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Sign Kaepernick Or Else! Supporters Tell NFL #ImWithKap

Fans and supporters of Colin Kaepernick rallied outside of NFL headquarters Wednesday to protest the NFL’s apparent blackballing of Kaepernick in light of his 2016 demonstrations, in which he kneeled or sat for the national anthem during league games. The … Continue reading »

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What the Heck Happened in Charlottesville?

It started Friday night and took over all of Twitter and the rest of the Internet throughout the day on Saturday. It ended in at least one related death and fueled a debate that is old as our country itself … Continue reading »

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Philando Castile Family Reach Settlement After Shooting-Officer Acquitted

10 days ago, police officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted of second-degree manslaughter for the shooting death of Philando Castile, who was riding in the passenger’s seat with his girlfriend and their 3-year-old daughter when Yanez for a broken taillight. Castile’s … Continue reading »

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Blue Lives Matter Asks Americans To Boycott Ben & Jerry’s For Supporting Black Lives Matter; Ben Jerry’s Say They Are Proud Of Statement

Ben & Jerry’s is not backing down from their decision to support the Black Lives Matter movement. As previously reported, on Thursday, Oct. 6, the Vermont-based company declared their support for the Black Lives Matter movement by launching their own … Continue reading »

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African-American Woman Shot And Killed By Baltimore County Police

A Baltimore woman is dead, and a boy is injured following a standoff with police. Baltimore County police say they opened fire on the woman identified as Korryn Shandawn Gaines, 23, after she pointed a shotgun at them and threatened … Continue reading »

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Sandra Bullock Fears Raising Black Son In America

In an interview with Glamour Magazine, Miss Congeniality actress let loose, discussing everything from Gravity co-star George Clooney to acting decisions, but what stood out most about the interview was her concerns regarding raising her son, Louis Bardo Bullock. Bullock adopted … Continue reading »

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Friends of Vincent Chin Still Seek Justice 33 Years After His Death

This week marked the thirty-third anniversary of Vincent Chin’s death. In June of 1982, Chin was murdered by Ronald Ebens outside of a Michigan McDonalds. Ebens’ stepson, Michael Nitz, was held Chin down as Ebens hit him in the head … Continue reading »

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