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The role insurance companies play in the brutality against Black bodies

Signs, artwork and flowers were placed by people showing up to pay their respects and to protest at the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue in South Minneapolis, in…

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Hampton Inn employee fired after calling police on Black family at pool

(Credit: Hampton by Hilton) A white Hampton Inn employee has been fired a viral Facebook Live video showed her calling the police on a Black family just for using the hotel’s swimming…

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Texas woman calls her Black boss the N-word after getting fired

(Credit: screenshot/TMZ) A Texas woman launched into a racist tirade after her Black boss fired her and called him the N-word. The unidentified woman repeatedly called her boss a “motherf*****”,…

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Black trans teen Brayla Stone murdered in apparent hit

(Credit: Brayla Stone) The body of a 17-year-old Black trans teen has been found in Arkansas in what local police are treating as a homicide. This makes the eighth reported…

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Tamir Rice’s mother calls out artists using her son’s image without permission

Samaria Rice (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images) Tamir Rice’s mother feels like her suffering is being compounded by the fact that her son’s high profile death has caused artists…

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NBA star Ja Morant apologizes for anti-police tweet

Memphis Grizzlies rookie Ja Morant earlier this year (Photo: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Memphis point guard Ja Morant is a rookie that before the NBA season was abruptly halted in March…

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A long-overdue ‘Tip of the Cap’ to baseball’s Black pioneers

President Barack Obama speaks at Goalkeepers 2017, at Jazz at Lincoln Center on September 20, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Bill Melinda Gates Foundation)…

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Thousands of Denver protesters march for justice for Elijah McClain

Thousands of people turned out in Denver to march for justice in the police killing of 23-year-old, Elijah McClain. The impassioned crowd filled the Aurora municipal center with chants and…

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Ava DuVernay and Colin Kaepernick developing Netflix series on his high school years

Netflix has announced Colin in Black White, a new scripted six-part series created by Colin Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay. The limited series will be narrated by Kaepernick and centers around his high school…

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Dr. Dre’s wife Nicole Young files for divorce after more than 20 years

Dr. Dre’s wife Nicole Young filed for divorce from the rapper after 24 years of marriage on Monday. Young, 50, filed paperwork on Monday to end her marriage to the…

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