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Manhunt Expands Outside Ohio for Suspect in Videotaped Killing

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Police in Ohio urged residents in surrounding states on Monday to be on alert for a man who they said shot and killed an elderly passerby seemingly at random and then posted a gruesome video of the killing on Facebook. Steve Stephens, 37, was wanted...

Study: Black Students With Black Teachers, Less Likely to Drop Out of School

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There’s a new study out that says black students who have just one black teacher in elementary school are less likely to drop out and are significantly more likely to graduate high school. Below are the study’s major takeaways: Low-income black students who have one...

Animal Activists Protest Kelly Rowland’s Book Signing

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Kelly Rowland held a book signing on Thursday, but it went all the way left when fur activists bombarded her. Rowland was promoting her new parenting book Whoa, Baby! when the activists, unamused by the singer’s use of fur in her wardrobe, unraveled posters of tortured animals,...

Rosa Parks’ Niece Isn’t Here For People Comparing Dr. David Dao to Her Aunt

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Who knew getting dragged off a plane would end up with Dr. David Dao being compared to Rosa Parks. Well her niece isn’t having it. In an interview with TMZ, Urana McCauley tells said what happened to Dao on the United flight is wrong and unfortunate, but...

Gilbert Arenas Shares Rude Comment About Dark-Skinned Women

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Former NBA player Gilbert Arenas shared some not-so-nice opinions about dark-skinned women on Instagram. Arenas, who infamously sued his ex Basketball Wives star girlfriend Laura Govan for defamation, doesn’t seem to think too highly of dark-skinned women. On the Instagram post, Arenas had this to say:...

First African-American Female Judge Found Dead in New York’s Hudson River

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She was a force for good whose legacy will be felt for years to come — Governor Mario Cuomo Associate Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first African-American woman to be appointed to New York’s Court of Appeals, was found dead on Wednesday in New York’s Hudson...