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Beyonce Fan With Stage IV Cancer Passes Away

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Ebony Banks, of Houston, Tx, the cancer-stricken high school student whose wish to meet Beyoncé came true when she received a FaceTime call from the singer has died. According to Click2Houston, Banks died on Sunday surrounded by family and friends, who held a vigil in her memorial. Banks’ friends and...

Tomi Lahren Permanently Banned From “The Blaze”

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After taking her pro-choice stance public, racist Tomi Lahren has now been permanently banned from The Blaze. Lahren appeared on The View and told the show’s co-hosts that the government can “stay out of my body.” When confronted with criticism from conservatives and even her own...

Only Black People Showed Up To The DC Town Hall Meeting To Address The Surging Number Of Missing Black And Latina Girls

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Earlier this year, the Women’s March On Washington drew crowds that totaled close to 5 million attendees. Simultaneous marches were held in cities worldwide as women from all walks of life banded together to protest against various women’s issues from equal pay to reproductive rights,...

Texas Teen Lied About Being Gang Raped By 3 Black Men

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An 18-year-old white woman is now behind bars after confessing that her rape by 3 black men was a hoax. Last Wednesday, Breana Harmon Talbott burst into a church bleeding and wearing only a shirt, bra and underwear, and told everyone she had been raped by...

New Jersey Elementary School Held a Mock Slave Auction During Class

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A New Jersey elementary school thought it was a good idea to hold a mock slavery auction to teach kids about slavery.  “There was a sale of a black child by white children in the classroom,” Tracey Jarmon-Woods, one of the student’s parents, told CBS New York, “If...

Johns Hopkins Accepts First Black Woman As Neurosurgery Resident

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A med student from Maryland named Nancy Abu-Bonsrah has made history as the first Black woman to become a neurosurgery resident at Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins Hospital. Abu-Bonsrah is originally from Ghana, but tells Johns Hopkins that she came to the United States at the age of...