The sisters returned home to renew their ties to the community and to honor the big sister who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Compton in 2003.
Daveon Coates,15 and his sister, 11-year-old Tatiyana Coates were killed in an apparent gang retaliation shooting, police say.
A gunman fatally shot a New York anti-violence activist in Miami. The police say he was an unintended target.
A mother was fatally shot in Chicago. Authorities said she was caught in the crossfire while standing outside with her 1-year-old daughter.
Childs' family believes she was targeted. Childs was home alone when the shooting occurred. Her body was discovered by her boyfriend when he returned home, KTRK reports.
Singer Janelle Monáe took to Twitter on Wednesday evening to mourn the loss of her thirty-seven-year-old cousin, Natasha Hays.
A boy, 10, was nearly killed in Chicago's deadliest day of gun violence in 13 years. Nineteen people were shot.
The teen, whose name has not been released, has been charged as a juvenile and was being questioned Saturday by investigators in connection with the deaths.
NewsOne spoke with Christina Greer, a professor of political science at Fordham University, about how Democrats performed overall at the convention and particularly on two key issues facing African-Americans: Women's empowerment, and police killings and gun violence.
The men, Cheron Shelton, 29, and Robert Thomas, 27, each face five counts of homicide, six of aggravated assault, six of recklessly endangering another person, conspiracy, and criminal homicide of an unborn child,