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Cops slam schizophrenic woman down, killing her in front of family members

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:41 pm November 17, 2014 Cleveland police killed a bipolar and schizophrenic woman in front of her family after they slammed her to the pavement outside her family’s home. Tanesha Anderson, 37, was pronounced dead at Cleveland Clinic early Thursday after an altercation with officers two hours earlier.

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Update: Woman abducted safely returned to family, suspect in custody


By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:55 am November 6, 2014 A Philadelphia woman whose abduction was captured on a surveillance video has been safely returned to her family. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey made the announcement Wednesday evening. 

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Comedian Artie Lang fires off racist, sexist tweets about Cari Champion

By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:22 pm November 5, 2014   Cari Champion is known for hosting ESPN’s First Take, but now she’s been wrapped up in a mess that should have never even happened thanks to comedian Artie Lange. Lange, who obviously finds Champion attractive, took to Twitter to rant about his “fantasies” involving the sports commentator.  WARNING: […]

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Family of woman who died in Missouri jail cell demands answers

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:11 am October 6, 2014 The family of a Missouri woman who died while in police custody at the Pagedale city jail is demanding answers. Kimberlee Randale-King, 21, was arrested for traffic warrants last month. 

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Nicki Minaj attributes more natural, toned down look to confidence

By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:07 pm September 10, 2014 If you’ve been keeping up with Nicki Minaj, then you’ll notice the rapper has dropped her colorful and oddball style for a more natural and sophisticated look. Why? Because she’s more comfortable in her skin.

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Possible charges: CHP police officer who beat defenseless woman on highway removed from duty


By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:50 am August 22, 2014 The California Highway Patrol officer who was videotaped punching a woman on the 10 Freeway has been relieved of his duties. Officer Daniel Andrew could face “potentially serious charges.” 

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Woman beat by officer on highway speaks out for first time

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:03 pm August 11, 2014 A Los Angeles woman who was severely beaten by a CHP police officer on the side of a freeway is speaking out. Marlene Pinnock said she feared for her life as the officer pummeled her during an incident that was captured on a cell phone video. 

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Justice for Renisha McBride: jury convicts Ted Wafer of second-degree murder

By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:07 pm August 7, 2014 A jury convicted a suburban Detroit man of second-degree murder and manslaughter on Thursday in the killing of a 19-year-old unarmed woman who sought help after a car wreck on his porch last year. Theodore Wafer claimed self-defense and said that he feared for his life. 

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Update: Marissa Alexander denied new hearing, still faces 60 years in prison

By BYP @blackyouthproj 4:10 pm July 23, 2014 A Florida judge has denied Marissa Alexander a new self-defense hearing after finding that the recent addition of a “warning shot” provision to the state’s Stand Your Ground law could not be applied retroactively.  The law allows someone to fire without retreat if they have a “reasonable […]

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Woman firefighter becomes first female featured in Calender of Heroes

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:30 pm July 18, 2014 A Bronx, New York woman has become the first female firefighter to be featured in the FDNY Calendar of Heroes.  Danae Mines, an 11-year veteran, said she was told the honor was reserved for men only. 

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