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White Officer Indicted For Murder in Killing of Black Man
December 6, 2018
Dallas County court records show that a White former Dallas police officer has been indicted on a murder charge for the killing of her Black unarmed neighbor when she mistakenly went to his apartment instead of her own and shot him. ... read more »
Black Lawmaker Renews Call Against Texas Confederate Plaque
November 30, 2018
A Black Democratic lawmaker called on Texas to immediately remove a Confederate plaque in the state Capitol that rejects slavery as an underlying cause of the Civil War after the state's attorney general said Wednesday that a legislative vote isn't needed. ... read more »
Lakers Sign 18-Year NBA Veteran Center Tyson Chandler
November 6, 2018
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed center Tyson Chandler, it was announced today by General Manager Rob Pelinka. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. ... read more »
Family Of Botham Jean Files Suit Against Ex-Dallas Cop
November 1, 2018
The family of an unarmed Black man who was shot and killed in his own apartment by a White former Dallas police officer filed a federal lawsuit on Friday. ... read more »
Dallas Officer Arrested on Manslaughter Warrant
September 13, 2018
A White Dallas police officer was arrested Sunday on a manslaughter charge in the off-duty shooting of a Black neighbor whose apartment she says she mistook for her own. ... read more »
Thanks to the L.A. Sheriff’s Department, White Democratic Donor is Likely to Escape Criminal Charges in Fatal Overdose of Black Gay
July 26, 2018
While the media made much of the fact that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reopened Moore’s death as a homicide investigation, had they followed up they would have learned that it was mostly to save face after Moore’s journal had been published and made national news.  The “investigation” consisted of the Sheriff’s Department relying on me and Gemmel Moore’s family attorney Nana Gyamfi to provide them with evidence, witnesses they could interview--witnesses that we fought and won immunity for in order for them to give statements to police that they didn’t trust in the first place—oh--and one flyer asking for more information about the death of Gemmel posted at Buck’s frequented haunts in West Hollywood.   ... read more »
Zimbabwean’s Cheer a Musical ‘Lion’ Returning From Exile
May 9, 2018
After 14 long years in the U.S. state of Oregon, singer, composer and bandleader Thomas Mapfumo has come home to Zimbabwe. His recent performance, for some 20,000 ticket holders at the open-air Glamis Arena, only slowed down as the sun began to rise. ... read more »
Dallas protest leader sentenced to two years in prison
August 31, 2016
A leader of the group that organized the protest where a sniper killed five law enforcement officers in Dallas was sentenced Friday to prison for unrelated probation violations. ... read more »
LAPD Class Graduates Among Tragedy
July 13, 2016
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck called for the country to have a dialogue that does not break down along racial lines ... read more »
Details emerge on veteran linked to Dallas sniper shootings
July 8, 2016
DALLAS (AP) – Micah Xavier Johnson was known by his family and neighbors as an “Army strong” veteran who served in Afghanistan and loved playground basketball back home in suburban Dallas. ... read more »
T.D. Jakes Moves Forward with Focus and Purpose
July 30, 2015
Positive movement surrounds Bishop T.D. Jakes. As a world-renowned preacher, best-selling author, and successful movie producer, Jakes touches millions of lives through television, radio, films and social media. ... read more / watch video »
Paul Quinn College Extends Scholarships to 55 California Students
July 29, 2015
Fifty-five students, from all across the state of California are preparing to become part of the freshman class at Paul Quinn College, an HBCU in Dallas, Texas on August 2. ... read more »
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