The youngster faces serious charges. By Christina Santi, Ebony Corey “Lil C Note” Jackson, 12, appeared in court this month to defend himself against felony charges. In October 2018, Jackson was arrested at the Cumberland Mall in Cobb County, Georgia, on charges of illegally selling his CDs. A video of the aspiring...
At least eight Blacks out of 12 employees in Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown’s department tested positive for the coronavirus By Erick Johnson At least 848 Blacks in Illinois have COVID-19, the second-highest ethnic group in the state infected with the virus, according to figures released March 27 by...
Gun clips found in a theater. A police officer quietly terminated after enforcing theater policy. A supervisor sleeping on the job while patrons watch a movie. No one is talking, but the stage is being set for a real-life suspense drama. EDITOR’S NOTE: In full disclosure, the following story involves...
By Bruce CT Wright, NewsOne While the coronavirus has quickly changed a lot about the world that we live in, in certain circumstances things have remained the same. That latter part seemed to be true in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, where a video was purportedly filmed of police officers detaining a...
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Victoria Shaw, a Black girl approximately 15 years old, went missing Monday, Feb. 11, in West Hartford, Connecticut. Teandah Slater, Black and also only 15 years old, was reported missing on Thursday, Feb. 7, from Noble Square in Chicago. Areall Murchinson, a 16-year old Black...
By Erick Johnson WVON colleagues and listeners are stunned and saddened after popular WVON Alpheus “Insane Ywain" Fields died from a heart attack at his home on Saturday night, May 18. He was 57. Fields was host of “The B-Sides” on WVON. Few details are available about Field’s death. WVON Gospel Host Pam...
They are loved ones, not statistics Editor's Note: This story is constantly updated with information on lost loved ones. By Erick Johnson They were high ranking police officers and educators. One served in the Army. Another worked for NBC News. Another served the American Red Cross. Today, their family, past and present co-workers...
Article Revels that Schiavocampo was Fired for leading Diversity Efforts A published article June 13, 2020 in The Huffington Post reveals for the first time why leading news correspondent Mara Schiavocampo abruptly stopped appearing on GMA in 2017.  According to the report, Schiavocampo was fired in retaliation for leading...
By Erick Johnson The magazine that graced the coffee tables of millions of Black homes is gone. So is parent company, Johnson Publishing Company. Now, Ebony’s website has vanished from the world wide web. It’s the 75th anniversary of Ebony Magazine, but will there be a celebration or a funeral with...
Leaders scramble to save thousands of Blacks dying from COVID-19 as years of neglect, unaddressed health care disparities fuel a spiraling health crisis By Erick Johnson A stunning report showing Blacks in Chicago have the highest death rate from COVID-19 has set off a citywide effort to save thousands of people...