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Bill Cosby to remain on House Arrest

Convicted comedian Bill Cosby will remain on house arrest until he’s sentenced this summer following his conviction on three counts of aggravated indecent sexual assault. ...

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OneUnited Bank announces three city book giveaways for the ‘I Got Bank’ Urban Youth Financial Literacy Contest

One-United Bank, the nation’s largest Black bank, is proud to announce its 8th Annual “I Got Bank!” Financial Literacy Contest where ten children will win a $1,000 savings account for the best essays and the best art projects that represent the “I Got Bank!” theme. ...

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Starbucks: Black Coffee Steamed in White Milk

Starbucks: Black Coffee Steamed in White Milk ...

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‘Black Panther’ to deliver keynote speech at Howard University’s Graduation

     Howard University alumnus Chadwick Boseman, 40, will give the keynote address at the school’s 150th commencement ceremony on May 12. The star of the movie “Black Panther” will also be presented with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters. ...

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Haitian Civil Rights Organizations join NAACP in TPS lawsuit   

The NAACP, the nation’s premier grassroots civil rights organization, filed an amended complaint in its ongoing law-suit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for its decision to rescind the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitian immigrants. Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees (HWHR) and the Haitian Lawyers’ Association (HLA) have now joined the lawsuit. The plaintiffs are represented by the ...

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A Black woman lost her job because of her dreadlocks, so she sued and now wants the Supreme Court’s intervention

     A Black Alabama woman, who lost a job offer because she refused to cut her dreadlocks, is asking the Supreme Court to hear her case, dubbing her situation ‘modern-day racial discrimination.’ ...

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Remember the firefighter who was charged for spitting on a Black toddler and using the N-word? — Well, he just got his job back!

Terrence Jeremy Skeen, a firefighter who spat and used a racial slur on a 3-year-old Black boy, has reportedly got his job back after his lawyers claim that he was “suspended incorrectly.” ...

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The Unfair Shooting and Brutalization of Oswald Jay Lewis

     N.Y. on a 24-year-old warrant from Virginia. Inside the Queens apartment was Oswald Lewis, the individual named in the arrest warrant. After Lewis’ violent seizure by marshals he was never given his Miranda rights. He laid on the pavement, handcuffed to his injured wrist until an ambulance arrived. ...

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Missouri ranks #1 in Nation for Black Homicide Victimization

Missouri has the highest Black homicide victimization rate in the nation with a rate of 46.24 per 100,000, which is nearly two and half times the national Black homicide victimization rate and 10 times the overall homicide rate nationwide, ac-cording to a new analysis by the Violence Policy Center (VPC).  ...

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