Pool Party Confrontation Thrusts McKinney into Spotlight On Police and Race Relations
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Pool Party Confrontation Thrusts McKinney into Spotlight On Police and Race Relations

Tasha Tsiaperas and Claire Z. Cardona, THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS   McKINNEY (The Dallas Morning…

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Cleveland, on the Brink
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Cleveland, on the Brink

Jamil Smith, THE NEW REPUBLIC   CLEVELAND (The New Republic) — Before last week, the…

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Baltimore Seeks Answers in Freddie Gray’s Death
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Baltimore Seeks Answers in Freddie Gray’s Death

Ben Brumfield, CNN BALTIMORE (CNN) — Freddie Gray was in perfect health until police chased…

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Civil Rights Groups in South Carolina Ask U.S. to Investigate Killings by Police
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Civil Rights Groups in South Carolina Ask U.S. to Investigate Killings by Police

Benjamin Mueller, THE NEW YORK TIMES NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (The New York Times) — Civil…

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LAPD Skid Row Shooting: Once a Weapon is Grabbed, ‘All Bets are Off’
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LAPD Skid Row Shooting: Once a Weapon is Grabbed, ‘All Bets are Off’

  (The Los Angeles Times)—An officer-involved shooting on Los Angeles’ skid row has captured nationwide…

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#BlackBrunchNYC Protests Disrupt ‘White’ N.Y. Breakfast Spots
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#BlackBrunchNYC Protests Disrupt ‘White’ N.Y. Breakfast Spots

Justin  Moyer and Nick Kirkpatrick, THE WASHINGTON POST   (The Washington Post)—Since an unarmed black…

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Disregarding Black Life
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Disregarding Black Life

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   Patrick Lynch, do you remember Oscar Grant? And if…

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The Black Athlete: Let’s Tow Mike Ditka and Charles Barkley into the 21st Century
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The Black Athlete: Let’s Tow Mike Ditka and Charles Barkley into the 21st Century

By Omar Tyree NNPA Columnist   In the middle of an American turmoil between the…

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Innocent Blacks and White Cops—All Lives Are Valuable
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Innocent Blacks and White Cops—All Lives Are Valuable

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   Rafael Ramos had been a school security guard before…

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2014 Lies of the Year
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2014 Lies of the Year

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist   There are critical similarities between the furious controversy…

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