Tag: Nation

Cash Pours Into Black Organizations And Businesses Amid Protests Against Racism

Source: Owen Franken / Getty A month filled with traumatic videos of police violence, racist terrorism and relentless “Karens” is enough to lower any spirits of racial justice. However, with each loss comes a win as more people are contributing major money to Black causes and Black businesses. According to Politico, people donated $392 million […]

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Florida Cops Laugh About How They ‘F*ck Up’ Protestors In Bodycam Video

Source: Fort Lauderdale Police Department / Youtube Two Fort Lauderdale cops were enjoying their attacks on protestors and the whole ordeal was caught on body camera footage. According to Miami Herald, the two police officers laughed and joked after they shot protestors with rubber bullets at a George Floyd rally on May 31. “Beat it, […]

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A Black Woman Emerges As The True Lady Liberty On The Fourth Of July

Source: Bruce Wright/NewsOne.com UPDATED: 9:50 a.m. ET, July 2, 2020: Two years ago, Therese Patricia Okoumou scaled the Statue of Liberty on the Fourth of July to make the world take notice of her rallying call for immigration policy to be reformed in America. The iconic image Okoumou left behind was still resonating on this […]

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Lawyer Who Pointed Gun At Protestors Says He Feared They Were Going To ‘Kill’ Him

Source: Twitter / Twitter This week, Mark and Patricia McCloskey went viral when they were caught on video pointing their guns at protestors who entered their property. Now Mark McCloskey is speaking out on the incident, arguing that he feared for him and his wife’s life. On Sunday, St. Louis protestors were on their way to […]

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Billionaire Robert Smith Calls On Corporations To Adopt His 2% ‘Reparative’ Plan For Black People

Source: The Washington Post / Getty The country’s richest Black person has some thoughts on how corporate America can address structural racism. According to Forbes, Robert F. Smith believes that big banks and major companies should spend the next 10 years investing directly in technology, education, telecom, banking and healthcare infrastructures that support Black communities. […]

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Nurse ‘Karen’ Fired After Calling Black Lives Matter A ‘Political Trick’ Meant To ‘Terrorize’

Source: Twitter / Twitter Another white woman had time to criminalize Black people this time via a racist Facebook post that got her fired. According to Spectrum News, nurse Caron Jones — that’s Caron with a “K” as in “Karen” — complained about #BlackLivesMatter in a lengthy Facebook post last week. She said, “All Lives […]

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‘A New Low’: Elijah McClain’s Family Reacts To Photos Of Cops ‘Re-enacting’ Chokehold Death

Source: Andy Cross/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images / Getty The family of Elijah McClain is calling out the Aurora police after a weekend of violence and photos that are shockingly insensitive, according to reports. According to CBS Denver, three Aurora cops are under investigation for snapping inappropriate photos during the memorial for McClain, […]

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Kansas City Mayor Called N-Word In Text Saying He ‘Should Swing From A Tree’

If there’s one thing that the coronavirus has exposed, it’s the racist reactions coming from Americans who feel that their civil liberties are being infringed upon by certain social guidelines. That truth was on stunning display Monday in Kansas City, Missouri, after the mayor there revealed a series of racist text messages he received after […]

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White Driver Screaming ‘I Hang Ni**ers’ At Black Woman In Viral Video Is Under Investigation

Source: Twitter A white driver in upstate New York was unapologetic about his racism when he took the time to roll down his window and yell slurs at a Black driver. According to New York Post, Jakeila Phillips recorded the whole incident of a passenger in a hatchback trying to get her attention while driving […]

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Detroit Cop SUV Plowed Through Protestors Because Of ‘Safety’ Concerns, Says Police Chief

Source: SETH HERALD / Getty A mostly peaceful protest against police violence and systematic racism turned violent Sunday night when a police SUV plowed through a group of protestors. A viral video of the incident showed the vehicle violently hitting multiple people and it continued to drive even as protestors were still on the hood. […]

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Everything To Know About Gun-Toting ‘Ken And Karen’ Couple Who Aimed Weapons At Protestors

Source: Twitter A St. Louis couple is receiving major backlash after being caught on video pointing there guns at protestors on Sunday. According to Insider, hundred of protestors were marching to Mayor Lyda Krewson’s house when protestors reached the property of Mark and Patricia McCloskey, two personal-injury lawyers. The couple came outside to confront the […]

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What Happened To Elijah Weatherspoon? ‘Conflicting Stories’ Of Black Boater’s Death Prompt Questions

A pair of online petitions are demanding an investigation into the death of a Black teenager whose family says he went boating last week with his white friends only to never return home. They both make reference to allegedly inconsistent statements from the friends of Elijah (Nicky) Weatherspoon, an 18-year-old whose body was found Saturday […]

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What Happened To Elijah Weatherspoon? ‘Conflicting Stories’ Of Black Boater’s Death Prompt Questions

A pair of online petitions are demanding an investigation into the death of a Black teenager whose family says he went boating last week with his white friends only to never return home. They both make reference to allegedly inconsistent statements from the friends of Elijah (Nicky) Weatherspoon, an 18-year-old whose body was found Saturday […]

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‘Karen’s Husband’ Investigated In Connecticut After Calling Himself ‘God’ And Calling Cops On Black Men

