Recap Friday: Annual march keeps MLK’s dream alive

    (Photo: Citizens march along historic Auburn Street in downtown Atlanta)   The annual Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally celebrated the life and legacy of the late Civil Rights leader on Monday, January 21. Several organizations such as the National Pan-Hellenic Council or D9, Teens Against Justice and more joined thousands

Former Police Officer Jason Van Dyke sentenced for the shooting of Laquan McDonald

    Photo: BBC   Former police officer Jason Van Dyke was convicted on charges of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery last October for the shooting of Laquan McDonald in 2014. He initially faced charges of first-degree murder, aggravated battery, and official misconduct.   Now, Van Dyke has been sentenced to six years and

Update: Alleged shooter of Jazmine Barnes denies involvement

    Photo: Insider   An attorney for Larry D. Woodruffe, one of the two men charged with capital murder in the Dec. 30 shooting in Houston that killed 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes denies Woodruffe's involvement.   According to KRPC of Houston, Woodruffe told police he was not involved in the killing of Barnes and the only thing connecting

The reward for the driver who gunned down 7-year-old is now $100,000

    Photo: ABC13 Houston   The hunt for the killer of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes is now at $100,000. Texas police are hoping that they can track the murderer with the description that Barnes' siblings and mother provided.     The driver opened fire on the family's car when the second-grader at Monahan Elementary School was still in her

Recap: Gabrielle’s Place hosts grand opening with rapper Yo-Yo

    Photo: Gabrielle's Place Instagram   Gabrielle's Place hosted their grand opening Sunday, Oct.28 with a lunch served special with special guest Yolanda “Yo-Yo” Whitaker. Ya'll remember Yo-Yo right? "Don't try to play me out."     Founded by Dawn House in 2011, Gabrielle's Place is a non-profit organization that provides resources to families that are affected

Former President Barack Obama endorses Stacey Abrams for governor

    What’s up CeeSoDope readers? I’m checking in to give you guys an important message, go vote.   Today is the last day to vote for the midterm election and Democratic candidate for governor, Stacey Abrams is leaving no stone unturned.   On Friday, Nov.2, Abrams appeared at Morehouse College Forbes arena for the Get

Suspect Accused Of Killing 18-Year-Old Woman At Oakland BART Station Arrested

    Photo: abc7news.com   John Cowell, who is the suspect in the double stabbing at MacArthur BART that left one sister dead and another injured has been arrested.     The police say they followed up on tips from the public and found Cowell on an Antioch-bound train.   BART Police Chief Carlos Rojas held a media availability

NYPD Files Disciplinary Charges Against Officer For Eric Garner’s Death

    Photo: Gangsterism Out Blog   Will justice finally be served? According to CNN, the NYPD has decided to file charges against Officer Daniel Pantaleo who killed Eric Garner after placing him in a fatal chokehold.   Pantaleo will be charged for violating department regulations. His case will be heard and prosecuted by the Civilian