Chicago White Sox Official Says Honoring Emmett Till At A Baseball Game Is ‘Poor Form’ — Nappy News

On Saturday, during a break in the White Sox-Twins game, the park’s big screen honored people from Chicago with three individuals on the screen that included “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak, legendary actor and director Orson Welles, and  Emmett Till , the 14-year-old who was lynched on August 28, 1955. One Chicago White Sox official reportedly said … Continue reading Chicago White Sox Official Says Honoring Emmett Till At A Baseball Game Is ‘Poor Form’ — Nappy News

Cincinnati’s First Black Female Juvenile Court Judge Faces Jail Time After Sham Trial Exposes Racism, Cronyism and Corruption — Nappy News

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Tracie Hunter, Cincinnati’s first African-American female Juvenile Court Judge in Hamilton County’s 110-year history, who’s also a church pastor in Cincinnati, remains buoyed by the support of so many including The Coalition for a Just Hamilton County which is composed of members from the Interdenominational Ministry Alliance; the Cincinnati Chapter of the … Continue reading Cincinnati’s First Black Female Juvenile Court Judge Faces Jail Time After Sham Trial Exposes Racism, Cronyism and Corruption — Nappy News

Hawaii Man Wears Blackface to Sentencing Hearing in Road Rage Case, Protests Being ‘Treated Like a Black Man’ in Racially-Charged Rant — BCNN1 WP

A Hawaiian man bizarrely wore blackface to his sentencing hearing on Monday—claiming in a racially-charged rant that he was protesting being “treated like a black man.” Mark Char, who was convicted for his role in a 2016 violent road-rage incident in March, stunned a Honolulu courtroom when he arrived in a wheelchair for his sentencing … Continue reading Hawaii Man Wears Blackface to Sentencing Hearing in Road Rage Case, Protests Being ‘Treated Like a Black Man’ in Racially-Charged Rant — BCNN1 WP

‘Justice Delayed’: Prosecutors Dismiss All Criminal Charges in Flint Water Crisis Case, Will Continue Investigating — Atlanta Black Star

To the shock of many, the Michigan Attorney General’s Office has dismissed all pending criminal charges related to the Flint Water Crisis, citing grave concerns with the handling of the investigation. Thursday’s announcement comes nearly four years after Flint declared a state of emergency when the city’s water became contaminated with lead, sickening thousands. Now eight … Continue reading ‘Justice Delayed’: Prosecutors Dismiss All Criminal Charges in Flint Water Crisis Case, Will Continue Investigating — Atlanta Black Star

Public Executions Of Black People Are Showing No Signs Of Ending — Nappy News

In less than a week’s time, America has witnessed — or turned a blind eye to — three different public executions of unarmed Black people as the troubling trend shows no signs of ending. The most recent instance came Monday night when a police officer in Texas killed a woman who didn’t appear to pose … Continue reading Public Executions Of Black People Are Showing No Signs Of Ending — Nappy News

Black Ivy League students want other Central Park 5 prosecutor fired as well —

After successfully cancelling the career of Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein, Black law students at Columbia University in Manhattan are now calling for Elizabeth Lederer’s head, the lead district attorney on that infamous case. According to Vulture, the Black Law Students Association wants the Ivy League institution to fire Lederer who headed the D.A.’s case to falsely imprison the … Continue reading Black Ivy League students want other Central Park 5 prosecutor fired as well —

Black man says not complying with officer’s demands saved his life [Video]

Ed Truitt, who was detained in an Arkansas gas station refused to put his hands down for fear a police officer would claim he was reaching for a gun and shoot him An Arkansas man who was arrested after refusing to comply with a local police officer, says his insubordination may have saved him from … Continue reading Black man says not complying with officer’s demands saved his life [Video]