The man who is suspected of shooting Black teen Ralph Yarl has been identified and charged. Clay County Prosecutor Zachary Thompson announced the charges of assault and criminal action against Andrew Lester on Monday, as well as declaring that there is a warrant for his arrest. Protesters had decried the police releasing Lester after holding him in custody for 24 hours after the shooting.
A Black teen is in stable condition after being shot twice by a white homeowner after going to the wrong address. According to reports, Ralph Yarl sought to pick up his siblings last Thursday night. The homeowner was detained by police but released after 24 hours.
A Kansas City pastor issued an apology video to his congregation on Tuesday after a video of him berating church members for not gifting him a luxury watch made the rounds on the web.
Remember The Name: Keiajah “KJ” Brooks Had Heavy Smoke For Kansas City Board Of Police Commissioners
Brooks, an activist in the city, did not pull one solitary punch in her blistering rebuke of the Kansas City Police Chief Rick Smith among others.
This Is Amerikkka: Kansas Police Officer Still Employed After Kneeling On The Back Of Pregnant Black Woman
According to published reports, on Sept. 30 police were responding to the scene outside of a local gas station after a security guard called in claiming a fight had broken out in the parking lot. During the call, the guard reportedly said there were “15-20 individuals fighting on the business’s property,"--but it wasn't.
Kansas City Chiefs Fans Boo During Moment Of Silence, Twitter Gathers Them By Their Nike Air Monarchs
If you need more proof about America’s systemic hatred towards people of color then look no further. Some folks in Missouri made it clear they don’t care about Black people.
According to published reports, 11-year old Nevaeh Thomas was playing with a group of friends outside an apartment complex near Shawnee school in Kansas City, Kansas, when an older boy began calling her racial slurs. Not one to back down, little Naveah stood firmly asserting to the bully that her "Black is beautiful", it was then, mother Brandi Stewart told local FOX affiliate WDAF-TV, that the things turned violent and the teen struck her daughter with a pole--knocking her unconscious.
The city of Kansas City, Mo. and its city council voted overwhelmingly in favor of renaming a 10-mile stretch of road in honor of the late Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Now, the decision by the council will be reversed after residents decided to revert to the street’s former name.
Kareem Hunt will have a long road to travel if he ever does get a chance to play in the NFL again after video of an incident this past February went public. Adding to the former Kansas City Chiefs’ legal woes, another video from January shows the player being restrained inside a Kansas City nightclub […]
An angry man attempted to rush the podium during an address given by the mayor of Kansas City, Tuesday (March 19), and was promptly taken down. Mayor Sly James was about to give his state of the city speech at the Gem Theater, when he was interrupted by the man, who pushed his way to the […]
Katt Williams has upgraded from keeping everybody waiting, on his disastrous comedy tour, to holding things off until the very last minute, then not to showing up. Williams skipped out on his show in Kansas City , but the audience wasn’t told until 15 minutes before show time.