Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    Texas Woman Accused in Fatal Shooting of Boyfriend’s Son

    DALLAS (AP) — A 7-year-old Texas boy died after his father's girlfriend opened fire as the man drove away with his son and two...

    Alabama Mother: “Troy police officers did this to my son While he was in...

    TROY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman said Friday that police officers severely beat her Black 17-year-old son while he was handcuffed and she...

    Police: Houston Man Nearly Decapitated Girlfriend with Samurai Sword

    HOUSTON (AP) — A 45-year-old Houston man is accused of nearly decapitating his girlfriend with a samurai sword. Police investigating a "cutting in progress" Wednesday...

    Judge Blocks Arizona Ban Against Ethnic Studies in Public Schools

    PHOENIX (AP) — A U.S. judge has permanently blocked an ethnic studies ban in Arizona public schools that dismantled a popular Mexican-American studies program,...

    Attorney: Deadly Force Unnecessary in Black Kansas Man’s Fatal Shooting

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas police officers who fatally shot a Black man earlier this year did not need to use deadly force, a...

    Arkansas Woman Kidnapped, Reportedly Thrown off Bridge after Witnessing Murder

    A woman was kidnapped and reportedly thrown off a bridge after witnessing a murder. Two people were shot at a property in Scott, Arkansas, early...

    New Jersey Ex-Police Chief Accused of Hate Crime Pleads Not Guilty

    CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A White former police chief charged with a hate crime in New Jersey for smashing a handcuffed Black man's head...

    Suspect Indicted in Charlottesville White Nationalist Rally Car Attack

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An Ohio man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a White nationalist rally in Charlottesville has been indicted on...

    Alexandria, Va. Church Pastor, Wife, Convicted of $2 Million Fraud Scheme

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia pastor and his wife have been convicted of defrauding members of their congregation and investors in a Nigerian...

    White Louisianan Pleads Not Guilty in Deaths of 2 Black Men

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A White Louisiana man accused of shooting two Black men to death and of firing into the home of...

    Suspect in Charlottesville Car Attack Faces New Charge: First-Degree Murder

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a White nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of...

    DeRay McKesson Sues Fox News Host Jeanine Pirro for Defamation

    NEW YORK (AP) — A civil rights activist is suing Fox News host Jeanine Pirro, claiming she defamed him while discussing a lawsuit against...