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The graphic video widely circulated on social media within a few hours of the incident Sunday brought heightened attention to the death of the man who wound up wrestling with police amid the tents, sleeping bags and trash of Skid Row, where many of the city’s homeless stay. The...
The city claims any “injuries, loses and damages” the family suffered were all caused by Rice — not the officer involved. According to CBS News , in the court documents filed Friday, the city says Rice did not “exercise due care to avoid injury.” Rice was fatally shot by police...
“In the United States it’s one nation under God,” Nagbe told KVLY-TV . Nagbe moved from Liberia to the United States in search of more freedom and opportunity but now says she is being denied her rights. But the police say it’s not the prayers that are the problem but how loud...
CHICAGO -- Peh'Tehn Raighn-Kem, 3, is big inspiration in a tiny package as she performs the poem "Hey Black Child" by Countee Cullen on Windy City Live. Peh'Tehn's parents, Lashaun and Andrea Jackson, are both educators who live in Bronzeville. Peh'Tehn can already write, and...
Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old, was shot and killed by Zimmerman in early 2012. Zimmerman went to trial, saying he acted in self defense, and a Florida jury acquitted him of all charges. Harris-Perry made the comments Feb. 23 at the university’s annual Martin Luther King , Jr...
Investigators are combing through evidence after a cherry factory owner in Brooklyn committed suicide while under a criminal investigation. Dell's Maraschino Cherries in Red Hook is one of the largest in the business, producing more than a billion cherries every year and earning...
Monday night on E!’s Fashion Police , Rancic commented on Zendaya’s choice to wear her hair in dreadlocks while attending the Oscars, saying, “I feel like she smells like patchouli oil or maybe weed .” The response from black Twitter was fast and furious, slamming Rancic for...
The decision, announced in the waning days of Attorney General Eric Holder’s tenure, resolves a case that focused on self-defense gun laws and became a flashpoint in the national conversation about race two years before the Ferguson, Missouri, police shooting . Zimmerman has...
Nick Gordon is tweeting out his frustrations this morning after being banned by Bobby Brown from seeing Bobbi Kristina. This morning, according to TMZ , Gordon tweeted a damming message directed at Bobby Brown, “Man to man I love your daughter … I don’t know why you won’t let me...