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Black officer Eugene Goodman hailed as a hero for leading Capitol rioters away from lawmakers(video)

Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman is being called a hero after he led rioters away from the Senate chamber before the doors were locked. Footage of the officer, identified as Eugene Goodman, shows him just steps ahead of rioters as...

Miya Ponsetto arrested for NYC hotel Iphone confrontation- Family speaks out after woman’s arrest 1/8

The 22-year-old woman caught on camera physically attacking a 14-year-old Black teen and falsely accusing him of stealing her phone was arrested in California. Miya Ponsetto was taken into custody in California after a video last month showed her falsely...

Black Women Find Healing (But Sometimes Racism, Too) in the Outdoors

It would be the last hike of the season, Jessica Newton had excitedly posted on her social media platforms. With mild weather forecast and Colorado’s breathtaking fall foliage as a backdrop, she was convinced an excursion at Beaver Ranch...

Louisville Officers Myles Cosgrove & Joshua Jaynes fired over raid of Breonna Taylor’s Home. Taylor’s family firing ‘not justice’

Louisville Officers Myles Cosgrove & Joshua Jaynes fired Detective Myles Cosgrove was fired Tuesday for use of deadly force for firing 16 rounds into Taylor's home and failing to activate his body camera, according to a copy of his termination...

No Charges In Police Shooting Of Jacob Blake, Emergency Declaration Set In Kenosha

Editors note: 1/15/21 UPDATE: Jacob Blake later confessed to having a knife at the time of the shooting. He also had a warrant out on him and reportedly had a prior incident of resisting arrest also in possession of...

National Guard mobilized to ‘preserve public safety’ in Kenosha pending charges in Jacob Blake shooting

Governor Tony Evers on Monday, Jan. 4 authorized the Wisconsin National Guard to support local law enforcement authorities in Kenosha ahead of a charging decision in the Aug. 23 shooting of Jacob Blake. Blake's family planned a march and...

Remembering Black Americans Who Died In Police Encounters in 2020

Say Their Names: A memorial to Black Americans killed in police encounters in 2020. We remember the Black Americans who died in police encounters in 2020. Police encounters are a leading cause of death for young Black men. Black...

Minneapolis releases bodycam footage of 1st fatal police shooting since George Floyd

Minneapolis police have released a short clip from an officer's body camera showing the deadly confrontation and shooting of a black man outside a Holiday gas station on the city's south side Wednesday evening, Dec. 30, 2020. It was...

Video of White woman falsely accusing Black teen of stealing her Iphone in NYC hotel- Ben Crump Press Release

Jazz musician Keyon Harrold Sr. recorded a White woman falsely accusing his son of stealing her iPhone and tackling him while they were staying in a New York City hotel on Saturday. He says racial bias was to blame...

DOJ Declines Charges Against Officers Timothy Loehmann & Frank Garmback in 2014 Fatal Shooting Of Tamir Rice

 The Department of Justice ( DOJ) cited the poor video quality, saying they could not discern for certain what happened. https://youtu.be/31-mYNWkta8 On November 22, 2014, Tamir Rice, a 12-year old African-American boy, was killed in Cleveland, Ohio, by Timothy Loehmann, a 26-year-old white police officer....

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Bruce’s Beach, land seized from Black family, may be returned with official apology 3/7/21

Bruce's Beach was one of the few beaches in Southern California in the early 1900s that was not off-limits...