By NewsOne While much of the recent attention by candidates has been focused on securing support from Black men voters, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris‘ presidential campaign on Wednesday released a trio of new ads targeting all Black voters, but especially Black women, a group that has long been called...
Crump reacted to a grand juror suggesting Daniel Cameron lied while presenting the case. By Bruce C.T. Wright, NewsOne Ben Crump called for a new, independent prosecutor to re-open the legal investigation into Breonna Taylor‘s killing after a grand juror suggested that the Kentucky attorney general’s office lied while presenting the...
The Board of Supervisors’ unanimous vote will let people sue those who call the police for discriminatory reasons. By Lydia O'Conner, Huff Post San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a measure on Tuesday aimed at cracking down on racist 911 calls, a phenomenon that’s been increasingly documented on social media. The...
OneUnited, the largest Black-owned bank in the country, revealed it has reached a customer milestone of 100,000 clients. By DeMicia Inman, TheGrio As the country’s largest Black-owned bank, OneUnited announced it has reached 100,000 customers across America. A press release cited recent efforts towards social justice activism supported by the bank as...
By Zach Linly In August, The Root reported that 63-year-old Fair Wayne Bryant—who was given a life sentence for stealing a pair of hedge clippers in Shreveport, La., more than 20 years ago—was denied a request to have his sentence reviewed by the Louisiana Supreme Court. Since Bryant had already...
By Amir Vera, CNN After taking heat for a few days, rapper Ice Cube spoke to CNN on Friday to set the record straight on why he was working with President Donald Trump. Cube spoke mostly with Chris Cuomo about his "Contract With Black America," a plan he released earlier this...
By Patrick Forrest President Donald Trump’s announced selection to the Supreme Court of the United States, federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett, to fill the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, had her senate confirmation hearing where much of her judicial process came under scrutiny. During the first day of...
By Erick Johnson The Gary Police Department will pay more than $1 million in overtime this year, according to the city’s Deputy Chief of Police Michael Jackson. Jackson gave the figure at a September 23 Gary Common Council Finance Meeting that was carried on its Facebook Live page. Jackson gave...
Trump-loving Democrat Vernon Jones also did not wear a mask for the stunt. By Lee Moran, Huff Post Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones (D) showed scant regard for coronavirus safety measures on Friday when he crowd-surfed over maskless Donald Trump supporters during the president’s crowded campaign rally in Macon. Jones, a Democrat...
Disney annotated “Dumbo” and other movies for including “negative depictions and/or mistreatment of people or cultures.” By Jeremy Blum, Huff Post A variety of older films on the Disney+ streaming service — including “Dumbo,” “Peter Pan” and “The Aristocats” — now carry strongly worded and unskippable disclaimers alerting audiences to racist...