U.S. Department of Justice

Being Black in America has always had it’s challenges but as more statistics move the forefront we are seeing concrete proof of cities and states in America not only targeting Black people for existing but it’s also for profit.

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.

In the wake of the acquittal of Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo this past weekend, the Justice Department and the city reached a settlement over the questionable conduct of its police officers. The Cleveland Police Department has been under heavy scrutiny for claims of excessive force and violating constitutional rights.

In news that won’t shock anyone, the Justice Department has revealed in two reports that the Ferguson Police Department in Missouri routinely violated the civil and constitutional rights of Black citizens in the city.

The U.S. Department of Justice concluded an investigation into the arrest records and conduct of police in Ferguson, Mo. in light of the shooting death of Michael “Mike” Brown last August. The probe revealed that police and local officials traded tasteless and offensive jokes at the expense of President Barack Obama and Black women.

The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the conclusion of their ongoing investigation of the Ferguson Police Department in Missouri. After launching an investigation into the practices of the police there last summer, the DOJ has discovered that Ferguson police operated by using racially biased practices for years.

In what appears to be a move to get the Megaupload case tried on U.S. soil, the feds are pulling Swizz Beatz back into the case, although the matter was reportedly settled in January after attorneys for the file-sharing giant stated that the producer/rapper was never the company’s CEO as authorities claim. Now, the feds […]

Swizz Beatz’s Megaupload Shut Down By The Feds   Earlier this week, the Hip-Hop world was shocked to learn super producer Swizz Beatz is the CEO of prominent Internet file-sharing service Megaupload.com. If having his cover blown wasn’t enough to ruin Alicia Keys’ hubby’s workweek, today’s news that the federal government shutdown the popular site and […]