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The family of the man who was led on a leash by two white Galveston, Texas cops on horses, says he was wronged and suffers from a mental disability.
A Rutgers University paper reveals that factors like racial biases can result in Black being improperly diagnosed and subject to the wrong treatments
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The same Black man who was shot by Chicago police in 2014 was shot again on Wednesday morning by Milwaukee police in 2018.
LA PLATA, Md. (AP) — A woman found pushing her dead son in a playground swing in Maryland last year will avoid time in prison or a mental institution under a plea deal…
The death of a mental ill inmate who died after being locked in a hot shower until his skin was scalded from his body was originally attributed in 2012 to complications from schizophrenia, heart disease and “confinement” in the shower. However, a recently released autopsy report from the Miami-Dade Medical Examiner’s Office has state officials taking a closer look.
theGRIO REPORT – A mentally ill African-American man was shot by Dallas police officers last summer when he did not drop a screwdriver he was holding. The family of the victim has released the footage from an officer’s body camera to the public…
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The man accused of faking sign interpretation while standing alongside world leaders like U.S. President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service said Thursday he hallucinated that angels were entering the stadium…
E! ONLINE – After responding to a call, police found the 26-year-old chef’s body in Chicago, lying face up, unresponsive and bleeding from the head, according to the Chicago Tribune…
STARKE, Florida (AP) – Lawyers for 65-year-old John Errol Ferguson contend their client is mentally ill and has suffered from schizophrenia since he was a teen. They have filed numerous appeals in several courts….
OPINION – Mental illness should be of concern to all communities but especially to the African-American community, which is over-represented in high-need populations that are particularly at risk for mental illnesses.