Gerren Taylor
SHE PASSED AWAY IN HER SLEEP DUE TO UNKNOWN CAUSES. By D'Shonda Brown, ESSENCE Monday, April 12, it was announced that Gerren Taylor from BET’s Baldwin Hills passed away at 4:30 a.m. at 30-years-old. Though it has been reported that she died in her sleep, the causes are unknown and have...
Caron Nazario
'These cameras captured footage of behavior consistent with a disgusting nationwide trend of law enforcement.' By Ny Magee, TheGrio Two Virgina cops are being sued by a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army after they assaulted and threatened him during a traffic stop last December. Caron Nazario, who is Black and Latino,...
DMX
By Lisa Respires France, CNN DMX, a rapper known as much for his troubles as his music, has died, his family announced in a statement. He was 50. "We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50-years-old at White...
target
By Melissa Repko, CSNBC Target said it will hire more Black-owned companies, launch a program to identify and support promising minority entrepreneurs and add products from more than 500 Black-owned brands to its shelves or website. Altogether, the discounter said Wednesday, it will spend more than $2 billion with Black-owned businesses...
Alcee Hastings
By Annie Grayer, CNN Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings of Florida has died, his chief of staff Lale M. Morrison told CNN on Tuesday. He was 84. Hastings death was first reported Tuesday by the South Florida Sun Sentinel. In January 2019, he announced that he was being treated for pancreatic cancer and planned to...
DMX
By Desiree Murphy, ET Online DMX remains hospitalized after suffering a heart attack Friday night. A source close to the 50-year-old actor tells ET that medical staff "tried to revive him twice in the house, and revived him again in the hospital" in White Plains, New York. As of 9 a.m. PT/12...
Devin Carter
Devin Carter suffered bruises on both eyes and scratches to his face By Ashley Terrell, TheGrio The family of a Black teen has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Stockton, California and four police officers who “viciously beat” the teen during a 2020 arrest, according to NBC News. Devin Carter,...
Noah Green, U.S. Capitol
Police ID'd Noah Green as the 25-year-old Indiana man who was killed by Capitol police after ramming his vehicle into a barricade on Friday. By Charise Frazier, NewsOne Police ID’d Noah Green as the suspect who rammed his car into a U.S. Capitol security checkpoint, injuring one officer and killing another...
AL-Tarrek Bell
ABC 7 Chicago An 18-year-old from North Carolina died when he used his own body to shield a 10-year-old from gunfire. AL-Tarrek Bell and his family are from Skinnersville, North Carolina--a small town on the shores of the Albemarle Sound in Washington County. Bell was less than a month away from his...
Julien Neals, Tiffany Cunningham, Lydia Griggsby, Ketanji Brown Jackson, Candace Jackson-Akiwumi,
Chicago Staff Report President Joe Biden on Tuesday, March 30, nominated five accomplished Blacks to judicial seats in federal court. They represent half of the 10 people nominated to the positions. One of Biden’s nominees, Attorney Tiffany Cunningham, is a partner at the law firm of Perkins Coie LLP in Chicago...