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Blackface Fundraiser for Baltimore Cops Has Been Canceled

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by Daniel Kerry

The venue where a former Baltimore police officer planned to perform an Al Jolson-inspired blackface routine says it will not host… Read More

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Cause of Death: Being an Uppity Black Woman

Newly released video showing Sandra Bland’s interaction with a Texas State Trooper comes as no surprise to #Blacklivesmatter believers… Read More

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The Breakfast Club had the pleasure of speaking with the late Eric Garner's wife, Esaw Garner, her daughter Emerald Garner, and… Read More

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by The Washington Post

The dressing-room dinners where Cosby entertained Thompson are one setting in a kind of parallel world of pursuit, seduction and… Read More

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by D. Smith

Authorities released disturbing dashcam video Tuesday from Sandra Bland’s July 10 arrest. The officer in question can be heard… Read More

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by JET

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by #teamEBONY

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by Slate

Fourth grade is considered a crucial benchmark for reading, because by that age kids are mostly done with formal reading instruction… Read More

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