The account from the shooting victim in suburban Chicago sharply differed from the police narrative. By Bruce C.T. Wright, NewsOne The woman injured in a police shooting in suburban Chicago last week that killed her boyfriend suggested that cops left him to die even though he was still alive, sharply contradicting...
The 27-year-old man was killed on a Philadelphia street as his mother begged police not to shoot him. By Bruce C.T. Wright, NewsOne Protesters took to the streets of Philadelphia Monday night hours after a pair of white police officers shot and killed a Black man who had a knife but...
Analysis by Brandon Tensley, CNN The comment was remarkably revealing despite its simplicity. "One thing we've seen in a lot of the Black community, which is mostly Democrat, is that President (Donald) Trump's policies are the policies that can help people break out of the problems that they're complaining about," senior...
By Timothy Bella, Washington Post Sitting in a patrol cruiser in Brooklyn during the weekend, a New York police officer repeatedly offered his support to President Trump over the vehicle’s speaker — and encouraged bystanders to film him doing it. “Trump 2020,” he said from the car, according to video of...
Amy Coney Barrett would become third sitting justice that worked with Bush and Republicans in 2000 to win election By Patrick Forrest President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court is likely to be confirmed by the Republican majority in the senate with a vote scheduled for Monday, October 26....
By Nick Watson, The Times The Gainesville teenager who was accused of plotting a foiled attack on a predominantly Black Gainesville church was sentenced Thursday, Oct. 22, to a combination of probation, counseling and four years at a Department of Juvenile Justice facility. Caitlyn Pye was charged Nov. 15 with criminal attempt to commit murder after planning an attack on Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church on...
By KDKA-TV News Staff Pittsburgh City Council has unanimously passed a bill protecting people from discrimination based on their hairstyle. Mayor Bill Peduto submitted the CROWN Act earlier this month, which stands for “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair” Act. The bill will now go back to Peduto’s desk...
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...