*Descendants of Frederick Douglass read excerpts from one of his most famous speeches: “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” Douglass gave this speech to a group of abolitionists 169 years ago. Via NPR: In the summer of 2020, the U.S. commemorated Independence Day amid nationwide protests for racial justice and systemic reforms
6 Dead, Over 2-Dozen Wounded After Shooting At Fourth of July Parade in Highland Park, IL | WATCH-Live
*(CNN) — A mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade Monday in a suburb outside Chicago, Illinois, left at least six people dead and wounded more than two dozen others, Highland Park Police Commander Chris O’Neill said. Police are still searching for the suspect, who O’Neill described as a white man between 18-20 years
By MICHAEL TARM, KATHLEEN FOODY and ROGER SCHNEIDER, Associated Press HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A gunman on a rooftop opened fire on an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago […] The post 6 dead, 30 wounded in shooting at Chicago-area July 4 parade appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Today, the Akron, Ohio, police department released body camera footage of the fatal police shooting of Jayland Walker, a 25-year-old Black man who was stopped by law enforcement for an alleged traffic matter earlier in the week. The video footage raises more […] The post LDF Issues Statement on Video Footage of Police Shooting of Jayland Walker appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Associated Press AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A Black man was unarmed when Akron police chased him on foot and killed him in a hail of gunfire, but officers believed […] The post Video shows Akron police kill Black man in hail of gunfire appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Gloria Onyinyechi Nkemka popularly known as GLIGHT (God’s Light) releases her new single titled “I’m Forgiven” produced by Soji Adesola. The song is a declaration of forgiveness and freedom through Christ Jesus, and it’s accompanied by a music video. Prior to this “I’m Forgiven”, GLIGHT (God’s Light) has released several other singles like “CHUKWU OKIE”
Nigerian gospel singer, songwriter, and vocalist, Jumoke Odusole is out with her new single titled ‘‘Ko S’oba Bire” Produced by the legendary Wole Oni. The praise-worship song is delivered in English and major Nigerian languages including Yoruba, Igbo, and Hausa. According to her, the song is full of reverence to God for his faithfulness and
*A dramatic video showed that a woman driving at night at high speed nearly struck an officer who was conducting a traffic stop along a road in Florida. Body-cam footage taken by deputy Charles Williams shows that a white Mercedes sedan passed within inches of him, side-swiping his patrol vehicle as it was stopped in
Ohio Man Gets 35-Yrs for Sexually Assaulting 7-Yr-Old While Traveling with Her Across Multiple States
*A Columbus, Ohio man was on Tuesday sentenced to 35 years in jail for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl, according to an announcement by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Ohio. Joseph Gaines, 42, was transporting the girl across multiple states to abuse her sexually. In November 2021, Gaines pleaded guilty to
*Singer/actress Teyana Taylor and her daughter Iman “Junie” Shumpert have become one of the industry’s most famous fashionable mother-daughter duos. Now the duo has decided to take things a notch higher by creating a clothing line they say is strictly for mothers and their little daughters. The collection consists of marching clothes for mothers and