#NewportNancy: White Woman Calls Cops on Black Woman for Smoking in Parking Lot

#NewportNancy: White Woman Calls Cops on Black Woman for Smoking in Parking Lot

by Jessica Bennett   Jul 06, 2018

The wave of White people calling police on Black people for no reason continues, as one woman known only as #NewportNancy felt the need... Read More

Black Man Tasered by Lancaster Police Files Lawsuit

Black Man Tasered by Lancaster Police Files Lawsuit

by Christina Santi   Jul 05, 2018

Sean Williams, 27, is suing a Lancaster, Pennsylvania cop and the city’s police department after he was shot with a taser last Thursday while... Read More

65-Year Old Diabetic Grandmother

Cop Suspended After Aggressively Grabbing 65-Year-Old Diabetic Grandmother During Traffic Stop

by Teddy Grant   May 11, 2018

A police officer in Alpharetta, Georgia, has been suspended over his handling of a 65-year-old diabetic grandmother during a traffic stop and an internal... Read More

Anthony Wall, chokehold, Waffle House

Police Place Black Man in Chokehold Outside Waffle House After he Takes Sister to Prom

by Teddy Grant   May 10, 2018

A viral video shows a Warsaw, North Carolina police officer placing a Black man in a chokehold outside a Waffle House and police are... Read More

Yale student

White Yale Student Calls Cops on Napping Black Grad Student

by Teddy Grant   May 10, 2018

A White student at Yale University called the police on a Black graduate student who was taking a nap in the dorm’s common area,... Read More

Woman Kicked Off of Flight for Having Noncontagious Illness

Woman Kicked Off of Flight for Having Noncontagious Illness

by Jessica Bennett   May 09, 2018

A Black woman from Edmonton, Canada believes she was discriminated against after being forced off an Air Canada flight for having noncontagious shingles. Jeanne... Read More

Nordstrom Rack

Nordstrom Rack Apologizes for Accusing Black Teens of Shoplifting

by Teddy Grant   May 09, 2018

A Nordstrom Rack in St. Louis is facing blowback after employees falsely accused three Black teens of shoplifting while they were shopping for prom,... Read More

Black women, Airbnb

Bob Marley’s Granddaughter had cops Called on her After Neighbor Thought She Was Stealing from Airbnb

by Teddy Grant   May 07, 2018

Update The woman in the video has been identified as Donisha Prendergast, granddaughter of reggae legend Bob Marley. She, and three of her friends involved... Read More

University of Florida, Graduation

University of Florida Apologizes After Black Students Yanked off Graduation Stage

by Teddy Grant   May 07, 2018

Commencement is generally a time of happiness, but for some African-American graduates at the University of Florida in Gainesville, their celebration during the ceremony... Read More

IHOP

IHOP Customer Had N-Word Printed on Receipt, Got $10 Gift Certificate

by Teddy Grant   May 04, 2018

A server was fired from a Kansas City, Missouri-area IHOP after printing a racial slur on a Black customer’s receipt, according to The Kansas... Read More