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Shaquem Griffin Captured the Hearts of Many After Becoming First Player with One Hand...

https://www.facebook.com/ESPN/videos/2069048249808587/ ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shaquem Griffin came back. The crowd loved it. Players in attendance not selected in the first two days of the NFL draft usually head out of town before the fourth through...

Detroiters Are Planning Massive Paintball Events to Squelch Gun Violence — They’re Getting Arrested...

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=570282810008729&set=a.113056309064717.1073741829.100010810447284&type=3&theater DETROIT (AP) — Stepped up police enforcement is planned this weekend in Detroit to quell a social media-publicized citywide paintball war that — so far — has resulted in six arrests and left an...
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Hundreds Pay Respects to DeEbony Groves, 1 of 4 Murdered In Waffle House Attack

GALLATIN, Tenn. (AP) — Hundreds of people thronged a Tennessee church on Friday, some hugging and crying, as they paid their respects for a college student killed in the weekend shooting rampage at a...
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Dallas-Area Couple Charged with Enslaving Guinean Girl; Attorney Says She’s a Relative

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — U.S. authorities have arrested the son of a former president of the West African country of Guinea and his wife for allegedly enslaving a countrywoman in their Texas home. Prosecutors...
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IAAF to Force Female Runners with Naturally High Levels of Testosterone to Quit or...

MONACO (AP) — New rules for female athletes with high natural testosterone levels could force two-time Olympic 800-meter champion Caster Semenya to stop running middle-distance races, and were denounced as racist by South Africa's...
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Lavar Ball Abruptly Pulls Sons from Lithuania

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are headed back to the U.S, but not on good terms. BC Prienu Vytautas on Thursday announced the departure of the younger brothers of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball. The...
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Arizona’s Only Black Legislators Chastised for Not Following Rules on House Floor

PHOENIX (AP) — The only two black members of the Arizona Legislature were formally chastised for speaking out against a Republican lawmaker's published column, which included a racial slur and they say derided black...

Men Speak Out After ‘Humiliating’ Experience at LA Fitness; On-Call Manager Insists There Was No...

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Two black men who were wrongly accused of not paying to work out at a gym in New Jersey say they were humiliated when staffers there twice called police on them. Rachid...
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FBI Launches Investigation Into Hacking Allegations of Joy Reid’s Now-Defunct Blog 

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC's Joy Reid insists that homophobic language in one of her old blog posts is the work of a computer hacker and her security expert said Wednesday they have a...
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Kevin Hart, Sixers CEO to Pick Up Meek Mill After Court Orders Judge to...

https://twitter.com/SmittyBarstool/status/988870533470179336 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania's highest court has ordered a judge to free rapper Meek Mill on bail while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions. Philadelphia Sixers CEO Michael Grubin who along with comedian Kevin...
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Golf Club Co-Owner Insists They Called Police on Two Black Female Golfers to ‘Ensure...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHip22RrEj8&feature=youtu.be YORK, Pa. (AP) — Black people have long complained about getting pulled over by police for "driving while black," or being eyed suspiciously by store security guards for "shopping while black." Now a group...

New Report Reveals Nearly All the Hart Children Were Malnourished Yet Oregon CPS Ignored...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon child welfare officials knew the family in an SUV that plunged off a California cliff had faced a child abuse investigation in another state when it looked into allegations...
Waffle House Shooting

Waffle House Shooting Suspect Immediately Requested Lawyer Upon Capture; Held on $2M Bond

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The gunman suspected of killing four people in a late-night shooting at a Waffle House restaurant was arrested near his apartment Monday after hiding from police for more than a...
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Waffle House Shooter Travis Reinking Captured Alive and In Police Custody

https://twitter.com/MNPDNashville/status/988478940854607874 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The suspect in a quadruple homicide at a Nashville Waffle House was taken into custody Monday, police said. Authorities had mounted a massive manhunt for 29-year-old Travis Reinking, after the Sunday...
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Victims of Senseless Waffle Shooting Remembered as Suspect Remains at Large, May Be Armed

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A half-naked man suspected in the slayings of four people at a Waffle House remained on the run Monday, and authorities said he may be armed with one of the...
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Hero James Shaw Jr. Fights Back Tears Recalling Harrowing Details of Waffle House Shooting

https://twitter.com/CNN/status/988141651502747648 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who wrestled the gun away from the Waffle House shooting suspect in Tennessee said Sunday if he were going to die, the gunman would "have to work to...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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