Source: Inae Oh / The Huffington Post An internal NYPD report obtained by the New York Daily News that was prepared soon after the death of Eric Garner – the Staten Island man who died of an apparent chokehold while under arrest last week — states he never appeared to be in “great distress” and fails to mention the chokehold at […]
Source: Travis Reilly / TheWrap News 12 reporter Sean Bergin made a controversial statement about “young black men” on TV Monday and now he has reportedly been suspended. The regional News 12 Networks, which serve New York and New Jersey, ran a story (above) about Jersey City Police Officer Melvin Santiago, who was fatally wounded in a shootout […]
Source: Don Dahler / CBS News A graphic incident in Los Angeles is under investigation after video emerged of a police officer beating a woman on the side of a highway. The video was recorded along the Santa Monica freeway last Tuesday during the afternoon rush hour. In it, 51-year-old grandmother Marlene Pinnock is seenbeing pulled to the […]
Source: Chris Witherspoon / theGrio The Preachers of L.A. are returning to Oxygen for an all new season premiering Wednesday, August 20 at 10/9c. Last season, Preachers of L.A. became Oxygen’s most-watched freshman series ever, averaging one million total viewers. The show gives viewers “a candid and revealing look at six boldly different, world-renowned mega-pastors in Southern California: Bishop Noel Jones, […]
During the 2011 McDonald’s 365Black Awards, Roland Martin spoke with actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee. Be sure to watch to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, Monday at 9 a.m. EST on TV One for our tribute to Ruby Dee.
Source: Lee Rood / The Des Moines Register Roosevelt High School teacher Shawn McCurtain told the class of students to head downstairs to take their final in economics. “Yes, sir,” senior Jabre White recalls telling him. “You meant to say, ‘Yes, sir, master,’ ” McCurtain allegedly shot back. That comment stunned, hurt and angered White, […]
Source: Lesley Messer and Aaron Katersky / ABC News Kevin Roper, the Walmart truck driver involved in the New Jersey Turnpike car accident Saturday morning that claimed the life of one person and critically injured four others, including comedian Tracy Morgan, has pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide and assault by auto. He remains free on $50,000 bail. […]
Source: Carrie Healey / theGrio First lady Michelle Obama interviews NFL cornerback Richard Sherman in a new video promoting her Let’s Move! campaign. Sherman was visiting the White House with his team, the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks, earlier this week. During the video, Sherman demonstrates healthy cooking, and Obama jumps in as a sideline […]
Source: theGrio Saturday Night Live opened up Saturday’s show spoofing the now infamous video of Solange attacking Jay Z in the elevator of the Standard Hotel in New York City.
Source: Chris Witherspoon / theGrio Robin Thicke debuted his brand new song entitled, “Get Her Back” last night at the Billboard Music Awards. The song is rumored to be dedicated to his estranged wife, Paula Patton, from whom he separated after eight years of marriage in February. “I should’ve kissed you longer/ I should’ve held […]