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Black Student Robbed Of Salutatorian Because District Wanted To Appease Racist Town

According to a federal lawsuit, recent high school graduate Olecia James claims she was denied her rightful place as salutatorian of her Mississippi high school’s graduating class so that the district would not cause an issue among the town’s white residents. In the lawsuit, uploaded for viewing by The Hill, James seeks monetary damages and a change in the…

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Naked And Unarmed 17-Year-Old Fatally Shot By Oklahoma Police During Seeming Mental Health Episode

An unarmed Edmond, Oklahoma, teen was fatally shot by police following a 911 call from his girlfriend describing the victim’s erratic behavior. The Guardian reports 17-year-old Isaiah Lewis was killed in a police-involved shooting on Monday afternoon. Edmond police arrived on the scene after a neighbor called 911. Two girls, both of whom are white, came running from a nearby house begging the unidentified…

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Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid criminal probe over children’s book

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh talks about the late night removal of four confederate statues in the city, on Aug. 16, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, who has been away from the job amid a corruption scandal centered around a children’s book, announced her resignation through her lawyer Thursday. “Dear citizens of…

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Artist, Activist Common To Address FAMU Spring Commencement Graduates

ANDREW GILLUM    …To address graduates at 6 p. m., Friday COMMON …To address graduates during the 9 a. m. ceremony, Saturday   TALLAHASSEE, FL– Hip-hop recording artist, actor and activist Common, Florida A&M University (FAMU) alum and former Tallahassee Mayor, Andrew Gillum and veteran music industry attorney, Nicole Wyskoarko will be the speakers for the FAMU Spring Commencement…

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Diagnosis To Blessing: Friends Find Out They Are Brothers After Cancer

Cancer is almost always a devastating diagnosis, especially at a young age. But for 37-year-old Walter Gordy, the diagnosis came with a blessing. As reported by People.com, Gordy’s lymphoma diagnosis led him to his half-brother. Surprisingly, he already knew him. His friend of 12 years, Mark Tolson, 37, was, like Gordy, raised by a single mother…

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Facebook Is Anticipating A $5 Billion Fine For Privacy Violations

Facebook and privacy do not exactly go hand-in-hand. The social media company has consistently been criticized by individuals, advocates, and government officials for its inability or unwillingness to protect the private data of its users, and now that may cost them. According to the New York Times,Facebook will likely pay a $5 billion fine to the Federal…

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ESPN The Magazine Will Stop Publishing In September

In 1998, ESPN decided to make a foray into the print world with ESPN The Magazine, a competitor to Sports Illustrated that would feature longform features, columns, photos, and more. After 21 years in publication, the print version of that magazine will cease to exist, as ESPN has decided to end the publication in September, according to John Ourand…

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Boy Scouts: Handful Of Sex-Abuse Cases Emerged In 2018 

NEW YORK (AP) — Under pressure over past allegations of child sex abuse, the Boy Scouts of America defended its current prevention policies on Wednesday and said there were five known victims in 2018 out of roughly 2.2 million youth members. “Scouting programs today are safe,” said Erin Eisner, a chief strategy officer for the BSA and the…

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John Singleton Dies At 51 After Suffering Stroke

Boyz n the Hood” director John Singleton died Monday due to complications from a stroke he suffered almost two weeks ago. He was 51. His family announced his death shortly after they confirmed that he had been taken off life support. “John passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family and friends,” they said in a statement….

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