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Racial Justice Organization Reacts to Indictment of Amber Guyer for Murder of Unarmed Black Neighbor

“The grand jury’s indictment of Amber Guyger is an important reminder that police derive their authority from the people and it is the people, functioning as members of grand juries, who must insist that police authority be exercised in a lawful manner and who must hold police accountable when they fail to do so. ...

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Supreme Court Hears Important Civil Forfeiture Case

     An analysis by the Southern Poverty Law Center found that while federal forfeitures totaled $93.7 million in 1986, this revenue grew by more than 4,600 percent – to $4.5 billion a year – by 2014. ...

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Coalition wants end to Broadcasting Music that Encourages Violence Against Blacks

While recognizing sexual misconduct as deviant behavior is at the forefront of mass media, sexual misconduct and violence against Black women is being promoted and normalized on radio stations that target African American audiences, several groups said in a news release. ...

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White police officer says he was fired for not shooting Black male suspect

      Weirton, VA — Stephen Mader, a white police officer from the Weirton Police Department who was fired after deciding not to shoot a Black male suspect, has filed a federal lawsuit against the department and won a settlement for wrongful termination last February. A recent story from ProPublica unveils the whole story that surrounds what happened that night in 2016. ...

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Baltimore Organization helping fathers, families with sustainable employment, life skills

The Center for Urban Families acts as a leading voice in the national conversation on responsible fatherhood and an advocate for child support reform in Maryland. It also counts as a resource that helps nonprofits across the country strengthen low-income families and a support network for Baltimore’s most vulnerable citizens. ...

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Comcast Announces Agreements with two new African American Majority Owned Independent Networks

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) recently announced it has selected two new African American majority-owned independent networks to be broadly distributed on Comcast Cable systems beginning in January 2019. ...

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Black woman named Deputy Director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, making history

     For the first time, a Black woman was named deputy director at NASA’s Johnson Space Center on Wednesday, the Houston Chronicle reports. ...

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District 4 runoff candidates meet in a debate as early voting gets underway

 The race ultimately could come down to whether voters trust an experienced hand in the process or are looking for a change. The two remaining candidates in the District 4 race represent both ends of the spectrum. ...

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Racial profiling and teaching while Black at VCU

     It comes amid a string of incidents — some of which have gone viral on social media — in which white people called the police on Black people for ordinary activities like sleeping in their university dorm and holding a barbecue in a public park. ...

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Anthony Browder makes history as the first African American to lead and fund an archeological excavation project in Egypt

Washington DC’s own, Anthony “Tony” Browder makes history as the first African American to lead and fund an archeological excavation project in Egypt. In May 2018, Mr. Browder, his daughter Atlantis Tye Browder, and the ASA Restoration Project excavation team discovered 2700-year-old Kushite artifacts that were recently installed in the Egyptian Museum in Luxor. ...

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