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Black Men: ‘I’m Tired of Feeling Like Someone’s Enemy’

Black Men: ‘I’m Tired of Feeling Like Someone’s Enemy’

What’s most telling to me in this video aren’t the moments where an innocent man is defending his own innocence for no reason, as his screams for help seemingly go unanswered while his children look on. That cuts deep, but I took note of the brief moments where this unarmed man makes what would become one of […]

Acknowledging the Reality of Police Brutality

Acknowledging the Reality of Police Brutality

As recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, move from headlines to history, I would like to say a few words about two very sensitive subjects: police brutality, and racism. As we all know, recently a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri killed an unarmed African-American teenager. The police officer shot him somewhere between six and eleven times. […]

Senegal Confirms First Case Of Ebola

Senegal Confirms First Case Of Ebola

DAKAR/CONAKRY Aug 29 (Reuters) – The West African state of Senegal became the fifth country to be hit by the world’s worst Ebola outbreak on Friday, while riots broke out in neighboring Guinea’s remote southeast where infection rates are rising fast. In the latest sign that the outbreak of the virus, which has already killed […]

Video shows police shot Ohio man ‘on sight’ as he leaned on toy gun in Walmart, attorney says

Video shows police shot Ohio man ‘on sight’ as he leaned on toy gun in Walmart, attorney says

Surveillance video shows an Ohio man talking on a cell phone, leaning on a toy gun, and facing away from officers moments before police shot and killed him in a Walmart store, according to an attorney for the man’s family. John Crawford III died Aug. 5 after police were called to Walmart in Beavercreek, near Dayton, […]

In Ferguson and the Entire Nation, Institutional Racism Extends Far Beyond Law Enforcement

In Ferguson and the Entire Nation, Institutional Racism Extends Far Beyond Law Enforcement

The tragic events unfolding in Ferguson, Mo., following the police shooting death of a young African-American man have ignited a national conversation around deeply rooted racial tensions in America. On Monday at Michael Brown’s funeral, where thousands of family, friends, civil rights leaders and residents gathered, came calls for justice and dignity for all families. […]

American Fighting for ISIS Is Killed in Syria

American Fighting for ISIS Is Killed in Syria

WASHINGTON — Like many teenage boys who grew up in the Midwest in the 1990s, Douglas McAuthur McCain was a fan of Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls and loved to play basketball. But as he grew older, he lost interest in basketball as he shuttled between two suburban Minneapolis high schools. He never graduated, and in […]

St. Paul cops allegedly taser and arrest black male for sitting in public space

St. Paul cops allegedly taser and arrest black male for sitting in public space

A video showing the arrest of a black St. Paul man for allegedly sitting in a public space and refusing to give up his name surfaced yesterday, Aug. 26 — only weeks after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Missouri re-sparked the national debate on race and police profiling. The video, shot […]

Ferguson: Straight Facts On #MikeBrown Shooting Case

Ferguson: Straight Facts On #MikeBrown Shooting Case

The police shooting death of 18-year-old Michael “Mike” Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on August 9th captured the attention of the nation. With an explosive case impacted by the racial tensions of a White police officer shooting an unarmed Black teenager, theories regarding the incident have been myriad.NewsOne has compiled a working list of facts that have been officially […]

Caught On Tape: Fla. Cop Threatens To ‘Put A Round’ In Black Men During Traffic Stop [VIDEO]

Caught On Tape: Fla. Cop Threatens To ‘Put A Round’ In Black Men During Traffic Stop [VIDEO]

Within the last two months, Eric Garner, 43, unarmed, was killed on July 17 by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo who placed him in an illegal chokehold while questioning him for allegedly selling untaxed cigarettes; John Crawford, 22, unarmed, was shot and killed on August 5 by two Ohio police officers, David Darkow and Sean Williams, in Walmart after he […]

Victor White’s Family Disputes Claim That Handcuffed Man Killed Himself

Victor White’s Family Disputes Claim That Handcuffed Man Killed Himself

The attorney representing the family of Victor White III — a 22-year-old man who authorities claim shot and killed himself while locked in a patrol car with his hands cuffed behind him — says police are not only responsible for his death but launched a cover-up immediately afterwards. “He didn’t kill himself,” Louisiana attorney Carol […]