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Justice Department won’t reopen probe into Tamir Rice death

By Colleen Long, Associated Press The Justice Department has said it will not reopen the federal investigation into the 2014 death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice,...

Assistant Prosecutor Says Thanks by Giving Back to Detroit

By Scott Talley, Detroit Free Press The date was Aug. 26, 1979. The venue was Cobo Hall. And a 17-year-old east-sider named Opolla Brown very...

Philadelphia settles in fatal shooting of Walter Wallace Jr.

By Associated Press Philadelphia has agreed to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Walter Wallace Jr., a Black man experiencing a...

Philadelphia police to get stun guns after Wallace shooting

By Associated Press Philadelphia will spend $14 million to equip all of its officers with stun guns, train them on how to use them and...

Melvin Van Peebles, Creative Genius

By Julianne Malveaux, TriceEdneyWire.com One of the first Broadway plays I ever saw was Melvin Van Peeble’s Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death. A....