According to Milwaukee police, an unnamed man was shot early Monday morning and transported to a nearby hospital in an armored vehicle during the protests. An officer was also injured and taken to the hospital after a rock broke through the windshield of his squad car.
A state of emergency is in effect in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after demonstrators burned cars and businesses while protesting the police shooting death of Sylville Smith, a Black man killed by a Black police officer. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker activated the National Guard and plans to deploy troops if the violence continues. According to police, Smith was shot […]
Republican-led voter ID restrictions, which negatively impacted people of color, suffered a major blow last week in three states. On Friday in North Carolina, a federal judge rolled back obstructive voting measures. They included requiring a photo ID card to vote, reducing the number of early voting days, and prohibiting same-day voter registration. The 83-page decision […]
Two federal courts sided with voting rights advocates over Texas and Wisconsin voter ID laws. The rulings will permit residents in those states who don’t have proper ID to vote in November.
Although African-Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African-Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the Black and […]
Patterson’s mom Ayanna Patterson told the paper she has never stopped believing that her daughter is alive.
Authorities say they were called to a local Taco Bell in Madison, Wisconsin, where they allegedly found Genele Laird yielding a knife.
During Tuesday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Wisconsin’s state coordinator for VoteRiders, Anita Johnson, spoke to Roland Martin about the state’s restrictive voter ID law and the impact it may have in keeping voters from casting their ballots.
Take heart, Golden State nation. The impossible, improbable, unprecedented winning streak is finally over as Steph Curry and the Warriors were thoroughly and convincingly vanquished…