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Colin Kaepernick Is GQ’s 2017 Citizen of the Year

Much has changed in the four years since Colin Kaepernick was last on the cover of GQ. Back then he was a rippling superhero of a quarterback on the rise. But a simple act—kneeling during the national anthem—changed everything. It cost him his job. It also transformed Colin Kaepernick into a lightning rod and a powerful symbol of activism and resistance. Though Colin Kaepernick continues his silent protest, ...

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Colin Kaepernick Visits Harlem for his GQ Men of the Year Moment

Behind the scenes with football quarterback Colin Kaepernick, the man who’s become a movement. He's been vilified by millions and locked out of the NFL—all because he took a knee to protest police brutality. But Colin Kaepernick's determined stand puts him in rare company in sports history: Muhammad Ali, Jackie Robinson—athletes who risked everything to make a difference. Still haven’t subscribed to GQ on Y ...

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Black Journalists’ Ambush of Trump Aide Reveals Liberal Bias

It’s no secret that black conservatives are not well received by the mainstream white media establishment and that most black journalists working in that community reflect the liberal progressive ideology of their bosses. They have something else in common: they are as obsessed with "hate Trump" mania as they were with the "worship Obama" mania of the past eight years. The disgraceful and disrespectable tre ...

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Black-Owned Construction Firm Awarded Contract to Replace Contaminated Water Lines in Flint, Michigan

Rhonda Grayer, vice president of W.T. Stevens Construction W.T. Stevens Construction, a Black-owned construction firm with about 25 employees, has been awarded a multi-million dollar service contract to replace more than 18,000 lead corroded pipes across the city of Flint, Michigan. The company is one of just four companies recently contracted under a court order to complete the project. The company was fou ...

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Integration Pioneers To Be Honored with State Historical Marker

The first African Americans to serve in the modern Navy at general rating will be honored with the dedication of a permanent historical marker on the 75th anniversary of their enlisting. The marker, which will be installed at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 27 at the intersection of West Franklin and South Roberson streets, commemorates U.S. Navy Band B-1, which was attached to the Navy's PreFlight School on the UNC ...

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Texas officer who killed black teenager leaving party is charged with 0.murder

A Texas police officer who shot and killed a 15-year-old high school freshman last weekend has been charged with murder, according to news reports. Roy Oliver, a patrol officer in the Dallas suburb of Balch Springs, has not been arrested, but a judge signed a murder warrant Friday afternoon and his bond has been set at $300,000, according to the Dallas Morning News. Oliver, who had been with the department ...

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SUSPECT IN FACEBOOK VIDEO KILLING SHOOTS HIMSELF TO DEATH

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The man who randomly killed a Cleveland retiree and posted video of the crime on Facebook shot himself to death on Tuesday in Pennsylvania, police said. Pennsylvania State Police said Steve Stephens was spotted Tuesday morning in Erie County, in the state's northwest corner. Authorities say officers tried to pull Stephens over and, after a brief pursuit, he shot and killed himself. He was ...

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Miami Dolphins Cancer Survivor Carla Hill is an Inspiration

It's been said that character, like a photograph, develops in darkness. It's during those dark times in life when we see our true character. For Carla Hill, she's been developing in the darkness. Hill, who's a former Miami Dolphins cheerleader has been in the middle of a health crisis for the last decade. After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, she’s now a two-time breast cancer survivor. She's al ...

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