White Homeowner Shooting at Black Teen Asking for Directions Jeffrey Ziegler, who has been charged with assault with intent to murder, told investigators he thought he was being robbed and accidentally fired his shotgun, but police say he clearly aimed for the teen.
White Woman Calls Cops On Black Man Babysitting White Kids It’s a case of babysitting while black. A white woman called the police on a black man as he babysat two white children. Corey Lewis documented the entire ordeal. The White woman first stopped him in the parking lot of a Cobb county Walmart and asked him […]
Officer who fatally shot Tamir Rice hired by rural police force The former Cleveland police officer who shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice has been hired by a police department in a small Ohio village. The Bellaire’s police chief confirmed Friday he hired Timothy Loehmann as a part-time officer.
Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke Found Guilty Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke was taken into custody after a Cook County judge revoked his bail. Van Dyke was found guilty in the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald
Members of White Supremacist Group Arrested Benjamin Drake Daley, Michael Paul Miselis, Thomas Walter Gillen and Cole Evan White – are part of the Rise Above Movement or #RAM were arrested for inciting a riot and attacking protesters at last years #CHARLOTTESVILLE rally. The RAM boys subscribe to an anti-semitic, racist ideology, and then organizes, trains, and deploys to various […]
Pre-K Teachers Zip-tied Black Students’ Hands Behind Their Backs Two pre-K teachers have resigned after students accused them of tying their hands behind their backs with zip ties. Parents of the Oak View Elementary students were stunned and furious at the allegations involving 4-year-old children. “It just breaks my heart that I can’t send my […]
Discrimination Over ‘Black Girl Magic’ Parking Spots Seniors at Austin’s Bowie High School have always been allowed to paint designs on their reserved parking spots – until students of color started expressing themselves a bit too boldly. Senior Kennedy Hartman says when she submitted a painting meant to be a self-portrait of herself, showing an […]
March for Black Women Adds More Voices It’s the second year for the event in Denver – that Kinyata Jackson says has a different message than other women’s marches. The march focuses on issues impacting the African-American community like youth violence, sexual trauma and mental health stigmas. But Kinyata says these issues impact us all, […]
Police Remove Halloween Lynched Black Man Decoration Police in Lansing, Illinois removed a Halloween decoration that appeared to depict a black man being lynched after photos of the display sparked social media backlash. Toya Griffin said her daughter first spotted the figure — a black mannequin hanging from a tree with its hands and ankles tied. Read more: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2018/09/28/illinois-police-remove-halloween-decoration-lynched-black-man/1455444002/
Southwest “Whites Only” Breakroom Jamel Parker was warned about White supremacist at his workplace. “He warned me about the whites only breakroom,” said Parker. “He said it’s just best to avoid that. Don’t go in there and that’s exactly what I did.” In a lawsuit Parker filed against Southwest Airlines, he claims the reason […]
Police Called on Black Candidate Campaigning Door to Door Sheila Stubbs was campaigning door to door for state assembly in her Wisconsin district when the police showed up. Someone had called 911, claiming there was a “suspicious vehicle.”
South Africa Reactions: Weed Decriminalized View this post on Instagram Cannabis Now Legal in South Africa! 30 minutes after Weed being legal in South Africa, the Police are making delivery calls 😂😂😂 #SouthAfrica #Dagga #Weed #Marijuana #Cannabis A post shared by Woke Video – Black Empowerment on Sep 19, 2018 at […]
Flat Earther Burns Alive In Weird Tunnel Job Daniel Beckwitt, a wealthy stock trader, took elaborate steps to conceal the network of tunnels beneath his house in this Washington, D.C., suburb. Even the young Black man helping him dig them didn’t know where they were. Beckwitt of Bethesda, Maryland, was charged after #AskiaKhafra died in a fire […]
Black FAMU Students “Targeted” During Elevator Incident with Gun An incident at a Tallahassee apartment complex is getting a lot of attention on social media. A two-minute video shows a confrontation by an elevator, when a man reveals he has a gun. “You ain’t got a key for the building? You don’t belong in the […]
Taxi Driver Who Defended Pregnant Woman Speaks A pregnant woman said she was giving her 15-year-old daughter a driving lesson in the parking lot of a Leesburg Walmart on Thursday evening when another driver started honking a horn at her. Police said Felicia Russell was backing out of a parking spot when the other driver […]
Belgium’s Only Black TV Presenter Speaks Out On Racism Belgium’s only black TV presenter, Cécile Djunga, has posted a tearful video on social media in which she described the racist abuse she received during her first year working for the public broadcaster RTBF. Djunga says a racist message from a viewer prompted her to open […]
Roots and Heritage Festival Lexington, KY is celebrating its annual Roots and Heritage Festival, highlighting the city’s African-American history. On Saturday, that history gained a permanent reminder with the unveiling of a new historical marker. The sign celebrates the history of the Deweese Street neighborhood, which served as the heart of Lexington’s African-American housing and […]
Maryland’s Youngest Black Cannabis Dispensary Owner A new medical cannabis dispensary has opened in Prince George’s County and one of its co-owners hopes the business will encourage more people like her to get in the industry. The dispensary, Mary and Main, had its soft opening on Monday at its location along Hampton Mall Drive Capitol […]
Tyler Perry Offers $100K Reward in Fla. Case Filmmaker Tyler Perry is offering a $100,000 reward for information in the decade-old case of two men who went missing after separate encounters with a sheriff’s deputy in southwestern Florida.
