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Baltimore Wastes No Time, Tears Down Confederate Monuments 1

Baltimore Wastes No Time, Tears Down Confederate Monuments

And there they go. Lee and Jackson sailing through air onto flatbed truck in Baltimore at 3:40 AM. An amazing sight. pic.twitter.com/4SzRYRiVOB — Alec MacGillis (@AlecMacGillis) August 16, 2017 Baltimore took quick action after showing its hand, removing Confederate statues across the city in the early morning hours of Wednesday morning, just one day after […]

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Black People, The NFL Is White Supremacy 2

Black People, The NFL Is White Supremacy

” A leader is the one who knows the way, goes the way, shows the way”. John C. Maxwell quoted,this indeed what our fellow brethren Colin Kaepernick has displayed unapologetically since the start of years NFL pre-season when he refused to stand and salute the Red,White and Blue during renditions of the star spangled banner. […]

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Philando Castile’s Mom Takes To Social Media 4

Philando Castile’s Mom Takes To Social Media

Philando Castile’s mom isn’t happy at all that Jeronimo Yanez, the former officer who shot her son, was cleared of manslaughter charges against him. Valerie Castile took to Facebook to express her anger and frustration, saying in the video clip posted online: I’m sure y’all seen this bullsh** that happened today. F*** what they talking […]

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Richard Williams Inducted Into Tennis Hall Of Fame 5

Richard Williams Inducted Into Tennis Hall Of Fame

The American Tennis Association is building a Tennis and Education Complex in South Florida, which will consist of offices, a museum, and a hall of fame. The first person to be inducted into the Hall of Fame will be Richard Williams, who is the father of Venus and Serena Williams. Williams will be recognized for his success […]

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Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Fired For Rule Violations On Job Application 7

Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Fired For Rule Violations On Job Application

On November 22, 2014, Timothy Loehmann was dispatched after the deceased Tamir Rice was reported to be pointing a gun at people in Cleveland Park, a recreational center. The person who called Rice into 911 however didn’t give clear information that the gun might probably had been a toy gun. The officer is reported to have […]

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What Percent of African Americans are Receiving Public Assistance 8

What Percent of African Americans are Receiving Public Assistance

As the U.S. Census Bureau ACS studies show 27% of all African Americans live below the poverty level, the black children live in poverty than the kids of other Americans. But the poverty of working age black women prevails the number of black men living in poverty. Women percentage totals 26 while men are only […]

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Trump's Budget Cuts Deeply Into Medicaid and Food Stamps 9

Trump’s Budget Cuts Deeply Into Medicaid and Food Stamps

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s proposed $4.1 trillion budget slashes safety net programs for the poor, targeting food stamps and Medicaid, while relying on rosy projections about the nation’s economic growth to balance the budget within 10 years. The cuts are part of a budget blueprint for the upcoming fiscal year that amount to […]

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Remembering The Black Farmers Settlement of 2016 11

Remembering The Black Farmers Settlement of 2016

In closing one of the biggest discrimination cases in American history, a 1.2 billion dollar agreement, unclaimed funds are being considered as donations to law schools or non-profit organizations. This was the decision of the presiding U.S. District judge John Friedman. The exact amount left unclaimed is not known but is estimated to be approx. […]

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National Minority Business Council, Inc 12

National Minority Business Council, Inc

PURPOSE The National Minority Business Council, Inc. (NMBC), a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, was founded in December 1972. The primary purpose of the organization is to enhance the success and profitability of the small business community through the provision of high-quality services, programs, advocacy and networking support. The secondary purpose is to act as an information […]

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Dave Chappelle Regrets Telling People To give Trump A Chance 13

Dave Chappelle Regrets Telling People To give Trump A Chance

On Tuesday, Dave Chappelle admitted that it was a mistake to tell Saturday Night Live viewers to give Trump a chance when he hosted the comedy show just days after Donald Trump was elected. “I was the first guy on TV to say ‘Give Trump a chance.’ I f–ked up. Sorry,” Chappelle said at the Robin Hood […]

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More Than 8,000 Flint Residents Receive Notice of Tax Liens on Their Properties for Unpaid Water Bills 14

More Than 8,000 Flint Residents Receive Notice of Tax Liens on Their Properties for Unpaid Water Bills

