US race relations plummeted during Joe Biden's final year as vice president, 2016 poll reveals
US race relations plummeted during Joe Biden's final year as vice president, 2016 poll reveals

While the Obama presidency generated high hopes over race relations in the initial period, things were not so rosy towards the end

Atlanta Braves to keep name but will review famous ‘tomahawk chop’ celebration
Atlanta Braves to keep name but will review famous ‘tomahawk chop’ celebration

“We have great respect and reverence for our name and the Native American communities that have held meaningful relationships with us do as well,” the baseball team said in a statement

Eagles' DeSean Jackson says he doesn't hate Jews after sharing anti-Semitic quotes attributed to Adolf Hitler
Eagles' DeSean Jackson says he doesn't hate Jews after sharing anti-Semitic quotes attributed to Adolf Hitler

The 33-year-old wide receiver for Philadelphia Eagles shared one quote often attributed to German dictator Adolf Hitler, as well as excerpts from a speech by Louis Farrakhan

Massachusetts officer fired over posting pic of niece at BLM protest holding sign calling for shooting of cops
Massachusetts officer fired over posting pic of niece at BLM protest holding sign calling for shooting of cops

Rookie Springfield Detective Florissa Fuentes said she was showing pride in her niece's activism and didn't mean to disrespect her colleagues

Secoriea Turner shooting: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms's response to death of 8-year-old 'despicable'
Secoriea Turner shooting: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms's response to death of 8-year-old 'despicable'

Many took to social media to express disappointment with Bottoms's statements, especially when she said, 'You can't blame this on police officers' after an 8-year-old girl was shot and killed

Two people drown in Lake Lanier on July 4 weekend, is Georgia's manmade reservoir cursed?
Two people drown in Lake Lanier on July 4 weekend, is Georgia's manmade reservoir cursed?

Since Lake Lanier was built in 1956, experts say 675 people have died in these waters

Who is James Weldon Johnson? Creator of 'Lift Every Voice and Sing', the poem known as the Black national anthem
Who is James Weldon Johnson? Creator of 'Lift Every Voice and Sing', the poem known as the Black national anthem

Johnson was an author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, and civil rights activist, known widely for his leadership of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Homeless ex-Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles' family reveals tragic details of his paranoia and bipolar disorder
Homeless ex-Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles' family reveals tragic details of his paranoia and bipolar disorder

The baseball player's father, Alvin Toles, former New Orleans Saints linebacker, said that his son 'needs help before it's too late'

Three women of color top Joe Biden's list of four possible running mates
Three women of color top Joe Biden's list of four possible running mates

Elizabeth Warren remains the only white candidate while the others are Kamala Harris, Val Demings and Keisha Lance Bottoms

Colin Kaepernick plans comeback as multiple NFL teams and 1 head coach 'absolutely interested' in signing him
Colin Kaepernick plans comeback as multiple NFL teams and 1 head coach 'absolutely interested' in signing him

Following his kneeling protests against police brutality, Kaepernick was out in the cold when his contract with San Francisco 49ers was not renewed

BLM leader Hawk Newsome threatens to burn down the system if America does not give 'us what we want'
BLM leader Hawk Newsome threatens to burn down the system if America does not give 'us what we want'

'It seems to be the hypocrisy of America that when black people start talking about arming themselves and defending themselves, that talk is violent'

Black people three times more likely to be killed than white people during contact with US police, finds study
Black people three times more likely to be killed than white people during contact with US police, finds study

Rates of police-related fatalities vary in the US and some metros have death rates 9 times than those of other cities

George Floyd's daughter Gianna posts heart-rending photo and video, says 'happy Father's Day in heaven, daddy'
George Floyd's daughter Gianna posts heart-rending photo and video, says 'happy Father's Day in heaven, daddy'

The six-year-old took to Instagram to share a photo with her father on her first Father's Day without him

Pennsylvania cop fired for racist email: 'Black people can’t take care of their own without playing race card'
Pennsylvania cop fired for racist email: 'Black people can’t take care of their own without playing race card'

