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Four current and former Louisville, KY police officers involved in a fatal raid on the apartment of Breonna Taylor have been charged in her death by the Feds. According to the DOJ, their crimes including lying in order to secure the warrant that was used to search her home.

Rappers rap and scammers scam, but nothing can come good of combining the two. Case in point, a rapper named Nuke Bizzle was arrested by the Feds after detailing his unemployment insurance scam in his own video.

Under the best of circumstances, Emmett Till could very well be alive today if not for his chilling beating and murder at the age of 14 in 1955. The Mississippi murder case was a watershed moment in the Civil Rights Movement, and the Justice Department is moving to reopen the investigation.

The case of Eric Garner is gaining new legs after news surfaced that the U.S. Department of Justice will reportedly file charges against the officer that applied the fatal chokehold on the Staten Island man. Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer in question, will face yet unknown charges in the death of Garner which has caused […]

The mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of 25-year-old Baltimore man Freddie Gray while in police custody has added to a growing number of incidents involving Black men, cops, and a loss of life. Amid the anger and frustration felt by many in the city and nationwide, the U.S. Department of Justice is launching an investigation […]

Loretta Lynch, the Brooklyn-based United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, has been rumored for weeks to be the next nominee for the United States Attorney General post. Although chatter began Election Day, there has been rumblings from Washington that a decision is nearing to a close.

A trio of brothers were charged after a plot was uncovered that the siblings allegedly shipped high-powered assault weapons overseas. The story has an interesting twist as two of the siblings worked in law enforcement.

The shooting death of New York teenager Ramarley Graham is slated to be investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice.

On Saturday (July 13), George Zimmerman was found not guilty of charges stemming from the Feb. 26, 2012 shooting of Trayvon Martin. In response, the NAACP launched  a petition urging the U.S. Department of Justice to file civil rights charges against the one-time accused killer, which they are now looking into.

July 4th 2010 marks the centennial celebration of when the first Black Heavyweight Champion of the World defiantly turned back the challenge of the initial ‘great white hope’ in ‘The Fight Of The Century’ at Reno, Nevada. While most of ‘white’ Amerikkka celebrated their ‘independence’, Jack Johnson crashed their parade by knocking out their latest […]

In a move that goes against the current political grain, the United States Justice Department is refusing to pardon Jack Johnson of his convictions. The legendary fighter was the first Black heavyweight champion of the world; seemingly unstoppable, America looked to a “Great White Hope” to officially dethrone him. When that particular venture failed, the […]

As previously reported, the murder of Mark Anthony Barmore left an Illinois town is shock, as unlike man murders before, those that were assigned to protect were actually at fault. Mere weeks after the initial incident, the Department of Justice has decided to investigate the case after conflicting stories between eye witnesses and local law […]