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HLN’s Nancy Grace To Cover The Murders of Tupac and Biggie

 By Rashad J. Smith

Nancy Grace is digging into the Hip Hop community this week as she analyzes the deaths of RAP LEGENDS’ Tupac Shakur and Christopher “NOTORIOUS B.I.G.” Wallace.  Viewers are amped to tune in to Nancy Grace Mysteries, this Friday, August 23rd at 8 PM.

The HLN commentator will be connecting the dots of the murders as best as she knows and spectators are hoping that the former prosecutor will reveal evidence and make a case that will ultimately serve justice for the late greats.

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Some Black Clergy Reportedly Uncomfortable w/ LGBT Movement Sharing Mantle at March on Washington

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, more details have been emerging about who will be in attendance to commemorate the day Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream Speech.”

Of course, such events, as large as they are, are not without some conflict and controversy.

According to the Washington Post, there are reports that some members of the black clergy are at odds about the large LGBT presence at this weekend’s celebration:

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Florida Lawmakers Vote Overwhelming Against ‘Stand Your Ground’ Special Session

Florida lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly against holding a special session to strike down the “Stand Your Ground” law.

108 legislators voted against the session; only 47 voted for it.

Four lawmakers did  not vote at all.

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Teens Shot and Killed Australian Baseball Player Because They Were “Bored”

22-year old Australian baseball player Christopher Lane was gunned down by three Oklahoma teenagers because they were “bored.”

Lane played at East Central University, and was visiting his girlfriend and her family in the town of Duncan. He was minding his own business, jogging, when the teens came up being him and shot him in the back.

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School Clerk Antoinette Tuff Convinced Elementary School Gunman to Lay Down Weapon and Surrender

After spending an hour talking with Georgia elementary school gunman Brandon Hill, school clerk Antoinette Tuff was able to persuade him to put down his weapon.

Tuff is a school clerk at Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy.

She says she prayed for him, told her details of her life, and through building a rapport with him was able to convince Hill to surrender peacefully to police.

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Gunmen Opens Fire at Georgia Elementary School

A gunmen armed with an AK47 opened fire at a elementary school in DeKalb County, Georgia.

The suspect is reportedly in custody.

Fortunately no one was injured.

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Interracial Couple Attacked in Possible Hate Crime

An interracial couple and a gay friend were attacked in a possible hate crime outside of a bar in Long Island City, New York.

The group were leaving a birthday party when they were verbally and physically harassed by a group of men spewing racial slurs.

The situation escalated into a full-on assault.

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Michael Bloomberg Says He Might Feel Differently About Stop and Frisk If He Had a Son

In a recent interview, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg admitted that he might feel differently about the NYPD’s controversial Stop and Frisk policy if he had a son.

“If I had a son who was stopped, I might feel differently about it, but nevertheless,” Bloomberg said. “Maybe I was inelegant, but I don’t think anybody thinks I am anything but—I hope not, anyway—supportive of trying to help all people. With my own money as well as time, thank you very much. I’ve spent yearss of my life doing this.”

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Shooting Along CPS “Safe Route” Leaves 5 Injured

Five people were wounded – four critically – in a shooting in Uptown along a CPS safe passage route.

The shooting occurred around 6pm along the route where students displaced by the closing of Steward  School will travel to Brenneman Elementary this fall.

From DNA Info:

Before the CPS board voted to close Stewart, a hearing officer recommended that the school stay open. Neighborhood parents and activists also said they feared violent clashes between students — or on the streets of Uptown.

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New Ad Reenacts Trayvon Martin Shooting; Calls for End to Stand Your Ground Laws

The Coalition to End Gun Violence has released an ad that reenacts the Trayvon Martin shooting.

The ad calls for an end to Stand Your Ground laws, and features the actual 911 recordings from that tragic night.

The group has also launched a petition asking that people demand that their state lawmakers oppose”Stand Your Ground” legislation.

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