Fire at black church in North Carolina ruled arson

26 Jun

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Investigator say an arsonist is to blame for a fire which caused a quarter-million dollars in damage to a Charlotte church. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/06/fire-at-black-church-in-north-carolina.html

Dr. Ben Carson statement on Emanuel AME shootings.

22 Jun

While many Republican candidates for president have danced around the reason for the horrific shootings at Emanuel AME, Ben Carson to his credit called racism when he saw it in a statement he released on June 18th. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/06/dr-ben-carson-statement-on-emanuel-ame.html

Rachel Dolezal resignation letter to the NAACP

16 Jun

Today June 15, 2015, Rachel Dolezal stepped down from her post as president of the Spokane Chapter of the NAACP. Read Rachel Dolezal’s resignation letter to the NAACP  at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/06/rachel-dolezal-resignation-to-naacp.html

Billboard puts spin on Black Lives Matter

15 Jun

Billboard puts spin on Black Lives Matter

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Civil rights activist Fred Davis has posted a billboard in Tennessee which reads “Black lives matter. So let’s quit killing each other.” Check out this report focusing on Fred Davis and the billboard at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/06/billboard-puts-spin-on-black-lives.html

Georgia cop speaks out against bad cops and speaks up for the good ones

15 Jun

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Billy Ray Fields, an African American police officer in Georgia has posted a video doing something that can quickly ease tensions between African American communities and cops. Fields admits that there are bad cops and hopes that they are kicked off the force. What’s sad is that he also admits that speaking out could hurt his career although he also speaks up for good cops. Check out the video – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/06/georgia-cop-speaks-out-against-bad-cops.html

Black teen attacked by McKinney police officer speaks out.

9 Jun

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The bikini-clad teenage girl, Dajerria Becton who was forcibly restrained by a police officer responding to a disturbance at a pool party in a Dallas suburb over the weekend says she was an invited guest and was obeying his orders to leave when he grabbed her. She has now spoken out to a local Texas TV station. Watch that interview at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/06/black-teen-attacked-by-mckinney-police.html

Teen who filmed McKinney pool party takedown video speaks out

9 Jun

The teen boy who recorded the now-infamous McKinney pool party take down by Cpl. Eric Casebolt video spoke to a local television station Monday. Watch that interview at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/06/teen-who-filmed-mckinney-pool-party.html

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