Harlem Doctor Claims Arrest by NYPD Was Racially Motivated A prominent doctor and Harlem businessman is giving new details about what he calls a shocking false arrest by the NYPD. Dr. Clyde Pemberton, CEO of the MIST entertainment venue in Harlem, said on June 1, 2017, he was having a business meeting in the front […]
Florida Democratic Governor Candidate Targeted with Racist Robocalls Florida’s governor race is gaining attention over the issue of race. Democrat Andrew Gillum has been targeted by racist robocalls after Gillum’s opponent, Ron DeSantis, told voters not to “monkey this up.” DeSantis was accused of being racist, which he denied. Adrianne Shropshire, the executive director of […]
Kaepernick Featured In Nike’s 30th Anniversary ‘Just Do It’ Campaign Colin Kaepernick became a controversial figure for his taking a knee to protest social injustice during the national anthem before NFL games.
GRPD Releases Video of 11-Year-Old Boys Arrests Grand Rapids police have released bodycam video of a handcuffing incident involving unarmed 11-year-old twin boys, which was sparked by a report of young teens with a gun.
Florida ‘Stand Your Ground’ Shooter Speaks Out Michael Drejka spoke for the first time since his arrest in the July killing of Markeis McGlockton, who was gunned down in front of his girlfriend and children over a parking space dispute.
Texas Police Officer Found Guilty of Murder A White Texas police officer has been found guilty of murder on Tuesday for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager as he left a house party in a car full of teenagers. Roy Oliver was fired from the Balch Springs Police Department days after the April 2017 shooting. Oliver killed […]
White Supremacist Murders Black Man with Fire A white suspect wrote a jailhouse letter claiming he targeted his black victim in a Murfreesboro murder. “The defendant poured an accelerant onto the victim and ignited it and the victim did die,” said District Attorney Jennings Jones. The suspect, John Carothers, was accused in the arson-murder of 40-year-old Robert Miller […]
GOP Candidate Uses ‘Monkey This Up’ Comment Fresh off his victory in the Florida Republican gubernatorial primary, Rep. Ron DeSantis said that voters would “monkey this up” if they elected his African-American opponent, Andrew Gillum to be governor because of his “socialist agenda.”
Buford Schools Superintendent Facing Suit for Recorded Racist Rant In two separate recordings supplied with the lawsuit, one person, reported to be Hamby, can be heard in profanity-laced telephone conversations referring to “deadbeat n*****s.”
Waffle House Shooting Suspect ‘Mentally Incompetent’ to Stand Trial The man accused of killing 4 people during a mass shooting at a Tennessee Waffle House has been found mentally incompetent to stand trial. A judge committed 29 year-old Travis Reinking to a mental health facility. A forensic psychologist testified he suffered from schizophrenia and would […]
Black Girl Kicked Out Of Terrytown School for Braids A black girl with extensions was not allowed to attend classes at a Terrytown private school because administrators said her hairstyle was against school policy. Montrelle Fennidy confirmed that her 11-year-old daughter Faith is no longer a student at Christ the King Elementary School in Terrytown. She […]
White Thug Stabs Black Man In Neck After Racist Video Upload! Joden Rocco, a white man, uploaded a video moments before the shooting on Sunday and said he was looking to see how many times he could say the N-Word before being kicked out of bars in Jersey Shore. “We’re playing a game … how many […]
Aretha Franklin’s Impact on the Civil Rights Movement Aretha Franklin performed all over the world, but her heart was never far from her hometown of Detroit. That’s where her funeral will be held, and where her music and her work for civil rights came together.
Denny’s Apologizes to Black Man After Refusing Service Denny’s recently apologized to a man who accused the restaurant of racially discriminating against him and his church group on Friday evening. Elijah Henderson and 25 other group members stopped by a Denny’s in Lake City, FL and one of the employees immediately refused them service. The […]
Michael Brown’s Mother Running For City Council The mother of Michael Brown announces she will run for a seat on the Ferguson City Council. This comes at the same time she is pressing Missouri’s governor to reopen the investigation into her son’s 2014 death.
Chicago police “Trap Truck” Program Controversial Chicago police say they are reviewing a controversial sting operation amid growing criticism their approach entraps Black communities. Cellphone video shows officers leaving behing a so-called “Bait Truck” aka “Trap Truck” filled with expensive name-brand shoes in the city’s South Side. Three men were arrested. Police confronted over alleged […]