Eric Garner

via praisephilly: “Two Sides,” a four-part limited TV One docuseries, provides an inside look into the extraordinary events from 2014 – 2015, where four prominent police shootings reverberated throughout the nation. The public eye quickly turned to invest in the lives of the series subjects, Eric Garner, Ezell Ford, John Crawford and Sandra Bland. The show, executive produced by Viola Davis, her husband Julius Tennon, […]

Rep. Jeffries dissected the history of Africans in America and the Black experience in the United States.

President Barack Obama is receiving a lot of heat following The President and the People town hall that broadcast across all of the Disney networks on Thursday night. Erica Garner, daughter of Eric Garner – the man killed by an illegal chokehold in 2014 – expressed her disappointment with the town hall on race via social media. In one […]

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now took one last look back at the year that was with the NewsOne Now Memorable Moments Special. Check out a few of those moments below. Controversial Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke Talks Black Lives Matter, Racist Cops, & More In a highly contested and confrontational interview, Roland Martin, host of TV One’s […]

In a highly contested and confrontational interview, Roland Martin, host of TV One's NewsOne Now, and Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke discussed Clarke's views on the Black Lives Matter movement.

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While nearly 1,000 people have been killed by police this year alone, it’s hard to know if that number is accurate — local police departments are…

An ineffective system has left Tamir Rice and Eric Garner -- two high-profile police brutality victims of the previous year -- off the federal government's official record of homicides by officers. In fact, out of 18,000 law enforcement agencies across the United States, 17,776 refused to provide such data

Almost one year to the day after he died at the hands of New York City police officers — an episode that fueled months of racially underscored anti-police protests across the nation — the family of Eric Garner accepted a pretrial settlement from the city Monday. Garner’s estate, which filed a claim against the city […]

After a vociferous outcry over the high-profile deaths of unarmed Black men who died at the hands of White police officers in Ferguson, Mo., and…

“Selma” director Ava DuVernay addressed attendees of the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards with a heartfelt and passionate message about #BlackLivesMatter. During her speech she reminded…

Ramsey Orta (pictured without a hat), the man who filmed Eric Garner’s death, will have to wait until March 12th to see how his current…

People all across American have been angry about the grand jury decisions in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases, where White police officers were…