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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 The image evoked all sorts of historical references that make any of ...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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‘Love Up Guns Down’ Campaign Hopes To Deter Violence in Newark, NJ

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He hadn’t heard of Newark, NJ until last year when he came across a news story about the Christmas shooting death of a 13-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy in Newark. It was that shooting that made British artist Killy Kilford want to do something about the...

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...

Woman Beaten to Death in McDonald’s Because She Refused to Give a Man Her Phone Number

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Entitlement is real. And worldwide. According to Metro, a woman was beaten to death by a man with an iron bar in a McDonald’s as onlookers stared all because she didn’t want to give out her phone number. The incident was captured on video. Reports...

Chicago’s Controversial New Police Program Prompts Fears Of Racial Profiling

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Tuesday afternoon, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced  the expansion of an initiative to combat gang violence in the city. The program is called “Custom Notifications.” During the first phase of the program that started in July, police visited the homes of suspected gang members...

Welcome To Omaha, Nebraska: The Most Dangerous Place In America To Be Black

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For the last couple of years, when people speak of the most violent cities in the U.S., typically Chicago or Detroit are brought up first.  Even when the murder rates in those areas have taken a plunge, the city with the  highest incidence of black murder...