Questions arise surrounding Trump’s rushed visit to Walter Reed Hospital in 2019 Crusader Staff Report The Metro Courier, Crusader and other Black newspapers have joined a Freedom of Information Act request regarding information into President Trump’s trip to Walter Reed Hospital in November of 2019. The request asks for copies of all...
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...
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...
Supreme Court ruling in favor of Trump administration shortens census deadline by 2 weeks By Raymon Troncoso Capitol News Illinois Report For America rtroncoso@capitolnewsillinois.com The U.S. Supreme Court ruled the Trump administration could shorten the U.S. Census count on Tuesday, just hours after the Illinois government committed an additional $1 million to outreach. The...
By Chris Bumbaca, USA Today Fred Dean, Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee and two-time Super Bowl winner, died Wednesday at the age of 68. Although sacks did not become an official recorded stat until the twilight of his career, Dean was a prolific and feared pass-rusher during his 11-year career between...
By Bruce C.T. Wright, NewsOne This year has been marked by a global pandemic, but another public health crisis has also been growing behind the scenes: people being charged with racially motivated and hate crimes. The last example of such racist violence alleged by the U.S. government came Tuesday when a...