Welcome to Word on the Street where we discuss the top five most interesting links of the day. Here is what’s hot for Tuesday, January 12, 2021:
Clyburn Pushes Lift Every Voice And Sing to be National Hymn: U.S. Representative Jim Clyburn, D-S.C. is introducing a bill to make the Black national anthem, Lift Every Voice and Sing, the National Hymn.
Alabama Wins College Football National Championship: The Alabama Crimson Tide defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes to win the college football national championship. This is Alabama’s sixth national title since 2009.
Belichick Declines Medal of Freedom: New England Patriots head Coach Bill Belichick has declined receiving the Medal of Freedom from President Trump. Belichick has cited the tragic events of last week as the reasoning for declining the award, which is the highest civilian honor in the United States.
PGA Championships Moved from Trump Course: The PGA of America cut ties to President Donald Trump when it voted Sunday to take the PGA Championship event away from his New Jersey golf course next year.
Bitcoin Has Dropped $170 Billion in 24 Hours: Bitcoin dropped by more than 10%, as the correction follows a long rally for the cryptocurrency. Other digital coins also had losses, perhaps due to to profit-taking from investors in the cryptocurrencies.