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Aformer Los Angeles Police Department detective was awarded $50,000 as part of a settlement with the city. Frank Lyga alleges he lost his job after being “wrongfully perceived to be racist.” This from the same man who shot and killed fellow LAPD Officer and Black man Kevin Gaines in 1997. Lyga was found to be acting in self-defense […]

Donald Trump says his tax and jobs plan is the plan of an outsider with new ideas. The GOP presidential nominee claims he wants to reshape America’s tax system and reduce the number of income brackets to three. He outlined his proposal to a crowd gathered in Detroit on Monday. Female protesters interrupted Trump at […]

There’s a big push to get more African-Americans into the tech world and the culmination is happening this weekend. The Black Data Processing Association will hold its annual Technology Conference and Job Fair August 10th through 13th in Atlanta, Georgia. The BDPA provides training for professionals and scholarships for students in an attempt to increase […]

The Chicago Police Department is embroiled in what appears to be another cover-up in connection with the shooting of yet another African-American man. Chicago cops shot and killed Paul O’Neal after chasing the suspected car thief as he attempted to flee. Police body camera footage captured during the incident shows O’Neal driving a stolen vehicle erratically past […]

The Georgia Legislature is likely to review a proposal that would end some of the special privileges Georgia police harbor if they shoot and kill someone and the case goes to a grand jury for possible charges.

A new poll released reveals both Blacks and Whites agree that African-Americans are treated differently by law enforcement.

Former Maryland Gov. Bob Ehrlich came out against state attorney Marilyn Mosby and defended Baltimore police officers Monday night during his appearance on FOX News’ The…

Another disturbing video of police violence shows Detroit officers beating an African-American man during a traffic stop after he ran a red light on January 28.…

Academy Award winner Patricia Arquette took the time to mention the need for equal pay for women during her Oscar acceptance speech saying, “To every woman…

On Sunday, Viola Davis won a Screen Actor’s Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for ABC’s smash hit, “How…

  Michael Brown, Sr. called for peace once the grand jury decision is announced in a recently released PSA saying, “Hurting others and destroying others is…