Daily Archives: August 31, 2016

Officer Who Shot Deravis Caine Rogers Indicted

Prosecutors: 22-year-old Black man posed no threat, was unarmed at time of shooting

U.S. Commercial Travel to Cuba Restarts

The first commercial flight from the U.S. landed in Cuba, ending a longtime Cold War-era ban

Teyana Taylor Lands Role on ‘The Breaks’

Entertainer added to show's reoccuring roster

Chris Brown’s Accuser Has a Criminal Past

controversial past includes theft and more

President Obama Grants 111 More Commutations

President continues to back up commitment to criminal justice reform

Young People of Color, Whites Politically Divided

Survey suggests Blacks are more likely to have encounters with police, be fans of pro-immigration policies

Woman Escorted from Congressman’s Office

Woman set herself on fire for unknown reasons Tuesday

Denzel Washington to Narrate John Coltrane Doc

Denzel is adding another star role to his resume

Astrology with a Business Twist

How astrologist Ashleigh Johnson helps businesses thrive through use of age-old technique

Vets Show Colin Kaepernick Some Love

And they have a few words for his haters, too

Issa Rae Lands First-Look Deal with HBO

The content creator's talent and vision continue to soar

Trayvon Martin Case Prosecutor Loses Election

Angela Corey, who failed to win a conviction against George Zimmerman was beaten in a Florida primary election

South African School Removes ‘Racist’ Hair Policy

Pretoria High School for Girls was given 21 days to re-assess its rules pertaining to Black pupils' hair