A Texas grand jury has decided on Monday (Dec. 21) to not issue any indictments in the mysterious prison cell death of Chicago woman, Sandra Bland. Despite video evidence showing a display of excessive force from the arresting officer, the case now remains at a standstill. Houston NBC affiliate KPRC reports: A Waller County Grand Jury […]
U.S. District Judge David Hittner announced a Jan. 23, 2017 trial start date for the wrongful death suit filed by Bland's family.
Sandra Bland, the 28-year-old Chicago native who was found dead in a Texas jail cell in July, committed suicide because her family and friends failed to post her bond after she was arrested for a minor traffic violation.
With so many stories of African-Americans being abused by local law enforcement, shot by police, beaten by police and killed by police, it would seem as though unpleasant experiences with cops is inevitable for the majority of Black America. We are constantly reminded of these incidents involving local area police by the steady stream videos and […]
A White South Carolina coroner is in the hot seat for using the n-word while reporting an altercation between his Black neighbor, Leroy Fulton, and the man who came to repossess Fulton’s car. Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet then took it upon himself to chase Fulton down, claiming he pulled out a gun on the repo man, […]
Texas City Councilman Tased, Arrested Outside His Home By Same Police Force That Arrested Sandra Bland
A councilman in Prairie View Texas was arrested and Tased Saturday outside of his home by the same officers who arrested Sandra Bland.
Roland Martin and NewsOne Now's cameras were on hand for the Justice or Else rally and on Monday recapped the monumental event.
“We are the only people who can speak for the dead. Their voices are heard through us.” — Stephanie Lightfoot-Bennett, #UKJusticeTeam Yesterday, families of victims of police violence from the UK and from the US joined together in Oakland to launch the #CaravanForJustice. The eight day caravan, led by the Ella Baker Center for Human […]
In this special edition of the NewsOne Top 5 we take a look at the top news stories during a summer that gave us plenty to talk about and reflect on. Read more about them, below.
Jamycheal Mitchell, who had a history of mental illness, was found dead in a Portsmouth, Virginia jail cell on August 19.
Next month, TV One will premiere a new series called For My Man.
Armed members of the New Black Panther Party marched outside of the Waller County Jail to protest the arrest and death of Sandra Bland
Indigenous Peoples' DayThings You Wouldn't Have Without Native Americans
op-edTaking A Stand Against Forced Motherhood
women's history monthErika Alexander Narrates New Audible Series 'Finding Tamika'
#theblackballotKeturah Herron Wins Kentucky Special Election
#theblackballotImportant Primary Elections Happening This Week
OP-EDBlack Voters: Dressed Up With Nowhere To Go