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We don’t have much power because we don’t know what black power actually is

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Brooklyn Police Tell Black Teens ‘Get Out Of The Neighborhood:’ Witness

PARK SLOPE — NYPD officers in patrol cars trailed a group of black teens walking through Park Slope and told them over their loudspeakers to “get out of the neighborhood,” a resident who witnessed the incident said. The incident happened Sept. 22 about 2:45 p.m. on Ninth Street between Sixth and Seventh avenues, witness Sara […]

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Michael Dunn Found Guilty Of First-Degree Murder In Killing Of Jordan Davis

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Michael Dunn was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder for killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis on Nov. 23, 2012, in a dispute over loud music outside a Gate gas station. Dunn, 47, faces life in prison without parole when he’s sentenced. A sentencing date has not yet been set. Dunn showed no emotion […]

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Yvette Nicole Brown departs ‘Community’ after 5 seasons

One of the stars of “Community” is graduating early. Yvette Nicole Brown, who has portrayed Shirley Bennett since the show’s 2009 premiere, announced Tuesday that she was departing after five seasons. The actress told TV Guide that she asked to be let go from her contract so she could devote more time to caring for […]

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Jailed Cop Killer Invited To Speak At Goddard College, Prison Chief Is Outraged

FRACKVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A man serving life in prison for the killing of a Philadelphia police officer in 1981 has been selected as a commencement speaker at his Vermont alma mater. Goddard College, a liberal arts college in Plainfield with 600 students, says on its website that Mumia Abu-Jamal’s recorded remarks will be played […]

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Black Artistic and Political Achievement Celebrated by Harvard’s Hutchins Center

On Tuesday evening the second annual Hutchins Center Honors attracted a coterie of political and cultural celebrities to Harvard University’s Sanders Theatre. The recipients—Oprah Winfrey, Harvey Weinstein, Shonda Rhimes, Steve McQueen, Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), Harry Belafonte and British architect David Adjaye—represent some of the world’s leading figures in politics, culture and entertainment. The late Maya Angelou […]

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Would You Want Your Kids Mentored by Paula Deen? Steve Harvey Thinks So

Dear old Paula Deen is attempting a comeback after her fall from butter-soaked grace, and Steve Harvey is trying to help. According to a press release, Deen will make an appearance on Harvey’s talk show, where he will explain her new involvement with his mentoring camp. The episode will air on Oct. 2. Harvey is allowing […]

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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross Snags Emmy Win

PBS and CBS dominated the 35th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards on Tuesday night at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City, with PBS winning 11 awards and CBS taking 10. ABC was a distant third with three Emmys, while BBC World News, HBO and NBC each won two. CNN won […]

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Queens Man Uses Wedding Photos To Help Bring His Wife’s Memory Back

One month after the happiest day of her life, a Queens woman suffered a terrible tragedy. Tunicia Hall, 34, of Jamaica and her husband, Raleigh, got married on June 28. Just weeks later, on July 30, Tunicia went to North Shore University Hospital after complaining of a bad headache. “We were home and my head […]

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Teen son of City Hall aide Rachel Noerdlinger wrote derogatory tweets about cops, whites and women

The teen son of First Lady Chirlane McCray’s chief of staff is running a Twitter feed that contains explicit, derogatory messages about cops, whites and women. Rachel Noerdlinger’s son, Khari, 17, tweeted in August that “I’m convinced all white people are the devil” and “That cop s— pissed me off Pigs always killing people.” Tweeting […]

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