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Prosecutors Say Father ‘Executed’ Daughter Over ‘Petty Argument’ About Baby Gate For Grandson

A man from Washington state has been charged with shooting and killing his daughter earlier this month allegedly over installing a baby gate. According to court documents obtained by BuzzFeed, 68-year-old Wendell Wilson is due to appear in court next week, charged with the murder of 38-year-old Lila Wilson, who heRead More →

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Danny Glover And More Testify In Support Of Slavery Reparations

On Wednesday (June 19), lawmakers held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations for slavery. Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, actor and activist Danny Glover, Texas Representative Sheila Jackson Lee, and New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, among others, spoke in support of H.R. 40, the “Commission to StudyRead More →

Joseph Allen Of New Jersey Is Latest American Tourist To Die At A Dominican Republic Resort

Joseph Allen of Avenel, New Jersey, is confirmed to be the ninth American tourist to die at a Dominican Republic resort under mysterious circumstances while visiting the Caribbean country. The 55-year-old was found dead in his room on Thursday (June 13) at the Terra Linda Resort in Sousa. The resortRead More →

Arizona Family In Viral Phoenix Arrest Video Reject Police Chief’s Apology; Want Officers Fired

Dravon Ames, who along with his family were threatened and held at gunpoint by police in Phoenix over the accidental theft of a $1 Barbie doll, is letting the world know what he experienced during the incident late last month. The 22-year-old and his 24-year-old partner Iesha Harper, who isRead More →

Frontrunning Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Discuss Black Issues At BEA Presidential Forum

Four Democratic presidential candidates showcased their ideas for economic rejuvenation in the Black community on Sunday (June 16) during the Black Economic Alliance at the Charleston Music Hall in South Carolina. Held just nine blocks away from Emanuel AME, the church where a white supremacist shot and killed nine parishonersRead More →

North Carolina Police Department Apologizes For Trying To Lynch A Black Man 67 Years Ago

In 1952, two Wake County, North Carolina deputies hung Lynn Council, an African American man, from a tree after he denied involvement in a robbery. However, he survived. Now, 67 years later, the department is apologizing for what happened. According to ABC Raleigh station WTVD, on Thursday (June 13), currentRead More →

And How Are the Children?: Protecting Our Black Queer Youth at All Costs

Our community is still reeling from the loss of high school freshman Nigel Shelby of Huntsville, Alabama, who died by suicide in April 2019 after enduring constant, targeted abuse from bullies because he was gay. After his death, his mother Camika Shelby learned that he had spoken with school administratorsRead More →