Race continues to be an issue in America. And while we’ve come so far, there’s so much further we have to go. Some of the headlines from the past week can attest to that: 7th grade students in Michigan received an email from within their middle school that said in effect: “U need ta [sic] get […]
Earlier this week, members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) met with the director of the FBI to discuss concerns over a bureau assessment that “black identity extremists” posed a threat to police officers. Representative Cedric Richmond, chairman of the CBC said the discussion went well and he praised FBI Director Christopher Wray’s leadership style […]
Diamond Reynolds, who live streamed on Facebook the moments immediately after her boyfriend Philando Castile was shot and killed in his car, will receive nearly $1 million in settlement money for her treatment in the 2016 incident. Reynolds will be awarded $675,000 from the city of St. Anthony after the city council voted in favor of […]
A police officer struck by a rock during a July 2016 protest in Baton Rouge, Louisiana who tried suing Black Lives Matter organization for his injuries has had the claims struck down by the Supreme Court. U.S. District Court Chief Judge Brian Jackson blocked the lawsuit ruling that, “‘Black Lives Matter,’ as a […]
2017 has been the year of television telling stories about what’s happening in the world today. The latest hot topic to snag a series based on issues plaguing the nation is the Black Lives Matter movement. According to Deadline, AMC is developing a yet-to-be-named drama series that will focus on the movement, which protests police […]
4/11/17- Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Iesha Evans, the Baton Rouge protester whose photo of her standing up to police in riot gear went viral. “It was laughable at best. I was a little disgusted. I see the similarities. I see little key things. They were trying to take away from it being a […]
A district court judge has called out the Tulsa police officer who allegedly killed Terence Crutcher for doing an interview about the case on national TV. According to the New York Daily News, Judge Doug Drummond had some harsh words for officer Betty Jo Shelby, who is accused of shooting an unarmed Terence to death. […]
Newly revealed emails suggest that undercover NYPD officers compromised and reported on demonstrations surrounding Eric Garner's death.
The police department linked to the death of Philando Castile is distancing itself from the town where he was shot to save money. The world was stunned as Philando’s fiancee broadcast the deadly traffic stop where the magnet school cafeteria supervisor was shot by officer Jeronimo Yanez last July on Facebook Live. Now, the St. […]
If found guilty, Officer Gwendolyn Bishop could lose up to 30 vacation days and also faces a year of probation.