Tag: Violence

The Root Institute 2021: Tarana Burke’s New Memoir Unbound Retraces the Birth of a Movement

The Root Institute 2021: Tarana Burke’s New Memoir Retraces the Birth of a Movement Advertisement As Burke shares with us in her second appearance in The Root Institute, excavating her own path was cathartic; but like all of her work, it is also intended to provide a path for others seeking a way a through […]

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Florida Man Becomes First Person Sentenced on Felony Charges for Role in Capitol Riot

Photo: Jon Cherry (Getty Images) A Florida man became the first person sentenced on felony charges as a result of the Capitol riot on Monday. Advertisement The Associated Press reports Paul Allard Hodgkins, 38, pleaded guilty last month to a count of obstructing an official proceeding as part of an agreement with prosecutors in exchange […]

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Capitol Rioter Who Joined White Supremacist Gang While in Prison for Attempted Murder Sentenced to Time Served

Michael CurzioPhoto: Marion County Jail Have you ever sat around wondering, “What does a white man in America have to do to stay locked up?” Well, if you have, you can, unfortunately, cross “be convicted of attempted murder, join a white supremacist prison gang and then later take part in an attempt to overthrow the […]

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Phylicia Rashad Apologizes to Howard Students and Parents for ‘Insensitive’ Cosby Tweet

Actress Phylicia Rashad attends the “Belief” New York premiere at TheTimesCenter on October 14, 2015 in New York City. Photo: Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images) Days after jumping out the entire window and celebrating the overturning of Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction on Twitter, Phylicia Rashad has offered her “most sincere apology” to the students and […]

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Bill Cosby Celebrates Technicality-Based Prison Release; Howard University and Janet Hubert Respond to Phylicia Rashad

Bill Cosby speaks to reporters outside of his home on June 30, 2021; Phylicia Rashad attends the premiere of Tyler Perry’s “A Fall From Grace” at Metrograph on January 13, 2020; Janet Hubert on PopViewers.Photo: Michael Abbott (Getty Images), Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images), Screenshot: PopViewers/YouTube (Getty Images) Content Warning: The following article contains information that […]

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Gov. Greg Abbott Makes Texas a ‘2nd Amendment Sanctuary State’ by Legalizing Carry of Handguns Without License or Training

Photo: Montinique Monroe (Getty Images) In 2019 the state of Texas saw two mass shootings in El Paso and Midland-Odessa that left a total 30 people dead. It was reported that the two shootings marked the sixth and seventh mass shootings that occurred in Texas over that year and the nine years prior. That year, […]

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100 Years After The Tulsa Race Massacre: Continuing The Fight For Equity, Equality, And Inclusion

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Universal History Archive / Getty 100 years ago today, the Greenwood neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma was destroyed in one of the most violent racial attacks in our nation’s history. The immediate cause of the violence was the arrest of 19-year-old Dick Rowland. The Black teen was accused of assaulting a white […]

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The Professor Who Became a Cop

Journalists can become “so coppish themselves,” H.L. Mencken remarked in 1931, that they function as “police fans.” “So maybe it was all to do with my childhood,” wonders Brooks, “and the muddled, conflicted messages about authority, gender, and class I absorbed from the adults around me, my mother most of all.” The lessons are muddled […]

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