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Update: Video Show New Details in NYPD Shooting Death of Delrawn Small; Atlanta Cop...

Damning new details have emerged in the death of 37-year-old Delrawn Small, the New York man fatally wounded by an off-duty police officer in the early hours of July 4. According to The New York...

Right-Wing Legal Activist Blames President Obama, Min. Farrakhan for ‘Hate Crime Against Whites and...

In a weak attempt to link President Obama to the deadly police ambush in Dallas last week, Tea Party legal activist Larry Klayman has filed a lawsuit against the president, accusing him of "endangering...

Black Yale Worker Arrested for Smashing Glass Window Showing Images of Slavery, Says It...

A Yale University dining hall worker is out of a job after he used a broomstick to smash a stained-glass residence hall window depicting enslaved Black Americans picking cotton. Thirty-eight-year-old Corey Menafee, who worked as...

The Good, Bad, and the Very Ugly: Reactions to President Obama’s Address at Dallas...

On Tuesday, July 12, Pres. Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, former Pres. George Bush, and others gathered to honor the lives of five Dallas police officers killed in a deadly ambush last week....

Wisconsin, Kentucky Announce ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Legislation Following Deadly Police Shooting in Dallas

The deadly police ambush in Dallas last Thursday that left five officers dead and and seven others severely injured has state lawmakers across the country scrambling to pass additional "Blue Lives Matter" legislation. Such...

Man Who Witnessed the Death of Alton Sterling Sues Police, Claims Cops ‘Took My...

The convenience store owner who witnessed the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling at the hands of police is now suing the city of Baton Rouge and its police officers. The lawsuit filed Monday by Triple...

Off-Duty Officer in Missouri Fatally Shoots Home Invader After Heated Facebook Debate over Black...

A 20-year-old St. Louis man is dead after attempting to force his way into the home of an off-duty police officer following a heated Facebook debate concerning the Black Lives Matter movement. According to St....

Why Black Children Are Dying at an Alarmingly High Rate in Sacramento County and...

The premature deaths of children has been a persistent issue in Sacramento County's most impoverished and isolated communities. But the tragic endemic seems to be hitting Black children much harder than any other racial...

Kansas Cop Threatens 5-Year-Old Black Girl on Facebook, Loses His Job

LaNaydra Williams, who lives in Dallas, told Kansas City's Fox4KC she was rattled by the sinister comment left under a Facebook photo of she and her daughter Friday night. Williams said she received a...

Man Responsible for Making Alton Sterling Video Go Viral Arrested by 10 Military Officers...

The man who originally released - but didn't film - video of Alton Sterling's shocking death found himself apprehended by police just 24 hours after the graphic video went viral on social media. As he...

Prosecutors Drop Misconduct Charge Against Highest-Ranking Officer on Trial for the Death of Freddie...

The trial for Lt. Brian Rice began Thursday, and state prosecutors have already dismissed one of the many charges brought against the disgraced officer. According to CNN, prosecutors dropped the misconduct in office charge against...

Attorneys for Charleston Church Shooter Want Federal Charges Dropped, Claims Case Is ‘Unconstitutional’

Attorneys for accused church shooter Dylann Roof are now asking that all federal charges against their client be dropped, calling Roof's government case unconstitutional. According to Charleston, South Carolina news station WCSC, lawyers filed the...

NRA Releases Statement Regarding Dallas Police Ambush, Critics Blast Organization for Silence on #PhilandoCastile

Thursday night's ambush on police officers in Dallas, TX had elected officials, celebrities, and citizens alike offering their condolences to the families of the officers killed - as well as to those of the...

Dallas Gunman ID’d as Micah Xavier Johnson, Confirms What Many Believed — He Was...

One of four suspects responsible for carrying out that deadly police ambush in Dallas Thursday night has been identified as 25-year-old Micah Johnson, multiple news sources confirm. According to the Los Angeles Times, the gunman...

‘Real America Is Coming After You:’ Former U.S. Rep. Declares War on ‘Black Lives...

A deadly ambush on police quickly unfolded Thursday night as protesters marched peacefully through the streets of Dallas. A group of unidentified gunmen reportedly opened fire on the unsuspecting crowd, ultimately killing five and...

‘We Don’t Need Sympathy, We Need Everyone to Respect Our Lives’: Beyoncé Shares Message...

Time and time again, Beyoncé has proven she’s more than an international superstar; she’s an activist and fighter for social justice. From her generous monetary donations to the thousands affected by the Flint water crisis...

Police Rule African-American Man Found Hanging in Atlanta’s Piedmont Park Suicide, Black Twitter isn’t...

Reports of a Black body found hanged in a tree at Atlanta's Piedmont Park began circulating on social media early Thursday morning. Amid recent high-profile incidents of violence against African-American men, many were quick to...

Facebook Deactivation, Detainment Could Not Keep Philando Castile’s Girlfriend from Speaking Out: ‘We Knew...

"Oh my gosh, please don't tell me he's dead." Those were the harrowing words of Diamond "Lavish" Reynolds, the Minnesota woman who live-streamed the aftermath of police shooting and killing her boyfriend, 32-year-old Philando Castile. Uploaded...

Ex-Jacksonville State Marching Band Member Slaps University with Federal Lawsuit for ‘Racially Hostile Environment’ 

Incidents of racial discrimination have become all too common on college campuses across America. This time, Alabama's Jacksonville State University is under fire for allegedly condoning a "racially hostile educational environment." Former JSU student Jalen Green...

From Cigarettes to CDs: The High Price of Navigating Police Brutality to Make a...

July 5, 2016 was supposed to be just another day for 37-year-old Alton Sterling; another day of working to make ends meet, another day of working to provide for his family. But the low-level...

Lt. Brian Rice Opts for a Bench Trial in Freddie Gray Case, Judge Refuses...

The highest ranking officer on trial for the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray wants his fate to be decided by a judge — not a jury. According to the Baltimore Sun, Lt. Brian Rice is...

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