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Commentary: Why the Transgender Day of Remembrance Matters
The African-American transgender community disproportionately faces violence and homicide....


Commentary: Our Lives Are Valuable
GLAAD’s Tiq Milan on why his and other Black transgender lives are so important....


Oscar Pistorius Found Guilty of Culpable Homicide
Former Olympian now awaits his sentencing October 13....


Mookie Blaylock Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison
Under plea deal, former NBA guard will get reduced time for vehicular homicide....


National Crisis: Study Says Blacks Are 50 Percent of U.S Homicide Victims
African-Americans were 50 percent of homicide victims in the U.S. in 2011, according to a study rel...


Chicago Homicide Rate Dropped in Last Year
The homicide rate in Chicago was down by 18 percent in 2013 according to the city’s police departme...


Rev. Jesse Jackson Asked to Defend Chicago Gun Laws After 500th Homicide
CNN's Don Lemon asked why would their strict laws work in other cities if it doesn't work in Chicag...


Missouri Tops List of States With Highest Black Homicide Rates
A newly released study by the Violence Policy Center in Washington, D.C., shows the “homicide victi...


FAMU’s Robert Champion Death Ruled a Homicide
Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion’s death has been ruled a homicide after an autopsy showed he...


New Orleans Struggles With High Homicide Rates
In the city of New Orleans, conflicts among small groups, distrust of police and widespread corrupt...


Homicide Rates Increase in States With Stand Your Ground Laws
The rate of homicides increased 7 to 9 percent in states that had enacted stand your ground laws, a...


Missouri Has Highest Black Homicide Victim Rate in America
The amount of Black homicides in Missouri in 2010 was seven times the national overall rate....


Amnesty PSA Calls Attention to High Murder Rate of Brazil's Black Youth
Black youth in Brazil are dying from violence at alarming rates. Amnesty International is saying "e...


Whitney Houston Died from Drowning
Coroner’s report says heart disease and cocaine use were contributing factors to Whitney Houston's ...


Jet Skier Found Guilty in Death of Usher's Stepson, Kile Glover
Family friend Jeffery Hubbard convicted of homicide by vessel....


Police Rule Steve McNair Shooting Death a Homicide
Police rule McNair's death a homicide. See what they're saying about the woman found with him....


Pa. Leads in Black Homicides
If Pennsylvania changed its name from the Keystone State to the Killa Bro’ State | it might make mo...


Study: Violent Crime Has Spiked in Haiti's Cities
Haiti has seen a dramatic increase in violent crime in the shanties of its major cities over the pa...


Deadly Distinction: Chicago Has the Highest Murder Rate in the U.S.
Chicago has the highest murder rate in the U.S., nearly double that of New York City. There is grow...


October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Domestic violence is not new or rare to the Black community....

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