By Freddie Allen NNPA SeniorWashington Correspondent A broad coalition of civil rights groups delivered more than 500,000 signed petitions to the Justice Department (DOJ), demanding that Attorney General Loretta Lynch launch a full investigation into the death of Sandra Bland and into the practices and
He pulled out a 45-caliber glock pistol, loaded with hollow point bullets, and began firing at people reading their Bibles. By Frederick H. Lowe Special to the Outlook from Trice Edney News Wire White terrorist Dylann Storm Roof, who killed nine African-American men and women during
[subtitle] Regional Leader of Black law enforcement executives takes the top job[/subtitle] By Frederick H. Lowe Special to the Outlook from Trice Edney News Wire Ferguson, Mo., the scene of a violent rebellion following the shooting death of an unarmed Black teenager by one of the St. Louis
[subtitle] Ray Tensing accused of shooting, killing Sam DuBose[/subtitle] By Cincinnati WLWT Channel 5 Ohio/Oklahoma Hearst Television Inc. A police union has filed a grievance over the firing of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing after his indictment on a murder charge. Cathy Brockman,
By Erik Ortiz NBC News Officials in Cincinnati say a university police officer, who shot a driver to death during a routine traffic stop, probably would not have been indicted for murder without a critical piece of evidence — video from a camera worn by the cop.
By Cory Collins The Sporting News On Sept.14, 2013, former Florida A&M football player Jonathan Ferrell lost his life on a Charlotte roadside. It’s a script that now sounds too familiar. An unarmed Black man. An armed police officer. And now, a contentious trial started this
[subtitle]The case of the Jones siblings brings questions of proper rehabilitation[/subtitle] By Diamond Hunt-Coleman Outlook Writer Small things that individuals take for granted such as smartphones, social media, and the ability to drive are the same things Curtis and Catherine Jones have been unable to do.
Catherine (right) and Curtis Jones (left) Photo courtesy of Florida Department of Corrections By Tal Axelrod News Assignment Desk ABC News A brother and sister who were convicted of killing their father’s girlfriend when they were 12 and 13 years old, respectively, are set to be released in the
By Julie Pace, AP White House Correspondent When Barack Obama visited Kenya for the first time nearly 30 years ago, he was astonished that an airport worker recognized his last name. It was a striking experience for a young man — and future
Hundreds of mourners attend the service for the Chicago-area woman who died in a Texas jail in circumstances many find suspicious after a traffic stop By The Guardian [row][half] By The Guardian The mood was somber at DuPage AME church in Lisle, IL, on July 25, as family, friends