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Senate Finally Approves $170M in Funding to Help Clean Up the Mess State of...

After much anticipation, the U.S. Senate on Saturday passed a critical piece of legislation providing $170 million in much-needed federal aid to Flint, Michigan, and other cities in the country affected by lead contamination. According...

Slager Mistrial: Felony Charge Dropped Against Jury Foreman Same Day He Was Appointed to...

It looks like a felony charge couldn't stop this juror from weighing in on the case of a disgraced North Charleston police officer charged with killing Walter Scott. Jury foreman Dorsey Montgomery, who thought a...

‘I’m Sorry!’ Dylann Roof’s Mother Collapses with Heart Attack After Survivor’s Gut-Wrenching Testimony

The mother of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof suffered a heart attack Wednesday, Dec. 7, soon after prosecutors described in graphic detail her son's heinous attack on nine Black parishioners at Mother Emanuel A.M.E...

This Traveling Blues Musician is Befriending Members of the KKK, But Not for the...

A photo of a Black man gladly shaking hands with a Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard is enough to raise a few eyebrows. Critics have called him crazy for trying to befriend members of...

New CDC Report Reveals That Americans’ Life Expectancy Is Going Down

  Americans have seemingly begun clinging to the age-old saying of "only the good die young," according to new data released by the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics. The center's numbers showed that life expectancy in...

Black Applicants File Suit Against Illinois Temp Agency They Say Discriminated Against Them

A group of African-American men on Tuesday filed a class-action lawsuit against a national staffing company accused of discriminating against Black job applicants in favor of Latino workers. The alleged discrimination reportedly took place at...

Federal Judge Pumps the Brakes on Michigan Recount, Says Jill Stein Has No Legal...

Just three days after ordering the state of Michigan to begin its recount of votes cast for president last month, a federal judge ended it on Wednesday, arguing that Green Party-candidate Jill Stein has...

Flint Water Crisis: Congress Working to Pass Bill Allocating $220M to Repair City’s Contaminated...

It's been over two years since the city of Flint, Michigan, suffered a crippling environmental crisis that left thousands without clean drinking water. Now, congressional lawmakers are finally working to allocate millions of dollars...

Brother of Teen Found In Basement Recalls Harrowing Details of Isolation, Abuse by White...

https://youtu.be/rk3r5pj-ARY "It gets to that point where you're like an animal. You feel like an animal." These were the chilling words of 18-year-old Eddie Carter as he recounted painful details of isolation, neglect and abuse at...

A Racist Group Chat Got These Chicago Teens Expelled. Now They’re Suing Their School.

Two Chicago high school seniors are suing their school after administrators expelled them for engaging in a racist group chat earlier this year. According to the Chicago Sun Times, the white teenagers claimed they were...

Ronald Gasser, Man Who Fatally Shot Former NFL Star Joe McKnight, Arrested on Manslaughter...

The Louisiana man who shot and killed former NFL running back Joe McKnight in a road rage incident last week has been arrested and charged with manslaughter, county online jail records showed. According to USA...

Black Wall Street 2.0: Atlanta Businesswoman Plans Holiday Initiatives to Inspire Black People to...

The holiday season is here and a local Atlanta entrepreneur is looking to spread a little cheer by hosting a children's toy drive and marketplace benefiting needy families and Black-owned businesses across the city. Business...

Victorious Pipeline Protesters Set Their Sights on Water Crisis In Flint, Michigan

With the Dakota Access Pipeline battle seemingly behind them, veterans and local activists who rallied at North Dakota's Standing Rock have now focused their attention on another environmental mess that has all but disappeared...

Report: Black Motorists Three Times More Likely to Die in Police Chases, Often Triggered...

In a first-of-its-kind investigation into fatal police pursuits between 1999 and 2015, USA Today has discovered that African-Americans are almost three times as likely to die in police chases than anyone else. This...

Mistrial In Walter Scott Murder: One Juror ‘Cannot In Good Conscience’ Vote Guilty

On Monday, the judge presiding over the case of a former South Carolina police officer who shot and killed an unarmed African-American man last year declared a mistrial after a jury failed to reach...

Victory for the Sioux: Standing Rock Protesters Rejoice as Feds Halt Construction on Dakota...

After months of intense protests, members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its many supporters emerged victorious after federal authorities halted construction of the highly disputed Dakota Access Pipeline. The U.S. Army Corps of...

Last Week, Dylann Roof Wanted to Represent Himself in Court. Now He’s Begging for...

Just one week after a judge approved Dylann Roof's request to act as his own lawyer in his death-penalty trial, the Charleston church shooter has asked for partial representation from his seasoned capital-defense attorneys. According...

Feds Seize Student’s Life Savings on Trumped-up Charge; Judge Makes Them Give It Back...

The federal government on Tuesday is returning nearly $11,000, plus interest, to a college student who stood by helplessly as authorities at a Cincinnati airport seized a duffel bag containing his life savings in...

GOP’s Vow to Gut Obamacare Hits an Unexpected Roadblock: Only 26% of Americans Favor...

Americans have seemingly had a change of heart regarding the repealing of Obamacare, according to a newly released poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Only 1 in 4 Americans, or 26 percent of people surveyed,...

Trump Business Dealings Present Huge Conflict of Interest for President-Elect, Nation

In the weeks following Donald Trump's stunning victory in the 2016 presidential election, critics of the real estate tycoon-turned-politician have continuously called him out on a number of conflicts of interest spurred by his...

Federal Government Criminalizes Smoking in Public Housing Developments. What Impact Will It Have on...

The federal government just gave agencies across the nation 18 months to tell its public housing tenants they can't smoke anymore. On Wednesday, the Obama Administration announced a nationwide ban on smoking in public housing...

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