On July 17, 2014, New York City Police Department Officer Daniel Pantaleo grabbed Eric Garner, wrapped his arm around Garner’s neck and—even though the NYPD banned the use of choke holds in 1993—squeezed. When Garner muttered, “I can’t breathe,” Pantaleo still squeezed. Pantaleo continued to press Garner’s face into…
The heat is turning up on the White House with news reports claiming that an FBI investigation into this Beverly Hillbillies administration has found that President Vladimir TrumPutin’s associates communicated with suspected Russian operatives before the presidential election to release damaging information about…
Ever wonder what karma looks like? For white supremacist Craig Cobb, it takes on the shape of his “church” going up in flames, with only the steeple left in the rubble.
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Eighteen-year-old Breana Harmon Talbott of Denison, Texas, ran into a church and told people she had been kidnapped and raped by three masked black men. Talbott, who was wearing only a bra, T-shirt and underwear, was bloodied and looked battered. News of the incident swept the community and incited racist tweets on…
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Forest Whitaker will helm Codeblack Films’ upcoming Angela Davis biopic movie project as an executive producer. The untitled biopic will be based on Davis’ book Angela Davis: An Autobiography.
Slick Rick’s classic song “Children’s Story” is truly about to become a children’s book with the help of Boston-based record label and premium online boutique Get on Down.
Ebony Banks is a Houston high school senior who is currently battling stage 4 cancer. Though the school year isn’t yet over, Banks’ high school granted her one wish, which was to graduate early. It also pulled off another wish with the help of Houston native Beyoncé.
On Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that school districts must provide students with disabilities the opportunity to make “appropriately ambitious” progress in their education, and that decision will likely have an impact on the 6.5 million students with disabilities in the United States.
Imagine there was a police department that sent video teams to record Black Lives Matter and Occupy protests hundreds of times over the course of a few years, going against specific department guidelines for when and how such operations are to take place, and when called and questioned on it, it reportedly refused to…
The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California on Wednesday filed two claims with the federal government on behalf of two sisters who were allegedly sexually assaulted by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection last year.
A 15-year-old teen in Southern California was arrested Tuesday after allegedly making threats against his former high school on Twitter and suggesting that he would repeat the Columbine massacre, according to authorities.
Disclaimer: I’m not sure I’m a Drake fan, but I’m not NOT a Drake fan, either. I listen to all the albums and have listened to Drake songs when washing dishes, changing diapers and eating brussels sprouts. I’m an informed listener, so I’m speaking on More Life as a music enthusiast and avid consumer who respects Drake…
A white man from Baltimore, who allegedly stabbed a 66-year-old black man to death in New York City, reportedly traveled all the way to New York to commit the crime in the “media capital of the world” and make the biggest statement he could, police said.
Yes, lawd! Empire returns tonight with the second half of its third season. Back in December, the midseason finale ended with a bang—and for once it didn’t involve Lucious shooting someone or him getting shot.
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