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Local Missouri NAACP Chapter Opens Up Discrimination Hotline In Wake Of Mizzou Threats

On Friday, the Jefferson City branch said Mizzou students can call 1-844-NAACP-HELP to anonymously report threats to law enforcement. Students who live off campus and in the surrounding areas of Mizzou are also welcome to call. President of the NAACP chapter, Nimrod Chapel, tells The Huffington Post the idea came to fruition out of concern for the safety of students. After a week full of protests against ra ...

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Happy Veterans Day

Do you know why we celebrate Veterans Day on November 11? The history of the holiday dates all the way back to the end of World War I. Although the war didn't officially end until June 28, 1919, with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, an armistice months earlier swiftly ended hostile combat. That time is known as the eleventh hour – coming on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, which is why Novemb ...

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“Boys from the hood; Doing good”

An interview with Prophet John McGill. This is the first in a number of interviews from the series: "Boys from the hood; Doing good". This series is the brain child of Prophet McGill as he has shared his story of near death experience, being exonerated for a crime he did not commit and the death of both parents as he laid on his death bed. Prophet McGill and his team, consisting of him and Publisher Bobby R ...

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Corey Jones shooting: Florida drummer killed by plainclothes cop after car broke down

PALM BEACH, FLORIDA — A Florida man was shot and killed by police early Sunday, adding to the mounting numbers of police-involved shootings since the death of Michael Brown in August 2014. Just after 2 a.m. on Sunday, 31-year-old Corey Jones was driving home after a music performance at a bar when his car broke down on the off-ramp of Interstate 95, Jones' bandmate, Matthew Huntsberger, told the Palm Beach ...

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Eat Fresh: Subway Customer Finds Dead Mouse In His Sandwich

  Matt Jones added a new photo. Assistant Project Manager at FD Thomas, Inc · October 6 at 2:07pm · iOS · Look at that Beast of a mouse in the spinach at Subway today! Good thing we didn't bite into it! AMAZING! WTF!!! The manager was in shock! 35 Likes · 81 Comments · 1,095 Shares   It’s been a pretty tough month for Subway, with its most famous spokesman being arrested on child porn charges and now l ...

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Incarcerated Fathers Will Be Able To “Pause” Child Support Payments During Prison Sentences

Fathers in prison facing immensely high debt over unpaid child support payments will have the opportunity to “press pause” with a new program enacted in the next few years by President Barack Obama, The Washington Post reports. The Obama administration recently announced new adjustments that will allow incarcerated fathers to have the option to label their prison stay as “involuntary” to avoid racking up de ...

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White Man Who Targeted Elderly Black Man In “Knockout Game” Sentenced To 71 Months In Prison

A Texas man who filmed himself assaulting an elderly Black man two years ago during what is known as the “knockout game” was sentenced to 71 months in federal prison last week. Friday’s sentencing came after Conrad Alvin Barrett, 29, pled guilty over the summer. In December 2013, Barrett — who was 27 at the time — was charged with a hate crime for punching 79-year-old Roy Coleman, fracturing the man’s jaw i ...

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