CBP denies Marine Corps veteran entry for citizenship interview- L.A. Times

A deported Marine Corps veteran who has been unable to come back to the U.S. for more than a decade was denied entry to the country Monday morning when he asked to be let in for a scheduled citizenship interview. Roman Sabal, 58, originally from Belize, came to the San Ysidro Port of Entry around 7:30 on … Continue reading CBP denies Marine Corps veteran entry for citizenship interview- L.A. Times

Neighborhood Association Says Development in Historic Black Community Is ‘Positive’ But Coded Language of ‘New Atlanta’ Triggers Gentrification Fears — Nappy Newz

An Atlanta neighborhood association is defending developers in the hot seat for initially failing to include Black residents in marketing imagery for a development project in a historically black neighborhood. Grove Park Neighborhood Association President TJ Austin said in a statement to Atlanta Black Star Wednesday he just doesn’t think the claims are true based … Continue reading Neighborhood Association Says Development in Historic Black Community Is ‘Positive’ But Coded Language of ‘New Atlanta’ Triggers Gentrification Fears — Nappy Newz

Nike Manager Follows Black Family Outside of Store, Calls Cops After Wrongly Accusing Them of Stealing a Basketball — Atlanta Black Star

A former Team USA athlete says his family was racially profiled and accused of stealing a $13 basketball he had just purchased for his 19-month-old son at a Nike store in Santa Monica. Joel Stallworth and TaMiya Dickerson were with their son when they said a purchase at a Nike store on the Third Street … Continue reading Nike Manager Follows Black Family Outside of Store, Calls Cops After Wrongly Accusing Them of Stealing a Basketball — Atlanta Black Star

‘I Beat That N***r Like He Owed Me Money’: New Jersey Cop Faces Up to 40 Years for Federal Charges Including Using Excessive Force- Atlanta Black Star

An FBI investigation into several police officers in Paterson, New Jersey, has led to a seventh one being charged. On Tuesday, Frank Toledo pled guilty in U.S. District Court in Newark to conspiracy to violate people’s civil rights, using excessive force, and filing a false police report, the Paterson Times reported. https://atlantablackstar.com/2019/07/20/i-beat-that-nr-like-he-owed-me-money-new-jersey-cop-faces-up-to-40-years-for-federal-charges-including-using-excessive-force/

Opinion: Don’t Underestimate the Optics of Kamala Harris on a Debate Stage with Trump- Prosecutor vs. Crime Lord

Let me begin by stating that this piece is in no way an endorsement or rejection of Kamala Harris or Joe Biden on my part. I’m primarily writing this piece to reveal the reasons I believe Republicans and white Democrats want Black people to support Joe Biden. First, both white Democrats and Republicans know that … Continue reading Opinion: Don’t Underestimate the Optics of Kamala Harris on a Debate Stage with Trump- Prosecutor vs. Crime Lord

Chicago Paramedics Says It Was A ‘Tragic Error’ To Let A 17-Year-Old Gunshot Victim Die In The Street — Nappy Newz

On June 18, 2018, 17-year-old Erin Carey survived a gunshot wound to the head in Chicago. However, as he was lying in the street, a white sheet was thrown over him by the paramedics and he was left for dead, not being treated for an hour. Fox 5reports, “Shortly after the shooting, TV cameras captured Carey … Continue reading Chicago Paramedics Says It Was A ‘Tragic Error’ To Let A 17-Year-Old Gunshot Victim Die In The Street — Nappy Newz

Secretly Captured Cellphone Video Shows At Least 5 Florida Guards Beating Black Prisoner for More Than 5 Minutes — Atlanta Black Star

Cellphone video shows a group of Florida correctional officers beating a Black man on the prison yard for more than 5 minutes in an incident that a prison official said could lead to criminal charges for the guards involved. The video shot July 8 through a window screen at Lake Correctional Institution shows at least … Continue reading Secretly Captured Cellphone Video Shows At Least 5 Florida Guards Beating Black Prisoner for More Than 5 Minutes — Atlanta Black Star