Pregnant Mother Killed by Police in Seattle

Monika Williams, center, stands with her brother Domico Jones, right, as she talks about their sister, Charleena Lyles, at a vigil outside where Lyles was shot and killed Sunday by police, Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in Seattle. Police officers shot and killed 30-year-old Lyles after authorities said she confronted the officers with a knife. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)Charleena Lyles  Source: Facebook

Charleena Lyles
Source: Facebook

A pregnant mother in Seattle was shot and killed by two Seattle cops — whom she herself called for help, authorities said Monday. The officers were dispatched to the woman’s apartment complex in Northeast Seattle shortly before 10 a.m PT Sunday (1 p.m. ET) after she reported a break-in at her home, officials said in a statement.

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10-Year-Old Gabrielle Goodwin Invents the Perfect Hair Bow

Gabrielle Goodwin
*Elementary entrepreneur Gabrielle Goodwin is now selling her hair accessory invention GaBBY Bows in 50 Once Upon a Child stores in 16 states across the US. With the help of her mom Rozalynn, the 10 year-old CEO solved the age-old problem of disappearing girls’ hair barrettes by inventing The Double-Face Double-Snap Barrette by GaBBY. Gabrielle […]

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NAACP 108th National Convention (‘Steadfast and Immovable’) Heads to Baltimore July 22-26

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*BALTIMORE – The NAACP, America’s oldest and largest national civil rights organization, has announced its 108th annual convention, beginning Saturday, July 22nd through Wednesday, July 26th at the Baltimore Convention Center, One W. Pratt St. Embracing the theme, “Steadfast and Immovable,” the NAACP will be headed back to its headquarters city to set policies, programs and […]

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Black College Professor Suspended After Her Appearance on Fox News (Video)

*Political commentator Lisa Durden was suspended from her job as a college professor after she made an appearance on the Fox News program “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” Durden, a professor at Essex County College in New Jersey, sparred with Carlson earlier over her defense of a Black Lives Matter group in New York City allowing only […]

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Watch New Teasers of Shemar Moore in CBS Drama ‘S.W.A.T.’

*CBS has released first look video teasers of Shemar Moore’s new series “S.W.A.T.” Inspired by the 2003 film of the same name, the series stars Moore as a locally born and bred S.W.A.T. sergeant torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers when he’s tasked to run a specialized tactical unit that […]

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Kim Kardashian Addresses Her ‘Blackface’ Allegations: ‘I Have Learned From It’

*Kim Kardashian West has finally addressed the blackface controversy surrounding the launch of her new makeup line. The reality star was dragged across Twitter last week after she posted the first promotional images from KKW Beauty, which showed her skin in a significantly darker shade. Folks on Twitter immediately cried blackface, but she said that was […]

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Dashcam Video Released

RAW: Dashcam Video Shows Yanez Traffic Stop with Castile

 

June 20, 2017 04:56 PM

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The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and Ramsey County have released dashcam video, which shows the fatal traffic stop in July 2016, when Jeronimo Yanez pulls over Philando Castile in Falcon Heights.

 

The video was used as evidence in trial of former officer Yanez, and the jury watched the video at least four times in court on a projector. 

The jury found Yanez not guilty Friday on three charges related to the traffic stop

Beyonce Birth of Twins Viral While Bottom 1/2 of Black America Worth Less than 1 Dollar Combined (Video)

*Attorney and Emmy Nominated Film Producer Antonio Moore discusses the news that Beyonce and Jay-Z having twins, in the context of new data showing extreme wealth inequality in black America. Moore argues one solution for wealth inequality is to confront the use of black celebrity as a decadent veil to create a false idea wealth […]

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LL Cool J Walks Daughter Down the Aisle; Mary J. Blige, Monica, Niecy Nash Among Wedding Guests (Pics)

Italia Smith and dad James Todd Smith, a.k.a. LL Cool J (Instagram)
*On Father’s Day Eve, LL Cool J was on full daddy duty at the Sparkling Pointe Vineyards and Winery in Long Island, where he hosted his daughter’s wedding and, of course, walked her down the aisle. Mary J. Blige, Monica and Niecy Nash were also on hand for the nuptials of Italia Smith and Lamar […]

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