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Scores of people gathered to say farewell at a memorial service for Terence Crutcher. Family and friends recalled him as a loving father with a passion for singing gospel music. View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:45:44 +0100
The veteran actor lost his battle to cancer on Saturday in his Pittsburgh home. He only 63-years-old. View
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:47:46 +0100
Rep. Robert Pittenger, a North Carolina congressman, expressed regret for inflammatory statements he made on live television in which he said Charlotte protesters "hate white people because white people are successful and they're not. View
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 22:00:27 +0100
What the video does not show is the exact moment Scott is shot on Tuesday by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers, but you can hear four shots fired in the background. View
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:23:58 +0100
A full toxicology and autopsy report wasn't readily available at the time of reporting, according to KOCO. View
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:20:38 +0100
A fired Chicago law clerk explained why she pretended to be a real judge. She's not allowing the controversy and possible criminal charges to get in the way of her campaign for judge. View
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:30:30 +0100
"Release the tape," and "we want the tape" echoed through the downtown area directed at Charlotte Police Chief Kerr Putney, who announced Thursday he would not publicly release dash cam footage capturing Scott's shooting. View
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:20:52 +0100
The Tulsa County District Attorney's office said that Shelby acted "unreasonably by escalating the situation from a confrontation," and became "emotionally involved," according to an affidavit obtained by ABC News. View
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:04:07 +0100
It took three games and two more deaths of unarmed black men for four Washington Redskins players finally joined the growing number of NFL players who are standing up against the over policing of black and minority communities. View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:04:15 +0100
Things are looking bad at the University of North Dakota. The school is investigating its second racially charged photo in just about as many days, Valley News Live reports. View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:24:38 +0100
Karl Smith took the witness stand at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago Thursday and made a confession that stunned those present. Smith admitted to committing a 2003 murder for which his identical twin, Kevin Dugar, was put behind bars. View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:02:35 +0100
Keith Lamont Scott’s tragic shooting by police and the subsequent rage in Charlotte, N.C., could not have happened at a worse time—or in a worse political place. View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:51:22 +0100
Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the American Olympic sprinters who raised their fists during the 1968 Olympics, will join the U.S. Olympic team at the White House next week for its meeting with President Barack Obama, reports the Charlotte News & Observer. View
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 16:42:00 +0100
Saturday morning marked a monumental day for America, a day many believed would never come—the opening day of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the 19th museum of the Smithsonian Institution. View
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 16:33:50 +0100
And it don’t stop. The police killings continue as do the protests against them. View
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 16:03:54 +0100
Update: Sept. 25, 2016 10:40 a.m. The man accused of fatally shooting five people in a Burlington, Wash., mall, is being held without bond and faces five counts of first-degree murder. View
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 15:40:17 +0100
The mother of a 13-year-old black boy shot by a white police officer in Columbus, Ohio, wept and pleaded that his casket not be closed for the last time at his funeral service on Saturday. View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:21:10 +0100
An unarmed black man shot and killed by a white police officer in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was remembered at a funeral service on Saturday as a father of four with a good heart. View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:20:53 +0100
Rob Reiner has absolutely no love for Donald Trump.The “When Harry Met Sally” director and longtime liberal activist didn’t hold back when discussing Trump on MSNBC’s “AM Joy” on Sunday. View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:34:04 +0100
CHARLOTTE, N.C. ― Protesters have flooded the streets of North Carolina’s largest city since 43-year-old Keith Scott was shot and killed by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police on Tuesday. View
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:48:54 +0100
CHARLOTTE, N.C. ― Protesters rallied outside a Carolina Panthers game in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday, marking the sixth straight day of demonstrations after police fatally shot a black man in the city. View
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:26:59 +0100
CHARLOTTE, N.C. ― Sixteen North Carolina-based activist organizations dedicated to ending police violence released a list of demands to increase transparency in the death of 43-year-old Keith Scott on Friday. View
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:00:47 +0100
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - More than 100 people chanted and marched outside a National Football League (NFL) game in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday in protests over police killing a black man, a day after police released videos of the confrontation. View
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:41:16 +0100
In the wake of the recent deaths of Keith Scott and Terence Crutcher, actor Isaiah Washington has called on all African-Americans to boycott work this Monday, Sept. View
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:35:33 +0100
Introducing my alter ego TROUBLEMAKER. Lyrics: @robynhoodfanz Director: @katiecm @queenofkatwemovie #3million A video posted by Lupita Nyong'o (@lupitanyongo) on Sep 25, 2016 at 12:49pm PDT Can Lupita do any wrong? View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:58:26 +0100
A plus-side model has become an unlikely internet sensation – by reclaiming the word ‘fat’ and proudly wearing exactly what she wants. View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:52:30 +0100
Blac Chyna Balances Motherhood And Pregnancy King Cairo better get used to walking around on his own soon cuz Chyna looks like she’s ready to POP! The mother/son pair were photographed hitting up an event in L.A. Saturday. View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:44:32 +0100
Russell Simmons sits down with Cristina Alesci to talk politics, race, and police brutality. View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:43:00 +0100
Look, they are going to tell you that you are not seeing what you are seeing, but come on!!! View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:38:31 +0100
Random Customer Shot Dead In Vegas Starbucks By Man Who’s Debit Card Was Declined What the HELL is going on in the world???? People losing their lives over lattes!?!?! View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:32:11 +0100
Amazon Engineer Turns Buses Into Mobile Tech Teaching Labs A Black Amazon engineer has decided to take old buses in his Detroit hometown to help teach tech to everyone reports Black Enterprise: An Amazon engineer hailing from Detroit has View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:17:52 +0100
It went down over the weekend for a good cause at the Global Citizen Festival in NY. Usher wowed with his latest jawns and Kendrick killed it, as always. Rihanna was also there for the benefit concert. View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:16:54 +0100
Serena Williams might be world famous for her skills on the tennis court, but it's her killer curves that get you noticed on the red carpet. View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:10:00 +0100
We never need an excuse to look at photos of Misty Copeland. The American Ballet Theatre principal ballerina is the epitome of beauty, strength and grace. View
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:00:00 +0100
Toni Braxton, Keyshia Cole, Brandy, Mary J. Blige and more! View
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:22:26 +0100
The video does not appear to show Scott acting threatening or erratic, despite police accounts. View
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 15:22:38 +0100
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 03:09:24 +0100
Today we all say goodbye to an unforgettable friend. View
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:54:32 +0100
Who cares about dating sites anymore? Just use Twitter. View
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:19:34 +0100
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:49:37 +0100