George Floyd: Charges against Derek Chauvin upgraded to felony second-degree murder

Attorney Benjamin Crump, representing George Floyd’s family, announced all four officers involved in the killing of George Floyd will been arrested and charged TODAY. Dereck Chauvin, who held his knee on George Floyd’s neck for more than 8 minutes, now … Read More

George Floyd’s Family calls for first-degree murder charges against Chauvin after independent autopsy determined George Floyd’s death was due to asphyxia from sustained forceful pressure

Attorney Ben Crump, co-counsels and the family of George Floyd called for the arrest of all the officers who played a part in Floyd’s death and for a first-degree murder charge to be brought against Derek Chauvin after independent medical … Read More

Citywide curfew in New York City begins June 1st at 11 p.m.

Photo credit: Trueffelpix Mayor de Blasio and Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a citywide curfew in New York City will take effect beginning on June 1st at 11 p.m. and will be lifted at 5 a.m. the following morning. The de … Read More

George Floyd: New Yorkers march and chant, “I can’t breathe” from Harlem to Times Square

Thousands of protesters gathered at the State Office Building in Harlem on May 30, 2020, to voice their outcry for the killing of George Floyd and countless other Black Americans who have lost their lives at the hands of the … Read More

George Floyd’s family to hire forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Baden after Hennepin County Medical Examiner found cause of death was not asphyxiation

The legal team representing the family of George Floyd announced in a statement that George Floyd’s family will hire an independent medical examiner to conduct their own autopsy after the Hennepin County Medical Examiner found that Floyd’s cause of death … Read More

Former Minnesota police officer Dereck Chauvin arrested

John Mark Harrington, the current Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, just announced that former Minneapolis police officer Dereck Chauvin was taken into custody. He did not specify what the charges were. National outcry followed the now viral … Read More

When will the cold-blooded murder of unarmed Black men in America stop?

A couple of days after the third man involved in the killing of unarmed jogger Ahmaud Arbery was finally arrested in Georgia, the Black birdwatcher Christian Cooper had the police called on him, on Memorial Day, for allegedly “threatening” a … Read More

Coronavirus : The fiasco of the “not racist” NYPD enforcing social distancing continues at the expense of Black and brown New Yorkers

“We also have to recognize that police officers are human,” Police Commissioner Shea said this week during the City’s daily briefing. “They make mistakes, they’re not infallible. So, that’s the backdrop. But I will push back strongly on any notion … Read More

Video : This is how black jogger Ahmaud Arbery was killed in cold blood by two white men

Unarmed 25-year-old man, Ahmaud Arbery, was killed by a father and a son in Brunswick, GA, on February 23, 2020 while he was jogging. The father and son, Gregory McMichael and Travis McMichael, are going about their business in Georgia … Read More

Yaa Asantewaa Nzingha and Bronx Community College present “DAY OF ABSENCE”

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Educator, actor and cultural activist Yaa Asantewaa Nzingha led a troop of seasoned performers who provided a reading of Douglas Turner Ward’s production “DAY OF ABSENCE” on February 28, 2019 at Bronx Community College. Written in … Read More