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Three White Officers In S.C. Indicted For Shooting Unarmed Black Men

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III What the grand jury in Ferguson, MO and Staten Island, NY failed to do, the grand jury in South Carolina did. Going against what had previously been the norm about not indicting White police officers for shooting unarmed Black Men, the decision by the grand jury in South Carolina to indict three White police officers ... Read More »

Browns’ Andrew Hawkins keeps fighting for justice for black people

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By Victor O Cleveland Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins had a reason for putting on a controversial “Justice for Tamir Rice and John Crawford” T-shirt during pre-game introductions for the game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday — a reason strong enough for him not to want to apologize for his action. The shirt was in protest of recent police ... Read More »

We Need Black Programming That Reflects Our True Diversity

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Any cursory check of one’s Facebook or Twitter feeds—or the local newspaper—would reveal an onslaught of images of black men and women either cut down in their prime or engaged in all manner of foolishness. What’s missing is a stream of rich, varied images depicting our true diversity. When there’s a lack of such imagery, a monolithic view sometimes results in ... Read More »

Eric Holder On Racial Issues And Police Violence In America: ‘We, As A Nation, Have Failed’

Attorney General Eric Holder Holds Roundtable With Cleveland Law Enforcement Officials

Attorney General Eric Holder, who in the past has spoken frankly about racial inequalities in the U.S. criminal justice system, will revisit the subject Thursday during an interview with MSNBC’s Joy Reid. In a taped segment that will air on “The Reid Report” Thursday afternoon, Holder and Reid met at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, to discuss ... Read More »

Florida attraction Machine Gun America to allow children, gun nuts to fire off automatic weapons

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It’s an amusement park with a bang! Machine Gun America, a controversial Orlando, Fla. attraction that puts automatic weapons and military-grade firearms in the hands of gun lovers as young as 13, is opening its doors this weekend. “Most of these are not eligible to be owned by an individual,” the venue’s Brooklyn-born General Manager Bruce Nierenberg told the Daily ... Read More »

Cuba deal could mean extradition for New Jersey cop-killer, escaped convict JoAnne Chesimard

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Renewed relations with Cubabrought hope that New Jersey cop-killer JoAnne Chesimard might finally be extradited to the U.S. to finish serving her prison term. The Queens-born Chesimard, now a 67-year-old fugitive granted political asylum by Fidel Castro, was a member of the Black Panthers and Black Liberation Army who went on a spree of city robberies and attacks on cops when ... Read More »

‘Witness 40’ for Ferguson grand jury stands by account: ‘Am I part of the KKK? No’

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She’s sticking by her story. Sandra McElroy, the controversial Ferguson grand jury “Witness 40,” reiterated Wednesday that she was in the St. Louis suburb and did see the moment Officer Darren Wilson gunned down unarmed black teen Michael Brown on Aug. 9. But her experience being blasted in the media — as a racist liar who likely fabricated her entire account — ... Read More »

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