Baton Rouge celebrates the election of its first Black female mayor. Sharon Weston Broome faces the daunting task of healing the city's racial wounds.
In a phone call with The AP, East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Beau Clark also said he was banned from releasing the official court order showing the judge's request to keep the autopsy sealed. Clark, who's served as coroner since 2012, said this is the first time a judge has sealed a report from his office.
The charges sound foolish, but do they sound familiar? Ramsey Orta was also arrested after filming Eric Garner's death.
Officers said they responded with gunfire after the patient was unresponsive to their calls to get down, and loaded what they thought was a gun. They fired three shots, one of them hitting Kinsey in the leg. The gun turned out to be a toy car.
On Monday's edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and his panel of guests discussed the violent acts committed by Johnson and Long and what is causing these men to commit such heinous acts against police officers.
If you have already participated in protests, or are seriously considering it in the future, there are numerous laws you should become acquainted with to protect your rights, your safety, and the safety of others.
On Sunday, police identified Gavin Long as the shooter who killed three officers in an eight minute standoff. Details emerge about the 29-year-old ex-Marine and what motivated him to take what he called justice into his own hands.
Larry Mitchell created a "Send Me Back To Africa," GoFundMe page on July 7, one day after the police shooting death of Philando Castile and two days after an officer fatally wounded Alton Sterling. In the wake of the shooting, the nation has deepened a widening divide over race relations and policing.
The nation remains in turmoil after Sterling's death, followed by two tragic events--the fatal shooting of Philando Castile and the murder of five Dallas police officers.
In the wake of the Alton Sterling and Philando Castile police shootings, and the deadly sniper attack that killed five Dallas police officers, the nation has been experiencing a great level of angst, outrage, and sorrow. In Tuesday’s special two-hour edition of TV One’s NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and a select panel of guests discussed the dichotomy […]
Over the past week, the nation witnessed first-hand what many African-Americans have already experienced as a result of systemic racism and police brutality. Alton Sterling and Philando Castile were killed by law enforcement officers while in the midst of what most Americans would consider routine non-threatening activities. Castile was shot multiple times during a traffic […]
In the wake of an extremely violent week, which saw two Black men killed at the hands of police, as well as five police officers in a mass shooting in Dallas, Texas, thousands of protesters took to the streets in support of Black Lives Matter. But one image stood out to many on social media […]