Tuesday, January 19, 2021
By Kerry Burke, Rocco Parascandola and John Annese, NY Daily News A racial hate-spewing stranger hurled a glass bottle at a Black woman jogging in Queens — calling her the N-word and yelling that she should go back to Africa, a disturbing video shows. Tiffany Johnson, 37, who lives in Woodside, didn’t...
By Michael Harriot, The Root A group of Black men exercising their Second Amendment rights showed up in the Georgia neighborhood where Ahmaud Arbery was killed to demonstrate for freedom and liberty because… Oh, wait, I’m showing my journalistic bias by reporting this story in the same way that outlets reported...
Carl Dorsey III was 39-yeard-old when an undercover detective shot him in Newark early New Year's Day. By Bruce C.T. Wright, NewsOne A Black man was killed by a police officer in New Jersey on New Year’s Day under questionable circumstances as officials provide vague reports surrounding the early morning shooting. Carl Dorsey...
By Kamm Howard On Thursday, June 30, legislators of the Illinois House of Representatives passed a historic resolution calling on President Obama to create a reparations study commission. Introduced by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford and co-sponsored by Reps. Mary Flowers, Litesa Wallace, Monique Davis, Camille Lilly and Marcus Evans, Jr.,...
By Patrick Forrest A new piece of legislation would make Illinois the first state in America to do away with the system of cash bail that many have viewed as a pillar of institutional racism within the justice system. The bill, which was introduced last week, would ensure that people accused...
*EDITOR'S NOTES: In light of Quaker Oats decision to drop the Aunt Jemima name and change the packaging, the Crusader has reposted this story. Long battle for a headstone finally ends By Erick Johnson For nearly 100 years, a famous Black woman was buried at Oak Woods Cemetery in a humble area...
To say that police have killed Black people for doing much less is beyond an understatement. By NewsOne A judge in Oklahoma on Monday ordered the release of police video showing a white driver who was pulled over by cops and not only refused to follow orders and resisted arrest but...
Cars to line up at 47th Street and Drexel  Avenue at 3 p.m to lead caravan to PUSH headquarters CHICAGO - Today, community activists, neighborhood residents, elected officials and others will participate in a caravan to the office of leader Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., who has been organizing and uplifting...
The police quickly reacted and also released a statement. BET A video of cops in Harvey, Illinois arresting a security guard for a violent incident involving a man in handcuffs has gone viral. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, officers detained a security guard who “sucker punched” a man in handcuffs. The security guard,...
The 27-year-old man was killed on a Philadelphia street as his mother begged police not to shoot him. By Bruce C.T. Wright, NewsOne Protesters took to the streets of Philadelphia Monday night hours after a pair of white police officers shot and killed a Black man who had a knife but...