By Patrick Forrest President Donald Trump announced his 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. Barrett has a local history, spending three years on the Chicago-based 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. While...
Conditions on the release of cop in Floyd case require him to stay in Minnesota. By Chao Xiong, Star Tribune Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd on Memorial Day, posted bail on a $1 million bond Wednesday and was released from the state prison...
By Eliott C. McLaughlin, Madeline Holcombe and Brad Parks, CNN Jacob Blake has left a Milwaukee hospital, but he's still working to recover after being shot several times by Kenosha, Wisconsin, police, his attorney said Wednesday. The 29-year-old is "in a spinal injury rehabilitation center in Chicago," attorney Patrick Cafferty said....
A Texas native, Nash was one of the first non-Jamaicans to record reggae and worked with Bob Marley early in his career. By David Moye, Huff Post Singer Johnny Nash, who hit No. 1 in 1972 with “I Can See Clearly Now,” died on Tuesday at the age of 80. Nash died...
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...