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Commissioner Robert Steele dies at 55

Commissioner Robert Steele dies at 55

Chicago, IL (PPN) – Cook County Commissioner, Robert Steele, died Monday at the age of 55 in his North Lawndale home after struggling with Type 2 diabetes. Robert Steele’s mother, Bobbie Steele, was the first female Cook County Board president and commissioner. He took his mother’s role in 2006 when he was sworn into office(…)

US student detained by North Korea dies

US student detained by North Korea dies

Cincinnati, OH (PPN) –  A college student, Otto Warmbier, was detained for 17 months in North Korea after being sentenced to 15 years for attempting to steal a propaganda sign. North Korea tortured Warmbier until the 22-year-old was in a coma but their government blamed his condition on botulism, a toxic food poisoning. Warmbier’s family(…)

Justice system failed another family, officer acquitted of manslaughter in the fatal shooting death of Philando Castile

Justice system failed another family, officer acquitted of manslaughter in the fatal shooting death of Philando Castile

Minnesota (PPN) – Freedom and justice for all except young black men. For decades and many more to come, our justice system has let another officer free after killing a citizen. Philando Castile’s family sat in a Minnesota courtroom Friday awaiting a jury’s decision and like so many other African-American families whom sat in that(…)

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