Investigators in Lowndes County, Georgia, say they are looking into an anonymous tip that was e-mailed into the sheriff's department right around the time of the bizarre, 2013 death of Kendrick Johnson.
Melissa Harris-Perry on a Decade of Racial Violence
Melissa Harris-Perry talks about the recent arc of racial injustice in America, putting the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner in the context of the last decade of "assault on the dignity and bodies of black people that goes unrecognized and unpunished."
Firefighter Joyce Craig Lewis Identified As Fallen Hero
A female firefighter was killed while battling a fire in the basement of a home in Philadelphia's West Oak Lane Section. Early Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Nutter identified the fallen hero as 36-year-old Joyce Craig-Lewis, a decorated firefighter and Philadelphia native. She was a mother of two.
N.C. NAACP Requests Federal Investigation of Teenage Hanging Death
Immediately following a meeting with the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, the North Carolina NAACP holds a news conference to discuss new developments in the investigation of Lennon Lacy's death. In late August, the seventeen-year-old Lacy was found hanging from a swing set in Bladen County, North Carolina.
John Crawford's Girlfriend Questioned for Over an Hour
Ohio cop aggressively interviews John Crawford's girlfriend John was gunned down by officers in a Walmart in September while holding a fake gun. Police aggressively questioned the tearful girlfriend of a young black man they had just shot dead as he held a BB gun in an Ohio supermarket - accusing her of lying, threatening her with jail, and suggesting that she was high on drugs.
A U.S. man and his pregnant girlfriend went on trial on Wednesday for the murder of the woman's mother, whose battered body was found stuffed in a suitcase on Indonesia's resort island of Bali last August. Tommy Schaefer and Heather Mack, both from Chicago, could face the death penalty if found guilty of the murder of Sheila von Wiese-Mack.