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Patrisse Cullors, Black Lives Matter Executive Stepping Down – Official 5/29/21

"Today I am announcing my decision to transition out of my role as Executive Director of BLM. This decision comes after a truly fulfilling and challenging journey that has been one of my life's greatest honors. I’m sure you...

DOJ Declines Charges Against Officers Timothy Loehmann & Frank Garmback in 2014 Fatal Shooting Of Tamir Rice

 The Department of Justice ( DOJ) cited the poor video quality, saying they could not discern for certain what happened. https://youtu.be/31-mYNWkta8 On November 22, 2014, Tamir Rice, a 12-year old African-American boy, was killed in Cleveland, Ohio, by Timothy Loehmann, a 26-year-old white police officer....

Body-cam video of Andre Hill 47, deadly officer-involved shooting by Ohio Police Officer Adam Coy

Andre Hill, 47, was shot and killed early Tuesday morning by Columbus Police Officer Adam Coy. Coy  a 19-year veteran officer has been relieved of duty. The City of Columbus has released the body-worn camera footage from the fatal shooting....

The Daily Blackness: Casey Goodson Shot Multiple Times- Ruled Homicide, DOJ to Launch Civil Rights Investigation

(Columbus Ohio) 23-year-old Casey Goodson’s family says he was returning home from a dentist appointment and holding sandwiches, not waving a gun as authorities say, when he was fatally shot last week by a sheriff’s deputy. Police say there...

In a year of Black Lives Matter protests, Dutch wrestle (again) with the tradition of Black Pete

As Black Lives Matter protests and social uprisings spread across U.S. cities in the summer, the civil rights icon the Rev. Jesse Jackson wrote a personal letter to Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte over an annual tradition that many...

A century ago, James Weldon Johnson became the first Black person to head the NAACP

Anthony Siracusa, University of Mississippi In this moment of national racial reckoning, many Americans are taking time to learn about chapters in U.S. history left out of their school texbooks. The early years of the National Association for the Advancement...

COVID-19 Pandemic Hitting Black-Owned Businesses Hard #MelaninMarket #TheDailyBlackness

With the #COVID19 pandemic hitting black-owned businesses especially hard, an outdoor market in Crenshaw has allowed dozens of them to survive, and even thrive. https://youtu.be/4FwOrqPHAzI

3 State Employees Find Racist Notes On Their Desks

Workers at the California Office of State Publishing arrived at work on Friday to find racist notes on their desks. https://youtu.be/vzbRr7JChCU

Supreme Court sends Louisiana Black Lives Matter lawsuit back for another round

A Baton Rogue police officer, who was injured in a 2016 demonstration against the fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling, sued DeRay Mckesson, claiming that he was negligent in staging the protest. ORIGINAL ARTICLE NBC

McCloskey’s indicted for waving guns at Black Lives Matter protesters

Mark and Patricia McCloskey have been indicted  on charges of unlawful use of a weapon and tampering with evidence. The charges related to an incident that occurred in June, when the couple who are personal injury lawyers, were caught...
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Sunday Dinners Soul Food In Corona Is A Must Try! Great Food & Good Vibes.

Family Owned and Operated Shariese Stamps and her husband Kwame opened Sunday Dinners Soul Food restaurant 2 years ago. The...
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