The city of Ferguson, Mo.’s insurance company paid out $1.5 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was gunned down by Police Officer Darren Wilson in August 2014.
An off-duty police officer who was just trying to help his colleagues after a car chase ended in a shootout near his home, ended up being shot by a fellow cop who did not recognize that they were on the same team.
Updated Friday, June 23, 2017, 10:57 a.m. EDT: After deliberating for four hours, a South Bend, Ind., jury found Michael Young guilty of murder on Thursday, ending his three-day trial for shooting 27-year-old Markest Flowers in downtown South Bend.
Seattle police released the 911 call, additional surveillance video and details of the Charleena Lyles shooting on Thursday, less than a week after officers opened fire on the pregnant mother with her children present in her Seattle apartment.
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Please, for your own sake, throw out those faded, stretched out t-shirts and the pairs of socks that your big toe goes through. It’ll be okay, I promise. Now head over to H&M and take up to 60% off during their one-day flash sale. Everything from tees and tanks to dresses, even jackets and coats are marked down, so…
A reader wonders if she could be related to Andrew Jackson through one of his slaves.
Black sororities are a cisgender, straight women’s club. There, I said it! And as a straight, cisgender Afro-Caribbean woman, I noticed how my privilege shielded me from certain challenges as a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.
Move over Rachel Dolezal, there’s someone else out there with even more issues. German “model” Martina Adam, also known as Martina Big (because of her insanely huge breast implants and appearances on Botched), has completed her transition into a “black” woman.
Back in 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. And on Thursday, while appearing at the Glastonbury Festival in South West England, Johnny Depp got himself into hot water after he joked about the last time an actor had killed a president.
NPG Records and Warner Bros. Records on Friday released Prince’s iconic Purple Rain album in new deluxe and deluxe-expanded edition formats. The release features a three-CD Purple Rain deluxe set that includes Prince’s 2015 remaster of the original tapes from the award-winning soundtrack.
Officials say Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies accidentally shot and killed a 17-year-old boy in Palmdale, Calif., early Thursday morning after their bullets ricocheted off the ground when they opened fire at an aggressive dog.
The Georgia inmates who rescued a Polk County deputy who had collapsed while on security detail are getting some well-deserved time knocked off of their sentences after their kind and courageous acts earlier this month.
A police officer was stabbed Wednesday at the Flint, Mich., international airport, and the FBI says it is investigating the incident as a possible act of terrorism because of statements the suspect reportedly made before attacking the officer.
If you watched the Netflix docuseries Making a Murderer, you probably agree that the confession a teenage Brendan Dassey gave was coerced by police officers who took advantage of a mentally challenged boy who did not have a parent or lawyer present to help him. On Thursday, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled…
Tanya Faison, a self-described “abolitionist” with Black Lives Matter Sacramento in California’s state capital, has been the repeated target of attacks on a Facebook page purported to be the “unofficial voice to the hardworking men and women of the Sacramento Police Department.”
Former President Barack Obama took to his official Facebook page Thursday to criticize the Senate health care bill released Thursday, calling it “a massive transfer of wealth” to “the richest people in America,” and asking the Senate to “take a step back and measure what’s really at stake.”
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