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‘I’m Just Trying To Go Home’: Release Of Deadly Beating Video Of Tyre Nichols Sparks Peaceful Protests Around The Nation

Nichols, 29, could be heard calling repeatedly for his mom.
01/28/2023

Video Footage Illustrates Vicious, Extremely Violent Beating Of Tyre Nichols By Memphis Police

A group of policemen are shown in a series of videos kicking, punching and flogging the 29-year-old until he could no longer respond.
01/27/2023

Alabama Schools Cancel Black History Month Appearance Of Black Children’s Book Author Amid Wave Of Book Bans

School districts are prohibiting classic Black literature in their hysteria over Critical Race Theory.
01/27/2023

Attorneys For Jussie Smollett File Fifth Request For Extension to File Appeal on Hate Crime Conviction

The attorneys claim the appeal is completed, but it is 30 pages too long and they want assurances that it will be accepted by the curt.
01/27/2023

DOJ Accuses Louisiana Of 'Routinely' Keeping Inmates Locked Up Past Release Dates

‘Our investigation uncovered evidence of systemic violations,’ Assistant Atty Gen. Kristen Clarke says.
01/27/2023

Bring That Week Back: Diamond From ‘Diamond and Silk’ Cause Of Death Revealed, Deiondra Sanders Apologizes And Amy Robach ‘Blindsided’ By T.J. Holmes

Plus, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his war on African American Studies.
01/27/2023

Tyre Nichols' Mother Says Police Beat Him Beyond Possibility Of Survival In Fatal Encounter

In an interview with CNN, the mother of the 29-year-old Black man beaten by five ex-cops described how badly he was assaulted.
01/27/2023

‘America In Black:’ BET And CBS News Announce Collaboration On Original News Series

The newsmagazine, premiering Feb. 19, gives in-depth reporting and analysis of issues that impact our community.
01/27/2023

Tyre Nichols Case: 5 Ex-Memphis Officers Charged -- What We Know So Far

Prosecutors brought charges as the city awaits the release of video footage of the deadly encounter
01/26/2023

Black Youth In California See Double The Statewide Suicide Rate, Far Above Other Groups

The survey focused on suicide and self-harm trends at the start of the pandemic in 2020.
01/26/2023

Black Driver Sues FedEx, Brookhaven Police Chief And Men Accused of Shooting At Him

D’Monterrio Gibson is seeking $5 million in damages.
01/26/2023