Two former small town police officers in South Carolina were sentenced to prison time Monday for unnecessarily shocking a mentally disabled woman with a Taser at least eight times.
“If you’re black, they’ll shoot you down like a dog!” Nation of Islam Founder Minister Louis Farrakhan spoke today at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta. Following an hour-long speech to a packed audience, there […]
With Missouri governor declaring state of emergency ahead of ruling on Ferguson shooting, are Black males safe? Bev Smith speaks with author and retired LAPD Sergeant Cheryl Dorsey on Ferguson and police brutality on the African […]
As usual on Hot Button Monday, Al Sharpton was joined by Dr. Earl Ofari Hutchinson. They discussed many topics including domestic violence and the President’s foreign policy on dealing with Isis. The many cases of […]
Atlanta (WAOK)-Bounkham “Baby Bou Bou” Phonesavanh, is resting today after undergoing surgery on Wednesday at a hospital near the family’s home in Wisconsin. The now 22 month old, was severely injured in May when authorities, […]
On today’s show Sharpton attended the funeral of Michael Brown, the unarmed teen who was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Thousands attended the very emotional service at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist […]
Today on News One Now with Roland Martin, Roland discussed the chaos in Ferguson, Missouri. In the wake of the tragic death of the unarmed 18-year old Mike Brown last Saturday, the community has expressed […]
On today’s Hot Button Monday, Reverend Al Sharpton discussed police brutality along with his guest, Dr. Ofari Hutchinson. On August 9th, 17-year old Michael Brown was shot multiple times by a police officer in St. […]
Earlier this week, Atlanta Police responded to a domestic violence call at 1572 Hardee St. at the Edgewood Courts Apartments. A young man was arrested and that’s when his brother jumped into the situation and […]
The father of an Alabama man who died in police custody says in a new federal lawsuit that officers “staged” his suicide to cover up what they describe as a brutal beating by officers while he was handcuffed and on his knees.