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Historic Black Cemetery In Maryland Goes From Becoming A Parking Lot To Now Possibly Getting Built Over

A historic Black cemetery in Maryland is at the center of a development dispute, first after it was turned into an apartment complex parking lot and currently due to a property firm that may be looking to exploit the grounds even further. [...]

Black Female Officers In DC File Class-Action Lawsuit On MPDC For Race & Sex-Based Discrimination

The strong Black women of the DC Police Department hit back against workplace harassment by filing a class action lawsuit against MPDC, citing racial and sexual discrimination that created hostility and led to a culture of intimidation over the years. [...]

Kamala Harris Interview On ‘The View’ Delayed After Hosts Test Positive For COVID Live On-Air

A live televised interview with Vice President Kamala Harris was delayed on Friday after two hosts of the “The View” learned they tested positive for COVID-19 moments before they were to interview her. [...]

Jelani Day Update: Body Found in Illinois River Identified as the Missing ISU Grad Student

Earlier we reported that the mother of missing Illinois State University graduate student Jelani Day said local police are not giving her son’s case the attention it deserves. Unfortunately, a body that was found back on Sept 4 was identified on Thursday as Day, who went missing in late August. [...]

A Trial Date For Nipsey Hussle’s Alleged Murderer Has Finally Been Set

Eric Holder, the man accused of killing South L.A. rap icon Nipsey Hussle on March 31, 2019, will finally get his day in court after being delayed for over two years. [...]

Lil Rel Steps In Big Time After A.J. Johnson’s Widow Said No One Was Donating To Husband’s GoFundMe

After actor and comedian Anthony "A.J." Johnson's widow gave an emotional plea for financial help following her husband's death, donations have poured into the GoFundMe account she initially suggested wasn't getting enough support. [...]

No Signs Of Gabby Petito’s Boyfriend After Days of Searching

Search teams found nothing of note Wednesday at a Florida wilderness park where they have spent days looking for the boyfriend of Gabby Petito, the young woman who authorities say was killed while on a cross-country trip with him. [...]

‘Failure For Our Democracy’: Senate Fails To Advance Police Reform Dropping The Ball On George Floyd Justice In Policing Act

Over a year after massive racial justice protests demanding action, Congress comes up short.  [...]

Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote Launches National Voter Registration Week of Action

“We really also want to engage folks in our advocacy [work] which is really preparing them to understand and advocate to pass laws, like the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and the Freedom to Vote Act, because all of this is connected.”  [...]

‘Soul-Crushing’: US COVID-19 Deaths Are Topping 1,900 A Day

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a distinct group: 71 million unvaccinated Americans. [...]