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Sharpton Calls For Federal Prosecution In Ferguson

With a grand jury decision and a local election looming, the Rev. Al Sharpton returned to St. Louis on Friday to renew calls for the federal prosecution of a white police officer who shot and killed a black 18-year-old in the nearby suburb of Ferguson. The civil rights activist said leaks about the supposedly secret […]

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‘Star Trek’ actress Nichelle Nichols detained at Los Angeles airport after companion found with meth: report

If only Scotty could have beamed Nichelle Nichols out of this incident. The “Star Trek” actress, who played Lt. Uhura on the classic 1960s TV series, was stopped at Los Angeles International airport on Friday after meth fell out of her traveling companion’s suitcase, TMZ reports. Law enforcement sources told the site that the 81-year-old […]

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Rapper And Registered Sëx Offender Mystikal Can’t Pass Out Halloween Candy

Reported by Kacie Whaley In many states this Halloween, officials are stopping by the homes of sëx offenders to be sure everyone is following the mandatory protocol of avoiding the yearly celebration.  Rapper Mystical was among those who received a visit. In 2003, former No Limit Records rapper Mystikal, aka Michael Lawrence Tyler, plead guilty to […]

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Lawyer For Renisha McBride’s Killer: ‘The Ghost Of Trayvon Martin’ Was In The Courtroom

A defense attorney for Theodore Wafer, the white man recently convicted of killing an unarmed young black woman on his suburban Detroit porch, says “the ghost of Trayvon Martin” affected the trial. Cheryl Carpenter also denied racial profiling was a factor in the killing, for which she represented Wafer, 55, in a Detroit circuit court. […]

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Teach Kids About African American Culture: 5 Educational Activities in NYC

As a parent, you want your child to know and celebrate his or her rich history, and the best way to connect children to their heritage is through kid-friendly, interactive experiences. New York City offers an abundance of fun activities related to African-American art, culture and history that can teach your children to celebrate their […]

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Teen Wins $4M on Lottery Ticket She Got for Her Birthday

When a Chicago teenager opened her birthday gifts, she never anticipated she’d wind up with $4 million. Deisi Ocampo said her dad gave her two $100 Million Money Mania instant tickets for her 19th birthday. “It turned out to be the best birthday present ever,” she told Illinois Lottery officials. Ocampo said she scratched off […]

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NYPD’s Highest Ranking Black Officer Resigns After Being Appointed to Fix Race Relations

Reported by Ashley Naples It’s no secret that race relations between NYPD and Black and Hispanic residents is tarnished. One reason is due to the controversial “stop and frisk” law that allows an officer to conduct a limited pat-down search of a person’s body. The procedure originated from the Supreme Court case, Terry v. Ohio in 1968. […]

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Dante Martin, Ex-FAMU Marching Band Member, Guilty Of Manslaughter In Hazing Case

A former Florida A&M band member accused of being the ringleader of a brutal hazing ritual known as “Crossing Bus C” that killed a drum major was convicted Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing. Prosecutors said Dante Martin, 27, was known as “the president of Bus C” and organized the initiations that required fellow band […]

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Carla Hall hits Kickstarter goal to open eatery

Carla Hall had two conditions for opening her first restaurant: The menu had to be Nashville hot chicken and the money had to be crowdsourced. The co-host of ABC’s daytime food fest “The Chew” says it took years for friends and family to convince her to open her own eatery — “Restaurants are like a […]

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White Teacher Reportedly Tells Student That Killing All Black People Is on Her Bucket List

A teacher at Camden County High School is under investigation for allegedly making racist comments in a classroom. “It is very disturbing,” said parent Kimberley Ashcraft. Ashcraft told 10 On Your Side the disturbing incident happened a couple weeks ago. Her daughter told her about the conversation with math teacher Cynthia Ramsey. “That’s when she conveyed to me that […]

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