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    Two Black Cops in Georgia are convicted of killing unarmed Black Man

    On Wednesday December 21, 2016, a judge in Fulton County Superior Court in Georgia, sentenced a former Black police officer to life in prison for the stun-gun death of an unarmed Black man. The officer, Marcus Eberhart, was found guilty of causing the man’s death after the suspect was shocked more than 12 times; some […]

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    Police in Denver ordered to take blankets from homeless people

    In a video that has now gone viral, police officers with the Denver PD are seen taking blankets from homeless people during frigid winter temperatures. The officers were enforcing an ordinance that ban people from “unauthorized camping” on public sidewalks. The police department released a statement saying the blankets, tents, and other winter survival gear […]

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    Never Forget: The 1998 Savage Lynching Of James Byrd Jr.

    On June 7, 1998, a Black man in Jasper, TX was ‘lynched by dragging’ because he accepted a ride from three white men, one of whom he had known. James Byrd, Jr. was a 49-year-old father of one child, who was brutally killed after accepting a ride from Shawn Berry, a white male he had known […]

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    Recent study shows beauty products marketed towards Black women contain more harmful chemicals

    A recently released study found that beauty products marketed towards Black women contain more harmful chemicals. The report by the nonprofit, Environmental Working Group, examined a total of 1,177 beauty and personal care products. The tested products varied from shampoo to soap to makeup to perfume. The EWG discovered that 1 out of every 12 products geared […]

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    Cameron Clarke is One out of only 32 Rhodes Scholarship recipients for 2017

    Having always been a high-achiever, being selected to receive a Rhodes Scholarship for 2017, is the highest achievement to date for Cameron Clarke. After graduating from McNair Academic High School in Jersey City, NJ, Cameron is now in his senior year at Howard University. He will be graduating college with a double-major degree in biology and community health. The Scholarship […]

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    Share Our History: During the Jim Crow Era, Blacks Used ‘The Green Book’ to avoid being harassed by Whites when they traveled

    As we are in full swing of the holiday season, millions of Americans are traveling throughout the country. Not so long ago, traveling while Black was a treacherous endeavor. Black families traveling throughout the country would usually have to pack their own food and gas for the trip. The reason for this was because they […]

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    Mall of America hires their first Black Santa

    Larry Jefferson, a retired US Army veteran, has landed a four-day job at the country’s largest shopping complex, Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. Larry will be the first Black Santa to appear at the mall since its opening 24 years ago. Santa Larry will be at the mall from Thursday, December 1st. to Sunday, December […]

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    Cop that killed Keith Lamont Scott is Exonerated

    The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer, Brentley Vinson, who shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott on September 20, 2016, was cleared of all charges on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. During a press conference, the Mecklenburg County District Attorney, Andrew Murray, stated that the shooting was justified and he had reached that conclusion along with 15 other prosecutors. […]