Here is your regular reminder that the residents of Flint, Mich., have not had clean water for just over three years. Unfortunately, they are still expected to pay water bills for water that is neither drinkable nor usable, and on the heels of last month’s shut-offs for nonpayment of said water bills, this month, residents […]

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HBCU Selects Betsy DeVos As Commencement Speaker 15

HBCU Selects Betsy DeVos As Commencement Speaker

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will deliver the commencement address at Bethune-Cookman University’s graduation on May 10, the school’s Office of the President confirmed Monday. Rumors had been swirling that DeVos would address the undergraduate students.  One alum  even started a Change.org petition to stop her from speaking. The Office of the President told theGrio.com an official statement […]

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Ex-Officer Pleads Guilty In The Walter Scott Case 16

Ex-Officer Pleads Guilty In The Walter Scott Case

Former police officer in North Charleston, S.C., accused in the shooting death of an unarmed black man in 2015 has pleaded guilty to a federal civil rights charge, according to his lawyer. Michael Slager, who shot Walter Scott in the back following a traffic stop, pleaded guilty Tuesday to violating Scott’s civil rights by using […]

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Against Prosecutor’s Wishes, Judge Sets $25,000 Bond for Teen Who Shot Cops Thinking They Were Burglars 17

Against Prosecutor’s Wishes, Judge Sets $25,000 Bond for Teen Who Shot Cops Thinking They Were Burglars

A 19-year-old man has been charged in connection with a shooting that injured two Detroit police officers last weekend. Accused shooter Juwan Alexander Plummer entered a not-guilty plea at his arraignment Wednesday, April 19, after he was charged with two counts of intentional discharge of a firearm in a building causing serious injury, along with two […]

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Baton Rouge, La., Braces for Results of Alton Sterling Investigation Under Jeff Sessions 18

Baton Rouge, La., Braces for Results of Alton Sterling Investigation Under Jeff Sessions

  The city of Baton Rouge, La., site of the July 2016 police shooting death of Alton Sterling, is reportedly bracing itself for the results of U.S. Justice Department investigation into what many see as one of the most callous acts of “black death porn” ever perpetrated by Po-9. It will be the first high-profile […]

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Gentrification Of A Black Business 20

Gentrification Of A Black Business

Black businesses are on the rise as of late. Of course, there has always been black businesses that were successful and widely known. Many inventions, hair care products, and a variety of items were created for and by African-Americans. Many African-American millennials are also coming into entrepreneurship. Black businesses have been in our communities for […]

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NY Becomes 1st State to OK Free Tuition at Public Colleges for Eligible Students 22

NY Becomes 1st State to OK Free Tuition at Public Colleges for Eligible Students

New York just cleared the way to become the first state in the United States to make tuition free for middle- and low-income students at two- and four-year public colleges. Gov. Andrew Cuomo first introduced the plan in January, with lawmakers agreeing to include it in the state budget. That budget was approved by the […]

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Shaq Furnishes Home Of Atlanta Girl Who Survived Dog Attack 26

Shaq Furnishes Home Of Atlanta Girl Who Survived Dog Attack

Shaquille O’Neal has bought new furniture for the family of a 5-year-old Atlanta girl who survived a dog attack that left another child dead. Shaquille O’Neal with Syrai Sanders (Photo: Fox 5 Atlanta)  reports  Syari Sanders returned home this week after being hospitalized since the Jan. 17 attack. Sanders and 6-year-old Logan Braatz were walking […]

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4 Benefits of Transcription Work from Home 27

4 Benefits of Transcription Work from Home

Internet has transformed the way people earn their living. Today, millions across the globe sit back in the comfort of their home and ensure that they still make decent income by doing online jobs. While there are multiple ways to earn income online, transcription work from home is another excellent opportunity that you should not […]

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Common brings awareness to blindness 28

Common brings awareness to blindness

Common dropped a video in conjunction with See America, an initiative to fight against preventable blindness. The video calls for Americans to prioritize their vision and “stand in the way of darkness.” “I’m proud to join Allergan in the fight against preventable blindness,” said Common. “Sight is something that far too many of us take […]

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Killer Mike honored 29

Killer Mike honored

I’m In GA’s state Capital. The place where law is written. In these hollowed halls have walked the most powerful people from my state. As a kid I came here via school field trips and those trips are a part of my love affair with my states political history and the political process. I was […]

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Kalief Browder's Siblings Speak On New Documentary Series 30

Kalief Browder’s Siblings Speak On New Documentary Series

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