Tag: #BlackLivesMatter

Black Social Media Could Make All The Difference In Seeking Justice For Shanquella Robinson

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Twitter / Twitter When it comes to the tragic and mysterious death of 25-year-old Shanquella Robinson, one thing has been clear: Black people on social media have been crucial in moving this case along by keeping it in the public eye. MORE: What Could Happen Legally In The Case Of Shanquella […]

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Family Of Rayshard Brooks Awarded $1 Million Settlement To Be Paid By City Of Atlanta

NewsOne Featured Video Source: screenshot / facebook The family of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks—who was shot and killed by an Atlanta police officer in June 2020, just weeks after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis—are finally set to receive at least a sliver of justice, albeit not the kind of justice that holds the cop […]

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Louisiana Deputy Who Shot Derrick Kittling Identified. Louisiana State Police Release Dash Cam Video

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Sean Gardner / Getty The investigation continues into the police-involved shooting of 45-year-old Derrick Kittling, the brother of Louisiana State Police Lt. Colonel Kenny VanBuren who was shot in the head and killed by a Rapides Parish Sheriff’s deputy in Alexandria, Louisiana. According to the Alexandria Town Talk, the deputy involved […]

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Shanquella Robinson’s Death Spotlights Other Black Women Mysteriously Dying Around Their ‘Friends’

NewsOne Featured Video From left: Tamla Horsford; Shanquella Robionson; Kenneka Jenkins. | Source: Twitter While the death of Shanquella Robinson is as shocking as it is horrific, the circumstances under which she died are unfortunately eerily similar to those we have seen in recent years with two other Black women, in particular. Robinson, 25, died […]

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What Happened To Shanquella Robinson? Fight Video With Friends, Autopsy Suggest Murder In Mexico

NewsOne Featured Video Shanquella Robinson. | Source: Twitter / Twitter A Black woman died within the first 24 hours of a group trip to Cabo, Mexico, and now her family is trying to piece together why and how she died. However, they’re getting nothing but conflicting stories from authorities and the group of friends Shanquella […]

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136 Black Men And Boys Killed By Police

UPDATED: 3:30 p.m. ET, Nov. 11, 2022 But if anybody thought police would be deterred by that apparent exception to the rule of holding police accountable for killing Black people might want to think again as it has been a quick resumption of law enforcement normalcy with continued shootings of Black men and boys with […]

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Takeoff’s Childhood Pastor Rev. Jesse Curney To Officiate Funeral Of Slain Migos Rapper

NewsOne Featured Video Rev. Jesse Curney of New Mercies Christian Church speaks onstage during Byron Cage 30 Years of Music Celebration at Ray of Hope Christian Church on December 21, 2018, in Decatur, Georgia. | Source: Paras Griffin / Getty Details are being revealed about what is shaping up to be a grand homegoing service […]

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Kanye West: A Chronicle Of Contradictions And Contrarianism

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Kanye West Purchases Second City In Wyoming To Bring Yeezy Production / Kanye West Purchases Second City In Wyoming To Bring Yeezy Production To The US It almost seems like the rapper formerly known as Kanye West is positioning himself to be the new face of Black conservatism. It’s like Candace […]

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Jaheim McMillan’s Funeral Set As Killer Gulfport Cop Who Shot ‘Unarmed Teen In Head Isn’t Arrested

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Found Image Holdings Inc / Getty The funeral for a young Black teenager is set to take place on Wednesday amid ongoing efforts by a Mississippi community to hold the police officer who killed him accountable for a shooting that has spawned conflicting reports. Jaheim McMillan‘s homegoing service is scheduled to […]

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Kansas City Black Community Leaders Hold Vigil For Missing Black Women Allegedly Ignored By Police

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Kansas City Star / Getty Last Sunday—nine days after a Black woman reportedly escaped the home of her white male kidnapper and torturer—”a group of about two dozen people gathered in prayer at a gas station parking lot roughly 40 miles to the southwest in Kansas City’s Marlborough Heights neighborhood,” according […]

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Video Shows More Witnesses Claiming Jaheim McMillan Had ‘Nothing In His Hands’ When Cops Shot Teen In The Head

