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O.J. Simpson Granted Parole

The Washington Post shared a photo of O.J. Simpson sitting at his parole hearing with his lawyer with a smile that says it all. Simpson has been granted parole after serving time for a 2007 crime that involved guns and … Continue reading »

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TRIGGER WARNING: N-Word Used to Describe WalMart.com Wig Cap

  Wal-Mart has apologized for the use of the n-word by one of its third-party vendors on the international corporation’s website. A wig cap, used to separate a persons’s hair/head from a wig, was described as “n$&&er brown” in the … Continue reading »

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Baseball Legend Sammy Sosa Raises Debate About Skin-Lightening

Sammy Sosa is a Dominican former baseball player most famous for his time with the Chicago Cubs. He became the fifth player in Major League Baseball history to hit 600 home runs. He is also the only player to have … 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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Racism Doesn’t Pay

On Friday, Charleston Shooter Dylan Roof made headlines again. This time, it wasn’t for being a racist murderer or over whether or not he should receive the death penalty for killing 9 black churchgoers last year. Nope, this time it … Continue reading »

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Former Tennis Player James Blake Detained Mistakenly, NYPD Commissioner Apologizes

New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton publicly apologized for the mistaken arrest of former tennis star James Blake. On Wednesday afternoon, Blake was tackled and handcuffed outside of the Grand Hyatt Hotel, after police thought he matched the description … Continue reading »

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Freddie Gray’s Family And City Of Baltimore Reach $6.4 Million Settlement

The city of Baltimore has reached a $6.4 million settlement with the family of Freddie Gray—the young black man who was brutally injured while in police custody back in April. Gray’s spine was nearly severed and his voice box crushed, … Continue reading »

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“Fox And Friends” Host Elisabeth Hasselbeck Calls Black Lives Matter Movement A Hate Group

Fox News isn’t exactly known for its objective views despite promising to deliver fair and balanced news—and reporters like Elisabeth Hasselbeck probably don’t restore any faith in their already tainted image. On Monday, while hosting “Fox and Friends” Hasselbeck questioned … Continue reading »

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Tyrone Shooting Surveillance Video On Michael Brown’s Anniversary Is Revealed

On Tuesday, a surveillance video was released revealing a teenager pulling a weapon from his waistband before he was later shot and critically wounded by “plainclothes” police in Ferguson, Missouri. The shooting of 18-year-old Tyrone Harris on Sunday, also the anniversary … Continue reading »

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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Actor Jesse Williams Speaks Out About Sandra Bland on Twitter

Sandra Bland, 28, was found dead in her jail cell, on July 13, three days after she was arrested after being pulled over for failure to signal a lane change. News of her mistreatment and death has been circulating, as … Continue reading »

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