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School bans students from writing about Malcolm X

Parents of students attending a New York school are outraged after finding out their children were banned from writing about iconic civil rights leader Malcolm X.  The assignment, given to fourth graders attending Public School 201 in Flushing, did not permit students to write about X because he was “violent” and “bad.” 

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VIDEO: police informant plants cocaine on black business owner in New York

The use of undercover informants is a pretty common practice to nab hard criminals. What isn’t supposed to happen is the blatant framing of an innocent man. The latter is exactly what happened to Donald Andrews Jr. in March. He runs a smoke shop in Scotia, New York. 

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Seeing Michael Jackson Coming

I don’t know about anyone else, but I’ve always taken Michael Jackson’s optimism and musical happiness for granted. Black folks especially, at least those in my circle, praise his artful force for party R&B songs like “Shake Your Body” and “Remember the Time”. Not much has been said, however, about Mike’s collection of sorrow songs […]

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