Robert Keegen has been charged with murder in the shooting of an Oregon teen By Tonya Pendleton, The Grio In an eerie echo of the Jordan Davis case, an Oregon man has been arrested and charged with the murder of a teenager in a hotel parking lot over loud music. As reported...
Goalsetter aims to narrow the wealth gap between Blacks and whites. By Christian Spencer, The Grio Black families could save money on Black Friday by using a Black-owned app called Goalsetter. Created by Tanya Van Court, Goalsetter.co is a financial literacy app geared for children and aimed at narrowing the wealth...
ABC 7 More people are expected to do their Black Friday shopping online this year due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Cyber Monday is also an option. If you're in that category, there's a new warning about scams you should know about. Steve Bernas of the Better Business Bureau said because Friday...
ABC7 News If you're planning on traveling during the holidays, you may want to check on your destination's COVID-19 restrictions. As the U.S. is seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, states have adapted their COVID-19 guidelines to better help contain the spread of the virus. Here is a list of COVID-19 travel...
By Brakkton Booker, NPR The Monday Night Football matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Los Angeles Rams made history, but it had nothing to do with the two teams vying for playoff seeding. For the first time, the league assembled an all-Black officiating crew, led by Jerome Boger, a 17-year...
The beauty products and apparel brand says they had no intention of sending a stereotypical message in an ad for holiday pajamas By Tonya Pendleton, The Grio Until recently, Burt’s Bees had been best known perhaps for their bright yellow packaging, their lip balm and baby products that are ubiquitous...
By Naveen Dhaliwal, ABC7 News New York A man who spent a quarter century in prison after being wrongly convicted of murder was freed on Thursday. Jaythan Kendrick had been waiting 25 years for his murder conviction to be vacated. Moments after that decision, Kendrick walked out of the courthouse a free...
A suit filed in federal court by 60 people blames the cops for abuses incurred while they protested police violence. By BET A federal lawsuit charges that Chicago police officers violated the civil rights of multiple Black Lives Matter protesters this summer during demonstrations in reaction to the police shooting deaths...
The case in Jacksonville, Florida, was eerily reminiscent of the police shooting that killed Breonna Taylor. By Bruce C.T. Wright, NewsOne A Black woman in Florida is fighting to clear her name after she shot a police officer she suspected to be an intruder after he didn’t immediately identify himself while...
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN Bobby Brown Jr., the son of singer Bobby Brown, was found dead in his Los Angeles home on Wednesday, authorities confirmed to CNN. Brown Jr., the half brother of Bobbi Kristina Brown who died in 2015, was 28. Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a...