Kim Royster had dreams of becoming a professional singer after leaving her small North Carolina town and heading to New York. While her artistic aims fell through, Royster has earned several achievements as a member of the New York Police Department and is the highest-ranked Black female officer on the force. This week, Assistant Chief […]
The Amadou Diallo Foundation hosted its second annual benefit gala in Harlem on the 18th anniversary of his death.
The settlements of lawsuits brought on by individuals who were wrongfully convicted of crimes, families of those killed by police officers, and disability rights activists, equate to millions of dollars in payouts.
Steven Sampson, a 41-year-old NYC EMT worker, faces criminal charges after authorities reveal he fabricated a robbery on Christmas morning.
New York City will reportedly give 1 percent pay increases to police officers who have to wear the cameras.
The suspect, Isaac Duran, 23, told authorities he strangled Felicia Barahona, the 36-year-old mother of his child, with an electrical cord and then drowned Miguel, his toddler, in the bathtub.
The judge underscored the lack of evidence. She also slammed the detective who used 'correct tactics' to get convictions.
The mother of Sean Bell, Valerie Bell, has penned a new book about her son, who was shot at 50 times and killed by police in 2006. Valerie Bell worked on writing Just 23: Thoughts From a Mother starting in 2007.
A New York cop shot and killed a 66-year-old Black woman wielding a bat in the Bronx on Tuesday evening. Police say they will investigate why the officer used lethal force instead of his Taser.
Dubbed “Heal our Communities,” the event was hosted by The Amadou Diallo Foundation, an initiative launched by his mother to focus on racial healing through education.
Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the […]