In the controversial email, Sgt. Jeff Annunziata defended his profession and lashed out at journalists for their coverage of the BLM protests

Georgia police veteran calls for hanging of black convicts in brutal murder of 87-year-old in Facebook post
Georgia police veteran calls for hanging of black convicts in brutal murder of 87-year-old in Facebook post

Robert “Skipper” Dunn Jr. was relieved of his duty by the Rossville Police Department following an internal investigation into his social media activity about the home invasion and murder of Dorothy “Dot” Dow

Atlanta hotel owners gift Rayshard Brooks' widow a new car, also life insurance and tuition for their 3 kids
Atlanta hotel owners gift Rayshard Brooks' widow a new car, also life insurance and tuition for their 3 kids

Pinky Cole of Slutty Vegan and Derrick Hayes of Big Dave's Cheesesteaks also gave Tomika Miller's kids a fully-funded ride to Clark Atlanta University

Chick-fil-A's Dan Cathy shines rapper Lecrae's shoes at roundtable, tells white Christians to repent for racism
Chick-fil-A's Dan Cathy shines rapper Lecrae's shoes at roundtable, tells white Christians to repent for racism

"Any expressions of a contrite heart, of a sense of humility, a sense of shame, a sense of embarrassment … an apologetic heart, I think that’s what our world needs to hear today," Cathy said

Rayshard Brooks death: Stepmother of officer Garrett Rolfe involved in shooting black man fired from her job
Rayshard Brooks death: Stepmother of officer Garrett Rolfe involved in shooting black man fired from her job

Melissa Rolfe was working as a human resources director at an Atlanta-based mortgage company

Breonna Taylor: Kentucky AG undecided on charging cops involved in shooting, says won't bow to Beyonce's letter
Breonna Taylor: Kentucky AG undecided on charging cops involved in shooting, says won't bow to Beyonce's letter

The African-American attorney also added that he will not bow to pressures such as the letter from Beyonce seeking transparency in the case

Amy Klobuchar quits vice presidential race, tells Joe Biden 'it's time to put a woman of color on that ticket'
Amy Klobuchar quits vice presidential race, tells Joe Biden 'it's time to put a woman of color on that ticket'

The campaign has many colored women shortlisted for vice president, including California Senator and former presidential candidate Kamala Harris

New York Police Dept mulls strike on July 4 to let the city have its 'independence without cops'
New York Police Dept mulls strike on July 4 to let the city have its 'independence without cops'

Messages are doing rounds among law-enforcing officers in New York, encouraging them to call in sick on Independence Day as protests against cops continue in the US

#Blueflu: Atlanta PD cops call in sick in protest, Internet slams them saying  they should all 'be fired'
#Blueflu: Atlanta PD cops call in sick in protest, Internet slams them saying they should all 'be fired'

The police officers were called out for protesting the charges against their peers by walking out on their job

Donald Trump unveils police reform plan, bans chokehold except when cops' lives are at risk
Donald Trump unveils police reform plan, bans chokehold except when cops' lives are at risk

The president also took a dig at his predecessor, Barack Obama, saying he had done nothing to fix the problem during his term

Meghan McCain says Rayshard Brooks was shot dead as he was black: ‘I've been drunk at Wendy's and wasn't shot'
Meghan McCain says Rayshard Brooks was shot dead as he was black: ‘I've been drunk at Wendy's and wasn't shot'

'The View' co-host contrasted Brooks' treatment by police to that of Dylann Roof, who killed nine black men and women in a church in Charleston in 2015

NFL chief Roger Goodell encourages teams to sign Colin Kaepernick four years after he was shunned by league
NFL chief Roger Goodell encourages teams to sign Colin Kaepernick four years after he was shunned by league

Kaepernick hasn’t played a down since opting out of his contract in 2016, the same year the quarterback began his protest

Rayshard Brooks death: Anonymous hacks Atlanta police website after fatal shooting, demands arrest of 2 cops
Rayshard Brooks death: Anonymous hacks Atlanta police website after fatal shooting, demands arrest of 2 cops

