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Retired FBI Official Takes Job as Bus Driver during Shortage
October 25, 2021
Mike Mason was one of the nation's highest-ranking FBI officials. Now he drives students to school in a yellow school bus each morning and afternoon. ... read more »
At least Four Black Females were Murdered Each Day in 2020
October 14, 2021
According to statistics released by the FBI this month, more than four Black women and girls were murdered each day in the United States in 2020. ... read more »
San Gabriel Valley Man Sentenced to 3 Years in Federal Prison for Scheming to Launder Drug Money Via ‘Black Market Peso Exchange’
October 12, 2021
A West Covina man was sentenced today to 36 months in federal prison for laundering more than $900,000 in drug money over a two-year period via a “Black Market Peso Exchange” for Mexico-based drug traffickers.  Oscar Sanchez, 52, was sentenced by United States District Judge Virginia A. Phillips. Sanchez pleaded guilty in November 2020 to a single-count information charging him with concealment money laundering. ... read more »
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Gymnasts’ Demand For Justice Is A Powerful Display Of Courage And Grace
September 30, 2021
Just 17 years old in June of 2015, Maggie Nichols disclosed to USA Gymnastics officials that the organization’s team doctor, Larry Nassar, had been molesting her since she was 15. Furthermore, she said she suspected that Nassar was abusing her friend and teammate Simone Biles as well. USA Gymnastics waited more than a month to report the allegations to the FBI, by which time a private investigator had identified at least six victims, including McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman. After receiving the report, the FBI did almost nothing. When agents finally scheduled an interview weeks later with McKayla Maroney, then 19, it was only to get USA Gymnastics “off of our back,” according to investigators. ... read more »
Biles: FBI turned ‘blind eye’ to reports of gymnasts’ abuse
September 15, 2021
Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles told Congress in forceful testimony Wednesday that federal law enforcement and gymnastics officials turned a “blind eye” to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse of her and hundreds of other women. ... read more »
NYPD Officer Ray Wood Uncovers Explicit News Surrounding the Assassination of Malcolm X— Confirming Law Enforcement Involvement
February 25, 2021
The anniversary of the assassination of Malcom X was on Sunday, February 21. Over 50 years have passed, the infamous event has been under scrutiny since day one. Concerned parties investigated and presented a breath of evidence that led to various possibilities, including the involvement of local and federal law enforcement.   ... read more »
DHS Bulletin Warns Of Continued Threat Of Extremist Violence
February 4, 2021
Law enforcement agencies in the Southland and across the nation were warned today of a ``heightened threat environment'' still percolating from the recent change of presidential administrations that could lead to acts of domestic terrorism by extremists. ... read more »
‘We Took the Capitol’ Trump Supporters Storm the Chambers of Congress
January 7, 2021
Gunshots rang out in the hallway near the chambers, and windows were shattered throughout the building. An unidentified woman inside reportedly was shot in the neck. Her condition is currently unclear. The National Guard joined the Secret Service, FBI, Capitol Police, and D.C.’s Metropolitan Police at the scene. ... read more »
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Black man shot by deputy held a sandwich, not a gun
December 8, 2020
Civil rights and FBI investigators will help look into the fatal shooting by an Ohio sheriff’s deputy of a Black man whose family says that he was holding not a gun, but a sandwich, and that he was shot in front of two toddlers and his grandmother while inside his home, not outside it, as authorities assert. ... read more »
17-year-old arrested in killing of 2 people in Kenosha
August 26, 2020
Kyle Rittenhouse, of Antioch, Illinois, was taken into custody in Illinois on suspicion of first-degree intentional homicide. Antioch is about 15 miles from Kenosha. Two people were shot to death Tuesday night in an attack carried out by a young white man who was caught on cellphone video opening fire in the middle of the street with a semi-automatic rifle. ... read more »
Members of Congress Demand Answers About California DMV $50M Personal Data Sale 
August 19, 2020
When news broke about Facebook collaborating with data mining companies during the runup to the 2016 presidential election, it may have broken the damn. Now almost four years later, more citizens are raising concerns about their data and who’s sharing it.   Several members of California’s delegation to the United States Congress, including Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA-13), who is a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, are demanding information from the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). They say the DMV has been selling California drivers’ personal data.    ... read more »
Black and Missing Foundation Shines Spotlight on Missing Persons and Their Families
March 19, 2020
Derrica Wilson and her sister Natalie noticed what had become the norm for mainstream media when it comes to the plight of missing women and girls of color: there was little to no media coverage. As a result, in 2008, Derrica and Natalie founded the nonprofit Black and Missing Foundation with a mission to bring awareness to missing persons of color and to provide vital resources and tools to missing person's families and friends. ... read more »
The Pernicious Power of Patriarchy
February 27, 2020
If we women were honest, we would say that we have all cosigned patriarchy in the interest of keeping it moving. We have deflected the sexist comments that come our way, even as we cringe from them. We smile at men that we abhor because they may have decision making power in their hands. We dress up or dress down depending on the occasion and the way we have to play the game. We know the system is slanted against us, we know we still have to play, and we decide when we choose to blow the whistle, a whistle we could blow every single day. ... read more »
Remember Atatiana Jefferson
January 17, 2020
As we enter into a new year, it’s important that we do not forget the December 20th indictment and pending trial of Aaron Dean, a former Forth Worth, Texas police officer, on murder charges in the shooting death of Atatiana Jefferson, an African American woman and Xavier University graduate. ... read more »
Three Saudi Nationals Charged with Smuggling Firearms Parts from United States to Saudi Arabia without an Export License
November 8, 2019
Three Saudi nationals have been charged in two separate indictments for allegedly violating federal export laws by purchasing more than $100,000 in weapons parts in the United States while on student visas and then smuggling the parts to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. ... read more »
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