Candace Owens dug deep into her shallow Black white supremacist bag when she led the chorus of conservatives complaining that Juneteenth is now an official federal holiday in the United States of America.
She may as well have cried white supremacist tears with her tweet reacting to President Joe Biden signing a bill that was nearly unanimously passed by both chambers of Congress this week.
NBA fans were losing their minds on social media on Wednesday morning as they digested the surprise news that star point guard Chris Paul would miss his team's crucial upcoming playoffs games "indefinitely" because he's been placed in the league's COVID-19 protocol.
Another mysterious in-custody death prompts calls of an investigation after William Harvey, a 60-year-old Savannah, Georgia, Black man was found hanged in a police interrogation room.
Five officers were fired on Monday in the wake of Harvey's death after he was found unconscious with injuries to his neck caused by a pair of Harvey's shoelaces on April 2. Officers attempted life-saving measures; however, Harvey died as a result of his injuries, according to a statement released by the Savannah Police Department.... Read more
The family of a Georgia man killed during a no-knock raid is seeking answers while likening his death to the state-sanctioned death of Breonna Taylor.
On December 17, Johnny Bolton, 49, was killed after he was awoken by members of the Marietta Cobb Smyrna Organized Crime Task Force and the Cobb County Sherriff's Office SWAT team around 4:40 a.m.as they attempted to stage a narcotics raid.
The apartment Bolton lived in served as an informal boarding house, according to family members and Zack Greenamyre, one of the family's lawyers.... Read more
I was assaulted on campus at the University of Louisville by someone I knew. As scared as I was, I called 911. The city didn't send a counselor or trauma advocate. Instead, two officers showed up. I could immediately tell they were annoyed. One officer asked if I was "sure," and kept insisting that maybe it was a misunderstanding. I had just been choked and lifted up off the ground while my assailant threatened me, but in the moment when I had to convince two officers that it was more than a misunderstanding, I felt just as helpless.... Read more
President Joe Biden has admittedly borrowed liberally from Barack Obama's presidential playbook, readily reversing Donald Trump's racist policies and replacing them with those that align more closely with the man to whom he served as vice president for eight loyal years.
And so it follows that during his highly anticipated summit in Switzerland with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, Biden might similarly employ another Obama-endorsed political tactic with his European counterpart: shooting a "death stare" when they meet.... Read more
There will be no criminal charges against the police officers who shot and killed a Black motorist in North Carolina last month in a case that involves conflicting accounts of the circumstances surrounding the shooting. In fact, the prosecutor seemed to blame Andrew Brown Jr. for his own death as previously unseen footage of his police killing was finally made public on Tuesday.
After an investigation, Pasquotank County District Attorney R.... Read more
Joia A. Crear-Perry, MD, FACOG is a physician, policy expert, thought leader and advocate for transformational justice among those leading the charge and demand for Black women and birthing people to receive fair and equitable healthcare here in the U.S. and in countries around the globe.
As this year's Urban One Honors celebrates the achievements of Black women, Crear-Perry stands as a beacon of light whose shining is especially needed at this moment in time.... Read more