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Ray Rice: ‘I have to be strong for my wife’

A day after a video showing former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancee in the face during an altercation in a hotel elevator, the former running back has finally broke his silence. Rice’s comments come after the NFL decided to indefinitely suspend him after his release from the team. The remarks also follow […]

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Black, Hispanic students arrested after race-based fight

Police arrested six students at Streamwood High School on Tuesday, after a race-related fight broke out among them. No one was seriously injured, but one student did have a bloody lip. 

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After 9-year-old placed in handcuffed and fingerprinted, community pushes for change

Community members in Portland are outraged after a 9-year-old girl was placed in handcuffs by police. Latoya Harris couldn’t believe what was happening as she watched officers cuff her daughter after showing up at her home to question the child about a fight that occurred a week prior. 

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Teacher fired for using broom to break up fight

A Detroit teacher was fired after a cell phone video showed her using a broom to break up a fight between two students. In the video, two male students are fighting for at least 30 seconds before the teacher intervenes. 

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Update: Donald Sterling plans to sue NBA for suspension

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Donald Sterling is in search of lawyers to sue the NBA for suspending him and attempting to strip him of ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers.

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It’s Finally Over: No George Zimmerman celebrity fight

After days of deliberation, promoters have decided to cancel the celebrity boxing match featuring former Florida neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman. Zimmerman became known for killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in February 2012. How killing someone translates into celebrity status remains unknown. The highly publicized fight set to take place next month was cancelled after promoter […]

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Celebrity boxing match still on: DMX will not face George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman’s celebrity boxing match which was abruptly cancelled amid protests from thousands of citizens, is back on. But rapper DMX will not be joining the former neighborhood watchman in the ring. Filmon.com, an online streaming service, claims to have secured the rights to a Zimmerman fight after the original promoter, Damon Feldman pulled out. 

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Promoter Damon Feldman to announce if Zimmerman/DMX fight will happen on Tuesday

On Saturday, various media outlets had reported the news that thousands across the nation had been waiting for–the cancellation of the “celebrity” boxing match between former Florida neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman and rapper DMX. Since the announcement of the match, protesters have been steadfast in their quest to put an end to the fight, […]

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George Zimmerman to box DMX in celebrity match

It appears that an opponent has been selected to go up against George Zimmerman for next month’s celebrity boxing match. Rapper DMX was selected out of more than 15,000 emailed requests received. 

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Video of Sharkeisha assaulting innocent bystander leads to arrest of viral sensation

A brutal clip of a 17-year-old girl getting beat by a schoolmate has led to the assailant’s arrest. ShaMichael Manuel was struck in the face by her schoolmate only known as Sharkeisha during a conversation last month. The video,  like most clips depicting young people of color engaging in acts of violence, appeared on the popular […]

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