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Found Image Holdings Inc / Getty What are we supposed to think when police officers shoot and kill an “armed” Black person who virtually all non-cop eyewitnesses say was not armed? There always seems to be an expectation that we side with law enforcement—as if cops don’t have all the same […]

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Is Candace Owens Really A ‘Free Thinker’? She Says The Same Stuff White Conservatives Have Always Said

NewsOne Featured Video Source: CSPAN screenshot Here’s a question: If Black conservatives are the “free thinkers” they claim to be, how come they’re all just saying the same old white people things white conservatives have been saying since forever? If Kanye West is such a “free thinker,” why is it his only way of demonstrating […]

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Power Of Healing And Justice: Revisiting The Million Man March

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Blogzworth / Radio One UPDATE: Oct. 16, 2022 9:00 a.m. EDT — The enduring legacy and value of the Million Man March cannot be measured in mere words. But the collective gathering of Black men standing shoulder to shoulder was a sight to see in 1995.  On the 27th anniversary of […]

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135 Black Men And Boys Killed By Police

UPDATED: 7:30 a.m. ET, Oct. 14, 2022 But if anybody thought police would be deterred by that apparent exception to the rule of holding police accountable for killing Black people might want to think again as it has been a quick resumption of law enforcement normalcy with continued shootings of Black men and boys with […]

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Campaign Zero Launches Initiative To End Qualified Immunity For Police

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Baltimore Sun / Getty The fight for police accountability continues with a new campaign to dismantle qualified immunity. Campaign Zero, a non-profit organization fighting to reform harmful judicial policies, recently launched a new campaign. The organization’s End Qualified immunity campaign is dedicated to eliminating protections that shield police officers from civil […]

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Kanye West, Tucker Carlson, Sharon Osbourne, And Why Ye Is The ‘Scam’ He Claims BLM Is

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Neil Mockford / Getty Kanye West should be the subject of a case study on the pervasiveness of pseudo-intellectualism and anti-intellectualism. There’s really never any depth to anything Ye does to shock the masses. At this point, the only difference between Kanye and Candace Owens is that Yeezus’ superstardom shields him […]

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Fat Joe Tries to Defend His Use of the N-Word

Fat Joe Tries To Defend His Use of the N-Word G/O Media may get a commission Advertisement Nah, I think we understand where you come from, you just explained it to us. But using the N-word? It is something you cannot do, despite your background or your relationship with Black people. Your friends from the […]

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Kanye West Says He Wore ‘White Lives Matter’ Shirt Because BLM ‘Was A Scam’

NewsOne Featured Video Kanye West aka Ye is seen wearing a Balenciaga boxing mouthguard, outside Givenchy, during Paris Fashion Week – Womenswear Spring/Summer 2023 – Day Seven on October 2, 2022, in Paris. | Source: Edward Berthelot / Getty The Kanye clown car is about to get really annoying. Ye’s stans are about to “chess […]

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Justice For Pamela Turner: Texas Cop’s Trial Finally Begins For Killing Unarmed Black Grandmother 3 Years Ago

NewsOne Featured Video Pamela Turner. | Source: Ben Crump The quest for accountability in the Texas police shooting death of an unarmed grandmother while she suffered a mental health crisis has been underway for more than three years since Baytown Police Officer Juan Manuel Delacruz gunned down Pamela Turner, in a parking lot on May […]

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Black People In Herschel Walker’s Georgia Hometown Are ‘Not Going To Vote For Him’

NewsOne Featured Video Supporters of Herschel Walker during the Herschel Walkers Unite Georgia Bus Stop rally at the Global Mall in Norcross, Ga on September 9, 2022. | Source: The Washington Post / Getty It’s always been my opinion that white conservatives only embrace Black conservatives because Black conservatives provide a “Black friend” effect that […]

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134 Black Men And Boys Killed By Police

UPDATED: 9:30 a.m. ET, Sept. 30, 2022 But if anybody thought police would be deterred by that apparent exception to the rule of holding police accountable for killing Black people might want to think again as it has been a quick resumption of law enforcement normalcy with continued shootings of Black men and boys with […]

