National

A Delta flight heading to Detroit, was forced to turn around after a suitcase with rotting fish resulted in maggots falling mid-flight.

me too. International announced the launch of its new initiative "Love Letters," which will focus on supporting survivors of sexual violence.  The post me too. Launches ‘Love Letters’ Campaign With Heartfelt Message To Black Men appeared first on NewsOne.

National

KANSAS CITY, MO. — Several people have been shot at the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl parade on Wednesday.  The Kansas City Fire Chief says there could be as many as ten victims. UPDATE: One dead, nine injured, and three people in custody, per @MarcusOfficer on twitter. At the parade conclusion, officers could be seen […] The post Shooting At Kansas City Chiefs Parade appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

WASHINGTON — President Biden is calling out the special counsel who investigated how he handled classified documents. In a primetime address Thursday, Biden lashed out at special counsel Robert Hur following the almost 400-page report being released. “We concluded that no criminal charges are warranted in this matter,” Hur determined in the report, which marks […] The post Biden Lashes Out At Special Counsel In Primetime Address appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

National

Despite heavy opposition and pushback from city activists, Cop City, a $90 million project, was passed with an 11-4 City Council vote in June.  The post Cop City: What We Know About Atlanta’s Controversial Police Training Center Project appeared first on NewsOne.

Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz decried a "diversity development fund" to help filmmakers who are people of color. The post Ted Cruz Whines About Network’s ‘Diversity Development Fund’ To Help POC Filmmakers appeared first on NewsOne.

Politics

Maxine Waters cast doubt on the accuracy of polling finding Joe Biden is losing support among Black voters in favor of Donald Trump. The post Maxine Waters Rejects Narrative That More Black Voters Support Trump: ‘They’re Attempting To Divide Us’ appeared first on NewsOne.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

A criminologist and George Floyd case witness said bodycam video shows the Minnesota cop who killed Ricky Cobb didn't follow protocol. The post George Floyd Criminologist: Minnesota Cop Accused Of Murdering Ricky Cobb Didn’t Follow Police Protocol appeared first on NewsOne.

Crime

Sgt. William Jerome Rivers, Spc. Kennedy Ladon Sanders and Spc. Breonna Alexsondria Moffett were all killed in a drone attack in Jordan. They were also Black. Here's why that matters. The post All 3 US Soldiers Killed In Jordan Drone Attack Were Black People From Georgia appeared first on NewsOne.

The NYPD's stop of City Councilman Yusef Salaam has come under scrutiny as Salaam cites it as a need for further police transparency. The stop happened last Friday in Harlem, and Salaam said he was given no reason for it.