Jacksonville Family Shooting Leaves Two Dead and Mother Injured: Racial Slur Argument Turned Deadly

Jacksonville, Florida – A tragic incident unfolded on Easter Sunday as a young man took the lives of his father and 12-year-old brother before turning the gun on himself in a home on Jacksonville’s Westside, according to authorities. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Undersheriff Shawn Coarsey revealed that the horrific event came to light when the … Read more

Disparities in Black Maternal Health: Urgent Attention Needed to Address Racial Disparities

Atlanta, Georgia – Black Maternal Health Week, observed annually from April 11-17, aims to raise awareness about the challenges faced by Black pregnant women in the United States. Pregnancy-related deaths remain a significant issue in the country, with hundreds of individuals perishing during pregnancy or postpartum each year. Shockingly, over 80% of these deaths are … Read more

“Legacy” of racial violence haunts Georgia’s Lake Lanier, underwater rescues use robots

FORSYTH COUNTY, Georgia – Over a century ago, a tragic incident occurred in Forsyth County, Georgia. In September 1912, a white 18-year-old, Mae Crow, was found assaulted in the woods near her family’s home. Despite the lack of witnesses or evidence, a 24-year-old Black man, Rob Edwards, was arrested. He was then taken from the … Read more