Sunday, January 16, 2022

Protests

Fatal Police Shooting of Black Man in Minneapolis Sparks Protests

*Hundreds of protesters gathered in Minneapolis on Sunday (June 24) in the wake of Saturday night’s fatal police shooting of 31-year-old Thurman Blevins Jr.,...

East Pittsburgh Erupts in Protests Over Fatal Police Shooting of Antwon Rose

*Protests erupted outside of the East Pittsburgh Police station over the death of 17-year-old Antwon Rose, who was shot and killed by a police...

Tamir Rice’s Mother Building a Youth Center in Cleveland to Honor Her Son

*Samaria Rice, the mother of Tamir Rice, has announced plans to convert an empty two-story brick building in her Cleveland neighborhood to a new...

Myths Surrounding Urban Black Violence

 *Over decades, as the demographics of violence have drastically changed, the narrative of intrinsic ‘black culture’ at the heart of the violence problem in...

Nurse Fired For Saying Stephon Clark Deserved Death Scores $20K in Own GoFundMe Campaign

*The California nurse who was fired after saying Stephon Clark deserved to be killed by police has raised more than $20,000 from a GoFundMe...

NY Police Fatally Shoot Unarmed Black Man After Mistaking Lead Pipe for a Gun (Video)

*Police in New York fatally shot an unarmed black man walking down the street in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, on...

Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Will Stephon Clark be Different? (VIDEO)

*One week after the slaying of Stephon Clark by Sacramento police officers, prosecutors in Baton Rouge, Louisiana announced that the officers who gunned down...

Cops Who Killed Alton Sterling Won’t Be Charged in his Death

*The two Baton Rouge police officers involved in the shooting death of Alton Sterling will not face state criminal charges in connection with the...

Erica Garner Secretly Recorded Her Meeting with Justice Dept. Over Father’s Case (Watch)

*Erica Garner, the late daughter of slain police victim Eric Garner, had been planning to release a video that she secretly recorded during her...

Snoop Dogg Donates $35K Toward Colin Kaepernick’s ‘Million Dollar Pledge’

*Snoop Dogg has donated at total of $35,000 to Colin Kaepernick’s #MillionDollarPledge, with all funds going to the Dallas, TX-based group Mothers Against Police...

Controversial Writer Cory Alexander Haywood Releases His New Book: “Coon Flakes: Musings of an Uppity Negro”

In "Coon Flakes: Musings of an Uppity Negro,"from controversial writer Cory Alexander Haywood, he examines what he calls, “destructive behavior threatening to permanently extinguish...

United Apologizes to Woman it Kicked Out of First Class for Congresswoman

We've got an update on our story about United Airlines basically taking a first class seat from a woman and giving it to U.S....

Snoop Dogg Threatens George Zimmerman: ‘If One Hair on Jay-Z’s [Head] is Touched’

*Snoop Dogg has put George Zimmerman on notice. As previously reported, the man cleared of all charges in the shooting of Trayvon Martin has threatened...
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