Saturday, February 27, 2021
The Indiana Democratic Party, the organization that advocates for the future of Indiana and its families, recently issued its strongest condemnation on Vice President Mike Pence for his decision to abandon the nation’s founding principles and instead “welcome” the support of an outgoing president and political ideology that is...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray Richard “Angelo” Wilford recently received some disturbing news that most people would have taken extremely hard. While Angelo initially said what you would expect a person to say, “What, is he really telling me this? I’m only 20 years old. I have my whole life...
Crusader staff report Remember Oprah Winfrey’s splashy Legends Ball in 2005, where she serenaded and splurged on many of America’s Black female achievers? It was a grand affair where Oprah vowed to honor Black female icons while their still alive rather than when their gone. Black women across the country are...
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 Erick Johnson Broadway was quiet on Tuesday. For over two minutes, a photographer stood in the middle of the street taking pictures without a single car driving by. At the Save More Supermarket on Broadway, shelves once stocked with household items stood bare. Across town in the Miller neighborhood, downtown...
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 Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It’s a known fact that in 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. became the third Black leader to win the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize. Across the nation, the achievement by America’s most prominent Civil Rights leader has been mentioned in countless documents, school history...
By Erick Johnson, Gary Crusader For nearly a century, it stood on West 25th Avenue producing a distinguished crop of prominent alumni who built powerful careers in politics, business, music, sports and entertainment. Back then, it was Roosevelt High School. Today, the school is known as Roosevelt College and Career Academy....
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...