The city of Baltimore is still trying to sort out what to do after a video showed an officer planting drugs for an arrest. Before they can get to that, they need to figure out what to do about another video of a cop doing the exact same thing to someone else.
The Department of Justice is squaring up to take on a major policy – affirmative action.
Tyler, the Creator, is riding high at the moment after releasing his latest album, Flower Boy, to critical acclaim. But that’s not all the rapper/producer has been up to as of late.
For the first time, the NAACP has issued a state-wide travel advisory due to unsafe conditions for minorities. Missouri – where reports found Black drivers are stopped 75% more than white drivers – has just passed a bill that the NAACP feels will lead to open discrimination similar to Jim Crow.
Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) has introduced a bill to Congress that would be an uphill battle under any administration, not considering the current one. Booker’s bill would legalize marijuana on a federal level and work to undo the decades of harm and wasted funds spent on the war on drugs in the U.S.
Amazon has announced that it’s currently developing an alt-history series entitled “Black America,” where reparations was a reality.
Anthony Scaramucci, the former White House Communications Director, has been fired 10 days into his new role. The move was reportedly the call of John F. Kelly, Trump’s new chief of staff, who was looking to start his own position with a clean slate.
Sometimes, lightning does strike twice. Simone Manuel’s done it again after winning gold at the world swimming championships in Budapest, Hungary.