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Two years ago, 37-year-old Tremar Harris was a pre-trial detainee in solitary confinement at the Appling County jail in Brunswick, Georgia. The post Lawsuit Filed Against Georgia Corrections Officer Shown On Video Wrapping Chain Around Black Inmates Neck appeared first on NewsOne.

“It never ends,” began Nsombi Lambright-Haynes during an exclusive discussion with NewsOne about Mississippi’s Goon Squad members, Brett McAlpin, who filed a notice of appeal this week despite having plead guilty to torturing two Black men, his attorney Aafram Sellers reported.  The post Mississippi Goon Squad Cop Who Tortured Two Black Men Appeals His Sentence appeared first on NewsOne.

Christian singer Mandisa died at her Nashville home on Thursday, K-LOVE reports. She was 47. At this time, her cause of death is unknown. Want gospel news at your fingertips? Text “BMORE” To 52140 to join our text club! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITaeONSK7ng&t=6s The Grammy winner was a member of the Fisk Jubilee Singers and American Idol contestant. […]

Local hip-hop artist and educator Joshua "Rowdy" Rowsey passed away on April 17, as confirmed by OnlyUs Media.

Rodreisha L. Russaw first heard about Jim Kennedy Jr.'s missing organs from a her colleague of hers at the coalition, Alabamians for Fair Justice last year. Kennedy had been killed while doing time in an Alabama prison. Officials notified the family of his death some four days after his death. That was bad. But not as bad as a call one of Kennedy's family members received from the funeral home. They wanted to know if the family was aware that all of their loved one's organs were missing.  The post Is Alabama Killing Prisoners to Steal Their Organs? appeared first on NewsOne.

Christian rapper and singer Aaron Cole has teamed up with Grateful Apparel for a collaboration inspired by his upcoming album, Sorry, I Changed.

Why is it that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis always seems so dedicated to further protecting the most protected classes in America? The post Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Protecting Florida Police Officers From Civilian Oversight Committees appeared first on NewsOne.