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The Department of Justice announced that federal charges were being brought against the five former Memphis Police Department officers for their role in the death of Tyre Nichols in January in a press conference on Tuesday.


Activist Tory Russell reflects on the nine-year anniversary of the death of Mike Brown and the Ferguson rebellion. The post Reflecting On Ferguson And The Death Of Mike Brown Nine Years Later appeared first on NewsOne.

Photo by: Shanquella Robinson via Instagram We’re still demanding justice for #ShanquellaRobinson! Months after Shanquella Robinson’s murder was captured on video, and released to the public the demand for justice for the slain 25-year-old continues to grow. According to the Black Wall Street Times, an unfulfilled Mexican arrest warrant has been outstanding for four months […]

Photo by: Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP Brittney Griner has been freed from a Russian prison Thursday, according to the White House. Alongside Griner’s wife, Cherelle and Vice President Kamala Harris, President Joe Biden announced this morning that the WNBA star is now safe, on a plane and on her way home after 294 days in […]

Travis and Gregory McMichael, the father, and son responsible for the murder of #AhmaudArbery, were sentenced to life in prison.

#SayHerName! 875 days later, the Department of Justice announced that the four Louisville officers connected to #BreonnaTaylor's murder.

A Russian court found WNBA star #BrittneyGriner guilty of criminal smuggling charges Thursday and she's been sentenced to 9 years behind bars.

After searching for evidence in the murder of Emmett Till, his family discovered an unserved arrest warrant for his accuser, Carolyn Bryant Donham. As a result, the Till family wants the 80-year-old to be arrested.

Today is the second anniversary of George Floyd's murder, while the country continues to digest the most recent major shootings. President Biden plans to release an executive order to restructure policing.

Photo by: Jordan Vonderhaar/Getty Images The country is in mourning following a devastating mass shooting at a Texas elementary school on Tuesday, May 24. According to officials, 21 people were killed, including 19 children and two adults. Texas Governor Greg Abbott initially stated that 14 children and a teacher were killed, however the death toll has […]

Photo by: Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images A mass shooting occurred at the Tops Supermarket on Jefferson Avenue in Buffalo, NY on Saturday, May 14th, leaving ten people dead and three more injured. The incident is being investigated as a hate crime by law police. The shooting, confirmed by police as […]

Photo by: Scott Dudelson/Getty Images It’s been two years and we are still saying her name! Breonna Taylor… A 26-year-old Black woman was slain in her home, gunned down by Louisville police two years ago on March 13. Not only has her name become a rallying cry at protests demanding police reform, but many social […]