Riots

A viral video of a Minneapolis police officer kneeling on the neck of 46 year old George Floyd causing his death has set social media on fire and although the officers involved in the arrest have been terminated the outcry for charges to be brought up on the officers has set Minneapolis on fire literally, […]

US Marshall’s shot an unidentified man while trying to arrest him for a warrant yesterday in Memphis Tennessee. Shortly after a crowd of 300 protesters arrived on the city streets throwing objects which led to the injuries of about a dozen police officers and two journalists. Take a look at the video below

Race relations in Cleveland boiled into a deadly shootout, but the story remains untold — until now.   CLEVELAND — Something happened in Cleveland 50 years ago. Racial tension erupted into the city’s streets. An ambush ignited a gun battle that terrorized an east side neighborhood. At least 10 people died. More than a dozen […]

Unrest in the city of Charlotte, NC came the other day in the wake of the police shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott at 4 o’clock in the afternoon in an apartment complex parking lot. According to police he was armed but family members that were there video taping the event, says that was not […]

The city of Baltimore is slated to pay the family of Freddie Gray – the 25-year-old Black man who died of a severe spinal cord injury in police custody – a settlement of $6.4 million, the Baltimore Sun reports. The settlement, which stemmed from a civil lawsuit filed by the family after Gray’s unlawful arrest and death […]

Unemployment remains one of the biggest problems in the Watts community in which residents and supporters are calling for more jobs to open.   WATTS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Tuesday marks 50 years since the Watts riots, a six-day outbreak that claimed 34 lives and caused $40 million worth of damage. It all started with […]

Two Baltimore correctional officers have been charged with looting after a YouTube clip showed them stealing from a local store during riots following the death…

*Those looking to help the police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray won’t be able to use GoFundMe.com. The Baltimore Sun reports the popular fundraising site has disallowed contributions to the officers. According to GoFundMe spokeswoman Kelsea Little, a page set up on the site by the Baltimore police union has been removed. […]

Outside of Baltimore’s New Shiloh Baptist Church, helicopters hovered over streets lined with residents, Baltimore City police, and National Guard troops armed with rifles, batons, and shields. Children poured out of nearby buildings in uniforms, some holding signs, others riding bikes. Just two days prior, Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced the closure of the […]

President Barack Obama arrived in New York City Monday morning to announce the launch of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance at Lehman College in the Bronx, NBC reports. My Brother’s Keeper, whose aim is to “address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color and ensure that all young people can reach […]

Meet Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby. She’s in charge of the investigation of Freddie Gray’sdeath at the hands of very violent Baltimore police. Gray suffered a spinal injury while he was in custody of six Baltimore officers, who have been charged in his death. Mosby’s announcement was the first time that we’ve met her so […]

Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts held a press conference Thursday to announce the findings of the Freddie Gray investigation were handed over Thursday morning to the Maryland State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, a day early. Over 30 detectives worked full-time on this case. New information was made public that was previously unknown by investigators. That new information […]