THE NATIONAL NEWSPAPER PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION CONTINUES ITS SERIES ON MISSING BLACK WOMEN AND GIRLS. By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Type the name Tawny Reed in the Google search engine and click on “News.” In doing so, one will find among the results, an obscure 1960s Welsh singer named Tawny Reed...
Sha’Teina Grady El was accused of not leaving the scene of a crime before police committed their own crimes. By NewsOne A police officer was recorded on video beating an unarmed Black woman who appeared to be nonviolent until she was brutally accosted without justifiable provocation during the encounter Tuesday night in...
Kaitlin DeCero, seiuhcilin.org A review of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s FY2017 budget, introduced Wednesday, shows he is targeting some 44,000 seniors with almost $200 million in cuts to the successful Community Care Program, which saves taxpayer dollars and keeps an aging population comfortably in their homes and communities instead of in...
By Selena Hill, blackenterprise.com Beyoncé has teamed up with Gucci to provide thousands of people in the East African country of Burundi with clean water. The 36-year-old superstar singer and philanthropist made the announcement Thursday, World Water Day, on her website. The post reads: Beyoncé’s BEYGOOD4BURUNDI, UNICEF, and now Gucci and...
Critics argue the cop declined multiple opportunities to restrain Nika Holbert, perhaps preventing the shooting. By Bruce C.T. Wright, NewsOne A police shooting that led to the death of a Black woman last week has sparked a larger debate about best practices by law enforcement and who was in the wrong...
By Daunte Henderson, BlackDoctor.org They say the eyes don’t lie, but apparently our lips don’t either. You can apparently tell a lot about your health from the appearance of your lips. Subtle signs that we overlook everyday could be the reason for our next $30 copay to the doctor. Who...
Dijon Kizzee was 29 years old. By NewsOne Staff Police in Los Angeles on Monday shot and killed a Black man after officers stopped him while riding a bike for what was being described as a “bicycle code violation,” sparking a night of protests in California’s biggest city. The victim was identified...
Carl Dorsey III was 39-yeard-old when an undercover detective shot him in Newark early New Year's Day. By Bruce C.T. Wright, NewsOne A Black man was killed by a police officer in New Jersey on New Year’s Day under questionable circumstances as officials provide vague reports surrounding the early morning shooting. Carl Dorsey...
By Erick Johnson Broadway was quiet on Tuesday. For over two minutes, a photographer stood in the middle of the street taking pictures without a single car driving by. At the Save More Supermarket on Broadway, shelves once stocked with household items stood bare. Across town in the Miller neighborhood, downtown...
By Kerry Burke, Rocco Parascandola and John Annese, NY Daily News A racial hate-spewing stranger hurled a glass bottle at a Black woman jogging in Queens — calling her the N-word and yelling that she should go back to Africa, a disturbing video shows. Tiffany Johnson, 37, who lives in Woodside, didn’t...