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Vandals Destroy 2nd Emmett Till Historical Marker in 9 Months

*A historical marker with information about Emmett Till has been vandalized, the second such occurrence against a memorial for him in less than nine months, EURweb.com reports.

White Jacksonville Cop Threatens Black Man With Jail For Jaywalking

*In the latest “walking while Black” encounter captured on video, a Jacksonville, Fla. cop was filmed threatening a Black man with jail time for jaywalking

Mike Brown’s Parents Reach Settlement in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The parents of Mike Brown, the Ferguson, MO black teen who was shot and killed by then officer Darren Wilson, have reportedly reached a settlement in their wrongful death lawsuit.

Police Shoot and Kill Pregnant Black Woman After She Called 911 For Help

Seattle police officers have reportedly shot and killed Charleena Lyles, a 30-year old pregnant woman, in her home in front of her children.

Donald Trump Demands Cuba Return Godmother of Famed Rapper

America’s polarizing and highly-controversial commander-in-chief Donald Trump recently issued a demand for Cuba to return escaped political prisoners, including deceased rapper Tupac Shakur's godmother Assata Shakur.

Sheriff David Clarke Withdraws From Homeland Security Job

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr., who often compares Black Lives Matter with ISIS, has withdrawn his candidacy for a position with the Homeland Security Department, The New York Times reports.

U.S. launches military strike against Syrian government

The United States launched a military strike Thursday on a Syrian government airbase in response to a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of civilians earlier in the week.

Trump and the Black Caucus plan to meet for the first time

Following a bizarre exchange with American Urban Radio Networks White House correspondent April Ryan, the Congressional Black Caucus is in talks with President Donald Trump to set up a meeting.

Volkswagen AG Agrees to Plead Guilty and Pay $4.3 Billion

Volkswagen AG Agrees to Plead Guilty and Pay $4.3 Billion in Criminal and Civil Penalties; Six Volkswagen Executives and Employees are Indicted in Connection with Conspiracy to Cheat U.S. Emissions Tests

Lakers and NBA community mourn loss of sideline reporter Craig Sager

The Lakers and the NBA family reacted in mourning over the recent passing of Craig Sager, who had spent the past two years fighting a rare form of cancer. All NBA teams have committed to observe a moment of silence ...

Colin Powell clarifies his role in Clinton e-mail server

The furor over the use of a personal e-mail server by presidential candidate Hillary Clinton continues to spin uncontrollably thanks to a revelation by the former secretary of state that after she took over as the nation’s top diplomat,

LAPD officers in Ezell Ford case sue the city

Two Los Angeles police officers involved in the deadly shooting of a mentally ill man in South Los Angeles in 2014 sued the city today, alleging they are being kept from returning to field duty due to racial discrimination and ...

Hillary Clinton Looks to Build African American Base with Top Staffers

As the presidential candidates sprint towards the November 8 election, the Clinton campaign has turned to seasoned, Black political strategists to boost voter turnout in the African American community.

Intellectual Honesty about Race and Criminal Justice Reform

There is an old adage that posits “The more things appear to change, the more they stay the same.” Once again, millions of Americans are engulfed in what has become a reluctant national debate and dialogue concerning race and the ...

Show Me The Money: Global HIV/AIDS Funding On The Decline

Throughout AIDS 2016, whispers that global funds to fight HIV/AIDS have begun to dry up have turned to shouts.

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