Source: Laura Johansen / Getty As much as Black people have to beware of “Karen,” folks must also beware of “Karen’s husband.” At his point, Karen is universally known as a white woman who will call the cops on a Black person no matter how minuscule the issue (sorry to the Black people actually named […]

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Black Man Claiming ‘Misconduct’ In 1976 Rape Trial Calls On Gov. Roy Cooper To Commute Sentence

Source: Raleigh News & Observer / Getty In 1976, a 19-year-old Ronnie Long went to court for a trespassing charge in Concord, North Carolina and ended up being accused of raping a white woman. He’s now been imprisoned for 44 years, and he’s calling on North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper to commute his sentence. According to […]

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Convenience Store ‘Karen’ Files A Report After Getting Punched For Saying N-Word

Source: Twitter As Karens across the country continue to be exposed, things are getting more violent, considering Black people’s tolerance for racists is at an all-time low. One video, in particular, went viral on Thursday showing an unidentified white woman in Sacramento calling a Black woman the N-word. The woman, who is now known as […]

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Disney Ride Will Be ‘Reimagined’ Because Of Ties To Racist Movie

Source: Martin Keene – PA Images / Getty Amid continued uprisings against systematic racism, Disney is the latest mega company grappling with how to address a racist history. One move they’re taking is recreating their popular theme park ride Splash Mountain. According to a Thursday announcement, the attraction will be “completely reimagined” in light of […]

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Racist Cop Says Public Scrutiny Caused Him To Say Police Are Going To ‘Slaughter’ Black People

Source: Federico Candoni / EyeEm / Getty Three North Carolina police officers have been fired for racist comments about killing Black people, which was caught on camera. The cops were identified as Michael Kevin Piner, Jesse E. Moore II and James B. Gilmore. Piner was hired by the Wilmington Police Department in 1998 while Moore […]

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‘Hidden Figures’ No More: NASA To Rename Headquarters For Mary W. Jackson

Source: Interim Archives / Getty NASA‘s celebration of its pioneering diversity is showing no signs of stopping after the federal aerospace agency announced it would be renaming its headquarters for its first Black female engineer. Mary W. Jackson was part of the small group of Black women mathematicians whose groundbreaking contributions to NASA helped push […]

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Fear Of A Black Planet: White People Becoming Minorities In America Sooner Than Expected, New Census Data Confirms

Source: Justin Sullivan / Getty Amid all the tangible change happening in America along racial lines, there is one transformation that may not be as immediately visible to the naked eye — the ongoing “browning” of this nation’s citizens. While it has already been reported that white people were edging toward living in a country […]

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Justice For Elijah McClain: How The Police ‘Murder’ Of Black Colorado Man Is Being Revisited

Source: Twitter / Twitter The death of a 23-year-old in Colorado is being revisited after his encounter with the police was plagued by the familiar cry of “I can’t breathe.” Millions of people have called for Colorado officials to reopen the investigation into the death of Elijah McClain back in August 2019 after he was […]

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Queen Latifah, Viola Davis And More Demand Hollywood Divest From Police And Invest In Anti-Racist Content

Source: WENN/Avalon / WENN In the spirit of protestors around the world, actors, artists and activists are making a list of demands to combat anit-Blackness in Hollywood. The organization known as BLD PWR, which was founded by “Insecure” actor Kendrick Sampson, released their demands as part of a Hollywood 4 Black Lives campaign, and everyone […]

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Rayshard Brooks’ ‘Girlfriend’ Is Arrested As Suspect In Wendy’s Fire

Source: Twitter / Atlanta Fire Rescue A woman who is purported to be Rayshard Brooks‘ girlfriend has been arrested in connection to the Wendy’s being set on fire during protests over Brooks’ death. According to CNN, Natalie White has been arrested and now faces charges of first-degree arson. The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office announced her […]

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Jimmy Kimmel’s Blackface And Reported N-Word History Resurfaces Ahead Of Emmys Hosting Gig

Source: Getty Images / Getty Jimmy Kimmel‘s blackface past has once again reached the spotlight ahead of his hosting gig with the Emmys, and now his comedic history is being investigated even more with reports that he used the N-word in a Christmas song. By Tuesday morning #CancelKimmel was trending on Twitter because of a […]

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‘Insecure’ Actor Calls Out A ‘White Supremacist’ Hollywood When Discussing His Grassroots Organization

Source: FayesVision/WENN.com / WENN Kendrick Sampson is one actor who’s committed to systematic change to the point where he’s calling out Hollywood for its oppressive ways. The “Insecure” star talked with GQ and described Hollywood as an “oppressive capitalist, white supremacist system” that needs to be dismantled. He has co-founded an organization to help with […]

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Video Shows NYPD Cop Choking Black Man Weeks After Eric Garner Anti-Chokehold Act Is Passed

Source: Twitter / Twitter A New York police officer was caught on camera using a chokehold on a Black man just weeks after New York banned the use of chokeholds by cops. According to Spectrum News NY1, an investigation is underway after the incident was recorded on Sunday and eventually went viral on social media. […]

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Everything To Know About The Mass Poor People’s Assembly And Online March On Washington

Amid the ongoing nationwide protests against racism will be another demonstration that will also unite tens of thousands of other people across the country. Only this protest — The Mass Poor People’s Assembly and Moral March on Washington for a Digital Justice Gathering — will be held online, inviting people to log on to the […]

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