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Black Folks Taking Over: Nigeria’s Population to Surpass America’s

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Nigeria’s population will become the third most populated country, overtaking the United States of America, by 2050 according to a report released by the United Nations. Currently coming in at number seven on the world’s most populated country list, this drastic position change will be...

Seattle Police Killed A Pregnant Mother Of Four Who Had Called 911

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Charleena Lyles, 30yo woman who was fatally shot by SPD today. Photo shared with permission from family pic.twitter.com/zHr3DV8mqM — Steven Hsieh (@stevenjhsieh) June 18, 2017 On Sunday morning, Seattle police officers shot and killed Charleena Lyles, a 30-year-old mother of four, at her apartment in...

Minnesota Police Officer Who Shot Philando Castile Found Not Guilty

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Jeronimo Yanez, the former Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop was acquitted on all charges by a jury Friday. Yanez also was acquitted of two counts of intentional discharge of firearm that endangers safety. Philando Castile, 32, was shot...

Michigan Health Official Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter For Role In Flint Water Crisis

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Nick Lyon, Michigan’s public health director and chief medical executive has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in Flint’s lead-contaminated water crisis. Lyon is accused of failing to alert the public about an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the Flint area, which has been linked by...

Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Movie Poster Slammed By Critics for Being ‘Too Militant’

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The highly-anticipated trailer for Marvel’s upcoming film Black Panther was released last week — which features Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Angela Bassett and more. The film follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to...

Black Man’s Severed Head Found Near His Burned Body In Mississippi

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A headless body has been found after the head of a young black man was discovered on the porch of a Jackson, Mississippi home. A few hours later, a headless burned body was discovered less than a mile away, according to Jackson Police Cmdr. Tyree Jones....