Civil Rights Attorney Lee Merritt joins to speak on behave of the Price family and detailing the police shooting in Wolfe City, Texas.  See more at the! * * * #RickeySmileyMorningShow #policeshooting #JonathanPrice

Kuzma/iStockBy JAMES HILL, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A federal magistrate judge overseeing the only active civil lawsuit against Ghislaine Maxwell and the estate of sex-offender Jeffery Epstein has ordered a temporary hold on the case until Maxwell’s criminal case is complete, finding that Maxwell’s right to a fair trial outweighed the alleged victim’s pursuit […]

iStock/Smikey26BY: JAMES HILL, ABC News (FORT MYERS, Fla.) — Federal prosecutors pursuing the criminal case against Ghislaine Maxwell in New York are asking a judge to temporarily halt proceedings in a civil lawsuit filed by an alleged child sex-abuse victim against Maxwell and the estate of the late sex-offender Jeffrey Epstein, arguing that there is […]

nito100/iStockBy KARMA ALLEN, ABC News (ELIZABETH, N.J.) — New Jersey officials approved a piece of land to build a monument dedicated to transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson in her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey. The monument would be the first in the country to honor a transgender person, according to Union County officials. City and […]

ABC NewsBY: KARMA ALLEN, ABC News (NEW YORK) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has dedicated the East River State Park in Brooklyn to Marsha P. Johnson, making it country’s first state park to honor an LGBTQ person, according to the state. Cuomo made the announcement on Monday, on what would have been the transgender […]

Alex Wong/Getty ImagesRep. John Robert Lewis, a Georgia Democrat and civil rights legend, died on Friday at his home in Atlanta. He was 80 years old. Lewis’ death comes seven months after a routine medical visit revealed that he had stage 4 pancreatic cancer. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Congressional Black Caucus confirmed the […]

Civil Rights Attorney Lee Merritt breaks down all the charges protestors face after the #BreonnaTaylor protest and predicts what will happen next. See more at the! * * * #RickeySmileyMorningShow

Courtesy Ben Crump LawBy BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS (MINNEAPOLIS) — The family of George Floyd filed a federal civil lawsuit on Wednesday against the city of Minneapolis and the police officers involved in the death of the 46-year-old Black man that ignited nationwide protests and demands for major reforms to U.S. policing. The suit was […]

Watch Headkrack from “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” talk about why people are talking about J. Cole, Lauryn Hill, Curtis Snow and “Captain America: Civil War.”

Emma McIntyre/Getty ImagesOprah Winfrey, along with the Oprah Winfrey Network, will host a global 2-night special OWN Spotlight: Where Do We Go From Here? in response to the country’s current state of civil unrest following the death of Geroge Floyd.  The special hopes to shed some light and “offer insight” through discussions on how the country can move forward. Winfrey and some […]

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