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NY attorney general will investigate black woman’s death in police custody

4 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

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's photo shoot on how white girls can get "Afro" hair didn't go over well.

8 hours agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

"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 — BLACK (@isthecolor) August 3, 2015 This...Show More Summary

Racists Have The Abyss. We Must Have Love

  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

How Black Women Have Been Leaning In Forever

10 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

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 »

Black Twitter Scolds Allure Magazine for Using a White Woman in an Afro Tutorial  

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.

Arrested for DUI, Woman’s Probation Becomes Nightmare

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

Twilight Zone: Black Woman Brings Grandkids To Support Atlanta Confederate Rally While White Man Burns Flag!

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

Cilla Black Dead - British TV Personality & Singer Dies at 72

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 [...]

Iconic British Singer and TV Star Cilla Black Dies at 72

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 in Minneapolis protest Sandra Bland’s death

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

In Atlanta: "The King Compound" Releases A Video Of The 2 White Men Placing Confederate Flags At Their Church. The Atlanta Police Announce The Arrest Of The Man Who Shot A 81 Year Old Black Woman Dead. WHICH NEWS WILL BE SPREAD NATIONALLY?


The Friday Blogaround

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

Jail where Sandra Bland died in trouble with authorities for failing to properly monitor inmates

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

WATCH: Chicago woman shouts N-word at black mom — then lectures her about the Constitution

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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,...

Say Her Name

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

5 Black Women Have Been Found Dead in Jail in the Last Month

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

Woman dies in New York holding cell, AG investigates

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.

Black Trans Inmate Ashley Diamond Alleges New Sexual Assault

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

Black Denver woman says two white men called her a racial slur and punched her in the face

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

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