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Moms Start Petition Demanding Mattel Make Barbie Accessories for People of Color

A group of Harlem moms have started a petition requesting that Barbie maker, Mattel do a better job of providing accessories and products for people of color. Though they make black barbies, the images featured on party favors and accessories favor blond hair and blue eyes.

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College Student Returns Lost Wallet Containing $1,000

West Chester University student Angelise Alba found a lost wallet containing $1,000 in a parking lot, and went to great lengths to ensure that the wallet and money were returned to the rightful owner. Kudos to this young lady for her honesty and integrity!

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India Arie Accused of Lightening Her Skin for Promotional Photo

R&B singer India Arie has been accused to lightening her skin for the cover art for her new single “Cocoa Butter.” Her people say her lighter appearance in the photo is due to camera flash and angle. What do you think?

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Four Year-Old Rahquel Carr Shot and Killed in Car in Miami

Four year-old Rahquel Carr was shot and killed while sitting in a car outside her grandfather’s home in Miami. Rahquel was sitting in the vehicle with at least two other children. Investigators are currently trying to determine if one of the other children shot her.

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Civil Rights Leaders Speak Out Against Conferderate Flag Display at Old NC Capital Building

Civil Rights leaders are speaking out against the hanging of a confederate flag inside of the Old North Carolina Capitol building. The state’s intent is to replicate the building’s antebellum appearance. But is that a valid excuse?

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Roland Martin: CNN Executives Hold Back Black Anchors

Former CNN pundit Roland Martin alleges the leadership at the news network are uncomfortable with hiring black anchors as hosts. Is Roland Martin on to something here? Do you think cable news networks discriminate against black anchors?

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NYPD Cop Tells Innocent 13 Year-old Boy to “Stop Crying Like a Little Girl” During Stop and Frisk

During the Floyd v. City of New York Stop and Frisk trial, an officer admitted to commanding an innocent 13 year-old boy to “stop crying like a little girl” during a stop and frisk. The boy had done nothing wrong, but he was still handcuffed and detained.

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Daughter of Mother Whose Baby Was Killed Says Mom May Have Killed Him for Life Insurance Money

The daughter of Sherry West, the Georgia mother whose 13 month-old was killed, says her mother may have pulled the trigger. She says he night her little brother was killed, West was already asking her about collecting life insurance money.

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Rick Ross Responds to Rape Lyrics Controversy: ‘It Was a Misinterpretation’

Rick Ross has responded to the “rape lyrics” controversy, asserting that his words were misunderstood and misinterpreted, and that “woman is the most precious gift known to man.”

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Petitions Demand Rick Ross, Industry Take Responsibility for Rape Lyrics

After widespread outrage over Rick Ross’ rape lyrics, petitions have been launched demanding that the rapper take responsibility for his offensive words.

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