Aiyana Stanley Jones

Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent shooting of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks.

In the wake of Symone Marshall, who died in jail last month in Walker County, Texas, NewsOne remembers other African-American women who have died in the custody of law enforcement officers in recent years. Marshall, 22, passed away on April 26 following an arrest on charges of possession of a controlled substance and failure to […]

John Lennon and Yoko Ono had a song titled, “Woman is the N*gger of the World” in 1972. The duo expressed they were using the…

Today marks five years since seven year-old, Aiyana Stanley-Jones, was shot by police. To refresh your memory, Aiyana, whose home was in the east side of Detroit,…

A Detroit police officer who shot and killed 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley–Jones while filming A&E’s The First 48 will not be retried. Officer Joseph Weekley was originally charged with…

A Detroit cop is facing reduced charges after fatally shooting 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones while searching a house. As of Friday morning, Wayne County Circuit Judge Cynthia…