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Deputy Shooting-Florida

Florida Sheriff Blames Hate of Law Enforcement for Recent Ambush Killing of Two Deputies

TRENTON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two Florida sheriff's deputies were shot dead through the window of a Chinese restaurant by a man who then killed himself. The shooter was identified as a man from...

Black Men Arrested at Starbucks Say They Feared for Their Lives

https://twitter.com/gma/status/986931670874927104?s=12 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer. He thought nothing of it when he and his...
racist macon woman

Woman Who Attacked Pregnant Servicewoman Said It All ‘Started Because She’s White’

https://youtu.be/Q6To0d-6VCQ MACON, Ga. (AP) — A 71-year-old white woman has been charged with battery after she and her son argued with two black female service members over a parking spot outside a restaurant. A Bibb County...
hurricanes in the Caribbean

Tuskegee University Among 4 HBCUs Receiving 100K Donation from Beyonce

https://twitter.com/ATLBlackStar/status/985588592343945217 NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce paid tribute to historically black colleges during her groundbreaking Coachella performance, and now the singer is donating $100,000 to four black universities. The superstar singer announced Monday the Homecoming Scholars...

As Protests Erupt, Starbucks CEO Wants to Meet with Two Black Men Arrested At...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — About two dozen chanting protesters took over a Philadelphia Starbucks on Monday, days after two black men were arrested there when store employees called 911 to say they were trespassing. "We don't...
Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill Gets Standing Ovation for Moving Nina Simone Tribute At Rock Hall

https://youtu.be/-RcttQDV9Lo CLEVELAND (AP) — Late icon Nina Simone was welcomed to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with show-stopping performances from Lauryn Hill and Andra Day on Saturday night. Simone, who died in 2003, was...
Tanzania Africa Saving Elephants

Battle to Save Africa’s Elephants is Gaining Some Ground

MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK, Tanzania (AP) — The battle to save Africa's elephants is gaining some momentum. Legal ivory markets are shrinking worldwide, and law enforcement has broken up some international trafficking syndicates. But it's...
Bill Cosby

Model Says She Lied About Cosby Interaction to Make Money, Tells a Different Story...

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The day before Bill Cosby's chief accuser was to take the witness stand at his sexual assault retrial, a former model and TV personality on Thursday gave jurors her own...
NYPD shooting

NYPD Fatally Shoot Bipolar Man Carrying Metal Pipe

NEW YORK (AP) — Officers responding to reports of a man threatening people with a gun fatally shot a man carrying a metal pipe, mistaking it for a firearm, the New York Police Department...
People Jay-Z

Jay Z Cried with Joy When Mom Came Out to Him as Lesbian

https://youtu.be/bU-vnDmxd1Q NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z says he cried with joy when his mother came out to him as lesbian. In the April 6 episode of "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman" on...
Joe Bide Trump

Ex-Sheriff David Clarke Jumps Into Joe Biden Vs. Trump Debate with Bizarre Tweet

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at Joe Biden for wanting to "beat the hell out of him," saying Thursday that the former vice president "would go down fast and hard, crying...
Neanderthal Cave painting

Neanderthals Vs. Africans: Who Was the First to Create Art?

In his essay, Why Africana History?, the great scholar and historian Dr. John Henrik Clarke wrote: "The Europeans not only colonialized most of the world, they began to colonialize information about the world and its...
Steve Bannon France

Steve Bannon Mobilizes Far-Right Party In France with Strong Message: ‘Let Them Call You...

https://twitter.com/ABC/status/972561544365133824 PARIS (AP) — Former White House strategist Steve Bannon re-energized France's struggling far-right National Front party Saturday by speaking at a party congress and telling Marine Le Pen's nationalist supporters: "History is on our...
HUD Complaint

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Ignites Immediate Backlash After Reportedly Spending Thousands on Dining Set

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Department of Housing and Urban Development employee says she was demoted after she refused to comply with a request from the acting agency head that she "find money" for a...
black pamther

Will ‘Black Panther’ Spark the Cultural Healing of African Descendants’ Wounds?

Ryan Coogler’s ground-breaking "Black Panther" movie offers Africans and their US-based descendants, commonly referred to as African-Americans, a model to heal some emotional scars inherited from the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. The relationship between different...
Donald Trump

House Republicans Release Memo on Russia Probe; Comey Not Impressed

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Friday released a partisan and bitterly disputed memo that they say shows surveillance abuses in the early stages of the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia. The...
O.J. Simpson

Fred Goldman Wants OJ Simpson’s Memorabilia Money, Judge Says No..For Now

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — O.J. Simpson dodged an effort Tuesday to force him to turn over cash he pockets from signing autographs to satisfy a $70 million-plus civil judgment for the 1994 killings...
Oprah at Recy Taylor funeral

Oprah Visits Alabama Grave of Recy Taylor, the Woman Honored In Globes Speech

ABBEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey has visited the grave of a Black Alabama woman whose rape by six white men in 1944 drew national attention and whose story was highlighted in Winfrey's recent...

Skill-Based Immigration: The Not So Coded Language to Produce a Whiter America

DENVER (AP) — For years, a movement to limit the number of migrants into the U.S. and end a system that favors family members of legal residents has had to fend off criticism that...
Joy Villa exposed

Conservatives Find Video of Joy Villa Grabbing Man’s Butt to ‘Expose’ Her; Singer Simply...

https://twitter.com/GMA/status/946765272584658945 WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Joy Villa says she wants an apology from Corey Lewandowski for hitting her twice on her buttocks during a Washington gathering last fall. And she's defending herself against a video...
Chrissy Teigen

Plane Returns to LA After Passenger Boards Wrong Flight, Chrissy Teigen Wonders Why Everyone...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Tokyo-bound flight returned to Los Angeles hours into the journey after the crew discovered that one of the passengers had boarded the wrong plane, All Nippon Airways said Wednesday. The...

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