By Celine Castronuovo, The Hill Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron (R) on Tuesday criticized civil rights lawyer Ben Crump for citing allegations of bias as reasoning for a special prosecutor to reopen the case surrounding Breonna Taylor’s death, with Cameron saying it was “irresponsible” for Crump “to push such narratives, such...
By Patrick Forrest Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill defended his fellow Black Republican prosecutor when he wrote an Op-Ed for Fox News defending Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s handling of the Breonna Taylor case. The message was targeted as activists have ridiculed Cameron following his announcement that only one of three...
By Phil Mattingly, Lauren Fox and Clare Foran, CNN The House of Representatives on Thursday approved a $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus proposal put forward by House Democrats with no bipartisan deal in sight, even as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have continued talks in an effort...
By Patrick Forrest President Donald Trump’s latest selection to the Supreme Court of the United States, federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett, to fill the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, has a local history, having spent three years on the Chicago-based Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. While many...
Shataeah Kelly repeatedly told the officer she could not breathe but was ignored By Grame Masse, Independent A Black woman desperately called a white police officer “Master” as she was left upside down in a patrol car for 21 minutes, shocking new video shows. Shataeah Kelly was caught on video telling the...

U.S. Congress passes CROWN Act

By J. Coyden Palmer Black women and men are closer to a civil rights victory in being able to wear their hair in any style while in the workplace or at school. That is because the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday, September 21, passed H.R. 5309, also known as...
Garner was killed more than six years ago after being suspected of a nonviolent crime. By NewsOne The New York State Supreme Court will officially review how the NYPD handled its violent arrest of Eric Garner — an arrest that resulted in his death following an officer employing an illegal chokehold...
Brandon Higgs, who was active in private neo-Nazi chat groups, said “Go back to Africa!” before the shooting in a Baltimore suburb. By Christopher Mathias, Huff Post A Maryland judge on Wednesday sentenced white supremacist Brandon Higgs to four decades behind bars for charges related to the 2018 shooting and wounding...
By Summer Lin, Miami Herald A Black man is suing two Wisconsin police officers after he was mistaken for a burglar and handcuffed in his home, according to a lawsuit filed this week. Keonte Furdge had been living with a friend in Monona and on June 2, Monona Police Department officers...
The significant settlement comes as the family waits to see if the officers involved will be charged. Written by Madison J. Gray The City of Louisville has announce that it has settled with the family of Breonna Taylor for as much as $12 million, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported Tuesday afternoon (Sept....