Sean Bell

The mother of Sean Bell, Valerie Bell, has penned a new book about her son, who was shot at 50 times and killed by police in 2006. Valerie Bell worked on writing Just 23: Thoughts From a Mother starting in 2007.

If yesterday’s march in New York City is any indication, it appears there’s growing support nationwide for the Baltimore uprising ignited by the death of 25-year-old…

While the nation witnessed countless protests, die-ins, and marches after the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, Garner’s widow, Esaw Snipes, was struggling to find the strength…

The Justice League task force lead a multi-racial march from Harlem to the United Nations Monday afternoon, knowing that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of…

On Wednesday, a group of nine African American women, called the Delegation of Grieving Mothers, went before the House Judiciary committee to discuss how it felt to…

Contributed by: Malikka Michelle (Digital Intern) Since news spread on the Sanford, Florida killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, the country became outraged and began to hold worldwide marches and protests in his honor. With this case being in the public eye and justice not being served in a timely manner, it gives much wonder on […]

A source close to the trial of two New York City Police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Sean Bell says the deputy commissioner overseeing the proceedings overseeing the case will recommend that Detective Gescard Isnora be fired, NY1 reports. See also: Detective Gescard Isnora Should Be Fired For Shooting Death Of Sean Bell According […]

The Atlantic blogger Ta-Nehisi Coates recently wrote a post on the NYPD trial of the police officers who were involved in the controversial killing of Sean Bell. While Coates believes that a cop who made a mistake like in the Sean Bell case shouldn’t be sent to jail, he does believe that their job status needs […]

Close to five years after the shooting death of Sean Bell on his wedding day, his former fiancee, Nicole Paultre Bell, said that it was a “nightmare” to sit through the NYPD disciplinary trial. See Also: Will Smith In Sequel To Independence Day See Also: Black Travel: Explore Harlem USA “It can get overwhelming,” Bell, […]

NEW YORK-Detectives Michael Oliver, Gescard Isnora and Marc Cooper who were acquitted for killing Sean Bell in a high profile 2008 trial, are now facing an NYPD disciplinary trial according to the New York Daily News: The NYPD would not provide any information on what would happen in the trial room, and lawyers for the […]