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Illinois Legalizes Weed

Light It Up: Illinois Ushers In New Year with Legalized Marijuana

Hundreds of Illinois residents started the year on a high note Wednesday as the Prairie State became the 11th state where recreational marijuana is sold legally. Starting at 6 a.m., dispensaries opened up shop to...
Bronx Subway Kidnapping

‘Am I Lying?!’: Reported NYC Subway Snatcher Comes Face to Face with Accuser As...

A New York City man accused of trying to snatch a young woman off of a Bronx subway train is maintaining his innocence, saying he's actually the hero in all this.
Bryce Gowdy

‘My Baby Walked in Front of a Train’: In Emotional Video, Mom of Georgia...

The mom of Georgia Tech football recruit who died by suicide earlier this week recently addressed the tragedy in a tearful video, recalling how her "happy" son was while simultaneously in the throes of...
U.S. Airstrike Kills Gen. Qassem Soleimani of Iran

World War III? The Nation Reacts After Trump-Ordered Airstrike Kills Top Iranian General

Much of the U.S. is on pins and needles following a Trump-ordered airstrike that killed a top Iranian military leader, escalating already heightened  tensions in the Middle East and sparking fears of an all...
Michael Reynolds

Buh-Bye: NYPD Officer Quits Amid Calls for His Termination After Terrorizing Black Nashville Family...

A New York City officer sentenced last month to just two weeks in jail after storming into a Tennessee home and threatening the frazzled family inside has quit the force amid mounting calls for...
Michigan Woman Acquitted of Hate Crime

Michigan Woman Accused of Slapping Black Car Salesman, Using Racial Slurs Is Cleared of...

A Michigan woman has escaped ethnic intimidation charges after physically attacking a Black car salesman and using a racial slur. Shelly Hueckel, 47, was acquitted of the two-year felony but found guilty of misdemeanor assault...
Pizza Hut

‘You’re the Type That Should be Hung’: Pizza Hut Delivery Driver Fired After Targeting...

A Kentucky woman was hungry for pizza, but she lost her appetite after she claims she and her roommates were the subject of a racist rant by their delivery driver. Shirae Bledsoe took to Facebook...
Tony Wallace

‘Black People are Too Kind’: Debate Ensues After Daughter of Texas Church Shooting Victim...

A Texas woman's willingness to forgive the man who fatally shot her father during church service early Sunday has some folks flabbergasted. Tiffany Wallace is one of two daughters of deacon Anton "Tony" Wallace, who...
McDonald's Coffee

Kansas Police Officer Resigns After Admitting He Lied About Anti-Police Insult Written on His...

A Kansas cop is off the job after cooking up a tall order of lies in which he accused McDonald's employees of writing an expletive and the word "pig" on his coffee order this...
Danielle Outlaw

Meet Danielle Outlaw, Philadelphia’s First Black Woman Police Commissioner

The city of Philadelphia has a new police commissioner, and she's a Black woman. On Monday, Mayor Jim Kenney named Danielle Outlaw as the new head of the city police department, making her the first...
Bryce Gowdy

Death of 17-Year-old Incoming Georgia Tech Football Recruit Hit by Train Is Ruled a...

The friends and family of a standout football recruit who had been headed to play for Georgia Tech are grieving after the 17-year-old was hit and killed in what seemed a freak accident, an...
Tina Turner Mural Defaced

N.C. Police Investigate After Tina Turner Mural Defaced With ‘Swastika-Type Symbol’

Police in Asheville, North Carolina, are investigating after a mural honoring legendary singer Tina Turner was defaced with a "swastika-type symbol." According to a police report obtained by CNN, the vandalism appeared on Monday, Dec....
Tony Wallace

Daughter of Texas Deacon Killed In Church Shooting Recalls Her Father’s Final Moments: ‘I...

One daughter of a deacon senselessly murdered in a shooting at a suburban Texas church on Sunday is moving in the spirit of forgiveness following the burst of violence that cut short the life...
Adante Pointer

Lawsuit: Civil Rights Lawyer Feared for His Life as Oakland Officers Held Him at...

A California civil rights lawyer best known for fighting for victims of police violence and misconduct has filed a complaint of his own against the city of Oakland, accusing police of holding him at...
Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee Honored

New Promotion Makes 100-Year-Old Brig. Gen. Charles McGee the Fourth Tuskegee Airman to...

After recently celebrating his 100th birthday, Charles McGee is being honored for reaching yet another milestone. The veteran, who served in World War II as a Tuskegee Airman, is touting a new title these days...
Michael Bloomberg

‘We Didn’t Know’: Michael Bloomberg Claims Ignorance Amid Reports He Used Prison Labor for...

Multibillionaire Michael Bloomberg is doing major damage control amid reports that his 2020 presidential campaign exploited prison labor to make phone calls on the campaign's behalf. Investigative news outlet The Intercept broke the story last...
John Lewis

‘A Legendary Fighter’: Rep. John Lewis Showered with Thoughts and Prayers after Revealing Battle...

Congressman John Lewis (D-Ga) is vowing to stand strong in the face of a "fight I've never faced" after revealing a life-changing health diagnosis this week. The Georgia Democrat, 79, was flooded with sympathies and...
Barbara Pinkney

Grandmother ‘Shaken Up’ After Being Repeatedly Tased by Florida Police on Her 70th Birthday

**UPDATE**  The Manatee County Sheriff's Office provided Atlanta Black Star with the following statement: "Deputies had lawful reason to enter the residence and search for Tevin Turner. Had Barbara Pinkney complied with the deputies orders, none...
Azel Prather Jr. Hosts Self Care Day

Relax, Relate, Release: D.C. Teacher Is Praised After Treating Young Students to a Self-Care...

A Washington, D.C., teacher is being praised after going above and beyond for his students this holiday season with an event that left the youngsters beaming with confidence and pride. As part of his "Holiday...
Rica Rountree

Illinois Woman Convicted of Beating Her Black Stepchild to Death Seeks New Trial Ahead...

An Illinois woman facing life in prison for killing her boyfriend's 8-year-old daughter in a tragic case of child abuse and neglect is taking steps she hopes will earn her a new trial. According to...
Korey Wise Toy Drive

The Gift of Giving: Korey Wise of the Exonerated 5 Surprises Harlem Families with...

Korey Wise is the new Santa! Or at least he played jolly ol’ St. Nick this week when he surprised dozens and children and families at a Christmas toy drive in his old neighborhood...

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