Tuesday, January 19, 2021
WBALTV 11 The U.S. Capitol Police have named a Morgan State University alumna as acting chief after Wednesday's riot involving supporters of President Donald Trump. Assistant Chief Yogananda Pittman, who joined the department in 2001 and rose through the ranks, will serve as acting chief after the resignation of Chief Steven...
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In historic move, President-elect Biden appoints retired General Lloyd Austin for top job Crusader Staff Report Retired U. S. Army General Lloyd Austin, III, will serve as the nation’s first Black Secretary of Defense. As the leader and chief executive officer of the United States Department of Defense, Austin, will command...
Rashod Stanley created "The Trenches" line. Written by Tweety Elitou Creativity cannot be stopped in a cage nor can talent be stifled behind bars! These words were inspired after social media was introduced to Rashod "2500 Shod" Stanley, an Atlanta-native who took his designer skills to create a fashion line—while being...
Jamar Mackey was handcuffed in front of his family by Virginia Beach officers who weren’t wearing masks. Now, he has the coronavirus. By Jeremy Blum, HuffPost Jamar Mackey, a Black man wrongfully detained by unmasked officers in Virginia Beach, Virginia, has tested positive for COVID-19 and is now suffering from mild...
Jordan Peele has a new story-line he's hoping will scare us. The writer/director released the first trailer for his new horror movie on Christmas morning. The film, "Us," stars Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke. In the movie, a family heads to a beachside house in California for a summer...
A path to freedom? The recent ruling may lead to a new trial for the former journalist and Black Panther party member. By Britni Danielle, Essence A Philadelphia judge issued a ruling that could pave the way for a new trial for former journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal, who was convicted of killing a...
“In America, it is traditional to destroy the black body.” -Ta-Nehisi Coates As protests continue for a third day following the horrific murder of George Floyd by officers of the Minnesota Police Department, we want to make it clear: We stand in solidarity with communities of color and protesters who are saying...
By Alec Snyder, Peter Nickeas and Nicquel Terry Ellis, CNN Adam Coy, the Columbus, Ohio, police officer who shot and killed Andre Hill, was fired Monday, according to a statement from Public Safety Director Ned Pettus Jr. Coy's termination follows a disciplinary hearing held earlier in the day. The local chapter...
  The funeral and wake for Atatiana Jefferson, who was recently shot and killed in her homelast week by a Fort Worth police officer, will be held at The Potter’s House of Dallas. The wake will be held Friday, Oct. 18 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The funeral will...