Tag: NBC News

Man Who Confronted NBC Reporter on Live TV Is Issued Arrest Warrant

An arrest warrant was issued on Tuesday for a man who angrily confronted an NBC News reporter live on TV while covering Hurricane Ida in Gulfport, Miss., screaming, “Report accurately!” in his face. The man, Benjamin Eugene Dagley, 54, of Wooster, Ohio, will be charged with two counts of simple assault, one count of disturbing […]

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American Idol Finalist Syesha Mercado Reunited With Her Newborn Daughter

Syesha Mercado Reunited with Her Newborn Daughter Manatee County sheriff’s deputies took their daughter in a roadside welfare check. The agency had gotten court orders to conduct a welfare investigation and remove the child for a hospital checkup. Mercado and Deener were told that they could not take their daughter to the hospital themselves. Deener […]

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Costa Rican Gymnast Luciana Alvarado Puts On for the Culture With Black Lives Matter Tribute at Tokyo Olympics

Photo: Ashley Landis (AP) Much has been said about the International Olympic Committee’s decision to ban athletes from kneeling or protesting during the Tokyo Olympics. But despite Rule 50 of the Olympic Charter explicitly stating that “no kind of demonstration or political, religious or racial propaganda is permitted in any Olympic sites, venues or other […]

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Proud Boys Leader Pleads Guilty to Burning Black Lives Matter Banner Stolen From D.C. Church

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) Before the Capitol riot even took place, groups like the Proud Boys were already making it known they were prepared to act a fool on Jan. 6. The leader of the group pleaded guilty to burning a Black Lives Matter banner during a violent demonstration in Washington D.C., last December. […]

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From Trayvon Martin To Naomi Osaka: Megyn Kelly’s Top Racist Moments

NewsOne Featured Video UPDATED: 7:00 p.m. ET, July 19, 2021 Originally published: Jan. 12, 2019 Megyn Kelly is back in the news again for all the wrong reasons. The one-time TV host-turned disgraced, conservative social media troll has already been outed as all but a white supremacist, what with her privileged views on blackface. But […]

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White Supremacist Gang in Florida Indicted on Charges of Kidnapping, Murder, Weapons and Drug Distribution

Photo: znakki (Shutterstock) Sixteen members of a Florida white supremacist gang have been charged in a 12-count racketeering indictment that includes allegations related to weapons and drug distribution as well as kidnapping and murder. The gang is known as The Unforgiven, and if that name sounds familiar, it might not be because you enjoy overrated […]

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Chrissy Teigen ‘Feels Lost’ After Being Away From Twitter for So Long, and ‘All of Me’ Is Trying to Figure Out Why

:Chrissy Teigen attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 09, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California.Photo: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images) It’s been somewhat of a hard-knock life for Chrissy Teigen lately. Following her hiatus from Twitter spawned by several bullying accusations, the cookbook author and TV personality is finally sharing just how she’s been […]

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Innocent Black Man Killed in Crash While Minneapolis Police Chased Suspect Identified as Uncle of Darnella Frazier

Screenshot: Fox 9/ Twitter Late Tuesday night, Minneapolis police were chasing after a carjacking suspect. The suspect got away and an innocent man was killed in a collision with a patrol car that was in pursuit. The police have yet to reveal the identity of the victim in the car crash, but family members, including […]

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Let’s Check Back on How the Black TikTok Creators Strike is Going

Image: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) Earlier this week, The Root covered the ongoing efforts of Black creators on the app who want to let all of the white creators who have gotten comfortable with pilfering and profiting from their creativity that they have had E N O U G H. Advertisement Here’s a quick update […]

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Virginia School Board Meeting Disrupted by Critical Race Theory Protesters Ends in Fights and Arrests

Screenshot: @gabriellaborder/ Twitter One thing about Republicans: They know how to get their people all riled up over a lie. Advertisement Because that’s all this anti-Critical Race Theory hoopla is, right? It’s just the GOP realizing it has to keep its base energized, and now that said base’s rust-colored cult leader is out of office, […]

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A County in North Carolina Cancels Coke Machines Because CEO Believes People Should Be Able to Easily Vote

Photo: Tetiana Shumbasova (Shutterstock) I’m sure you knew this, but Republicans are some weirdos. They spent the last year yelling about “cancel culture,” only to spend this year canceling anyone who doesn’t go along with their lies. Republican state legislators in North Carolina got in on the canceling action by voting to remove Coke machines […]

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DHS Warns That White Supremacist Groups Might Target and Attack Tulsa Race Massacre Anniversary Events

Children pose for a photo in front of a mural marking Black Wall Street, also called the Greenwood Distric, June 18, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Black Wall Street Massacre happened in 1921 and was one of the worst race riots in the history of the United States where more than 35 square blocks of […]

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