Colin Kaepernick (you may have heard of him) recently received the 2018 Ambassador of Conscience Award from Amnesty International. The ceremony was held Saturday night in Amsterdam. During his speech, Kaepernick called it like we all see it, referring to the police killings of black and brown people as “lawful…
Former FBI Director James Comey is a thot. He went from being head of the principal federal law enforcement agency to backing it up and dropping it low in the 2016 presidential election, to shilling his book of White House secrets and groupie tales on late-night talk shows.
If you, like me, waited until the eleventh hour to even think about getting your taxes filed, you have just been given a reprieve by the IRS.
A 71-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly attacked a pregnant black servicewoman over a confrontation about a parking space.
Jeffery Craig Zeigler, a 53-year-old retired firefighter, was charged with assault with intent to murder and possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony on Friday. Zeigler was charged after authorities say he shot at a 14-year-old, Brennan Walker, who was trying to get directions to get to school after…
In a ceremony befitting a head of state, tens of thousands of South Africans gathered in the dazzling colors of liberation to pay their respects to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, a fierce anti-apartheid activist and the undisputed mother of the South African nation.
Veteran White House correspondent April Ryan says that the Trump administration is “ginning people up” to harm her simply for doing her job.
How is it that at the same time Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was in front of Congress giving testimony that said his company does “not allow hate groups” on its platform, white nationalist and king of the “alt-right” Richard Spencer managed to have not one, but two pages representing his hate ideology active on the…
As more people look to the Los Angeles Police Department to change its use-of-force policy, a throng of police chiefs in Northern California came together on Monday to denounce proposed legislation that would raise the standard for legal review of such action—after the fact.
Just one week before a mass shooting would launch their school into the national spotlight, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School put on a Black History Month show at the Parkland, Fla., school. In a last-minute, unrehearsed addition, black student organizers wanted to address a letter that had appeared in…
Video released by the New York City Police Department on Thursday shows 34-year-old Saheed Vassell pointing a metal pipe at several people as if it were a gun on Wednesday before he was shot and killed by police officers in the Crown Heights area of the city’s Brooklyn borough.
The Sacramento, Calif., chapter of Black Lives Matter wants the two police officers who shot and killed 22-year-old Stephon Clark on March 18 to be fired and criminally charged. To that end, its members have been demonstrating outside the office of Sacramento District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert.
As journalists, we are taught that it is our job to deliver news and information objectively. Opinions are saved for editorials and commentary pieces. We have to look at the story and tell it without bias.
The city of Griffin, Ga., has a lot going on right now.
During a press conference Monday that was broadcast live via the department’s Facebook page, Sacramento County, Calif., Sheriff Scott Jones addressed the deputy-involved hit-and-run accident that left activist Wanda Cleveland, 61, injured Saturday night.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, one of South Africa’s most prominent anti-apartheid activists and the former wife of South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela, died Monday at the age of 81.
The Rev. Kirbyjon Caldwell, senior pastor of Windsor Village United Methodist Church, a megachurch of more than 17,000 mostly African-American members, has been charged with scamming elderly investors of millions in a dubious Chinese-bond scam.
It’s clear that President Donald Trump has left shame way back in the place where his top hairs used to be—the distant past. But seriously, what shame? The ease with which lies roll off his forked tongue, and the fact that he chooses his advisers and Cabinet with the same criteria for a stay at a Holiday Inn Express,…
On Thursday the intersection of 47th Avenue and 44th Street in Sacramento, Calif., was filled with cars as family, friends and members of the community flocked to Bayside of South Sacramento Church to pay their last respects to 22-year-old Stephon Clark, who was gunned down by police officers March 18.
Hip-hop artist and Bernie Sanders supporter Killer Mike appeared in an NRATV video Saturday to speak out in support of gun ownership and expressing some very curious arguments to boot.