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Riverside County pays $11 million to Horace Roberts: The Black Man who was Wrongly Convicted in the 1998 California Murder Case

On April 14th 1998, Horace's life came to a standstill after he was arrested and wrongly charged with murdering his 32-year-old girlfriend, Terry Cheek. The whole ordeal started when Terry failed to show up at work where she was...

New York Man Pleads Guilty in Hate Crime Charge of Stabbing a Black Teenager 

On Tuesday, Robert McCallion, aged 36, pleaded guilty to 14 felony charges. One of these charges was attempted murder as a hate crime for repeatedly stabbing a 17-year-old Black teenager.  The ordeal happened on March 13th 2020 as the...

Niviane Petit Phelps: The 39-Year-Old Florida Woman Who Threatened to Kill Vice President, Kamala Harris

On Friday Petit pleaded guilty to a six count indictment charging her with threatening to kill the United States Vice President Kamala Harris. The Florida nurse consented that in February she sent a 30 second video clip of herself...

The Four Ex-Minneapolis Police Officers in George Floyd’s killing Plead Not Guilty

On Tuesday morning, the four former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s rights pleaded not guilty. The hearing was conducted via video conferencing and it was overseen by U.S District Magistrate Judge Tony Leung. The indictment alleges that...

Twitch sues two users for hate raids a day after the marginalized streamers boycotted using the platform

On Thursday Twitch filled a legal complaint against two of it's users. The two are accused of flooding the platform with racist, sexist, and homophobic language and content. The legal lawsuit comes after a month of attacks on the...

Colorado Man Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Attacking and Stabbing an Unarmed Black Man

On Thursday, Nolan Strauss, a 27-year-old white man, was sentenced to 16 years in federal prison and five years of supervised release. The Department of Justice released the news of his sentencing through a press release.   Nolan had pleaded guilty...

Former Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe Remains to be Exhumed and Reburied at Harare Monument

A Zimbabwean court has confirmed a traditional chief’s ruling that the former president Robert Mugabe’s remains be exhumed for reburial at the national heroes’ shrine in the capital city. Mugabe’s children had gone to court to challenge chief Zvimba’s ruling...

An Ex-Asylum Seeker, Pamela Uba makes history as the First Black Woman to Be Crowned Miss Ireland

Pamela Uba, a 26-year-old medical scientist is the new Miss Ireland. She banged the title in a ceremony held at Lakeside Manor, Co Cavan on Sunday. Since the ‘Miss Ireland’ beauty pageant began in 1947 Pamela is the first...

Central Park ‘Exonerated Five’ Member, Dr Yusef Salaam, Set To Run for a Public Office

  Yusef Salaam: ‘Trump would have had me hanging from a tree in Central Park’ After being Wrongly jailed for gang rape – a case which inspired Trump to call for the death penalty – Salaam has poured his experiences into...

It’s a New Dawn in Alabama as Talks About Cutting Racist Language From the State Constitution Begin!

Plans are underway in Alabama to remove racist Language from the sixth state constitution. The Alabama constitution, approved in 1901, encouraged white supremacy and racial segregation. Although the federal courts have banned some clauses that enabled racism over the...

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