"I wish it was only me who tested positive, but it wasn't, it was my entire family," the star said in an Instagram video Wednesday By People Dwayne Johnson and his family have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the star revealed on Instagram Wednesday. The actor, 48, shared that...
An episode from a docuseries heads for cable and streaming. By Royce Dunmore, NewsOne Breonna Taylor‘s life and death will be explored in an upcoming documentary episode headed for FX and Hulu. According to FOX29, the episode is called “The Killing of Breonna Taylor” and it will air Sept. 4 at 10...
Relatives of the man, Daniel Prude, said the police officers involved in his death in March in Rochester, N.Y., should be charged with murder. By Troy Closson and Ed Shanahan, The New York Times A Black man died of suffocation in Rochester, N.Y., after police officers who were taking him into...
ABC7 Months after Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben's announced brand overhauls in response to nationwide calls for racial justice, rapper and entrepreneur "Master P" has rolled out a new line of food products. Master P, whose full name is Percy Robert Miller, says the new brand is an alternative to other...
The fix seems to be 100% in. By NewsOne The attorneys representing the family of Breonna Taylor slammed Kentucky prosecutors’ apparent attempt at slandering the reputation of the young woman who was killed in a hail of bullets fired by police during a botched warrant execution at her home in March. The...
By NewsOne In an undeniable example of the apparent double standard along racial lines when it comes to law enforcement, a viral video showed a white driver angrily confronting cops and “spit on” one of the officers without even so much as receiving a ticket, let alone the kind of...
Dijon Kizzee was 29 years old. By NewsOne Staff Police in Los Angeles on Monday shot and killed a Black man after officers stopped him while riding a bike for what was being described as a “bicycle code violation,” sparking a night of protests in California’s biggest city. The victim was identified...
By Mark Rivera, ABC7 News Public transportation is facing lower ridership because of COVID-19, but the Chicago Transit Authority is actually adding jobs as the city continues to reopen. If you're looking for a job and ready to work, the CTA is looking to fill positions for bus drivers and mechanics. The...
ABC Legendary basketball coach John Thompson Jr. has died at the age of 78, according to ESPN. Thompson was the first African-American head coach to win the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship when his Georgetown Hoyas won the title in 1984. Thompson led the Hoyas to three Final Fours in the 1980s. Thompson is...
Sheriff Todd Wright of Arkansas County, Arkansas, resigned after coming under fire over a leaked recording in which he repeatedly used a racial slur against Black people. By Nicole Acevedo, NBC An Arkansas sheriff resigned Friday after coming under fire over a leaked racist recording. Sheriff Todd Wright of Arkansas County, about...