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Minnesota’s Attorney General Charges 3 more officers in George Floyd’s death and Upgrades Derek Chauvin’s Charges

Prosecutors on Wednesday filed a tougher charge against the police officer at the center of the George Floyd case and charged three other officers, delivering a victory...

Four Minneapolis Police Officers Were Fired After Death of Black Man

Four Minneapolis officers involved in the arrest of a handcuffed black man who died in police custody were fired Tuesday, hours after a bystander’s video showed the...

Gregory McMichael and Travis McMichael Were Arrested and Charged in Connection with the Killing of Mr. Arbery

Georgia authorities arrested a white father and son Thursday and charged them with murder in the February shooting death of a black man they had pursued in a truck after...

NYPD Officer Francisco Garcia Is Seen Beating A Man In Social Distancing Arrest Has A History Of Alleged Brutality

The NYPD officer who violently arrested a man in the East Village during a social distancing stop this weekend has a lengthy history of alleged brutality — garnering...

The Blacks Who Freed Mexico: Cinco de Mayo

This article chronicles the long overlooked role played by Afro-Mexico in the Mexican revolution for independence of 1810-1821. It will be shown that those of African...

CANDIDLY SPEAKING: Video Goes Viral of A California Police Officer Punching A 14-Year-old Black Boy In The Chest And Head

A California police officer savagely beating a 14-year-old black boy in the chest, head and pinned his head to the ground while detaining him for possessing a cigar in...

5 American Foods with African Origin

History of How African Diets Helped Create American Foods Some American foods and crops came to be during the slave trade era of the 1450s to the 1900s. Slaves...

Why The 1619 Project Matters in 2019

The New York Times Magazine recently released its “1619 Project,” an initiative marking the 400th anniversary of the first African slaves arriving in North America....

Activist who spotlighted African American history in Baton Rouge found dead in trunk of her car

BATON ROUGE — Sadie Roberts-Joseph’s sister remembers her as a woman who made things better — who led neighborhood trash cleanups and house repairs, who launched a...

Morehouse College’s Class Of 2019 Gets A Big Commencement Surprise

Billionaire Robert F. Smith announced during Sunday’s commencement speech at Morehouse College in Atlanta that he and his family would pay off the entire...