Post Tagged with: "Blacks"


Timothy Foster, jury

Supreme Court Finds Prosecutors Selected All-White Jury to Convict Black Suspect

Prosecutors "were motivated in substantial part by race" in the jury selection process of a trial nearly three decades ago, the Supreme Court concluded.

Donald Trump

Trump’s Record of Hate to Date

Click here for an up-to-date round-up of Donald Trump's hateful rhetoric and insults toward individuals, groups, ethnicities, religions and others during his presidential campaign.

James Greer

Video of Black Man Killed by Police Released Two Years Later

"It's definitely wrongful death. … The officers were clearly negligent. You have a person who is not aggressive, who never swung at officers, and they are using tasers repeatedly."

Another Black Woman Dies in a Texas Jail Cell

Symone Marshall was involved in a car accident in Texas, was arrested and later died in police custody.

maryland

Flint II? Lawsuit Follows Plans to Build 5th Power Plant in Black Neighborhood

"The Maryland agencies that decided that this plant should be built are putting a bunch of pollution sources into a community that's 75 percent black, while whiter communities get cleaner air."

Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin Murder Weapon for Auction Again

Proceeds from the disturbing auction will “fight BLM violence against Law Enforcement officers, ensure the demise of Angela Correy's (sic) persecution career and Hillary Clinton's anti-firearm rhetoric,” the listing reads.

Delrish Moss, Ferguson, police chief

New Black Ferguson Police Chief Vows to Clean House of Bad Cops

"It's our task to bring nobility back to this work and to make sure that we honor our badges, and we serve our communities with respect," said Delrish Moss upon being sworn in.

Malia Obama

Fox News Readers Bash Obama’s Daughter With Racial Slurs, ‘Ape,’ ‘Monkey’

The right-wing media outlet removed the comments section of the article after readers shamed the president’s daughter with a mass influx of racist comments, including calling her a racial slur and hoping the young woman gets AIDS.

Robert Gates - Eric Harris

Oklahoma Volunteer Deputy Convicted of Killing Unarmed Black Man

The 74-year-old volunteer lacked proper training and was a financial supporter and close friend of former sheriff, who was forced to resign.

Prince: A Beloved Music Legend Dies at Age 57

A prolific Black artist who transcended musical genres, Prince influenced music and culture globally.

TV Journalist Fired for Racial Comments on Facebook

Professionals continue to violate company policies with racist postings.

Mississippi, Confederate

Mississippi Gov. Sued Over Racist State Flag

“With each passing day, Plaintiff and other African-American citizens are subjugated to second class status by virtue of the official state flag bearing the confederate battle flag emblem flying high and proud on public property within the state of Mississippi.”

James Craig Anderson, Mississippi, hate crime

Killers in Hate Crime Pay $840,000 to Victim’s Estate

"A toxic mix of alcohol, foolishness and unadulterated hatred caused these young people to resurrect the nightmarish specter of lynchings and lynch mobs from the Mississippi we long to forget."

Black Students at Trump Rally Removed for No Reason

Students say Secret Service agents escorted them out simply for being there.

Mississippi, Confederate

Confederate Flag Will Continue to Fly Over Mississippi

Gov. Phil Bryant declared April "Confederate Heritage Month" once again.

Beyonce Super Bowl

Law Enforcement Calls for Beyoncè Boycott

Police unions tell members to refrain from security roles at Beyoncè’s upcoming concerts following her Super Bowl performance and subsequent video supportive of the Black Panthers and #BlackLivesMatter; Louis Farrakhan offers protection.

RETRIBUTION: Missouri Republicans to Decrease Mizzou’s Budget As Punishment for Peaceful Protests

"It's going to be felt by students by way of higher fees and reduced educational opportunities."

State Senator Stands Up for High Schoolers Racially Harassed at Texas A&M

A Dallas senator said Texas A&M students should face severe consequences.

Clinton and Sanders Battle for the Black Vote

The presidential candidates campaign heavily ahead of the Democratic primary in South Carolina.

Trust Broken: State’s Attorney Says No Mistakes Made in Laquan McDonald Investigation

After withholding the video of the shooting for a year, the state passes judgement on its own behavior.

16-Year-Old Black Girl Found Dead in Juvenile Detention Center

No information has come out on the cause of death — except that officers used a martial arts restraint against the girl the night before.

Six of 13 Officers Fired After Shooting 137 Bullets at Two Unarmed Blacks

Of the 105 officers involved in the 2012 tragedy, only one faced criminal charges — and was acquitted. Terminations will likely not go into effect for several years, says mayor.

FRon Rivera and Cam Newton

Non-Whites Lead Super Bowl Panthers

NFL's "Rooney Rule" seems to be working. For the first time, a Latino head coach and Black quarterback on the same team will play in the Super Bowl.

N-word Photo Prompts Protest at Arizona High School

One of the six girls in the photo apologizes, while a privileged school and community are placed in the national spotlight for racism.