Travis McMichael took the stand on Wednesday, insisting he tried to de-escalate the situation before shooting the unarmed Black man dead.
Newberg School Board member Brandy Penner called the superintendent’s firing “the shadiest, shadiest process ever.”
In New York City alone, at least four Black women have died giving birth or within the first 42 days postpartum since the first COVID wave hit in 2020.
Just in time for Halloween, it’s worth revisiting striking entries like “Ganja & Hess,” “Tales from the Hood,” and “Blacula”—and the rich film history that produced them.
“Have some grace,” one lawyer said about Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer’s refusal to step aside.
The Grammy-winning trumpet player and composer’s “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” is the first opera by a Black composer performed at the Metropolitan Opera in its 138-year history.
The Oscar-winning filmmaker behind “12 Years a Slave” and “Small Axe” discusses his BBC docuseries “Uprising,” how “12 Years a Slave” changed the conversation, and much more.