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Black and Dangerous: a list of times where whites blamed crime on a phantom black

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It is dangerous to be black in America. Many of us can’t even walk down the street without getting racially profiled. If you’re a black man, the chances of you being blamed for a crime are magnified. Your Black World compiled a list called “10 Times a White Person Blamed Their Crime on a Phantom Black Person.”  […]

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New York Times Editors say public school system is ‘giving up on 4-year-olds’

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The following post was written by The New York Times Editorial Board. It is in response to a new report that examined the disciplinary practices of 97,000 public schools in the nation.  By: The Editorial Board A new report released by the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, examining the disciplinary practices of the country’s 97,000 public […]

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Chief Keef’s manager’s home site of shooting

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Chicago rapper Chief Keef, whose real name is Keith Cozart, is once again dealing the aftermath of a violent matter. A Northfield, IL, home that is rented Cozart’s manager was the site of a shooting. The victim is described as an acquaintance of Cozart. 

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Update: former NFL star Darren Sharper to remain in jail

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A Los Angeles judge has once again refused to release former NFL safety Darren Sharper from jail. Sharper is awaiting trial in Los Angeles after pleading not guilty to charges that he raped and drugged two women last year. 

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Man forced to rap for cops receives settlement

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A man who says that he was forced by members of the NYPD to rap for his freedom has received a settlement from the city. Quinshon Shingles, who goes by the stage name Sauce Da Boss, will be paid $7,500 for the incident. 

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Surveillance video shows missing child with abductor

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Video footage of an 8-year-old girl and her alleged abductor has been released. Footage from a surveillance camera inside a Washington, D.C., hotel shows a little girl believed to be Relisha Tenau Rudd walking down the hall with Kahlil Tatum, 51. 

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San Jose State University student files $5 million discrimination claim

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A San Jose State University student who says he was a victim of racial discrimination has filed a $5 million damages claim against the institution. Donald Williams, 18, named the university, its president Mohammad Qayoumi, and others as the defendants. 

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Report: New York has the most segregated public school system in the country

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According to a report released by UCLA’s Civil Rights Project, New York is home to the most segregated public school system in the nation. Evidence as outlined in the report, “New York State’s Extreme School Segregation: Inequality, Inaction and a Damaged Future,” shows that public school students in the state are increasingly isolated by race and […]

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Woman jailed for leaving children in car while attending job interview

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Shanesha Taylor has been jailed for child abuse after leaving her two children in the car so that she could go on a job interview. Taylor informed police that she could not afford a babysitter. A passerby heard crying from Taylor’s vehicle and contacted authorities.

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Michael Vick signs contract with Jets, angers PETA

NFL player Michael Vick signed a contract with the New York Jets, and PETA had something to say about it. After Vick signed a one-year, $5 million deal, PETA took to Twitter.

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