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Well, this isn’t funny: Nashville-based comedian Joshua Black said a woman falsely accused him of breaking into cars at the apartment complex they both live at. She said he fit the description of the suspect. It turns out that he didn’t.Read more...
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A Louisiana state trooper who has publicly criticized his department for the violent arrest and death of Ronald Greene is at risk of losing his job. He says that his potential termination is an act of retaliation by the state police.Read more...
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Days before a planned walkout of trans employees and allies at Netflix in protest of Dave Chappelle’s latest “comedy” special The Closer, the streaming giant confirmed that it has fired one of the staffers leading the charge.Read more...
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On Friday, the day that Chicago employees must report their coronavirus vaccination status, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the union representing Chicago police officers are still at odds.Read more...
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Today, October 15, is the birthday of one Toriano Adaryll Jackson. If you are Black, or have spent any amount of time around Black people or are not Black but maybe came into adulthood in the 70s and 80s, then you know Toriano by his more common moniker, Tito. Yes, October 15th is Tito Jackson’s birthday. We should…Read more...
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An aide to the former president said Clinton had a urological infection that spread to his bloodstream  Bill Clinton will spend one more night at a Southern California hospital where he is recovering from an infection, a spokesman said Saturday. “President Clinton has continued to make excellent progress over the past 24 hours,” spokesman Angel Ureña said in a statement. United States Secret Service special agents wait outside the University of California Irvine Medical Center is seen in Orange,…
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Wisconsin holds the number one spot despite having a population made of less than 7% African American people A shocking new report reveals that Wisconsin, the midwestern state with a population made of less than 7% African American people, imprisons Black people at the highest rate of any state in the country. The Sentencing Project, a Washington D.C.-based research and criminal justice reform and advocacy organization, published the report using public data from the U.S. Census and the U.S. Bur…
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Mel Groves, 25, was shot in his upper body numerous times The life of a Black trans man was taken on Monday morning after a deadly shooting in Mississippi, according to local police. 25-year-old Mel Groves collapsed upon arrival at the Merit Health Hospital after driving himself there. He made his way to the hospital after being shot several times in his upper body by an unknown assailant. Groves was being transported to the University of Mississippi Medical Center for emergency surgery when he …
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The 29-year-old rapper revealed she was “bullied” by conservatives and even shunned by those whose political opinions she advocated for Rapper Cardi B is one of many celebrities in today’s social media climate who has used their wide-reaching digital platform to join national political discourse, opening them up to support and backlash from the left, right and everywhere in between. Whether she was tweeting Bernie Sanders endorsements, chatting with the Vermont senator on Instagram Live, or tell…
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EXCLUSIVE: U.S. Sen. Cory Booker acknowledged that without Black voters Democrats “will get decimated” in upcoming reelections, adding “We can’t let people get discouraged.” U.S. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey assured members of the NAACP on Saturday that all hope isn’t lost on the Black agenda in Washington, and made the case as to why Black voters should not sit out next year’s midterm elections despite some growing weary of President Joe Biden, and…
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