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In Brief: LeBron James Says No to Brew Co.; Cop in Castile Shooting Seeks New Trial Venue

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LeBron James Gets into Row with Local Cleveland Brewery A Cleveland beer company has run afoul of LeBron James and has stepped away from... Read More

Barack Obama

Barack Obama Announces $2M Donation to Chicago Youth Jobs

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Former President Barack Obama announced that he and Michelle Obama will donate $2 million to the youth jobs programs in Chicago this summer. While... Read More

Alton Sterling

Feds Decline to Charge Cops in Alton Sterling Case, But Family Still Wants Justice

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The federal decision, first reported on Tuesday, that Alton Sterling’s shooting death was not the fault of the policemen who shot him was made... Read More

Dear White People: Watch What You Say Because We’re Listening

Dear White People: Watch What You Say Because We’re Listening

by Shantell E. Jamison

Mama always told me to watch what I say. Words are powerful, and the last thing you want to do is unintentionally offend someone.... Read More

State of Black America

Black Americans Saw Only Slight Increases in Equality in Last Year, Says Report

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Blacks are doing slightly better in the categories of economics, health and education compared to Whites, according to new figures released Tuesday by the... Read More

Jordan Edwards

Cop Who Killed Jordan Edwards Fired, But Family Calls for Criminal Charges

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There was no reason for Balch Springs, Tex., officer Roy Oliver to open fire at a car filled with teenagers trying to leave a... Read More

Alton Sterling

Report: Justice Department Declines to Charge Officers in Alton Sterling Shooting

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The two Baton Rouge, La., policemen who were involved in the shooting death of Alton Sterling will not face federal charges in the case, according... Read More

Life Expectancy

In Brief: Black Life Expectancy Rises, Confederate Emblem Causes Boycott Action in Miss.

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Black Life Expectancy Increases, But Still Not Equal to Whites, Report Says African-Americans are living longer, but their life expectancy has not caught up... Read More

Hillary Clinton: ‘I’m Responsible’ for 2016 Election Loss

Hillary Clinton: ‘I’m Responsible’ for 2016 Election Loss

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In the months since the Democrats lost the 2016 presidential election, political watchers as well as ordinary citizens have analyzed what happened to cause... Read More

Betsy DeVos

But Why Have Betsy DeVos (of All People) Speak at Bethune-Cookman’s Commencement?

by Danielle Pointdujour

Since her appointment as Secretary of Education in the Trump administration, the evidence that perhaps Betsy DeVos is not the best person to steward... Read More