Category Archives: National

Details of Jay-Z/NFL Partnership Revealed

By Free Radical Recent news of the partnership of Jay-Z’s Roc Nation company and  the NFL drew both sharp criticism and support from observers. Many in the latter camp advocated that we should exercise caution and wait until more of

Study: Blacks More Likely Flagged for Twitter Hate Speech

By Free Radical  African-Americans are one of the groups most likely to be targeted by hate crimes. Ironically, national studies show that they are  also most often to be accused of using hate speech on Twitter. One Washington University report

“Stephon Clark Law” Passed in California

By Malcolm Speaks California just passed a new law restricting when police officers can pull the trigger, and many have called it one of the strictest use-of-force standards in the nation. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law this past Monday

Cop Who Killed Eric Garner is Fired

By Free Radical  Former NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who has the infamous distinction of killing Eric Garner, has been fired. NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill made the announcement Monday, more than five years after Garner was killed. The news was met