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Entertainment entrepreneur Byron Allen has reason to rejoice.   Following the resolution of a racial discrimination lawsuit  against… Read More

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A white Chicago police officer charged in the death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald has pleaded not guilty in a Chicago court. Jason Van Dyke… Read More

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A grand jury has decided not to indict two white Cleveland police officers who fatally shot a 12-year-old Cleveland boy last November. Tamir… Read More

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Dearest Tamir, America has failed you, yet again. This nation gorges on our flesh, and yet it is never satiated. Your mother’s… Read More

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Throughout the past year, I have heard over and over again that President Obama hasn’t done enough for the Black community.  And with double-digit… Read More

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In news that is shocking to no-one, but should be chilling to everyone, a grand jury has declined to indict a rookie Cleveland police officer or… Read More

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President Barack Obama recently granted clemency to nearly 100 men and women serving time in federal prisons nationwide, news delivered exactly… Read More

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The African American culture is one of the richest in historical traditions, artistic valor, and communal practice. It takes with it the meaning of… Read More

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