Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    Police: Tennessee Church Shooting Suspect Sent Suicidal Text

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man charged in a mass shooting at a Tennessee church expressed suicidal thoughts in June and had a volatile...

    Lawyers: Death Sentence Tainted by Juror’s Racial Bias

    ATLANTA (AP) — As Georgia prepares to put to death a man who killed his sister-in-law 27 years ago, his lawyers say the execution...

    ‘Face of Evil’: Man Gets Life for Killing 8 at Hair Salon

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California man who killed eight people at a hair salon in 2011 was sentenced to life without parole...

    South Carolina: Call for a Monument to Black Civil War Hero

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A call to honor a Black Civil War hero with a monument at the South Carolina Statehouse grounds, onetime epicenter...

    White Man Accused of Killing 2 Black Men, Firing on Black Family

    (Updated 8/19/2017) BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 23-year-old White man was arrested Tuesday and accused of killing two Black men and firing on...

    Convicted Church Killer Dylann Roof Wants to Fire Jewish, Indian Lawyers

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A White supremacist who was sentenced to death in the 2015 massacre of nine Black worshippers has told a...

    Police Think 2 Louisiana Slayings Likely Racially Motivated

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge last week were likely racially motivated, police said Sunday, and...

    Video Shows Teen Stumbling Around Hotel Before She Was Found Dead in A Freezer

    A 19-year-old woman was found dead inside a walk-in freezer at a hotel hours after she was reported missing from a party at the...

    University Security Guard Shoots Himself, Blames Black Gunman with ‘Short Afro’

    Police in St. Paul, Minn., announced Wednesday that a St. Catherine University public safety officer lied when he said a Black male shot him on campus, which...

    Prosecutor: “Suge” Knight’s Girlfriend Sold Video of Him Running Down Two Men

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say Marion "Suge" Knight's girlfriend and a business partner violated a court order by selling surveillance video of the...

    200,000 People Downloaded Her App Within Two Weeks, and Forbes Magazine is Calling Her...

    Angel Rich, from Washington, DC, has developed a very innovative app called Credit Stacker that teaches students about personal finance, credit management, and entrepreneurship...

    New Hampshire Police Refuse to Release Information in Case of 8-Year-Old Biracial Boy Who...

    Welcome to Donald Trump’s America. Say what you want, but when the U.S. president defends avowed white supremacists, one can’t be surprised when bullying...