White Cop Pulls Over Daughter’s Black Boyfriend While Ignoring Emergency Call

White Cop Pulls Over Daughter’s Black Boyfriend While Ignoring Emergency Call

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 22, 2018

A White police officer in Lorain, Ohio has been fired after stopping her daughter’s boyfriend, who is Black, and detaining the couple for no... Read More

Antwon Rose, Police shooting, Pittsburgh, 17-year-old, Pittsburgh police

Pittsburgh Police Kill Unarmed 17-Year-Old Fleeing from Car

by Teddy Grant   Jun 22, 2018

Update: Hundreds of protestors shut down Interstate 376 outside of Pittsburgh early Friday to protest the shooting death of  17-year-old Rose by the hands... Read More

Michelle Alexander

Michelle Alexander Named New York Times Columnist, Only Black Woman in Role

by Teddy Grant   Jun 22, 2018

Author Michelle Alexander has joined the New York Times’ Opinion pages, the paper announced in a press release on Thursday. Alexander penned The New Jim... Read More

BLM Activist’s Truck Vandalized With N-Word & Swastikas

BLM Activist’s Truck Vandalized With N-Word & Swastikas

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 21, 2018

Hubert Roberts, a Black activist from Michigan, woke up Tuesday morning to find his 2011 Chevrolet Silverado covered in multiple swastikas along with the... Read More

Nicki Minaj Gets Key to Queens, New York

Nicki Minaj Speaks About Being an ‘Illegal Immigrant’

by Christina Santi   Jun 21, 2018

Before President Donald Trump signed an executive order to stop the separation of families at the U.S. and Mexican border, Nicki Minaj shared an... Read More

Charleston, slavery

City of Charleston Apologizes for Role in Slavery

by Teddy Grant   Jun 21, 2018

The South Carolina city of Charleston has officially apologized for its role in slavery. In a 7-5 vote, the Charleston City Council approved a... Read More

Stephon Clark, Sacramento, Brandon Smith

Activists Begin 8 Days of Protests in Sacramento For Stephon Clark, Brandon Smith

by Teddy Grant   Jun 21, 2018

Activists in Sacramento began eight days of protests on Tuesday calling for police to be held accountable in the deaths of Stephon Clark and... Read More

Charlottesville

‘Unite the Right’ Anniversary Rally Planned for D.C.

by Teddy Grant   Jun 21, 2018

The organizer who planned the deadly Charlottesville, Virginia, rally last year has received approval for a second “Unite the Right” rally, according to NPR. The... Read More

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, ICE

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Orders Jails to Reject ICE Detainees

by Teddy Grant   Jun 21, 2018

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signed an executive order on Wednesday banning the city’s jail from receiving new detainees of the U.S. Immigration and... Read More

Donald Trump, Executive Order, Immigration

President Trump Signs Executive Order to End Family Separations at Border

by Teddy Grant   Jun 20, 2018

President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order on Wednesday that allows families to be kept together when they reach the border, multiple outlets reports.... Read More