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U.S. Representative Cummings dies

  Cummings was chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee investigating President Donald Trump He represented Maryland’s 7th District since 1996.   U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee investigating the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump, died Tuesday in a Baltimore hospice. Representative Cummings, who represented Baltimore’s 7th Congressional District since 1996, was[Read More…]

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For many black men, work is not in their future

Automation is quickly pushing black men out of the workforce Corporations are being pushed to include racial equity in their hiring Why aren’t black people talking about this crucial issue? By Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today Black men are predicted to suffer even higher unemployment then they do now because they work jobs that will be replaced by artificial intelligence. McKinsey[Read More…]

Fort Worth cop who shot to death Atatiana Jefferson resigns and is charged with her murder

The former police officer charged with murder He shot her to death during a wellness check She will be buried Friday in Dallas Aaron Dean, a Fort Worth, Texas, police officer who shot to death a black woman during what was supposed to be a wellness check, has resigned from the police department. Interim Fort Worth Police Chief Ed Kraus[Read More…]

Amber Guyger revisited

Fort Worth cop shoots to death black woman in her own home A wellness check proves to be fatal  by Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today A Fort Worth, Texas, police officer dispatched to a home for a wellness check shot and killed the  occupant. The cop, who has not been named, fired a fatal shot around 2:20 a.m. through a window[Read More…]

NAACP LDF is pushing for an independent investigation into deadly shooting of Joshua Brown

Police claim Brown was murdered during a botched drug deal By Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund is pushing for an independent investigation into the murder of Joshua Brown, a key witness in the recent trial of Amber Guyger, a former Dallas cop, who shot to death Botham Jean and was sentenced to 10 years[Read More…]

Key witness in Amber Guyger’s murder trial shot dead

  Joshua Brown feared his testimony could lead to his murder Elected officials demand police find his killer or killers   By Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today Botham Jean’s neighbor who testified courageously and tearfully as a prosecution witness in the murder trial of former Dallas cop Amber Guyger, was found shot dead Friday night in Dallas. Joshua Brown, who lived[Read More…]