Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    White Suspect in McKnight Shooting Not Charged & Released, Still Investigating

    The man who shot former NFL player Joe McKnight was released from custody overnight, authorities said Friday, saying they'll be meeting with the district...

    Police: Black West Va. Teen Fatally Shot by White Man

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) --A police detective has testified that a Black West Virginia teenager had a BB gun in his waistband but nothing in...

    Ex-NFL Player Joe McKnight Fatally Shot, Suspect in Custody

    Former NFL player Joe McKnight was shot to death following an argument at an intersection with another motorist outside New Orleans, authorities said. Jefferson Parish...

    Murder of Hampton University Student Still Unsolved

    It’s been one year since the murder of Hampton University student Joseph Bose, and police still have not found any updates surrounding the case....

    Los Angeles Cops Cleared in Death of Charly “Africa” Keunang, Homeless Black Man

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three Los Angeles police officers who fatally shot a Black homeless man on Skid Row last year will not face...

    Charlotte Protesters: Police Shooting May be Legal, but isn’t Right

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A prosecutor's decision to clear a Black Charlotte police officer in the killing of a Black man left some African-American...

    Charlotte Officer to Face no Charges in Keith Lamont Scott’s killing

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Black Charlotte police officer whose fatal shooting of a Black man outside an apartment complex touched off several nights...

    Pact Resolves ACLU Suit over Protest Arrests in Baton Rouge

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A settlement agreement Tuesday resolves a federal lawsuit that accuses law enforcement of trampling on the civil rights of...

    Terrorism Suspected in Car-and-Knife Attack at Ohio State

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Somali-born college student plowed his car into a group of pedestrians at Ohio State University and then got out...

    8 Stabbed, Hit by Vehicle or Otherwise Hurt at Ohio State

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — At least eight people were stabbed, hit by a vehicle or otherwise injured in an attack Monday morning on the...

    Miss. Billboard Combining Trump Slogan with a Selma March Image, Met with Confusion

    A controversial billboard in Mississippi that displayed an iconic image from the Civil Rights Movement alongside Donald Trump’s campaign mantra, “Make America Great Again”...

    Judge: Dylann Roof Competent to Stand Trial in Charleston Church Shooting

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A judge has ruled that Dylann Roof is competent to stand trial for the killing of nine Black worshippers at...