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Kentucky Doctor Charged with Felony for Allegedly Choking Teenager In Viral Social Distancing Video

A Kentucky doctor faces charges for allegedly choking a teenage girl during a social distancing confrontation. On Tuesday, April 7, the Louisville Metro Police Department announced the arrest...

Mississippi Governor Proclaims April ‘Confederate Heritage Month’ Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

As the nation deals with a pandemic, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has declared April “Confederate Heritage Month,” in his state, which currently has more than 2,000 cases of COVID-19.

‘I Am Not a Criminal’: Charlotte Doctor Files Lawsuit After She Was Jailed...

A North Carolina doctor is suing the City of Charlotte, Charlotte Police and two businesses months after she spent a night in jail for allegedly giving a vendor counterfeit cash. The case...

Video: Kentucky Doctor Chokes Sole Black Teen In Mostly White Group as He Plays...

A Kentucky anesthesiologist has been arrested after he was caught on video apparently assaulting several teenagers who were not adhering to social distancing guidelines, which the man going so far as to...

Black Enterprise Founder Earl Graves Sr. Dead At 85 After Battle with Alzheimer’s Disease

Earl Graves Sr., founder of Black Enterprise magazine, the first Black-owned magazine focused on African-American entrepreneurs, died Monday, April 6. Graves was 85 and died following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease,...

Man Serving 27 Years in Prison for Nonviolent Offense Dies From Coronavirus a Month...

A man died from coronavirus a month after he was denied early release after serving 13 years in prison for a nonviolent drug offense. Patrick Jones, 49, was arrested...

Baltimore City Board Approves Spy Plane Surveillance Program: ‘The Racial Impact of This Technology...

Baltimore’s Board of Estimates voted in favor of a surveillance program that would allow planes to patrol the skies and document happenings on the streets. The 3-2 vote occurred...

Outrage Ensues After French Doctors Suggest Deploying Experimental Coronavirus Treatment to Africa: ‘They See...

Two French doctors upset people across the globe after they suggested researchers test a potential coronavirus treatment in Africa.   Dr. Jean-Paul Mira and Dr. Camille Locht appeared on...

In Several States, Black People Are Being Diagnosed With and Dying From COVID-19 at...

A few weeks ago, many believed Black people were immune to coronavirus, but data is beginning to show the exact opposite. Data from several states shows Black people...
Rodney Smith Jr.

Alabama Man Helps Community Through Pandemic With Freshly Mowed Lawns, Free Supplies

Rodney Smith Jr. is a man with a mission and a mower. For five years, Smith has been mowing lawns for free for the elderly, disabled, single mothers...
Erik Lewis

Police: Illinois Man Charged With Hate Crime After Slapping, Threatening to Lynch a Hospital...

An Illinois man is facing felony hate crime charges for reportedly assaulted and threatened to lynch a security guard. Erik Lewis was taken into custody on last Friday...

White Woman Offers Hand-Washing Lesson to Black South African Domestic Workers In Tone That...

Many were outraged by a viral video of a white woman in South Africa teaching Black domestic workers how to wash their hands. In footage posted to Twitter...
Myron Rolle

NFL Player Turned Neurosurgeon Admits Life as A Doctor Is ‘Hectic’ During Pandemic But...

A former NFL player turned neurosurgeon now is tackling a more intimidating opponent: coronavirus. A third-year neurosurgery resident at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Dr. Myron Rolle is giving...
race-based trauma

Most of Milwaukee’s Coronavirus Patients Are Black People, Officials Grasp for Explanations

Officials are concerned after finding the majority of Milwaukee’s coronavirus diagnoses are concentrated in its Black community. A map created by the Milwaukee County COVID-19 Dashboard shows the majority...

Lawyer: Louisville Cops Did Not Identify Themselves During ‘Botched’ Raid That Killed EMT, Led...

A Kentucky EMT was killed by an onslaught of bullets from police during a botched drug raid last month. Breonna Taylor and her boyfriend Kenneth Walker were asleep...

Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Takes Down TikTok Videos After Being Accused of Racism, Says He’s...

A Florida law enforcement officer is defending himself after he was accused of posting racist videos on TikTok. Indian River Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Dilks built a sizable following...

Diamond And Silk Claim the Media Is Exaggerating Coronavirus Data To Make Trump Look...

Infamous Trump supporters Diamond and Silk believe the media is inflating coronavirus statistics to make the administration look bad. The duo, born Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson and who...

Ghanaian Maid Dies 18 Hours After Pleading for Help Against Abusive Lebanese Employers: ‘I’m...

The body of a Ghanaian domestic worker was discovered less than a day after she pleaded for help with escaping from her abusive employers. Faustina Tay, 23, was...

‘You Incompetent Idiot!’: Rep. Maxine Waters Garners Praise for Gathering Trump for Inadequate...

Rep. Maxine Waters derided President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic in a string of tweets on Monday, March 30. The California Democrat criticized Trump for several...

New York Train Operator Dies in Effort to Save Passengers From Subway Fire: ‘It...

A New York train operator was killed while trying to help his passengers escape a burning train. Garrett Goble, 36, died on early Friday morning in Harlem when the...

‘Dean of Civil Rights Movement’ Rev. Joseph Lowery Dies at 98

Civil rights legend Rev. Joseph E. Lowery passed away on Friday night at his home in Atlanta. Lowery was surrounded by his daughters when he “made his transition peacefully,”...

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