Gov. Bel and President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency, freeing up funds for flood related assistance.
Fiery protests broke out Saturday in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after police shot and killed a man during a foot chase, according to NBC News. The 23-year-old victim, who was allegedly armed with a handgun, reportedly fled a traffic stop on Milwaukee’s north side Saturday afternoon, writes the news outlet: Milwaukee’s mayor said the man was struck […]
Ayear after Freddie Gray‘s death while in police custody, the Justice Department released a scathing report proving the Baltimore Police Department purposely targets the city’s Black population. In the 163-page report released on Wednesday, investigators pinpointed just how the department violated the rights of the people its officers are sworn to protect. Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby […]
The GOP hires a new team that will focus on attracting Black voters. They have a strategy in mind. But will it work?
Notable ESPN broadcaster John Saunders passed away at his house in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York on Wednesday.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday closed a probe prompted by the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray. It concluded Baltimore police officers regularly violate the constitutional rights of Black residents through the use of excessive force, unlawful searches and arrests, and racial discrimination.
Gymnast Gabby Douglas is facing a major setback at the 2016 Rio Olympics. According to reports, Douglas won’t be advancing to the all-around finals. Even though Douglas finished with the third highest score in the Olympic qualifiers on Sunday, only two people per country can compete in the all-around finals, preventing her from defending her […]
A 10-year-old student mows lawns to help his mom pay for school supplies. He inspired others to help kids in need get ready for school.
Los Angeles settles a discrimination lawsuit for $50,000. The case involved a White LAPD detective who killed a Black officer.
Justice has been served in the William Chapman II police shooting case. Chapman, who was suspected of shoplifting, was shot and killed by former police officer Stephen Rankin outside of a Walmart after a security guard called cops to go after the 18-year-old African-American teen. On Thursday, a jury convicted Rankin of voluntary manslaughter, a lesser […]