The Cherokee Nation is appealing Jeep to cease using the tribe’s name in association with its vehicles.
Ahmaud Arbery was 25 when he was shot and killed while out for a run on February 23, 2020. On Tuesday, his mother filed a one-million-dollar civil lawsuit against the three men arrested for his murder, more than a dozen law enforcement officers, and the Glynn County District Attorney.
Malcolm X’s family released new evidence for the investigation in a news conference Saturday. According to the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the family obtained a letter written by Raymond Wood, a former undercover NYPD police officer. Wood, now deceased, stated that the NYPD forced him to lure the X’s security team into a trap and arrest them.
On Thursday, the body that had been found on the Crow Reservation in Montana was confirmed to belong to 8-year-old Mildred Old Crow. Mildred was reported missing in November of 2020 after non-custodial family members stated that they had not seen the young girl since July 2018.
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Take a look at some of our top picks for Black True Crime Podcasts. True Crime spaces could definitely be more inclusive, so we are here to add a bit more diversity.
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In Jessica McDiarmid’s Highway of Tears: A True Story of Racism, Indifference and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, voices are heard and stories are told by the families of many of the missing women and girls who have so often been treated as disposable by society, the media, and law enforcement.