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Benjamin Crump to Represent Sam DuBose's Daughter Kudeidra Smith (Photo Credit: Video Screengrab)

Benjamin Crump to Represent Sam DuBose’s Daughter Kudeidra Smith

Kudeidra Smith, one of the daughters of Samuel DuBose, the unarmed black man who was killed by University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing, has hired Benjamin Crump to represent her interests in a civil lawsuit. It should be noted that Samuel DuBose’s mother is being represented by Mark O’Mara, […]

Trayvon Martin Killer George Zimmerman Involved in Lake Mary Shooting

Trayvon Martin Killer George Zimmerman Involved in Lake Mary Shooting

Police: George Zimmerman involved in Lake Mary shooting #ZimmermanShot: George Zimmerman, who was acquitted for the murder of unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin, was involved in a road rage shooting in Lake Mary on Monday afternoon, Lake Mary Police Chief Steve Bracknell said. The police said the shooting involved two men on […]

by Joy Blake· · Today's Headlines
9 Deputies Fired Following Investigation of Matthew Ajibade's Death in Savannah Jail (Photo Credit: O'Mara Law Group)

9 Deputies Fired Over Matthew Ajibade’s Death in Savannah Jail Cell

Nine deputies fired following investigation of Matthew Ajibade death in Savannah jail Nine Georgia sheriff’s deputies were fired in connection with the death of college student Matthew Ajibade, 22, in Savannah. The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office announced the decision following the completion of an internal review and an investigation by […]

by Janet Shan· · Today's Headlines
Milwaukee County Sheriff Compares Freddie Gray Case to Duke Lacrosse Players

Milwaukee County Sheriff Compares Freddie Gray Case to Duke Lacrosse Players

Sheriff compares Freddie Gray case to Duke lacrosse case Milwaukee County Sheriff Dave Clarke compared the Freddie Gray homicide case to “human sacrifice” and the Duke lacrosse players’ case. During an interview on Fox News’ Your World with Neil Cavuto, Clarke dismissed Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby as a “neophyte prosecutor” […]

by Janet Shan· · Freddie Gray
Ex-SC GOP Official Todd Kincannon Arrested for Domestic Violence

Ex-SC GOP Official Todd Kincannon Arrested for Domestic Violence

Todd Kincannon arrested Former South Carolina GOP official Todd Kincannon, who called slain teen Trayvon Martin a drug dealer, was arrested on a domestic violence charge. He looks good in orange….#Jerk. James John Todd Kincannon, 33, was booked into the Lexington County Detention Center Monday evening. An arrest warrant alleges that Kincannon’s […]

by Janet Shan· · Domestic Violence
Report: DOJ Finds No Evidence Zimmerman Intentionally Violated Trayvon Martin's Civil Rights

DOJ: George Zimmerman Won’t Face Federal Charges for Killing Trayvon Martin

ABC News is reporting that the Justice Department found no evidence George Zimmerman intentionally violated Trayvon Martin’s civil rights when he fatally shot him in Sanford, Fla. In other words, he will not face any federal charges. The teen was not armed when he was killed in February, 2012. Here’s […]

by Janet Shan· · Breaking News
Police-Involved Shooting at Trayvon Martin Memorial Mural in Baltimore

Police-Involved Shooting at Trayvon Martin Memorial Mural in Baltimore

The Baltimore police tweeted on Sunday that there was an officer-involved shooting on Riggs and Fremont. The shooting occurred in front of a Trayvon Martin memorial mural, Baltimore Sun’s Yvonne Wenger tweeted. Can you see this? Officer-involved shooting in front of Trayvon Martin mural. @baltimoresun pic.twitter.com/mCWge9KQth — Yvonne Wenger (@yvonnewenger) February […]

New Yorker Cover: MLK Marches with Eric Garner, Wenjian Liu, Trayvon Martin & Michael Brown

New Yorker Cover: MLK Marches with Eric Garner, Wenjian Liu, Trayvon Martin & Michael Brown

The New Yorker magazine is making a strong statement on its latest cover showing Martin Luther King Jr. linking arms with Eric Garner and slain NYPD officer Wenjian Liu. Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown are also featured. Barry Blitt, who drew the cartoon for the “Dream of Reconciliation” cover story […]

George Zimmerman Arrested Again on Domestic Violence Charge

George Zimmerman Arrested Again on Domestic Violence Charge

George Zimmerman, who was acquitted in the death of unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin, was arrested once again for domestic violence, MyNews13 reports. His attorney said he threw a wine bottle at his girlfriend. Zimmerman was granted $5,000 bond on an aggravated assault charge. He was told to stay out […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Today's Headlines
President Obama Recounts Personal Experiences with Racial Profiling

President Obama Recounts Personal Experiences with Racial Profiling

President Obama and the First Lady discussed their own experiences with racism with People magazine, in light of the incidents of racial profiling and the police officer-involved deaths of black males. Michelle Obama said, “I think people forget that we’ve lived in the White House for six years. Before that, […]