The hacker group targeted the police departments of Chicago and Minneapolis recently in the wake of George Floyd's death

Lake Lanier drowning: 19-year-old's body found after he drowned in 'haunted, cursed, murder lake'
Lake Lanier drowning: 19-year-old's body found after he drowned in 'haunted, cursed, murder lake'

Twitter users were quick to comment on the lake's history marred by several drowning incidents and allege that the lake may be haunted

Trump says he won't be watching NFL, US Soccer after bosses said they would allow players to kneel during anthem
Trump says he won't be watching NFL, US Soccer after bosses said they would allow players to kneel during anthem

The reversal by the sports bodies have come about in the wake of protests over George Floyd's death

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll regrets not signing 'incredible player' Kaepernick, says a team is looking for him
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll regrets not signing 'incredible player' Kaepernick, says a team is looking for him

'The first thing we know is Kap was right on point. He was right on police brutality and inequality'

#BoycottStarbucks trends after chain prohibits staff wearing Black Lives Matter clothing in fear of 'inciting violence'
#BoycottStarbucks trends after chain prohibits staff wearing Black Lives Matter clothing in fear of 'inciting violence'

According to reports, Starbucks management argued that wearing clothing and accessories highlighting Black Lives Matter could be 'misunderstood and potentially incite violence'

NASCAR star Bubba Wallace doesn't want Confederate flags at race events as it makes people 'feel uncomfortable'
NASCAR star Bubba Wallace doesn't want Confederate flags at race events as it makes people 'feel uncomfortable'

Wallace, the only black driver in the Cup Series, wore an "I Can't Breathe" shirt to a race in the wake of George Floyd's death

Georgia Primary: Voting delays, long lines spark 'voter suppression' accusations by Democrats; probe launched
Georgia Primary: Voting delays, long lines spark 'voter suppression' accusations by Democrats; probe launched

Issues with new voting machines, shortage of ballots cause outrage in Georgia that could turn into a key swing state in the November 3 election

Kaepernick did 'right thing' by kneeling during anthem, can be on our roster, says Seahawks QB Russell Wilson
Kaepernick did 'right thing' by kneeling during anthem, can be on our roster, says Seahawks QB Russell Wilson

Wilson made the statement during a video conference call with reporters in wake of George Floyd protests against police brutality and systematic racism in the US

Johnny Depp mourns 'grotesque' murder of George Floyd, slams 'judgmental ugliness' of racism
Johnny Depp mourns 'grotesque' murder of George Floyd, slams 'judgmental ugliness' of racism

The 56-year-old Pirates of the Caribbean star took to Instagram Thursday and shared a message with his followers alongside a video of rapper Killer Mike delivering an emotional speech at the Mayor's office in Atlanta

California man who teaches police recruits about bias shot in groin with riot gun during protest
California man who teaches police recruits about bias shot in groin with riot gun during protest

Derrick Sanderlin, who has known the San Jose police chief and worked with him for three years, is now questioning if the department has made any progress

George Floyd protests: Georgia National Guard do the 'Macarena' before curfew, Internet reacts 'What the f**k?'
George Floyd protests: Georgia National Guard do the 'Macarena' before curfew, Internet reacts 'What the f**k?'

In downtown Atlanta, barely 15 minutes before the curfew went into effect on Friday (June 5) at 8 pm, a line of guardsmen can be seen rollicking to the Macarena dance

NFL stars' protest clip asks league to admit it silences voices like Kaepernick's: 'What if I was George Floyd?'
NFL stars' protest clip asks league to admit it silences voices like Kaepernick's: 'What if I was George Floyd?'

