Arizona woman represents herself in court, wins $1MIL in racial and gender discrimination suit — Nappy Newz

A former Arizona Senate staffer has been awarded $1M in damages from the state of Arizona after a federal jury agreed that she was the victim of racial and sex discrimination — and then fired for speaking up about it — the Arizona Republic reported.  Talonya Adams, a Black woman, was axed from her position as … Continue reading Arizona woman represents herself in court, wins $1MIL in racial and gender discrimination suit — Nappy Newz

Outrage Grows Over Killing Of Teen Playing Rap Music — Black America Web

PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of people including a presidential candidate spoke out on Twitter this week after a 17-year-old black youth was killed at suburban convenience store, allegedly by a white man charged Tuesday with first-degree murder who has said he felt threatened by the boy’s rap music. Family members have told local media that … Continue reading Outrage Grows Over Killing Of Teen Playing Rap Music — Black America Web

WATCH: Phoenix Police Chief Booed While Promising Change at Community Meeting Over Cops’ Treatment of Black Family Suspected of Shoplifting — BCNN1 WP

Dravon Ames, holding microphone, speaks to Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams and Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, as his fiancee, Iesha Harper, right, holds 1-year-old daughter London, at a community meeting, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in Phoenix. The community meeting stems from reaction to a videotaped encounter that surfaced recently of Ames and his pregnant fiancee, … Continue reading WATCH: Phoenix Police Chief Booed While Promising Change at Community Meeting Over Cops’ Treatment of Black Family Suspected of Shoplifting — BCNN1 WP

Arizona cops terrorize black family at gunpoint after 4-year-old takes a doll from the dollar store — 3CHICSPOLITICO

Arizona cops threatened to shoot a Black mother in the head because her 4 year old took a doll from the Dollar Store without paying for it. It’s unbelievable to watch. Savage beasts terrorizing a Black family with yelling, cussing and threatening to KILL people over a mutha fkn doll. When the Black mother begs the cop … Continue reading Arizona cops terrorize black family at gunpoint after 4-year-old takes a doll from the dollar store — 3CHICSPOLITICO

Racist, Violent Posts By Police: Departments Investigating — Black America Web

Police departments in at least five states are investigating, and in some cases condemning, their officers’ social media feeds after the weekend publication of a database that appears to catalog thousands of bigoted or violent posts by active-duty and former cops. The posts were uncovered by a team of researchers who spent two years looking … Continue reading Racist, Violent Posts By Police: Departments Investigating — Black America Web

Man’s Wife Died But He Took Her On Road Trip Anyway — Black America Web

PHOENIX (AP) — A husband arrested in Arizona on suspicion of concealing his wife’s dead body was seen earlier on security video moving a woman’s naked body to his vehicle outside a Texas hotel, police said Tuesday. Previous footage showed the couple from Sand Springs, Oklahoma, walking into their room at the El Paso hotel on Sunday … Continue reading Man’s Wife Died But He Took Her On Road Trip Anyway — Black America Web

Mom Says Arizona Teacher Had Class Shame Black 9-Year-Old to Teach a Very Important History Lesson on Racism — The Root

The mother of a student who attends an Arizona charter school alleges that a third-grade teacher had the class reenact an important moment in the history of Jim Crow because, of course, the only way kids can learn about racism is through lynch mob role-playing exercises.Read more...Mom Says Arizona Teacher Had Class Shame Black 9-Year-Old to … Continue reading Mom Says Arizona Teacher Had Class Shame Black 9-Year-Old to Teach a Very Important History Lesson on Racism — The Root