violence

White Man Punches Black Protester At Donald Trump Rally

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Last night, during a Trump rally in Fayetteville, N.C., a black man was assaulted by a white man wearing a cowboy hat. Shaun King posted about the incident on Twitter and hopes to find information about the guy. From another angle, here is the violent...

Reagan Gomez Sparks A Twitter Convo On Racism Against Black Girls In The Classroom

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Actress Reagan Gomez-Preston started an intellectual discussion on Twitter recently when, in light of the recent Ben Fields story (where a South Carolina Deputy was caught on camera violently removing a black teenager from her classroom) she commented on higher rate of suspension among black...

Let’s Retire the Term ‘Black on Black’ Crime, Focus Instead on Gang Culture

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From The Grio — On January 21st, 2013, King College Prep’s marching band traveled from Chicago to Washington to perform at President Barack Obama‘s second inauguration festivities. This band had a beautiful and talented 15 year-old majorette  who was an honor student and planned to...

‘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...