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Lemony Snicket Author Says He’s Sorry for Making Racist Jokes

Daniel Handler known for his uber popular book Lemony Snicket, is trying to make amends for the racist joke he offered to the audience at the National Book Awards on ...

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Shanesha Taylor Fights For The Right To Spend Her Money

Arizona mom Shanesha Taylor has dominated the headlines as prosecutors work to bring her to justice for misusing monetary donations she received from public supporters. They claim the single mother ...

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Principal Supports Powderpuff Team in Blackface

Nothing good can come from a bunch of white girls with slathered black paint all over their faces. The image evoked all sorts of historical references that make any of ...

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Released Video Exposes Police Dishonesty in the Killing of Michael Brown

A new video released by Daily Kos proves that the Ferguson police were not accurate in their assessment of the distance between Darren Wilson’s SUV and the area where Michael ...

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Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson May Resign

Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager whose death has sparred a climate of unrest in Ferguson, MO. is contemplating leaving Ferguson PD ...

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A Rapper May Receive A Life Sentence Because He Released An Album

Brandon Duncan – who uses Tiny Doo as his stage name is a rapper whose album – No Safety might quite possibly land him in jail for life. The San Diego ...

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Chicago Teen Arrested for Attempting to Join ISIS

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A 19-year-old Chicago man was charged with a terrorism-related offense for allegedly trying to join ISIS. According to NBC News, on Saturday police officials arrested Mohammed Hamzah Khan, who reside in the Chicago suburb of Bolingbrook, at O’Hare International Airport. He was waiting to board...

Three 15-Year-Olds and Four Adults Charged in Gruesome Machete CTA Station Attack

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Seven individuals, including three 15-year-olds, were arrested and charged for attacking two brothers at the Brown Line Kedzie CTA station in Chicago. In the wee hours of Monday morning a 26-year-old man and his 17-year-old brother were approached by seven individuals and asked to flash...

One Woman Brings Yoga to a Chicago Neighborhood

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Tameka Lawson is changing her Chicago neighborhood one yoga pose as at a time.  Lawson, a yoga enthusiast for only a year, is the executive director of I Grow Chicago, a non-profit organization in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood. Lawson said she started practicing yoga because she needed...

Chicago Resident Asks For White People To Gentrify Their Park So Officials Will Keep It Clean

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It’s a shame that residents in the Hermosa neighborhood of Chicago have a large park that is not being maintained by the city. Someone in the largely Latino populated neighborhood feels the only way to get the city clean and pay attention to the park is...

Chicago’s Fourth of July Violence Ends In 82 Shot, 14 Dead

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While most people were out celebrating the Fourth of July with cookouts and fireworks, others were out shooting up the city of Chicago. Eighty-two people were shot, 14 of them fatally, according to the Chicago Tribune. The string of incidents started Thursday afternoon. In the most recent...