The news comes a year after reports of fatalities and injuries at the hands of police–most recently Laquan McDonald in Chicago–amid widening frustration over the lack of official recordings of the incidents.
Gun control has been a lingering issue within our country, but that didn’t stop scores of people from purchasing fire arms during Black Friday.
NewsOne’s Top 5 gives you a quick rundown of the viral stories we’re talking about today.
Investigators in the case pondered whether founding members of the famed rap group, RZA and Raekwon, are linked to murders that occurred more than 15 years ago.
On Wednesday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin asked Rashad Robinson, Executive Director of Color of Change, what led the organization to ascertain documentation about Black activists was being surveilled by government officials.
On Tuesday, Roland Martin, former Virginia Governor L. Douglas Wilder, and the NewsOne Now panel discussed Comey’s comments and his explanation that increasing crime rates are a result of cops being afraid to do their jobs because they don’t want to be video taped.
An ineffective system has left Tamir Rice and Eric Garner — two high-profile police brutality victims of the previous year — off the federal government’s official record of homicides by officers. In fact, out of 18,000 law enforcement agencies across the United States, 17,776 refused to provide such data
Turns out, President Obama does think Hillary Clinton made some mistakes with the handling of her emails.