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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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10 African Women of Power

From the continent of Africa comes much greatness, from business, tech, finance to fashion, entertainment and agriculture. Check out the following list of 10 women in these industries from the continent and the diaspora …

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