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Offensive Photo of Zimmerman Attorney Goes Viral

A highly insensitive and offensive photo of Don West – defense attorney for George Zimmerman – went viral last week, prompting an apology from the Zimmerman defense team. It shows West and his daughters eating ice cream after the opening day of the trial. The caption reads: “We beat stupidity celebration cones #zimmerman #defense #dadkilledit”

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Rep. Hank Johnson: Clarence Thomas is Worse Than NSA Leaker Eric Snowden for Gutting VRA

Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) slammed Clarence Thomas in a recent interview, admonishing him for voting to essentially gut the Voting Rights Act. According to Johnson, Thomas’ horrific vote ranks below the actions of Eric Snowden, the NSA contractor wanted by the government for leaking classified information about U.S. surveillance programs.

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Principal Fires Three Black Teachers; Uses Racist, Abusive Language Towards Them

A petition has been launched demanding the ousting of NYC Principal Minerva Zanca, who is accused of firing a group of black teachers, and calling them “big lipped,” “nappy haired,” and “gorillas.”

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Lolo Jones Mocks Rachel Jeantel on Twitter; Compares Her to Madea

Outspoken Olympic athlete Lolo Jones is under fire after mocking Trayvon Martin’s friend Rachel Jeantel on twitter. Jeantel has faced widespread scrutiny, oftentimes mean-spirited and abusive. Lolo took it upon herself to add to that nasty chorus of voices, comparing the young lady to Madea.

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Obamas Visit Goree Island Slavery Museum in Senegal

Currently touring Africa, The Obamas recently visited Goree Island in Senegal, a site from which African slaves were shipped to North America.

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Supreme Court Throws Out Ruling Blocking Texas Voter ID Law

The Supreme Court has thrown out a lower court’s ruling blocking a Texas voter ID bill and redistricting plans for being discriminatory.

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16 Year-Old Harlemite Xavier Pacheco Wins National Shakespeare Competition

Harlem teenager Xavier Pacheco is making headlines after taking 1st place at the English Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition, beating out 15,000 other competitors!

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Could Light-Skinned Women Ever Be the Subject of a Documentary like “Dark Girls”?

Should the experience of light-skinned black women be the subject of a documentary like “Dark Girls”?

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Rachel Jeantel, The Last Person to Talk to Trayvon Martin, Testifies at George Zimmerman Trial

Rachel Jeantel, the young lady who was on the phone with Trayvon Martin the night of his deadly altercation, took the stand yesterday at the George Zimmerman trial. According to Rachel, Martin was very clear about his being watched and followed by a shady individual, and even made an effort to lose him. She says […]

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Don’t Miss FRUITVALE STATION in Theaters July 12

Fruitvale Station – in theaters July 12 – is undoubtedly among the most-talked about films of the summer. Directed by Rynan Coogler, Fruitvale Station tells the tragic story of Oscar Grant, who was shot and killed by a BART police officer in Oakland, CA. His death was wisely scene as a result of police brutality […]

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