Video Footage Shows The Shooting of Another Innocent Victim: Darrien Hunt

Video Footage Shows The Shooting of Another Innocent Victim: Darrien Hunt

As the nation mourns the injustice surrounding the shooting death of Michael Brown, another young black man’s murder recently suffered a similar fate. 22-year-old Darrien Hunt was shot in the back ...

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Marissa Alexander Accepts Plea Deal

Marissa Alexander the woman who received 20 years in prison for firing what was apparently a warning shot at her husband has been offered a plea deal which she accepted. ...

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Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Requests Refund From Bridal Store

Amber Vinson, became famous for contracting Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan who will forever be known as the first patient to die of the virus in the United States. Thankfully, ...

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Darren Wilson Tells ABC News That His 'Conscience is Clean'

Darren Wilson, the police officer who killed Michael Brown, sat down with ABC News’s George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday, and admitted that his “conscience is clean” when he faces the realization ...

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Bill Cosby Allegedly Betrayed His Daughter to Evade Sex Scandal

According to Page Six, Bill Cosby is even scummier than we could have ever imagined despite all the crazy allegations coming to light. A source divulged disturbing details about the comedian’s ...

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Halle Berry Takes Gabriel Aubry Back To Court For Trying To Make Daughter “White”

Halle Berry and her baby daddy are at it again. After challenging Gabriel Aubry over the compensation he was receiving from her a few weeks ago, she is now claiming ...

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UCLA Faculty Wins Bid For Diversity Class Requirement

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After a number of failed attempts, the faculty of the UCLA College of Letters and Arts finally got their wish. Future undergraduates will be required to take a diversity class that will encompass a wide array of courses (ethnic, cultural, religious, or gender identity) that...

America’s Teachers Continue to Have Low Expecations for Black and Latino Students

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Students of all races need encouragement while they are in school, but it seems that students of color are getting the short end of the stick. A new report by the Center for American Progress found that it’s the educators of students of color who...

Philadelphia Students Walk Out and ‘Strike’ to Support Teachers

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Score one for the millennial generation and their commitment to social justice issues. Almost 200 students stood outside the Philadelphia High School for Creative & Performing Arts in a spirited protest and symbolic ‘strike’ on Wednesday morning in defense of their teachers whose labor union contracts have...

New Report Released on Unlocking Opportunity for African American Girls

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A new report released by the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (NAACP LDF) and the National Women’s Law Center. “Unlocking Opportunity for African American Girls” offers historical context for black girls’ and women’s educational and economic experiences, but also provides policy recommendations to address these racial...

A Web-Based Training Program May Help Reduce Sexual Violence on College Campuses

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In light of domestic violence resurfacing at the forefront of many of our conversations, researchers at Georgia State University (GSU) has created an intervention program in hopes to lower the rates of sexual violence on college campuses. As stated in the study led by Laura...