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Report: Blacks Seven-Times More Likely than Whites to Be Wrongfully Convicted of Murder
July 18, 2019
“From their very first interaction with the police, to being arrested, booked, charged, convicted, and sentenced, Black people are discriminated against and disproportionately criminalized at every stage of the criminal justice system,” according to the Innocence Project report, #BlackBehindBars: Sparking a conversation on the Black wrongful conviction experience in the U.S. ... read more »
Head: Yardie Film Review
March 21, 2019
Elba Makes Directorial Debut with Jamaican Coming-of-Age Drama ... read more »
Man Charged with Homeless Woman’s Murder
January 4, 2018
A 22-year-old man was charged Wednesday January 3, with capital murder for the killing of a 76-year-old transient woman -- a former soul singer -- on New Year's Day in Santa Ana. ... read more »
‘Shockingly Lenient’ Sentence For Convicted ‘Blade Runner’ is Doubled
November 30, 2017
But her ruling was overturned as “shockingly lenient”. Judge Masipa then added additional years to the sentence – still considered low by legal observers. ... read more »
International Court to Seek Reparations for Thousands of African War Victims
November 23, 2017
But they unleashed a five-month reign of terror, with the court handing down its toughest penalty for sadistic, cruel rapes and murders. ... read more »
Man Arrested in Cold Case Murder of Supervisor’s Brother 
August 17, 2017
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas had little to say Thursday in response to the arrest of a suspect in the 1981 killing of his brother.  ... read more »
An Incarcerated Woman’s Journey to ‘A New Way of Life’
December 14, 2016
Imagine having one of your children killed in an accident by a police officer, as a result you begin self-medicating and experience what it is like to be incarcerated. ... read more »
Researcher: Reopen prosecutor’s 1965 murder
August 17, 2016
In 2008, the FBI matched a fingerprint found inside her car with a man who was 17 at the time of the murder ... read more »
“Success On The Way”… Ask Dr. Jeanette: Murdering The Mind
August 10, 2016
Established institutionalized systems in place murder our children’s minds by destroying, stifling and killing their dreams ... read more »
Jury Convicts Two Men In Christmas Day Shooting of Victor McClinton
May 5, 2016
A jury deliberated for over two weeks before returning with a guilty verdict on two men charged with fatally shooting a Brotherhood Crusade Sports Founder Victor McClinton with an errant bullet intended for a rival gang member on Christmas Morning of 2012. ... read more »
Chicago teen’s death shines light on police code of silence
February 10, 2016
For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage that raised serious doubts about whether other officers at the scene tried in their reports to cover up what prosecutors now contend was murder. ... read more »
Timeline: Deputies went 4 times to home where family killed
August 19, 2015
On the day six children and two adults were fatally shot inside their Houston home, deputies made four separate visits to the house over about a nine hour period before they went inside, according to a timeline authorities released last Thursday. ... read more »
Friends and Family Call Alleged Bland Suicide ‘Incomprehensible’
July 22, 2015
Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) is a place where many African American students come to become adults by embracing the Black college experience. ... read more »
Governor signs Mitchell bill ending law’s misuse of the L word: Lynching
July 8, 2015
SB 629, a measure to correct an obsolete reference to the term “lynching” in California’s penal code, has been signed into law by Governor Brown. It takes effect January 1, ... read more »
Mom Tells Judge She Feels ‘No Remorse’ For Killing 2 Kids Found In Freezer
July 2, 2015
Mitchelle Blair, 36, has never challenged allegations that she killed her 13-year-old daughter and 9 year-old son. ... read more »
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