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Ex-Cop Who Killed Walter Scott Faces Federal Charges

Former North Charleston, S.C., Police Officer Michael Slager gunned down Walter Scott, an unarmed Black man, on April 4, 2015, and lied about the incident. A federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment, on top of state murder charges, thanks to a cell phone video recorded by a bystander. Principal…

Black Women at West Point Accused of Being ‘Political’

UPDATE:West Point Clears Black Cadets, Photo is About ‘Unity’ By Sheryl Estrada The image of 16 West Point cadets in uniform outside a U.S. Military Academy barracks with their fists raised has been circulating social media.West Point is investigating whether the women’s raised fists are in support of the Black…

Police Lieutenant Suspended for Racial Instagram Posts

By Sheryl Estrada Trudy Callahan. Credit: Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Law enforcement, school officials and even journalists have been fired or suspended for inflammatory comments on social media pertaining to race and gender, which violate many company policies. Lt. Trudy Callahan of the Jacksonville County SheriffOffice (JSO) in Florida, who was…

Wells Fargo Donates $50,000 to VetsinTech to Support Cybersecurity Training Programs

San Francisco Wells Fargo has donated $50,000 to VetsinTech (ViT) to help support cybersecurity training programs for military veterans transitioning to technology careers. Wells Fargo shares ViT’s commitment to bringing together a tech-specific network, resources, and programs for veterans. “More than 30 percent of the ViT community has expressed interest…

White Nationalist Protesters Outnumbered at Stone Mountain

By Sheryl Estrada White nationalists participate in a rally at Stone Mountain in Georgia on Saturday. A rally organized by white nationalists to “protest efforts to erase the white race” at Stone Mountain in Georgia on Saturday resulted in a clash with counter-protesters. The group called “Rock Stone Mountain” orchestrated…