Local officials said an internal investigation opened at the time into the use of force determined that department policy wasn’t followed.
Details remained few about what happened early Sunday morning at the facility, which initially was described as a blackout caused by the electrical grid feeding the site.
Is there evidence or criminal charges that say South Carolina sex crimes defendant Jason "DJ Kidd" Pope trafficked "nearly 700 women, all black"? No, that's not true: Social media posts have taken out of context Pope's Facebook boast that
The televised trial of Derek Chauvin, the former white police officer charged in the death of George Floyd, has provoked strong emotions among many Black men and women.
A photo has surfaced on Facebook and Twitter in posts claiming it shows members of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM), a group advocating for the rights of the Pashtun ethnic group in Pakistan, waving the Indian flag at a protest in March 2021. The cla
On March 24 2021, the disinformation-friendly Daily Wire published an item with the headline, “Abe Lincoln Statue Vandalized With Poop, Paint; Arrested Suspect Is A Black Lives Matter Leader.” It began: A Black Lives Matter activist in Boi
Kim Janey marked her historic elevation as the first woman and first Black person to serve as mayor of the city with a ceremonial swearing-in event.
Discrepancies in the way police treat suspects of difference races were the subject of a widely shared meme, in March 2021, after the arrest of Robert Aaron Long.
A high value deal does not translate into an individual’s net worth.
Does a video of then-Sen. Joe Biden saying that the upbringing and background of future criminals does not matter show "what Biden really thinks about Black Americans"? No, that's not true: Biden did not mention race when he made a Senate
Did PepsiCo give $100 million to BLM? No, that's not true: False rumors that circulated in summer 2020 and were debunked at that time resurfaced in March 2021. In summer 2020 several large corporations pledged large sums of money to racia
As Prince Harry and Meghan’s TV interview reverberates internationally, it’s left the more than 50 million viewers who tuned in grappling with the couple’s claims of racism and lack of support.
Ethnic minorities in the U.K. say racist attitudes and structures of discrimination are pervasive — and all too often denied by society at large.
A routine review of content labeled satire.
Body camera footage shows Master Trooper Kory York dragging Ronald Greene “on his stomach by the leg shackles” following a violent arrest and high-speed pursuit, according to internal State Police records obtained by The Associated Press.
A white Oklahoma City police officer accused of fatally shooting a fleeing Black man armed with a knife three times in the back was charged with first-degree manslaughter.
The foundation widely seen as a steward of the Black Lives Matter movement says it took in just over $90 million last year.
The "Oval Pawffice" Twitter account no longer exists.
Are renewable energy sources the main reason for blackouts amid a deadly winter storm? No, that's not true: Renewables like wind and solar continue to produce, according to power grid officials, and are not the leading cause of the blacko
Did Jeffrey Epstein, Harvey Weinstein and other famous white men accused of sex crimes "walk" free from jail while Bill Cosby and R. Kelly were locked up? No, this is missing context. A meme from 2019 has gone viral in 2021, claiming Cosb
The electricity failure in the state was mainly caused by freezing natural gas pipelines and the wind turbine shutdowns accounted for a fraction of it
A photo has been shared hundreds of times in multiple Facebook posts alongside a claim it shows protesters demonstrating on a street in Myanmar after a military coup on February 1, 2021. The claim is false: this photo was taken during a Black Li
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/biden-uncf-funding-copypasta/ In early February 2021, social media us
What started with a report of “family trouble” in Rochester, New York, and ended with police treating a fourth-grader like a crime suspect, has spurred outrage.
The rise in minimum wages to $15 per hour would increase the pay of one-third of African Americans and one-fourth of Latinos.
Intentionally forgotten stories, or those buried out of shame or trauma, exist everywhere.
The viral tweet was fake, but not as fake as you might think.
Did actor Denzel Washington praise police and denounce Black Lives Matter protesters in an interview with Yahoo Entertainment? No, that's not true: Washington expressed in the interview that he had "the utmost respect" for the work many l
A Tennessee principal was the center of a controversy after deciding a theme for her school’s Black History Month.
Any member of a national assembly or a head of state can submit nominations before February 1.
The cause of the child's death and whether he participated in the challenge has not yet been determined.
Did @Blklivesmatter, the official Twitter account of the Black Lives Matter organization, tweet that they were "used" by the Democratic Party? No, that's not true: Lead Stories image analysis indicates it is a skillful fake tweet. There i
Did an assortment of military combat helicopters, including Blackhawks and Ospreys, buzz Washington, D.C. on the morning of January 15, 2021 as shown in an online video? No, that's not true: The video posted on Friday that purported to be
A routine review of content labeled satire.
The majority of looters were opportunists who had no ties with the BLM, though some individuals may have been implicated.
The police response to the assault and vandalism of the federal Capitol building has unleashed a wave of comparisons to the summer Black Lives Matter protests in Washington, D.C. President-elect Joe Biden said the restrained handling of the Trump sup
Was Pope Francis arrested in Vatican City after a supposed blackout and was he indicted for child trafficking and fraud? No, that's not true: there is no evidence for any of this and the claim went viral through a website run by an anonym
The arrest followed days of intense media coverage of the fracas at the hotel and demands by the teen's family and activists that she face criminal charges.
A video of has been viewed tens of thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube alongside a claim it shows “Batman” at a pro-Trump protest at the US Capitol in Washington DC on January 6, 2021. The claim is false; the video