N'dea Yancey-Bragg, The Tennessean

N'dea Yancey-Bragg

The Tennessean

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by N'dea:

Steve Anderson among more than a dozen police chiefs who faced backlash – and left – after George Floyd's death

George Floyd's death sparked a wave of protests. Here's a list of police chiefs who have have been fired, resigned or abruptly retired since then. → Read More

Joe Biden to visit Kenosha; Portland protesters target mayor's home; LA unrest continues

Protests continued Tuesday in Portland, Kenosha and Los Angeles after several high profile police shootings in the wake of George Floyd's death. → Read More

More than $130K raised for California family after girls seen using Taco Bell WiFi for school work

A now-viral photo of two young students using the free WiFi in a Taco Bell parking lot for online learning highlights unequal access to internet. → Read More

'We have all had a knee on our neck': Activists are calling for police reform, voting rights at March on Washington

Thousands are expected to travel to the nation's capital for the March on Washington amid ongoing protests against police killings of Black people. → Read More

Kenosha shooting: Protests peaceful on fourth night; Pence decries violence; NBA, other pro sports sit out

After three nights of looting and violence, protest Wednesday in Kenosha remained largely peaceful in the wake of the shooting of Jacob Blake. → Read More

2 shot dead, 1 injured in Kenosha: Police looking for man with long gun after third night of Jacob Blake protests

The shooting came as protests continue to roil the nation after a police officer shot Jacob Blake at close range. → Read More

Jacob Blake reportedly paralyzed after police shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin: What we know

Protests broke out and fires were set around Wisconsin after a 29-year-old Black man was shot by police in Kenosha. Here's what we know. → Read More

Police shooting of Jacob Blake: Protests erupt, Wisconsin DOJ to investigate

Officials in Wisconsin are investigating after a video captured Wisconsin police shooting a Black man multiple times in the back. Here's what we know. → Read More

Black babies are more likely to survive when cared for by Black doctors, study finds

Black babies die at three times the rate of white newborns, but when they are cared for by Black doctors that rate is cut in half, a study finds. → Read More

Americans' confidence in police falls to historic low, Gallup poll shows

White Americans have historically been more confident in the police than Black Americans, but the gap now is the largest it has ever been. → Read More

Chicago man charged with attempted murder in shooting that police say sparked looting

A Chicago man who allegedly shot at officers in an incident that police said prompted looting was charged with attempted murder late Monday night. → Read More

Seattle police chief to resign after vote to cut $4 million in budget, 100 officers

Carmen Best announced she would be retiring after the city council approved cutting nearly $4 million from the budget and reducing 100 officers. → Read More

Seattle police chief to resign after vote to cut $4 million in budget, 100 officers

Carmen Best announced she would be retiring after the city council approved cutting nearly $4 million from the budget and reducing 100 officers. → Read More

The Voting Rights Act was signed 55 years ago. Black women led the movement behind it.

Long before Dr. King came to Selma, Black women like Amelia Boynton Robinson, Diane Nash and Marie Foster registered, and educated Black voters. → Read More

What we know about the massive explosion in Beirut that killed at least 100, injured thousands

Rescue workers are searching for survivors in the aftermath of the blast which officials say might have been caused by ammonium nitrate. → Read More

Aurora police apologize after drawing guns on Black family, mistaking vehicle as stolen

The Aurora police chief apologized after officers drew weapons on a Black family and handcuffed a 17-year-old and a 12-year-old during a traffic stop. → Read More

260 employees in Georgia's largest school district test positive for COVID-19 or are exposed

The day after Gwinnett County Public School teachers started in-person pre-planning for the school year, 260 cannot work due to coronavirus. → Read More

Washington teen found alive 9 days after she ran out of gas and disappeared into the woods

Giovanna Fuda, 18, was found Saturday nine days after she ran out of gas 10 miles from the nearest gas station then disappeared into the woods. → Read More

Court convicts 93-year-old concentration camp guard in one of the last Nazi trials in history

Bruno Dey was given a two-year suspended prison sentence for more than 5,230 counts of accessory to murder at the Stutthof concentration camp. → Read More

USDA identifies some of the mysterious, unsolicited seeds after all 50 states issue warnings

A spokesperson for the USDA said the department is urging anyone who receives the packages not to plant them and to contact their state plant regulatory → Read More