The video features 17 stars including Saquon Barkley, Patrick Mahomes and Odell Beckham Jr

Georgia sheriff calls for return to 'tradition of hanging traitors' in FB post amidst George Floyd protests
Georgia sheriff calls for return to 'tradition of hanging traitors' in FB post amidst George Floyd protests

Grady County Sheriff Harry Young insisted his post was not aimed at protesters and that he was speaking about political figures

NFL's George Floyd statement slammed as hypocritical after league's stand on Kaepernick: 'Save the bulls***'
NFL's George Floyd statement slammed as hypocritical after league's stand on Kaepernick: 'Save the bulls***'

Fans took the league to task for acknowledging the "pain, anger and frustration" of the protesters, the very reasons why Kaepernick started taking the knee at games

Anonymous had launched 'total war' on Trump in 2016 that sparked infighting and made them disappear for 4 years
Anonymous had launched 'total war' on Trump in 2016 that sparked infighting and made them disappear for 4 years

The vigilante group was last active during the 2016 election and a faction within Anonymous declared 'total war' on then-candidate Trump

Anonymous, the most secretive hacking group, has made a name for itself over the years by targeting ISIS and CIA
Anonymous, the most secretive hacking group, has made a name for itself over the years by targeting ISIS and CIA

The hacktivists are back in the news with a threat of exposing Minneapolis police department's "many crimes to the world" following the death of George Floyd

Anonymous declares war on Minneapolis Police in wake of George Floyd's death, vows to expose their 'many crimes'
Anonymous declares war on Minneapolis Police in wake of George Floyd's death, vows to expose their 'many crimes'

The hacktivist group's latest video condemned the department's reputation for police brutality, adding that the defenseless 46-year-old's death is 'merely the tip of the iceberg'

Melania Trump slammed for seeing 'no reason for violence' in protests in wake of George Floyd's death
Melania Trump slammed for seeing 'no reason for violence' in protests in wake of George Floyd's death

Many questioned the first lady's silence when Colin Kaepernick was protesting police brutality without violence and her husband attacked him

George Floyd death: Emotional Michelle Obama says she is exhausted by 'a heartbreak that never seems to stop'
George Floyd death: Emotional Michelle Obama says she is exhausted by 'a heartbreak that never seems to stop'

'Right now it’s George, Breonna, and Ahmaud. Before that it was Eric, Sandra, and Michael. It just goes on, and on, and on'

Bullied boy with dwarfism Quaden Bayles down with mystery illness, gets 'special present' to cheer him up
Bullied boy with dwarfism Quaden Bayles down with mystery illness, gets 'special present' to cheer him up

The exact circumstances around Quaden's health and illness are not known. His mother had written that the gifts made him feel much better

NFL changes Colin Kaepernick's status to 'UFA' from 'retired' on official website after severe backlash
NFL changes Colin Kaepernick's status to 'UFA' from 'retired' on official website after severe backlash

The quarterback has not played in the NFL since opting out of his contract in 2016

Georgia SC allows family to adopt toddler after denying rights to biological father who wanted to abort him
Georgia SC allows family to adopt toddler after denying rights to biological father who wanted to abort him

Chief Justice Harold Melton said one example of Joshua Brumbelow giving up his opportunity to develop a relationship with his biological son was offering to pay for the latter's abortion

Maryland mother left two children in hot car while she got her nails done in salon defying lockdown rules
Maryland mother left two children in hot car while she got her nails done in salon defying lockdown rules

Keontae Moodie, 22, was charged with two counts of leaving her children unattended, after police found a 3-month-old boy and a 3-year-old girl inside her parked black Honda

Georgia pastors refuse to reopen churches despite permission to open: 'These are not numbers, these are souls'
Georgia pastors refuse to reopen churches despite permission to open: 'These are not numbers, these are souls'

Several pastors in the city of Albany are continuing to deliver virtual sermons weeks after Gov. Brian Kemp allowed religious establishments to open up

$250,000 a month: Harry and Meghan's LA home costs a fortune in rent, realtor says 'it's outside their range'
$250,000 a month: Harry and Meghan's LA home costs a fortune in rent, realtor says 'it's outside their range'

They are staying at Hollywood tycoon Tyler Perry's Beverly Hills villa, and probably just as guests

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