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Sister 2 Sister Denies Filing For Bankruptcy, Print Publication On Hiatus

It’s no secret black press is struggling. Slews of media outlets are struggling, but black media has been particularly hit hard in the last seven years. Earlier this week reports swarmed the ‘net that Sister 2 Sister magazine filed for bankruptcy. But reps for the magazine claim “no filings have occurred” as of Thursday, Oct. […]

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Police Change Report to Secure Conviction of Mother Accused of Driving Kids Into Ocean

Ebony Wilkerson is facing attempted murder charges for driving her three children into the Florida ocean. But while speaking to a reporter through tears, her public defender alleged a coverup by prosecutors and pointed to evidence which contradicts the notion that Wilkerson was trying to harm her children when she drove into the water. According […]

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Republicans Are Quietly Employing Multi-State Program to Purge Minorities From Voter Rolls

If you’ve been paying close attention to the upcoming Midterms, then you know that 50,000 new Georgia voter registrations have gone missing since they were submitted to state and local officials. Georgia’s Republican secretary of state, Brian Kemp, is insisting that the registrations aren’t missing and that all registrations that were submitted prior to the […]

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8 White Cops Fired 46 Bullets at 1 Black Homeless Man [Video]

A video obtained by the ACLU shows a black homeless man being shot to death by eight cops while holding a small folding knife. Milton Hall, 49, was described as a “mentally ill African-American man” who worked as a  “community worker, and he was always there speaking out for those whom he considered the weak, […]

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Credibility of Kenyan marathoners in doubt after star runner Rita Jeptoo reportedly flunks doping test

It is no secret that Kenyans have dominated road racing for decades, setting records like clockwork and winning great amounts of prize money. But now, on the eve of the New York City Marathon, it turns out there might be a secret after all: Several of them have been cheating. The World Marathon Majors series […]

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First deputy police commissioner job should be filled by person of color

In my 22 years of service in the New York City Police Department, standing on street corners and protecting our children and families, two of the greatest leaders with whom I had the privilege to serve were Commissioner William J. Bratton and Chief of Department Philip Banks III. When Bill left the department in 1996, […]

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Meet The Hulking Young Stars Of Senegal — Male Professional Wrestlers

In Senegal, professional wrestling reigns supreme. Seeing as it’s the national sport, those who successfully practice lutte sénégalaise, orlaamb, are considered heroes in their home country, treated like movie stars or royalty. Though unlike the WWE stars in America who transformed wrestling into an entertainment spectacle throughout the ’90s, the burgeoning wrestling champions in Senegal […]

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Indiana’s Devin Davis Hit By Car Driven By Teammate, In Hospital With Serious Head Injury

Indiana freshman Emmitt Holt was cited Saturday for misdemeanor underage drinking after he struck teammate Devin Davis with his SUV, leaving Davis hospitalized with a serious head injury. Holt and his passengers told police that they had dropped off Davis, a 19-year-old sophomore, off at the Memorial Stadium parking lot about 12:45 a.m. Saturday, Bloomington […]

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Ex-FAMU Marching Band Member Found Guilty in Hazing Case

The alleged ringleader of a group of Florida A&M University marching band students who beat drum major Robert Champion Jr. in a 2011 hazing incident was convicted Friday of multiple charges related to Champion’s death, according to CNNaffiliate CFN13, which was in the courtroom when the verdict was read. A jury found former band member […]

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Charles Rangel Draws Fire for GOP Slavery Remark

With just a few days left before the midterm elections, Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) is upping his rhetoric against the GOP, telling a rally crowd for Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) this week that some Republicans “believe that slavery isn’t over, and that they won the Civil War.” That message did not ring true for a […]

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