Shantel Davis

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 […]

Family and supporters for Ramarley Graham (pictured below) met at the Crawford Memorial United Methodist Church in the Bronx Monday evening, marking two years since the teen’s passing. RELATED: Civil Rights Leaders Reflect On Trayvon Martin, Ramarley Graham Cases Graham was leaving a bodega near his home in the boro’s Wakefield section February 2, 2012, […]

Shantel Davis, a 23-year-old Brooklyn woman, was shot dead by a New York City police officer on Thursday, the New York Daily News reports. She was unarmed when officer Phillip Atkins, 44, shot her in the chest during the chase. SEE ALSO: Could Independents Sink Obama? The incident took place around 5:40 p.m. after cops […]