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Emmett Till’s Family Reacts To News That DOJ Closing Murder Investigation After 66 Years

The Justice Department said they don’t have enough evidence that Carolyn Bryant lied.
12/06/2021

Texas Sued By Justice Department Over New Redistricting Maps They Claim Discriminate Against Black And Latinx Voters

The lawsuit argues the state violated the Voting Rights Act.
12/06/2021

Chris Cuomo Fired By CNN Following Accusations Of Aiding Brother Amid Sexual Harassment Accusations

The move is “effective immediately.”
12/04/2021

Man Sentenced In Knifing Attack On Black Man Has Hate Crime History

Ole Hougen was convicted of slashing a 29-year-old Black man up to 20 times with a nine-inch knife.
12/04/2021

Demetrius Maurice Davis, Jr., 9, Launches Social Justice-Themed Doll Business With His Mom

Our Brown Boy Joy is a Black-owned business with a mission.
12/03/2021

Confederate Heritage Group Sues To Deny Removal Of Confederate Monument From Tuskegee, Ala. Site

The Daughters of the Confederacy want to keep a statue located in front of the county courthouse in a city that is 97 percent Black.
12/03/2021

Circus-Themed Ball Canceled After St. Petersburg’s 1st Black Mayor Declines Invitation

Some local Black leaders found the theme and location demeaning.
12/03/2021

Man Convicted Of Murdering Michael Jordan’s Father Gets Legal Victory In Move To Appeal

Daniel Green was sentenced to life in prison in 1996.
12/03/2021

Exonerated Black Man Files Lawsuit Against Philadelphia, Former DA After Sitting On Death Row

The current DA discovered prosecutorial misconduct in the case.
12/03/2021

Former Officer Charged With Murder In Fatal Shooting Of Casey Goodson Jr.

The indictment states Jason Meade recklessly caused the 23-year-old’s death.
12/02/2021

Rep. Ilhan Omar Plays Violently Threatening Voicemail, Says GOP Islamophobia Is Creating Hatred and Division

Rep. Ilhan Omar Plays Extremely Disturbing Voicemail In Midst of Attack From GOP Colleague
12/02/2021