stage as a speaker on August 26, 2020, at the Republican National Convention (RNC).
Mondaire Jones is an American attorney and politician who is the Democratic nominee in the 2020 election to represent New York’s 17th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. Since the Democratic party is the predominant political party in the region, Jones is already considered as the Representative-Elect. Jones is black and proudly gay and is set to replace Rep. Nita Lowey who is retiring.
Andrew Romanoff (Full name: Harlan Andrew Romanoff) is an American politician and former Colorado House of Representatives member representing the 6th district from 2000 to 2008. He is a Democrat and is contesting for the Democratic Party nomination in the primary on June 30, 2020. Should Romanoff defeat Michael Bennet to win the nomination, he will run in the 2020 general election to represent Colorado in the United States Senate.
Jamaal Bowman is an American politician, Congressman, former educator, and middle school principal from the Bronx, NY. In the Democratic primaries held on June 23, 2020, the black aspirant defeated 16-term incumbent Rep. Eliot Engel to clinch the Congress seat to represent New York’s 16th congressional district in Congress.
Charles Booker is an American politician who serves as the Kentucky House of Representatives for the 43rd district. In the house, he is the youngest Black state lawmaker. Currently, Booker is a candidate in the Democratic primary for the 2020 U.S. Senate race in Kentucky to be held on June 23, 2020. He is vying against Amy McCgrath with the winner set to face Senate Majority leader and incumbent Republican Senator for Kentucky, Mitch McConnell in the General Election.
Derek Chauvin is an American former Minneapolis police officer. He came into the national and world at large limelight on May 25, 2020. This was after he was identified as the white officer who pinned down George Floyd, an unarmed Minneapolis black man. Chauvin used his knee, pressing it to the back of Floyd’s neck until the victim lost consciousness.
George Floyd was a 46-year-old African-American man who died on May 25, 2020, in Minneapolis, MN after being forcefully arrested by police. The incident captured global attention after it was recorded in a now-viral video by a bystander. In the video, Floyd was seen handcuffed and pinned to the ground with his face pressed down on the pavement by an officer’s knee which is pressed hard at the back of his neck.