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The family of a Chicago area woman want answers after a relative was killed at a local Walgreens Pharmacy. According to police, Sircie Varnado, 46, who is described as disabled, was shopping at the store on her way home to see family. That is when a store employee suspected Varnado of shoplifting and decided to…

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As the 2018 football season was underway, Tamla Horsford, 40, a mother of five children, went to an all-adult sleepover to watch the game and party. She was joined by other “football moms” at the sleepover, which included seven White women and three men at a home in Forsyth County, Georgia. The next morning, Horsford…

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In August 2016, Korryn Gaines, 23, was slain by police and her 5-year-old son Kodi was injured after an almost 6-hour standoff over parking ticket warrants. Gaines was wanted for failing to appear in court, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and numerous traffic violations, all related to an incident in March 2016. She live streamed the…

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The activist group Southerners on New Ground (SONG) is spearheading a national campaign called National Black Mama’s Bail Out Day. The campaign plans to free dozens of jailed Black mothers across the United States in time to be home for Mother’s Day. According to the SONG website: “The National Black Mama’s Bail Out Day Action…

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Another horrible story of neglect has come to the attention of the media. This time, the scene is Orlando, Fla. Yolander Lasane, age 45, was living in a house so full of filth police needed a shovel to enter. Inside, they found five children; ages 5, 9, 12, 15 and 17 starving, filthy, and in…

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