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Statue of Breonna Taylor Vandalized in Oakland

Oakland Police are investigating the vandalism of a bust of Breonna Taylor in the city’s downtown area. Taylor, a 26-year-old woman from Louisville, Kentucky, was killed by police earlier this year in a mistaken no-knock raid on her apartment. Her image became a nationwide rallying point in this year’s protests against police brutality and anti-Black…

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Malik Sinegal: 23-Year-old Black Pilot Becomes Youngest Ever Certified to Fly Boeing 777

 Malik Sinegal   For Malik Sinegal, dreams do come true.  The 23-year-old recently became the youngest African American ever to be certified as a Boeing 777 pilot. The Boeing 777 is the world’s largest twinjet plane, and it is typically not piloted by beginners.  Yet, Sinegal flip the script – midair! “The Triple 7 is one of the…

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Video Shows Woman Falsely Accusing Black Teen of Stealing iPhone She Left in an Uber

A woman in New York City has been caught on camera falsely accusing a 14-year-old Black teenager of stealing her iPhone—before discovering that it was actually left behind in an Uber.       Keyon Harrold, a Grammy-winning jazz musician, posted the footage to his Instagram this weekend. It shows him and his teen son…

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An Indiana doctor has died from COVID-19 complications just weeks after reporting racial mistreatment on behalf of the hospital.

The New York Times reports that Dr. Susan Moore, a Black doctor, was refused adequate care and gaslighted about her pain from her white male doctor while admitted at the Indiana University North Hospital. In a now viral video posted to Facebook, Moore shared her experience, documenting her positive coronavirus diagnosis on November 29, untimely discharge, and her…

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Mich. Man Imprisoned for 37 Years on Murder Conviction Is Exonerated After Witness Admits She Lied

A Michigan man was freed last month after being wrongfully convicted of a crime and spending more than 37 years in prison. Walter Forbes, 63, was released on November 20. His release came after the prosecution’s star witness admitted to fabricating her story, the Detroit Free Pressreports. Forbes was arrested in 1982. He was convicted of…

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UPS Finally Ends Ban on Natural Black Hairstyles and Beards

United Parcel Service (UPS) finally is lifting several strict rules on how employees who interact with the public — mostly the delivery drivers — can wear their facial hair and hairstyles. The changes relax the strict limits on facial hair (nobeards for most employees, and mustaches limited to above the crease of the lip), how long men…

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US, States Crack Down On Scams Bilking Desperate Americans

WASHINGTON — Here They Come !!!!  Federal and state authorities say they are cracking down on a wave of illegal schemes that have proliferated during the pandemic and prey upon the desperation of people who have lost jobs in the outbreak’s economic upheaval. The scams have ranged from the work-from-home reselling of luxury products, to…

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Black Woman Helped Discover COVID Vaccine Developed By Moderna

            Dr. Kizzmekia  ‘Kizzy’ Corbett was on the team with Dr. Barney Graham, who is married to a Black woman, and has mixed-race children.   DR. BARNEY GRAHAM                       According to a CNN report, Dr. Anthony Fauci is urging Black Americans hesitant to take the COVID-19 vaccine to trust the process — in part because…

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A wave of Black students takes presidencies at top-tier universities

Noah Harris is the first Black male elected student body president of Harvard University. Jason Carroll, student body president of Brown University. Danielle Geathers, student body president of MIT. Naomi Riley, student body president of UCLA.   Harvard University undergrad Noah Harris arrived at a Black Lives Matter protest in June in his home state…

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