[Exclusive] ‘Take 5:’ Van Jones Explores the Meaning of Patriotism

[Exclusive] ‘Take 5:’ Van Jones Explores the Meaning of Patriotism

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A new docuseries is taking a closer look at what patriotism means to Americans today. Take 5: A More Perfect Patriot, produced by Sundance Now,... Read More

MTA NYC Subway

MTA Introduces ‘Baby On Board’ Buttons For Pregnant Women

by Brittany Fennell

NYC MTA "Baby on Board" or "Please offer me a seat" buttons will let people know there are subway riders who need seats. We are here for this upgrade. Read More

White Tulsa Police Officer Acquitted in Terence Crutcher Shooting

White Tulsa Police Officer Acquitted in Terence Crutcher Shooting

by Shantell E. Jamison

A White Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black motorist last year has been found not guilty in his death, CNN reports. Officer... Read More

Cleon Brown

White Cop Learns of African Ancestry, Sues Police Dept. for Discrimination

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It sounds like this police department and city had deep-seeded issues with race long before Cleon Brown got his ancestry results. Read More

Trial Begins for White Cop Who Killed Terence Crutcher

Trial Begins for White Cop Who Killed Terence Crutcher

by Shantell E. Jamison

The manslaughter trial for a White Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black motorist is underway, ABC News reports. Betty Shelby, 43, shot... Read More

82 Nigerian Girls

Remaining 82 Nigerian Girls Abducted by Boko Haram Now Free

by Brittany Fennell

The remaining 82 have been freed in exchange for detained suspects. This was the largest release negotiated by the Nigerian government. Read More

This Just In: Aaron Hernandez Granted Abatement!

This Just In: Aaron Hernandez Granted Abatement!

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Aaron Hernandez was just granted abatement by Massachusetts judge on his 2015 conviction for the murder of Odin Lloyd meaning his case is to be vacated. Read More

University of Texas Stabbing Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured

University of Texas Stabbing Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured

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One person is dead and three others were wounded following a stabbing attack that took place at the University of Texas campus Monday. ABC... Read More

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[Black Lens] NBA Playoffs Heat Up, Rick Ross is Still a Boss: The Week in Photos

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This week saw the first full week of the NBA Playoffs and no surprise the headliners were Cleveland’s LeBron James, Golden State’s Steph Curry... Read More

Aramis Ayala

Noose Sent to Fla. State Attorney Aramis Ayala’s Office

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The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a noose mailed to Orange-Osceola State Attorney, Aramis Ayala, Orlando Weekly reports. Chief Investigator, Eric Edwards, contacted... Read More