Day: July 16, 2019

Police arrest man for the murder of Baton Rouge museum founder

  Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police on Tuesday arrested Ron Jermaine Bell, 38, and charged him with the murder of museum founder Sadie Roberts-Joseph, whose body was found in the trunk of her car. Bell was a tenant of Joseph’s, and he was behind $1,200 on his rent. Her death was caused by traumatic asphyxiation with mouth and nose blocked. In[Read More…]

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Cop who brutally killed Eric Garner will not face charges

    By Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today A New York City police officer who used an illegal chokehold to kill Eric Garner as a black woman police sergeant supervisor watched and did nothing to stop the brutal assault, will not face federal charges in Garner’s violent death, the Justice Department announced today. U.S. Attorney General William Barr, who was appointed[Read More…]

Sen. Scott denounces Trump’s racist comments

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott denounced President Trump’s comments telling four Democratic Congresswomen to go back to where they came from in a racially offensive set of tweets. Scott, a South Carolina Republican, said Trump’s comments were “unacceptable and racially offensive.” An African American, Scott is only one of a few Republicans to criticize Trump for his comments. Lindsey Graham, South[Read More…]