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No Justice For Jonathan Price: ‘All-White Jury’ Acquits Ex-Texas Cop Accused Of Murdering Black Man

NewsOne Featured Video Mourners attend a funeral service for Jonathan Price at Wolfe City High School Football Field on October 10, 2020, in Wolfe City, Texas. | Source: Montinique Monroe / Getty Just under two years ago, 31-year-old Black man Jonathan Price was shot and killed by a Texas police officer who tried to detain […]

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No Accountability For HBCU Bomb Threats Prompts Uncertainty On Black Campuses

NewsOne Featured Video Tyler Hall reflects a student as Holmes Hall looms in the background at Morgan State University on February 07, 2022, in Baltimore. | Source: The Washington Post / Getty An ongoing series of bomb threats to historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) around the country has become one of the most pressing […]

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Alabama Police Investigate Racist Facebook Post Threatening To ‘Kill Every Negro’ At County Fair

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Facebook/Lee County Fair Police in Opelika, Alabama, are looking to ensure their city doesn’t become the next Buffalo, New York, as they are investigating a social media post threatening to kill Black people at an event next month at the Lee County Fair. According to Al.com, the Opelika Police Department said […]

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Judge Gives Marc Wilson Harshest Prison Sentence Possible In Georgia Stand Your Ground Case

NewsOne Featured Video William Marcus “Marc” Wilson. | Source: Statesboro Police Department A young Black man who was recently found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in a case that centered on alleged racist road rage and Georgia’s Stand Your Ground law was sentenced to the most prison time possible under state law on Tuesday. William Marcus […]

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The FBI Was Spying On Slain Ferguson Activist Darren Seals When He Was Killed, Mostly Redacted File Shows

NewsOne Featured Video Demonstrators protest in front of the police station on March 12, 2015, in Ferguson, Missouri. | Source: Scott Olson / Getty Darren Seals was one of several Ferguson, Missouri, activists who died violently and mysteriously in the years after they had been involved in protests over the 2014 police shooting of Michael […]

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Judge Slashes $100M Payout To Elderly Black Man Paralyzed By Atlanta Cop For Panhandling

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Ann Hermes / Getty Images A massive nine-figure payout awarded to an elderly Black man left paralyzed from an encounter with a violently overzealous police officer in Georgia’s capital city has been slashed by more than half after a judge agreed that Atlanta shouldn’t have to pay so much despite the […]

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NJ Mayor Addresses White Supremacist Group That Interrupted Labor Day Parade

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Google Maps It appears that white supremacists are making a habit of invading events that have nothing to do with their racist ideals. In June, 31 Patriot Front members were arrested in Idaho for an alleged plot to start a riot during a Pride parade. In July, three members of another […]

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Columbus Cop Who Killed Donovan Lewis ‘Had To Use Lethal Force’ Out Of Fear, Lawyer Says

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Gaelen Morse / Getty An attorney for Rick Anderson—a Columbus, Ohio, police officer who shot and killed a Black man, Donovan Lewis within moments of opening Lewis’ bedroom door and finding him on his bed with a vape pen while he was executing an arrest warrant—is laying out his defense for […]

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Virginia Cops Killed ‘Unarmed’ Black Teen With ‘Head Shot No Questions Asked,’ Family Says

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Google Maps An investigation has begun in the latest sign that the so-called war on drugs has been completely ineffective after an unarmed Black man died following a police shooting last week in Virginia that video evidence proves was uncalled for, critics said. On Sunday (Sept. 4), 19-year-old Jaiden Malik Carter […]

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‘A Legal Lynching’: Marc Wilson’s Lawyers Rip Black Driver’s Conviction In Georgia Stand Your Ground Shooting

NewsOne Featured Video William Marcus “Marc” Wilson at a hearing on Jan. 25, 2022. | Source: Bulloch County Courtroom The legal team for a Black man convicted this week of involuntary manslaughter in Georgia is using no uncertain terms to describe what they claim is a miscarriage of justice on numerous levels in a murder […]

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