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Struggle with Police Leaves Pasadena Man Dead

36-year-old Reginald Thomas died early Friday morning after being shot by police with a Taser

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Exclusive Trailer: Common Breaks Down Jail System for Epix DocuSeries

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Sheriff Thomas Dart pulled no punches when he spoke with hip-hop superstar Common who takes it to the street for the new Epix documentary... [read more]

West York Mayor Under Fire for Posting Racist Obama Memes

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West York Mayor Under Fire for Posting Racist Obama Memes

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Residents of a small Pennsylvania borough are urging the district’s mayor to quit after he posted a series of inflammatory and racist Facebook posts,... [read more]

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Director Tim Burton Makes a “Peculiar” Statement on Diversity

by Kyra Kyles

So…. Tim Burton can imagine Johnny Depp with scissors for hands. He also can bring to life a vision of Danny DeVito seemingly spliced with... [read more]

Netflix’s ‘Luke Cage’ is Bold, Entertaining, and Unapologetically Black

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Netflix’s ‘Luke Cage’ is Bold, Entertaining, and Unapologetically Black

by William Ketchum III

Being a fearless Black man or woman in America has been a heroic act since before this country was founded; but having a Black superhero on... [read more]

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The Faces of Prostate Cancer: Four Black Men, Four Survivors

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As September draws to a close it’s important to remember that it is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Typically, when one thinks of prostate cancer, it... [read more]

Here’s How Harry Belafonte is Using Art to Fight Injustice

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Here’s How Harry Belafonte is Using Art to Fight Injustice

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The iconic artist and activist fuses music and art in upcoming festival to address social issues [read more]

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Breaking: Man Charged in Connection to Death of Tyshawn Lee

by Shantell E. Jamison

A reputed Chicago gang member has been charged in a deadly gang-related shooting that led to the execution-style murder of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee, WFLD-TV... [read more]

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From Reality TV to Primetime, Yaya DaCosta on Starring in ‘Chicago Med’

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It’s hard to believe it’s been 12 years since we first met Yaya DaCosta on season three of America’s Next Top Model. Since then,... [read more]

Why I Refuse to Date Someone Who Isn’t Unapologetically Black

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Why I Refuse to Date Someone Who Isn’t Unapologetically Black

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

As social awareness of all the various iterations of systemic discrimination garner more mainstream attention, how Black people talk about race, prejudice and survival... [read more]

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