Jajuan R. Henderson was getting iced tea from a car parked right outside his home in Trenton, New Jersey when plainclothes officers approached him and shouted at him. One officer smashed the driver's side window and Henderson was shot four times, which resulted in him being paralyzed from the chest down.
A 15-year-old freshman at Vandebilt Catholic High School in Houma, Louisiana, was arrested Tuesday on battery and hate crime charges for throwing cotton balls at a Black student then whipping him with his belt.
Former Ku Klux Klan leader Chester Doles tried to run for Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners District 3 but was disqualified because he's a felon who didn't meet the requirements to run, according to the Georgia Republican Party.
Jussie Smollett's brother, Jocqui Smollett, is pointing fingers at the Black community for our lack of support for his brother's hate crime allegation saying, "Our community innately has a lot of homophobia in it."
Jacob Rush, a straight-A student at Abeka Academy in Pensacola, Florida, was being forced by school administrators to cut his locs in order to participate in his graduation ceremony until his mother, Latrenda Rush, started a Change.org petition in protest, gaining over 53,000 signatures.
Monica Cannon-Grant, CEO and founder of the nonprofit Violence in Boston, found that out the hard way after she and her husband were indicted then charged with federal fraud crimes. The
During an appearance at an event at Sugar Hill Church in Sugar Hill, Ga., Herschel Walker challenged the theory of evolution by asking, “At one time, science said man came from apes. Did it not?” and "If that is true, why are there still apes?"
Now-former Democratic party deputy treasurer Barbara Goldberg Goldman stepped down following an email she wrote to party members questioning whether Maryland could successfully elect a Black candidate for governor.
In 1877 the Black town of Nicodemus was born. Reverend W. H. Smith and other freed slaves recruited more than 300 ex-slaves to Nicodemus to start a new life.
While Senate candidate Herschel Walker boasts about being a job creator and a good businessman, reviews show his companies, such as Renaissance Man Inc. and H. Walker Enterprises have suffered lawsuits and serious net losses.