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Judge dismisses 1 charge against former cop in Floyd's death

A Minnesota judge has dismissed a third-degree murder charge filed against the former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee against George Floyd's neck

Stocks are soaring, and most Black people are missing out

Nearly half of all households in the United States don’t own any stocks.

Black and Missing Foundation founder warns pandemic could further expose the vulnerable

Within days of each other, separate investigations by the United States Marshals Service in Ohio and Georgia led to the rescue of 39 missing and endangered children.

Grand jury recordings released in Breonna Taylor case

Grand jury recordings from the police killing of Breonna Taylor case in Louisville, Ky. were released last Friday giving more transparency into why none of the officers involved were charged in her death.

Study finds that nearly all Black women murdered by men are killed by someone they know, often with a gun

When murdered by men, nine out of 10 Black women are almost always likely to be killed by someone they know, usually with a gun according to a study by the Violence Policy Center (VPC) in its September 2020 issue ...

Wealth gap costs over last two decades: $2.7 trillion in Black income, $16 trillion to U.S. economy

America’s persistent racial income and wealth gaps are the result of four intertwined factors: housing, education, business ownership and access to credit.

Breonna Taylor grand jury witness says police announced themselves in tapes released

The public now has a chance to see what evidence was presented by Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron's office to a grand jury in the Taylor case

Trump, first lady test positive for coronavirus

In an October surprise, President Trump tests positive for the coronavirus.

Protests erupt after grand jury fails to indict officers in Breonna Taylor killing

After nearly six months of waiting, the family of Breonna Taylor learned that the three white police officers involved in her killing will not face charges.

Attorneys for Bill Cosby lay out why Supreme Court should toss conviction

Over a month ago, lawyers for Bill Cosby formerly filed a motion to the state Supreme Court in Pennsylvania, seeking to overturn the three guilty verdicts handed down in 2018.

Report reveals alarming amount of systemic police and prosecutorial misconduct

In the report titled, “Government Misconduct and Convicting the Innocent: The Role of Prosecutors, Police and other Law Enforcement,” the National Registry of Exonerations examined more than 2,400 cases nationally which measured the role of government misconduct in wrongful convictions ...

‘The CLIMB,’ a virtual career summit for Black women on the corporate climb

Career development company I Choose the Ladder will host its second annual “The CLIMB” career summit Saturday, Sept. 26, all virtually.

Black farmers boycott John Deere over alleged racism

The National Black Farmers’ Association says agricultural equipment manufacturer John Deere cares little about the Black community and is calling for a boycott of the Fortune 500 company.

No Justice for Breonna Taylor

A grand jury announced that Officer Brett Hankison was charged with three counts of wanton endangerment in connection in the police killing of Breonna Taylor.

Minneapolis City Council votes to rename street after George Floyd

The intersection in Minneapolis where George Floyd died will now be known as George Perry Floyd Jr Place.

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