Category: Urban Politics

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Stacey Abrams Group Donates $1.34M To Wipe Out Medical Debts

ATLANTA (AP) — The political organization led by Democratic titan Stacey Abrams is branching out into paying off medical debts. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. The Fair Fight Political Action Committee on Wednesday told The Associated Press it has donated… Continue Reading “Stacey Abrams Group Donates $1.34M To Wipe Out Medical Debts”

United States Issues Its 1st Passport With ‘X’ Gender Marker

DENVER (AP) — The United States has issued its first passport with an “X” gender designation — a milestone in the recognition of the rights of people who don’t identify as male or female — and expects to be able to offer the option… Continue Reading “United States Issues Its 1st Passport With ‘X’ Gender Marker”

Grand Jury Indicts 2 Officers Accused Of Shooting Black Georgia Man 76 Times On Charges Including Murder, Burglary And Making False Statements

Source: ELIJAH NOUVELAGE / Getty On August 5, 2016, law enforcement officers in East Point, Georgia, fatally shot Jamarion Robinson, a 26-year-old Black man who reportedly suffered from mental illness, 59 times leaving his body with 76 bullet wounds. “Why in the world would… Continue Reading “Grand Jury Indicts 2 Officers Accused Of Shooting Black Georgia Man 76 Times On Charges Including Murder, Burglary And Making False Statements”

‘Driving While Black’ Lawsuit Claims Cops Brutally Beat, Threatened To Kill Motorist In Front Of Young Son

  Source: ArchCity Defenders / ArchCity Defenders A Missouri black man filed a lawsuit against Maryland Heights Police accusing officers of unlawful seizure, excessive force, and unlawful search after a traffic stop almost turned into tragedy. On Oct. 26, 2016, Tranell Stewart, 38, was… Continue Reading “‘Driving While Black’ Lawsuit Claims Cops Brutally Beat, Threatened To Kill Motorist In Front Of Young Son”

TikTok Star Accused Of Murdering Wife & Her Male Companion

Source: CBS8 / CBS8 The Internet, and the world, is full of wild, heinous news stories, but this one is a standout. A TikTok star is accused of murdering his estranged wife and her male companion after he busted the both of them…talking.  … Continue Reading “TikTok Star Accused Of Murdering Wife & Her Male Companion”

Invoking Emmett Till’s Lynching, Rep. Bobby Rush Calls For Federal Probe Into Jelani Day’s Death

Source: Michael A. McCoy / Getty In a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray and Attorney General Merrick Garland, Rep. Bobby Rush requested a federal review of the disappearance and death of Illinois graduate student Jelani Day. A student at Illinois State University, Day… Continue Reading “Invoking Emmett Till’s Lynching, Rep. Bobby Rush Calls For Federal Probe Into Jelani Day’s Death”

People Think The Judge In Kyle Rittenhouse’s Murder Trial Is Biased And Sympathetic To The Defense

A series of moves made by the judge presiding over Kyle Rittenhouse‘s upcoming murder trial suggests that he may not be as impartial as he’s supposed to be. At least, that’s according to a growing chorus of doubters across social media who were reacting… Continue Reading “People Think The Judge In Kyle Rittenhouse’s Murder Trial Is Biased And Sympathetic To The Defense”

Death Of Jelani Day Officially Ruled A Drowning By Coroner

The death of Jelani Day has left the nation in utter confusion since he was first reported missing back in August. What started off as a protest for equal press coverage in response to Gabby Petito’s viral missing person case soon turned into a… Continue Reading “Death Of Jelani Day Officially Ruled A Drowning By Coroner”

New Report Spotlights Border Patrol Misconduct Years Before Haitian Migrant Controversy

Source: PAUL RATJE / Getty A new report from the House Committee on Oversight and Reform found several issues in disciplining agents for sharing derogatory posts online, including in a private Facebook group. The overview notes many failures of Customs and Border Protection officials… Continue Reading “New Report Spotlights Border Patrol Misconduct Years Before Haitian Migrant Controversy”

Anti-Masker Gets 2-Pieced In The Face After Angry Tirade At Diner

Source: @farleftkyle / Twitter Even with all the proof and research that shows that wearing a mask can actually help prevent the transmission of the Coronavirus, millions of Americans still refuse to have their “rights taken away” (thanks Trump). Anti-maskers have made it a… Continue Reading “Anti-Masker Gets 2-Pieced In The Face After Angry Tirade At Diner”