I have family in town. This means that control over my television has been relinquished to whoever gets to it first. Also, my family is my mother, and if Momma wants to watch a show, Momma is going to watch a show. It’s why I’m currently watching all of the court shows on television and literally watching Lauren Lake’s…
Often, after an intense therapy appointment, instead of sitting in my car, folded across the steering wheel before I have the strength to face the rest of the day, I make a detour to the T.J. Maxx on the way home. I don’t always buy anything; I just wander the racks and flip through organized chaos, waiting for my…
A wacked-out man dressed in preachers’ flowing white robes plowed into six people, critically injuring two, before driving into a pond Saturday evening.
A federal jury unanimously decided that police violated the rights of a 30-year-old black man when a family argument escalated into an attack during which the man was shot by a SWAT sniper in front of his young son.
New York City Police Sgt. Hugh Barry, who fatally shot a mentally ill Bronx woman, is arguing for a change in venue for his murder trial.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed the Sandra Bland Act into law Thursday, in what was supposed to be a decisive move to address the issues that led to Bland’s death.
Law-enforcement officials say that a New York City police sergeant was arrested Wednesday in the shooting death of an elderly, mentally ill woman inside her Bronx apartment in October.
Waking up to tragedies of some measure has become the norm over the years. Lately it feels as if every day there’s another hashtag created to expose our worst fears or break what’s left of our hearts.
I go to stores at 3:15 on weekdays.
The saying goes, “Healthy mind, healthy body.” But how often do we tend, acknowledge and nurture our mental health?
We’re living in a DIY culture, and there’s no one more DIY than bloggers. Blogging is a means of communication, self-expression, culture, news and so much more. And the people who create blogs are typically ridiculously talented and effortlessly wear the responsibility of being a voice for their culture.
More than four years after the gruesome shower death of Florida inmate Darren Rainey, and following a two-year probe into the incident by law enforcement, prosecutors have declined to charge the four guards involved in the death, with authorities saying that there is no evidence of wrongdoing.
Issa Rae’s YouTube channel recently launched Giants, a new series written and directed by James Bland and starring Vanessa Baden, William Catlett and Bland himself. The series is about “three millennials determined to live life on their own terms, no matter the cost, [who] quickly learn that when life starts to kick…
Some in the news media didn’t need President Donald Trump’s amazing news conference on Thursday to ask health professionals whether they thought Trump was mentally sound.
Surveillance video from a convenience store shows police in Fontana, Calif., cornering and fatally shooting a legally blind and mentally ill man they say was armed with a rock and a knife.
The unarmed California 73-year-old grandfather who was fatally shot by police earlier this week was struck by five bullets, according to authorities, Time magazine reports.
Melanie Liverpool, 30, admitted during an interrogation Monday that she was linked to a previous deadly subway incident after being suspected of pushing another woman in front of a subway train in New York City, CBS News reports.
An emotionally disturbed Bronx, N.Y., man was killed after a New York police sergeant used a Taser on him, police confirmed Wednesday, the New York Times reports.
A police officer shot and killed a mentally ill 66-year-old black woman in her Bronx, N.Y., apartment Tuesday night. The incident calls into question the New York City Police Department's use of force and the protocol that should be followed when dealing with "emotionally disturbed" people, The Atlantic reports.
The death of Terrill Thomas, a mentally ill black man who died of dehydration after begging for drinking water while being held in a Milwaukee jail, has been ruled a homicide, a county medical examiner revealed Thursday, Reuters reports.