Race a factor in shooting of black cop?
The black Mount Vernon cop shot to death by Westchester County police officers had run into a government building and called for backup before he was killed Friday, his pastor said Sunday. (Continue Reading…)
Modern-day slavery: African children trafficked to UK
London: African children are being sold for “modern-day slavery” in Britain by impoverished parents on promise of better life, a media report said on Sunday. “Hundreds of young children are being sold and trafficked to Britain from Africa to be exploited as modern-day slaves,” the Sunday Telegraph reported. (Continue Reading…)
Chicago police torture victims share $20 million settlement
The city council recently unanimously voted to approve a nearly $20 million legal settlement in the cases of four Black men who accused members of the Chicago Police Department of racist actions, torture and brutality under former Commander Jon Burge. (Continue Reading…)
US blacks see ‘financial apartheid’ in subprime crisis
They had small means and big hopes of owning a house. But African-Americans snared in the US mortgage crisis have seen the American dream turn into a nightmare many call “financial apartheid.” (Continue Reading…)