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America’s Black Holocaust Museum receives a $10 million commitment!
America’s Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) is the recipient of a $10 million commitment made by an anonymous donor through the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. This transformational commitment is in support of ABHM’s recent announcement to reopen on February 25, 2022, and a strategic plan by NMBL Strategies that provides a roadmap to growth and sustainability for generations to come.
Homeowner convicted in killings of 2 teens smoking marijuana
Victor Santana, 65, of Dayton, Ohio will be sentenced later this month after being convicted of murder and felonious assault on Thursday.
Black worker claims employer required dreadlocks be cut in lawsuit
Jeffrey Thornton’s lawsuit may test the limits of California’s 2019 CROWN Act law against anti-Black hair discrimination.
Tech Firm Uses White Actors to Portray Black People
Murison Inc. conducts corporate diversity training but some question its tactics.
In Denver, Suicide Among Black Men is Soaring
Halim Ali is helping young Black men in Denver address the trauma and anger that can turn into violence and suicide.
White Police Officer Lied on Report to Justify Arresting Black Man in California
Headline: A former police officer in La Mesa, California lied on his report to get a Black man arrested. Shocker.
Nathanial Woods was Sentenced to Death For The Murder of Three Officers He Didn’t Shoot
On March 5, 2020, Nathanial Woods was executed in Alabama for the murder of three white Birmingham police officers. But, he was not the one behind the gun that murdered them…
Author Alice Sebold apologizes to Anthony Broadwater, wrongfully convicted of raping her
Broadwater’s 1982 conviction was overturned last week after authorities determined there were serious flaws in his prosecution.
LeBron James Enters NBA’s COVID-19 Protocols, Could Miss Multiple Games
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James will be sidelined indefinitely after entering the NBA’s coronavirus health and safety protocols.
Landlords less likely to reply to applicants with Black, LatinX names
The survey tracked over 25,000 interactions across the country between property managers and fake renters using names associated with non-White identities.
Minnesota launches nation’s first task force on missing and murdered Black women
The new Minnesota Task Force on Missing and Murdered African American Women is underway, as members gathered for the first time Monday to discuss ways to resolve cases involving missing and murdered Black women.
Northwestern State University of Louisiana Chooses Its 1st Black President in Its 137-Year History
The University of Louisiana System’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously for Dr. Marcus Jones, who has worked at NSU for 23 years.
123 Years Later, A Funeral Is Held for a Black Man Killed in White Supremacist Massacre
Rev. William Barber II delivered the eulogy for Joshua Halsey, telling those who gathered at the cemetery that what killed Halsey is still alive today.
Black student reportedly tased by group of teens dressed in KKK robes
“Texas teen says he was attacked with a stun gun on Halloween by some Woodsboro High School classmates wearing Ku Klux Klan costumes.
Women of color feel undervalued at work, Billie Jean King-backed study finds
The study surveyed more than 1,000 women who say they feel undervalued and underutilized in the workplace.
Kim Kardashian West, J. Cole Bring Attention to the Julius Jones Case in Oklahoma as Execution Date Nears
Kim Kardashian West said she is waiting to see if Oklahoma’s Governor Stitt will stop Thursday’s execution.
Missouri judge exonerates Kevin Strickland after serving 43 years for wrongful conviction
Strickland, 62, has always maintained that he was home watching television and had nothing to do with the killings, which happened when he was 18 years old.
Grammys 2022: Jon Batiste, H.E.R., Doja Cat Among Nominees
Lil Nas X, Kanye West, and Silk Sonic were also on this year’s list of nominations.