PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Indicted Pennsylvania congressman Chaka Fattah, facing his first primary fight in two decades, has lost the Democratic primary just before the start…
The effort to overhaul the criminal justice system has received a major boost from a group of senators on both sides of the aisle. On Thursday, Republicans and Democrats announced the details of a reworked criminal justice reform bill that previously stalled last November. Some of the legislation remains unchanged, such as giving judges the discretion to give lesser […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s police chief has ordered effective immediately that all officers attend an anti-harassment class, as he released more transcripts of…
The president will make his first trip next week to Flint. The visit comes months after it was determined that the city’s drinking water was tainted with lead.
The U.S. Department of Education announced that Oklahoma City Schools settled a complaint over racially biased student discipline. The school district agreed to modify its policies. This follows a civil rights investigation into unfair treatment of African-American students.
On Thursday, Hayes was indicted on one count of aggravated assault with a handgun and second-degree murder in the shooting death of Smith.
The drawings, which feature a Black woman saying “would you look at the time, I’m late for my abortion” while wearing a Black Lives Matter t-shirt and another cartoon of a garden hoe asking a Black man “who is you calling a hoe,” have many students speaking out, calling the caricatures offensive.
During Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now, guest host Van Jones and the day’s panel of guests discussed the sentencing and the egregious disparities in justice this case has exposed when punishing politicians for wrong-doing.
Yale University said it would continue to name a residential college after John C. Calhoun, a 19th century slavery defender. University officials decided, however, to stop addressing residential faculty as masters.