Moving Forward

An unarmed man shot and wounded by a Virginia sheriff's deputy has been discharged from the hospital

Isiah Brown, the unarmed man shot and wounded by a Virginia sheriff's deputy in April, was discharged from the hospital Tuesday and will continue his rehabilitation at home, according to his attorney David Haynes of The Cochran Firm.
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Sasha Johnson: Five arrested in connection with shooting of British BLM activist

London police have arrested five men on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the shooting of prominent Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson.
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George Floyd's family members remember the man and what he stood for

The story of George Floyd has ignited a movement. But to his girlfriend, "Big Floyd" was the man she loved.
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Darnella Frazier says she's 'a girl trying to heal' a year after recording George Floyd's last moments

Darnella Frazier says she still struggles with what she witnessed a year after recording the murder of George Floyd.
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Federal grand jury indicts four former Minneapolis police officers in George Floyd's death

A federal grand jury has indicted four former Minneapolis police officers in connection with the death of George Floyd, alleging the officers violated Floyd's constitutional rights, according to court documents filed in federal court in Minnesota.
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Family of Andrew Brown Jr. remembers his life and calls for justice in his death at his funeral

The family of Andrew Brown Jr. gathered at a church in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, on Monday for the funeral of the 42-year-old father and grandfather fatally shot by sheriff's deputies two weeks ago.
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Judge resigns after admitting to using n-word and saying all lives matter while at work

Colorado District Judge Natalie Chase has resigned after she admitted using a racial slur in front of court employees, voiced her opinion on racial issues from the bench and asked employees to do personal tasks for her during work hours.
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Protesters gather at Brooklyn Center police station hours after ex-officer is charged in the death of Daunte Wright

For the fourth night in a row, protesters gathered at the Brooklyn Center police station to demonstrate over the killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, a Black man, during a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb, hours after former police officer ...
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Black women delivered for Biden. Now it's time for Congress to deliver on a $15 minimum wage

"Thank Black women" has become a familiar refrain from Democratic lawmakers, who are eager to pay lip service to their fiercest, most reliable voting bloc. Black women helped deliver the presidency and the Senate to the Democrats, who ran on ...

Tuskegee isn't the only reason why some Black people are hesitant to get the coronavirus vaccine

To get more Black people vaccinated against coronavirus infections, Dr. Kimberly Manning is determined to keep doing what she has had a conviction to do since before the pandemic hit.
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McDonald's Names Desiree Ralls-Morrison as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD) announced today that Desiree Ralls-Morrison has been named the company's General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, overseeing global legal operations and corporate governance. Ralls-Morrison will start on April 26, 2021 and will be based at the company's ...
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Janet Jackson two-part documentary set to air on A&E and Lifetime

Janet Jackson is getting the star treatment with a two-night documentary event that will air simultaneously on A&E and Lifetime.
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Women leaders you should know and the causes they champion

With the global pandemic, 2020 proved to be a tough year for everyone -- especially girls and women.
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These Black women are on the frontlines of the fight against Covid-19

They have administered Covid-19 vaccines on college campuses, provided testing at churches and spent long hours in labs developing an effective vaccine.
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ACLU, for first time in its 101-year history, elects an African American as its president

Deborah Archer, a clinical law professor at New York University, has been elected as the new president of the American Civil Liberties Union -- the first Black person to hold the position.
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