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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama opened up recently in an interview with People magazine about their personal experiences with racism in America. SEE ALSO: Eric Holder On Race: ‘We, As A Nation, Have Failed’ In the interview, replete with anecdotes of their challenges, the first couple said their journey from Chicago’s South Side […]

In the aftermath of ongoing nationwide protests against police violence in the Black community, President Barack Obama Thursday signed an executive order to create a panel that will gather recommendations to help strengthen trust between law enforcement and local communities, according to a White House news release. SEE ALSO: 15-Year-Old Twin Died Trying To Save […]

[one_third_last][/one_third_last] After alluding to lyrics of slain rapper Tupac Shakur in a perfectly pitched response to a heckler recently, it did not seem that outgoing U.S. Attorney Eric Holder could best that talk in Atlanta, which came in the explosive aftermath of a Ferguson grand jury’s decision not to indict a White officer in the death […]

  Tasha Thomas cried and swore on the lives of relatives that John Crawford III was not carrying a firearm before entering a Walmart. Before Beavercreek police Detective Rodney Curd (pictured right) allegedly knew John had obtained a BB gun at a Walmart, he assumed his girlfriend, Tasha (pictured left), helped him smuggle a firearm […]

In an interview with NewsOne, the mother of  slain Cleveland 12-year-old Tamir Rice described a heartbreaking decision that no parent should have to make. Flanked by her attorneys, Benjamin Crump and Walter Madison, Samaria Rice recounted the moments after a police officer killed her son, who was in a park holding a toy gun that was missing its orange […]

ABC News released the following statement on Twitter that it says is from Camille Cosby, wife of embattled comedian Bill Cosby:     I met my husband, Bill Cosby, in 1963, and we were married in 1964. The man I met, and fell in love with, and whom I continue to love, is the man […]

Washington, D.C. hosted the most high-profile and traditional of Saturday’s protests against racial bias in the legal system.  The march and rally was organized by National Action Network, Black Women’s Round Table, NAACP and National Urban League. It was attended by the families of Black men and boys slain by police, including those of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Amadou Diallo, […]

On Saturday over 25,000 protesters filled the streets of lower Manhattan to voice their displeasure after a grand jury failed to indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Staten Island resident Eric Garner. Hip Hop mogul Russell Simmons joined the procession as crowds chanted “I can’t breathe,” referring to the last words Garner spoke as Officer […]

Despite frigid temperatures, thousands descended on the Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Saturday to protest police violence against black people and recent grand jury decisions about killings by police. The march and rally, organized by civil rights and labor groups, including National Action Network, Black Women’s Round Table, NAACP and National Urban League, had a turnout of about 25,000 people, according […]

Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the […]

Richmond, Calif., Police Chief Chris Magnus, who gained nationwide attention for holding a sign reading “BlackLivesMatter” at a peaceful protest in his city, came under fire Friday by his department’s rank-and-file for holding the placard while in uniform, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. SEE ALSO: Congressional Staffers Walk Out Over Recent Police Killings SEE […]

Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the […]