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Tennessee Judge Says Black-On-Black Crime Worse Than Klan Killings

Tennessee Judge Says Black-On-Black Crime Worse Than Klan Killings

“I grew up in a time where people wore white robes and they shot at black people, And now we see young black men wearing black hoodies shooting at black men.” A Tennessee judge has made headlines for alleging black men are doing a better job at killing one another than the Klu Klux Klan. Montgomery…

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A Second Gay Black Man Has Died At The Home Of Democratic Donor Ed Buck

A Second Gay Black Man Has Died At The Home Of Democratic Donor Ed Buck

Another Black man has been found dead at the home of wealthy Democratic donor Ed Buck. Authorities were on the scene to investigate at around 3:35 a.m. on Monday, according to WeHoville. The deceased man’s name has not been released. This incident marks the second time a Black gay man has died in Buck’s home. Gemmel Moore died…

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Man Arrested And Charged With The Fatal Shooting Of 7-Year-Old Jazmine Barnes

Man Arrested And Charged With The Fatal Shooting Of 7-Year-Old Jazmine Barnes

A suspect was arrested and charged Saturday with capital murder over the fatal shooting of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes, who was killed while riding in a car with her family in Houston a week ago in what police described as an unprovoked attack. Sheriff’s officials named the suspect as Eric Black, Jr. and said that he…

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3 Dead, 4 Injured  In Torrance Bowling Alley Shooting

3 Dead, 4 Injured In Torrance Bowling Alley Shooting

Wes Hamad was at Gable House Bowl with his 13-year-old niece and cousin late Friday night when he saw a “huge fight” break out. The brawl, lasting about five minutes, blocked the entrance and devolved into “complete chaos,” he said. “I grabbed my niece and started running towards the far end of the bowling alley,”…

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Trial of Nia Wilson’s accused killer on hold as he undergoes mental evaluation

Trial of Nia Wilson’s accused killer on hold as he undergoes mental evaluation

Nia Wilson | John Cowell On Thursday, Nia Wilson’s alleged killer was spared from facing a trial for now, after a judge ordered that he undergo a mental evaluation to determine if he is fit to stand trial after the fatal stabbing of the 18-year-old woman and serious injuring of her sister at an Oakland BART…

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Mumia Abu-Jamal granted partial appeals request because of bias

Mumia Abu-Jamal granted partial appeals request because of bias

Mumia Abu-Jamal in 1995. Mumia Abu-Jamal, who was convicted in the killing of a police officer more than three decades ago, will have his day in court —again and was granted a partial appeals request, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Philadelphia Common Pleas Court judge Leon Tucker ruled that Abu-Jamal can re-argue his appeal case due to a former judge’s alleged refusal to recuse…

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Sears reportedly staves off liquidation —for now

Sears reportedly staves off liquidation —for now

Sears chairman Eddie Lampert reportedly submitted a $4.6 billion bid to buy the company and potentially save it from liquidation on Friday, hours before the deadline, according to CNBC and Reuters. The big picture: Lampert, who has received at least part of the blame for the department store chain’s demise, heads the hedge fund that is the retailer’s biggest…

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Supreme Court Decides 'Stand Your Ground' Law Applies To Florida Police As Well

Supreme Court Decides ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law Applies To Florida Police As Well

You can practically hear the death toll of men-of-color rising.  In a landslide decision, Florida police officers will now be able to enforce the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law to claim self-defense according to the New York Times. The Stand Your Ground is a law passed by the Florida government in 2005 generally allowing people to stand their ground instead…

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Black Marriott exec was allegedly compared to ‘Buckwheat,’and told to dance for white colleagues

Black Marriott exec was allegedly compared to ‘Buckwheat,’and told to dance for white colleagues

A Black former sales executive for Marriott Vacations Worldwide alleges in a lawsuit that he was often subjected to white supremacist ideology that made his working conditions intolerable to the point where he had to leave the position. Daryl Robinson began working in February 2017 as a sales executive with the company. As the only African-American…

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