On July 7th, 2016, just one day after Diamond Reynolds streamed video of a police officer shooting and killing her boyfriend, Philando Castile, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension began working to obtain records from Reynolds’s phone. The BCA, which was in charge of investigating Castile’s death, submitted a…
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Finding a job is hard enough, and now, 33-year-old Mario Manago, a soon-to-be Air Force veteran, may find it even harder after he was convicted back in March of a federal crime—the federal crime of being six minutes late to a meeting.
An Indiana jury began deliberating Wednesday in the case of a white man who shot a black man after chasing him down to retrieve $50 that a woman willfully handed over.
Kyira Dixon Johnson’s story is one of the thousands, if not millions, of black mothers who have died because of the history of an inadequate health care system in this country. She is one of too many black mothers who have died due to this country’s legacy of structural racism.
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The Albany (Calif.) School Board voted Wednesday night to expel a student over racist posts and memes posted on an Instagram account.
A young man in Massachusetts is being applauded across the internet after a picture of him helping an elderly man down the escalators at a mall went viral.
I told y’all there weren’t any Trump-Comey tapes, but I refuse to take a victory lap for this one because anyone with a ninth-grade education and cable television in their home knew that there weren’t any tapes of the conversations between the former FBI director and the president.
Philando Castile was not murdered, because white police officers don’t murder black men. If that statement upsets you, allow me to cheer you up with a joke: What’s rarer than getting struck by lightning, being killed by a terrorist or winning the lottery?
This past Sunday morning, Seattle police responded to a 911 call from 30-year-old Charleena Lyles reporting an attempted burglary at her home. Shortly after police entered her apartment, Lyles was dead—officers fatally shot her while three of her children were present. It’s unclear what led to the rapid escalation and…
In a twisted narrative that includes butt-hurt wypipo, conservative trolls, a black college professor, a racist congressman and an online essay, a Connecticut college shut its campus down for what it called “threats received” after a professor at the college shared an article suggesting that first responders should…
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