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Teen Whose GoFundMe Raised 300K Arrested For Murder

Four years ago, 15-year-old Chauncy Black was a viral sensation whose offer to help a stranger led to an outpouring of donations. Now that same teen has been arrested for second-degree murder in a weekend shooting. In 2016, Black was in a Kroger parking lot in Memphis when he decided to approach a man to offer to…

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Mother Of Atatiana Jefferson, the woman Killed By Texas Police officer in her home, Has Died

In October 2019, an officer shot her daughter Atatiana Jefferson, 28, through a window after responding to an early morning report of an open door at the home. Her mother, Yolanda Carr, died Thursday morning, according to Lee Merritt, the family’s attorney. (HANDOUT) The mother of a woman who was shot and killed by a…

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Forbes: Make No Mistake: Cannabis Equity Can’t Wait

A customer pays for cannabis products at Essence Vegas Cannabis Dispensary In 2020, states with legal adult-use and medical cannabis laws are flooding with cash, from Nevada and Massachusetts to Illinois. They’re also troublingly behind on quality, consumer access, and especially their social equity. As state leaders like New York Governor Andrew Cuomo prepare to launch new cannabis…

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Facebook Helped Decimate the Media Industry but Wants Journalists to Do Its Job

Mark Zuckerberg has faced fiery, pervasive criticism for not wanting his social network to decide what is true, at least when it comes to politics. On Thursday, as the 2020 presidential campaign hurtled toward the first primaries and caucuses, Facebook doubled down on that policy. Rob Leathern, the company’s director of product management, wrote, “We have based [our…

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Officers Falsely Portrayed People As Gang Members, Falsified Records, LAPD Says

“An officer’s integrity must be absolute,” LAPD Chief Michel Moore said.  “An officer’s integrity must be absolute. There is no place in the Department for any individual who would purposely falsify information on a Department report,” Moore said in a statement. The LAPD issued a lengthy statement on Monday explaining that the investigation began after…

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Hospital Ordered to keep 11-month-old in Texas on life support, appeals court says

Tinslee Lewis was born premature and hasn’t been off a ventilator since going into respiratory arrest in early July.   FORT WORTH, Texas — A Texas appeals court on Friday agreed to delay a judge’s ruling that would have allowed a hospital to end life-sustaining treatment for an 11-month-old girl who doctors say is in…

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Florida high school football star’s death highlights rising suicide rates among black youth

Bryce Gowdy wearing a cap announcing his intention to play football at Georgia Tech in Atlanta. A 17-year-old Florida high school football star died by suicide on Monday, days before he was to enroll at Georgia Tech on an athletic scholarship. The death of Bryce Gowdy rocked his family and the local sports world. It also…

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Postal Service Issues Gwen Ifill Black Heritage Forever Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service will host a stamp dedication ceremony to launch the release of the Gwen Ifill black heritage stamp on Jan. 30. The ceremony will honor the late journalist with the 43rd stamp in its Black Heritage Forever stamp collection, a collection that has honored other black history heavyweights like Ida B. Wells…

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Black News Channel To Launch During Black History Month

Tallahassee, Florida — Black News Channel (BNC) announced today that it has updated the launch of the nation’s only African American news network to Black History Month on February 10, 2020. Network executives previously announced plans to launch to an audience significantly larger than its original projections. The Black History Month launch provides the time necessary…

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