Michelle Obama’s epic speech on Donald Trump

Michelle Obama's epic speech Tuesday in New Hampshire should be required viewing for every leader. Not because of its political content. Not for her strongly worded endorsement of Hillary Clinton or her scathing takedown of the Democratic nominee's "opponent" -- the First Lady refused to even say GOP nominee Donald Trump's name -- that has already been called

Kaepernick protest on cover of ‘Time’

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is featured on the cover of Time magazine’s Oct. 3, 2016 issue, showing just how far reaching the conversation started by his kneeling protest during the national anthem has grown. Kaepernick's protest was first captured at the end of August, when he sat during the national anthem of

Keith Lamont Scott, Fatally Shot by Charlotte, N.C. Cops

Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday fatally shot a black man they said was armed as they were searching for someone else. The shooting sparked violent protests that injured more than 12 officers after some witnesses said the victim, 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott, was unarmed. Police and several bystanders at the scene had starkly different

Tulsa Cop Past Under Scrutiny After Killing Terence Crutcher

The white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man last week is under federal investigation after the man's family demanded she face criminal charges. Now, Tulsa police Officer Betty Shelby's work history and past conduct are under scrutiny as authorities probe whether the five-year department veteran acted within reason or was unjustified

Unarmed Terence Crutcher Shot and Killed by Tulsa Police

From different angles, the videos show the same scene. An unarmed black man walks on a Tulsa, Oklahoma, road with his hands in the air. Police officers follow closely behind him as he approaches his vehicle. He stands beside the car, then falls to the ground after one officer pulls the trigger. Now 40-year-old

Zero Convictions All Charges Dropped Against Baltimore Officers in Freddie Gray Case

In life Freddie Gray was an easygoing, slender young man who liked girls and partying in Sandtown, a section of west Baltimore pocked by boarded-up rowhouses and known to the police for drug dealing and crime. In death, Mr. Gray, 25, has become the latest symbol in the running national debate over police treatment of

North Miami police shoot black man hands raised helping autistic man

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. — Authorities said Thursday that they were investigating a shooting Monday in which a police officer shot a man who had said his hands were empty and raised at the time. While the shooting was not captured on camera, a recording showing moments before the gunshots depicted a man lying on

Philando Castile Fatally Shot Was a Role Model to Hundreds of Kids In Minnesota

Philando Castile the Minnesota man who was fatally shot after a traffic stop, and whose death was broadcast online and evoked nationwide outrage, was a humble man who loved serving the children he fed at school, those who knew him said. Castile, 32, was a kitchen supervisor for the Saint Paul Public Schools, where he'd

Alton Sterling Shooting Video Shows Cops ‘Murder’ in Baton Rouge

A second video showing the shooting death of Alton Sterling, a black man shot several times while being held on the ground by police outside a Louisiana convenience store, was posted online Wednesday as federal authorities took charge of the investigation and local officials asked residents to keep their protests peaceful. The video, obtained by

Jesse Williams Spits Knowledge the 2016 BET Awards

Jesse Williams Spits Knowledge Like a Seasoned MC Jesse Williams speaks for us all and says what many of us have felt for a long time. Jesse Williams stole the BET Awards on Sunday night with a wildly inspirational, confrontational speech that is bound to become a cornerstone of the Black Lives Matter movement. Later in the