In the latest instance that police reform is sorely needed in this country, cops said they arrested a Black woman because she was harassing people by "burning incense" and "doing loud chanting" during a Christmas parade in Headland, Alabama.
Acknowledging the disruption of organizing and information distribution, the Disinfo Defense League's policy platform consists of nine key points. Calls to action in the newly released platform included banning discriminatory algorithms, enhancing data transparency, protecting whistleblowers, and expanding Federal Trade Commission oversight.
While known by many for his in-depth coverage and connection to hip hop, Tate was a quintessential culture critic engaging Black art and life in an unapologetic exploration of creativity. Scrolling through Tate's work at the Village Voice readers will find everything from profiles of Daughter of the Dusk Director Julie Dash to reviews of Terry McMillan's "A Day Late" and Spike Lee's "Bamboozled."
According to the CDC, In 2018, black babies had the highest infant mortality rate among any race, almost three times higher than their white counterparts
The Tigers went into Gainesville, Florida, and dominated the 20th ranked team in the country by beating Florida 69-54.
On Friday, Black teenage college student Alhaji M. Sow was shot and killed by police on the campus of his school, the Florida Institute of Technology. Melbourne police claim the 18-year-old was "wielding a knife in a threatening manner" and “assaulting students."
U.S. Justice Department reopened the investigation into the horrific lynching of Emmett Till in 2018 after a book, The Blood of Emmett Till, quoted Carolyn Bryant as saying she lied when she claimed Emmett whistled at her and made sexual advances. But on Monday, the probe was closed with no new charges being filed.
A shocking study from Obstetrics & Gynecology journal found that homicide was the leading cause of death among pregnant and postpartum people.
Since the Voting Rights Act's gutting in the 2013 Supreme Court case Shelby v. Holder, the procedural guardrails that would flag issues like those in the Texas maps no longer exist.
Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh sees the legislation as an essential pathway to improving opportunities for workers and families. Walsh says the Build Back Better framework was an opportunity to address some of the significant issues that surfaced during the pandemic, particularly as it pertains to Black workers and their families.