The state Senate in Texas unanimously passed the Sandra Bland Act last week. The gesture was meant to show that the state was unofficially claiming responsibility in her death in a Texas county jail in 2015. However, Bland’s family has come out to criticize the bill for being a stripped version of what it once was.
Has anyone taken a train across country recently? What’s that like? Because it is starting to seem like the odds of safely catching a flight are steadily decreasing. New York Daily News reports that a family is planning on filing a lawsuit against JetBlue after being kicked off of a plane for bringing a cake onboard. Cameron and Minta Burke and their two children were aboard a flight leaving New Jersey so they could celebrate Minta’s 40th birthday in Las Vegas before things took a turn.
A Black family in Delano, Minnesota has been forced to leave their brand new dream home less than three months after moving in. On Sunday evening, Latanza Douglas, her husband and their three foster children returned home to see that it had been broken into and covered in racist graffiti and threatening messages.
It was recently reported that Carolyn Bryant admitted that she lied when she accused 14-year-old Emmett Till of physically and verbally assaulting her in Mississippi roughly 60 years ago. With this newfound information, some of Till’s relatives are hoping a new investigation could lead to closure.
This holiday season, many of us will return home to our families, who, even though they love us very much and we love them, may hold different political beliefs. It won’t be easy.
The current political moment is an especially tough one if you or your loved ones voted for different presidential candidates back in November. In order to get through this holiday season not only dealing with politically different family, but truly enjoying yourself and your time together, here are 4 tips to breeze through the holidays with family who may not be so “woke.”
When Korryn Gaines was killed by Baltimore County Police, there were a lot of unanswered questions. Such as whether the officers had a legal right to enter her home or even tried to deescalate the situation before shots rang out, killing her and striking her 5-year-old son.
Gaines’ family has announced that they’ll be filing a lawsuit against both the Baltimore County Police Department and Officer First Class Ruby, according to CBS.
By: Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Young Hispanic and Asian-Americans who are immigrants or have an immigrant parent are more likely to be liberal in their views on politics and immigration than those with families who have been in United States longer, a new GenForward poll shows.
Cleveland police killed a bipolar and schizophrenic woman in front of her family after they slammed her to the pavement outside her family’s home.
Tanesha Anderson, 37, was pronounced dead at Cleveland Clinic early Thursday after an altercation with officers two hours earlier.
The boyfriend of a 40-year-old Michigan woman who was shot and killed by police Sunday night said he doesn’t understand why they used lethal force on his girlfriend.
Victor Stephens, 54, says police fatally wounded his girlfriend after responded to a domestic dispute call at his home where she died.
Nancy Green was the first Aunt Jemima in 1890. Born a slave in 1834 in Kentucky, her likeness is now a staple in households throughout the country.
Now, a lawsuit claims that Green’s heirs as well as descendants of other black women who appeared as Aunt Jemima are entitled to $2 billion and a share of future revenue from sales of the popular brand.