On the second night of the Democratic National Convention, the Mothers of the Movement took the stage to share why they are supporting Hillary Clinton for president during an emotional and heart-wrenching address to delegates. Geneva Reed-Veal, the mother of Sandra Bland – who was found dead hanging in a jail cell after an “unlawful traffic stop” […]
According to a lawyer for Bland's mother, Rafael Zuniga admitted under oath that while he wrote that he checked in on Bland before she died, he actually never did.
In the wake of intense violence nationwide, we must decide now if we are going to allow systemic violence against marginalized communities to become part of the status quo, or are we going to make a change.
Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent shooting of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks.
In the wake of Symone Marshall, who died in jail last month in Walker County, Texas, NewsOne remembers other African-American women who have died in the custody of law enforcement officers in recent years. Marshall, 22, passed away on April 26 following an arrest on charges of possession of a controlled substance and failure to […]
Plus, NFL player pens powerful essay on rape in America and Oklahoma wannabe cop found guilty of killing Eric Harris.
The Texas state trooper who remained on payroll after he was indicted in the arrest of Sandra Bland -- a black woman who died in a jail cell three days after she was taken into custody last summer -- has been formally terminated.
Sandra Bland's mother Geneva Reed-Veal is the latest family member of a police brutality victim to endorse a presidential candidate.