Court filings indicate that six former law enforcement officers, known as “The Goon Squad,” stun-gunned the men, waterboarded them, then […] The post Sheriff announces departmental changes after torture of 2 Black men appeared first on TheGrio.
The Harlem Candle Company pays tribute to Black creatives who led the charge in the Harlem Renaissance. Owner Teri Johnson honors pioneers, including Josephine Baker and James Baldwin, through luxurious fragrances, intricately designed vessels and specialized information cards. According to Inc., Johnson’s inspiration came during her college internship in Paris in the early ’90s. While there,… Continue reading Harlem Candle Company Pays Tribute To The Trailblazing Black Creatives Of The Harlem R
Though America was built on the forced labor of millions of people who were ripped from their homes and brought to the then-foreign land to make it something great, the immigrant experience is a challenging one in the U.S., particularly for immigrants of color. When my parents moved stateside from Kenya in the mid-1980s, they… Continue reading Black Immigrants On How The Racial Reckoning Of 2020 Shifted Their Perspective On Black Identity
While altering space-time poses no threats to humanity, the findings will help other astronomers and physicists understand the black hole's history.
A Black former delivery driver in Mississippi who says two white men shot into his work van and then pursued him in a high-speed chase last year has filed a new lawsuit against the men and his former employer, FedEx. This is the second civil suit on behalf of D'Monterrio Gibson, and it seeks at least $5 million. Gibson was not wounded during the encounter on Jan. 24, 2022, in Brookhaven, about an hour’s drive south of Jackson.
The eight Akron, Ohio, police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Jayland Walker, a 25-year-old Black motorist who was shot 46 times in June 2022, were in compliance with the department's use of force policies, an internal investigation has found.
Zahra Hankir opens “Eyeliner: A Cultural History” by marveling over her mother’s elegant beauty process as she delicately sweeps black kohl on her waterline, dreaming of displaying that same confidence one day. For Hankir, eyeliner is more than just a cosmetic product. It exists beyond borders, gender roles and Western beauty standards.
An explosion at an auto repair shop in Ohio that killed three people and sent a fourth person to a hospital sparked a massive fire that burned for hours and spewed thick, black smoke into the air. The Tuesday afternoon blast at Jimbo’s Auto Repair in Hillsboro was felt at several nearby sites, including the Paint Creek Joint EMS & Fire District, whose crews quickly responded to the scene. The injured person remained hospitalized Wednesday in stable condition.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A cyber extortion gang suspected of being an offshoot of the notorious Russian Conti group of hackers has raked in more than $100 million since it emerged last year, researchers said in a report published on Wednesday. Digital currency tracking service Elliptic and Corvus Insurance in a joint report said the ransom-seeking cybercrime group known as "Black Basta" has extorted at least $107 million in bitcoin, with much of the laundered ransom payments making their way to the sanctioned Russian cryptocurrency exchange Garantex. An attempt to reach Black Basta via its darkweb site was not successful.
Rory McIlroy and his teammates wanted it. The European tour wanted it. Emboldened by seemingly unanimous backing, Donald accepted an offer to stay on as Europe's Ryder Cup captain for its defense of the 17-inch golden trophy in 2025 at Bethpage Black in New York.
Georgia lawmakers opened a special session Wednesday as majority Republicans moved to minimize their losses while also trying to increase the number of Black-majority districts to comply with a federal court order. It’s one in a series of redistricting sessions across the South after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the 1964 Voting Rights Act, clearing the way for Black voters to win changes from courts. Georgia House Republicans on Tuesday released a map that would likely cost them only two seats from their current 102-78 majority while creating five more majority-Black districts that Democrats would be likely to win.
The officers shot at the 25-year-old Black man nearly 100 times in under seven seconds during a traffic stop that turned into a police chase.
LONDON (Reuters) -Uber will open up its platform to London's black cabs next year, the ride-hailing firm said on Wednesday, trying to win over the British capital's taxis after a decade of tensions. London's black cab drivers - who have to pass a test called "The Knowledge" requiring them to memorise thousands of routes within the city - have long been at loggerheads with Uber, arguing it threatens their livelihoods. The new service offered by Uber, which will be rolled out in early 2024, will enable black cab drivers to sign up to the app to take booked journeys.
Akron police chief Steve Mylett wrote in an internal review that the shooting of 25-year-old Black man Jayland Walker in June 2022, "while certainly tragic," was "objectively reasonable."
White Male Student Punches Black Girl In the Nose, Sending Her to Hospital After Hurling the N-Word Sparking Walkout at High School
Black high school students in Kansas City initiated a protest, where they marched off the campus of the Shawnee Mission East High School in response […]
Tulsa Teacher Opens School To Teach Black History After Oklahoma Passed Law To Censor America’s Past: ‘Creating Our Narrative’
An Oklahoma activist has opened a private school to teach Black history after the state passed a law that aims to cover America’s troubling past. The 2021 law, adopted by Republican legislators, restricted the teaching of race and gender in the state’s public schools. As many teachers feared the possibility of losing their jobs if… Continue reading Tulsa Teacher Opens School To Teach Black History After Oklahoma Passed Law To Censor America’s Past: ‘Creating Our Narrative’
Give a gift that goes beyond wrapping paper by donating to Black nonprofit organizations for Giving Tuesday. As you dig […] The post How to give back and give Black this Giving Tuesday appeared first on TheGrio.
Students described the recent confrontation at a Kansas school as a hate crime, but they said it was only the […] The post Students walk out of school after white boy shouts slur, punches Black girl appeared first on TheGrio.
Tennessee Inmates Make History Being State’s First Incarcerated Class To Earn HBCU Bachelor’s Degrees
A group of six Northwest Correctional Complex inmates recently earned their Bachelor of Science in Business degrees from Lane College on Nov. 2. According to Black Enterprise, it was the first time a bachelor’s degree was awarded at the facility. These students also received their degrees from a historically Black college and university while incarcerated, a first… Continue reading Tennessee Inmates Make History Being State’s First Incarcerated Class To Earn HBCU Bachelor’s Degrees
For some outsiders, Kansas conjures up images from “The Wizard of Oz:” flat, unending plains that are filmed in black and white to symbolize the drab life of the classic movie's heroine, Dorothy. In response to resounding criticism of the proposed navy blue and deep gold plate, Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly announced Tuesday that she had slammed the brakes on its production — only six days after her office unveiled the design.
Treating Black voters as swing voters, a Democratic Party pollster suggests, means not making assumptions on what’s wanted based on […] The post President Biden, in trouble with Black voters, should treat them like swing voters, pollster says appeared first on TheGrio.
“To have a speaker of the House that simply plans to do whatever [Trump] tells him to do is harmful, […] The post Crockett says House Speaker Johnson’s ties to Trump could devastate Black Americans appeared first on TheGrio.
One Of Detroit’s Oldest Financial Institutions Has A Black Woman CEO For The First Time In Its Almost 100-Year History
Sati Smith has made history as the first Black woman to be named CEO of Diversified Members Credit Union, one of the oldest financial institutions in Detroit.
A new report from the Human Rights Campaign has revealed yet another disturbing statistic in the rate of violence against transgender people in the U.S. According to the report, at least 33 transgender and gender non-conforming people have been fatally shot or killed in other ways since November 2022. So far, in 2023, at least… Continue reading Anti-Trans Violence Continues To Increase; Black Trans People Make Up The Majority Of Victims
Congressman Jamaal Bowman Blasts President Joe Biden for Inaction on Reparations; The White House Sets the Record Straight
Congressman Jamaal Bowman criticized President Joe Biden during a recent interview, claiming the incumbent was losing considerable support among Black voters because he had not […]