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Attorney: Man killed at Costco was mentally ill, off meds
June 20, 2019
  A man fatally shot in a Southern California Costco store was mentally ill and off his medication when he pushed or slapped an off-duty police officer who opened fire and killed the man and critically wounded the man’s parents, ... read more »
Still Unsolved: The Cold Cases of Biggie, Tupac and Jam Master Jay
January 24, 2019
As 2019 begins, the senseless murder of some of Hip-Hop’s biggest and most talented stars remains in the cold case files. “It’s a shame that we lost talented artists such as Tupac, Biggie and JMJ,” said Hip Hop activist and artist Sean XLG Mitchell. ... read more »
2 Family Members of the Family of 9 Killed in Duck Boat Sues for $100 Million
July 30, 2018
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The owners and operators of a tourist boat that sank this month in Missouri, killing 17 people, put profits over people’s safety when they decided to put the Ride the Ducks boat on a lake despite design problems and warnings of severe weather, ... read more »
Rosa Parks Family House Set For Auction Next Week
July 26, 2018
The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge after fleeing the South amid death threats is scheduled for auction next week with a minimum bid of $1 million.  ... read more »
Suspect Arrested in Oakland Train Station Stabbing Attack
July 26, 2018
The wounded sister of an 18-year-old Black woman fatally stabbed in the neck while transferring trains said they were “blindsided by a maniac.” ... read more »
Man Shot by Police Had Valid Concealed Gun Permit
July 5, 2018
A Black man who was fatally shot by Portland State University campus police during a fight outside a bar had a permit to carry a concealed handgun. ... read more »
Trump Revokes Obama Guidance on Race in School Admissions
July 5, 2018
The Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded Obama-era guidance that encouraged schools to take a student’s race into account to promote diversity in admissions. The shift suggests schools will have the federal government’s blessing to leave race out of admissions and enrollment decisions, ... read more »
Historically-Black Medical College in Tennessee Lays Off 55
July 5, 2018
One of the largest and oldest historically-Black medical colleges in the nation has laid off 55 employees in Tennessee. ... read more »
Black WWII Veteran Becomes an Officer 76 Years Later
July 5, 2018
An African American man who was denied officer status in the U.S. Army was commissioned as a second lieutenant 76 years later. ... read more »
Fraternity members suspended for video with racist slurs
June 14, 2018
Syracuse University suspended 15 members of a fraternity following the release of a video showing pledges using racial slurs and simulating a sexual assault of a disabled person, lawyers for the students said Friday. ... read more »
Black Woman Golfer: It Was Like We Had Targets on Our Backs
April 27, 2018
No charges were filed, but the confrontation Saturday touched a raw nerve after two other somewhat similar incidents. Two Black men in Philadelphia were handcuffed and arrested on April 12 after a Starbucks employee called police because they hadn't bought anything in the store. And employees of an LA Fitness in New Jersey wrongly accused a Black member and his guest of not paying to work out and called police, prompting an apology from the company. ... read more »
‘Poor People’s Campaign’ readies nationwide mobilization
February 15, 2018
'Poor People's Campaign' readies nationwide mobilization ... read more »
Bill Cosby tells stories at club in 1st show since 2015
January 25, 2018
The performance is Cosby's latest step back into the spotlight he's mostly shied from since his December 2015 arrest. ... read more »
Winfrey highlights story of Black woman raped by White men
January 18, 2018
Winfrey, in speaking of the victims of sexual assault whose voices might never be heard, told the audience that Recy Taylor was a name they should know. ... read more »
California agents seize Chris Brown’s pet capuchin monkey
January 18, 2018
Foy says Brown agreed to cooperate. Agents served a search warrant Jan. 2 at his home. ... read more »
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