Jeronimo Yanez, the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop last year, was found not guilty of second-degree manslaughter Friday. He also was acquitted of two counts of intentional discharge of firearm that endangers safety. Castile’s death garnered widespread attention — and sparked nationwide protests over the use of force… Continue reading Officer who shot Philando Castile found not guilty on all counts
A survivor of last year’s massacre of nine African American churchgoers in Charleston, SC recalled in federal court today how gunman, Dylann Roof, spared her life, telling her he needed her “to tell the story.” Polly Sheppard (pictured above left), told a jury, she dove under a table as shots rang out at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal… Continue reading Dylan Roof told her……”He Spared her life, so she could tell the story”
A slew of bigoted shoppers at the trendy Mall of America in Minnesota are threatening to boycott after the mall hired its first black Santa Claus for 4 days. Readers sounded off in the comments section of the Minneapolis newspaper. Many of the comments revealed the racism that divided this country in post-Obama America. The… Continue reading Mall of America Shoppers Threaten Boycott After Mall Hires Black Santa
West Virginia officials are under fire for their comments about Michelle Obama. A nonprofit group’s director and a mayor in a small town in West Virginia have been swept up in a firestorm surrounding comments they’ve made about Michelle Obama that have been perceived as blatantly racist. “It will be so refreshing to have a classy,… Continue reading An “Ape in heels” is what they called “Michelle Obama”
Thousands of protesters took the streets of twenty U.S. cities across the country to express their disdain and denouncing the win for President Elect Donald Trump. From New York to California, Chicago to Washington, protestors took to the streets and stayed steady in New York outside of Trump Tower marching to Union station. Standing on… Continue reading Protest Erupt Coast to Coast….So How was Trump Elected?