New York’s top prosecutor will investigate the death of a 42-year-old black mother of eight while in police custody on shoplifting charges, state officials said on Monday. Raynette Turner was found unresponsive in her holding cell on July 27, two days after she was arrested on suspicion of...
"Allure Magazine" put together a vintage 70s photo shoot and no one said, "Hey, maybe we should have a black woman in this?" Peak caucasity in allure magazine y'all pic.twitter.com/IrptY9nbuP — BLACK (@isthecolor) August 3, 2015 This...Show More Summary
I got this message from a woman last night and I didn't want to expose her name. There isn't a single day when we can walk in public spaces without suffering attempts at humiliation and embarrassment simply for being black. We have...Show More Summary
This week, the Cut is considering what it means to be a woman who leads. It's a conversation that Michel Martin knows well. She herself has made a boss journey up the media ranks, first as a reporter at the Washington Post, then a White House correspondent for The Wall... More »
Allure magazine is a beauty publication mainly targeting young, white women. So I'm going to break from the chorus of individuals calling foul on how the magazine featured a white woman in an Afro tutorial. But just a little bit.
Over the weekend, the New York Times detailed the story of a black woman in Baltimore who, 18 months after being arrested for driving with a blood-alcohol level of.09, has endured more than a year of unusually stiff penalties and harsh treatment. Show More Summary
Confederate Rally In Stone Mountain Brings Supporters And Protesters Hundreds of people showed up at Stone Mountain, Georgia in support and protest of the Confederate Flag. Via 11 Alive: Organizers intended for this to be a calm and respectful
British TV personality and singer Cilla Black has passed away at the age of 72, the BBC reports. Police in Malaga, Spain are confirming that a woman named Priscilla White, which is Cilla‘s real name, died in Estepona in the Costa del Sol region on Saturday (August 1). The death appears to be from natural [...]
At the top of her game in the UK, Cilla Black, who died today at the age of 72, was the highest-paid woman on television. During her 50-year career, Black, born Priscilla White, had 11 songs in the UK top 10, two consecutive number one hits (“Anyone Who Had a... More »
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets Friday in Minneapolis calling for justice for the death of Sandra Bland, the black woman found dead in a Texas jail following a confrontational traffic stop. Authorities determined Bland committed suicide while in custody, but her case has drawn widespread...
NYPD Deputy Chief Kim Royster is making history.
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This blogaround brought to you by cackling.Recommended Reading:Kenrya: [Content Note: Police brutality; misogynoir] Raynette Turner: The Latest Black Woman to Die in Police CustodyJohn: [CN: Police misconduct; homophobia; disablism]Show More Summary
The Texas county where a black woman died in an apparent jail suicide that garnered national attention had been cited by a state monitor for not doing enough to keep an eye on inmates and properly filling out intake forms, an official said on Thursday. Sandra Bland was found hanged in her cell...
A black woman relaxing at Oak Street Beach in Chicago and minding a group of children filmed a white beachgoer’s racist rant when the other woman became irate because the children had “splashed” her. Raquel Bolton posted video of the encounter to her Facebook page, writing,...
Let us remember that no woman is more likely to be murdered in America today than a Black woman. No woman is more likely to be raped than a Black woman. No woman is more likely to be beaten either by a stranger or by someone she loves...Show More Summary
With Sandra Bland's death, is the conversation finally shifting? Officials found 44-year-old Raynetta Turner dead in a Mt. Vernon Police jail cell in New York State Monday morning, making her the fifth black woman to die jail—that we know of—this month. Show More Summary
A 44-year-old black mother of eight died in her holding cell in Mount Vernon, New York, on Monday after being held for three days. Continue reading ? The post Woman dies in New York holding cell, AG investigates appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Ashley Diamond, a 36-year-old transgender black woman, has been serving time in various men's prisons for the past three years for offenses including burglary and theft. She's been denied hormone therapy, harassed and raped, and sheShow More Summary
A Denver woman said two white men attacked her over the weekend, and she believes they targeted her due to her race. Jacqueline Fitzpatrick said she was waiting with two friends for an Uber ride near South Broadway when two men in their 20s approached and asked the women to tell them something...