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Parents and Teachers Hold Protest Against NYC Principal for Targeting Black Teachers; Calling Them “Gorillas”

The outrage has only increased for Principal Minerva Zanca, who’s accused of targeting and forcing out the only black teacher’s at Pan American International High School in NYC, calling them “gorillas,” and making derogatory comments about their “big lips” and “nappy hair.”

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Judge: George Zimmerman Will Also Face Manslaughter Charges

Judge Debra Nelson has granted the prosecution’s request that in addition to second degree murder,  George Zimmerman also face manslaughter charges in the death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin. She has not decided if Zimmerman will face other lesser charges, such as third degree murder.

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Florida Police Fear Rioting After George Zimmerman Verdict

The Broward County Sheriff’s Dept. has released a PSA urging community members not to riot after the George Zimmerman verdict is announced.

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Gabrielle Calhoun Beaten Unconscious by Police

Although it happened a couple of weeks ago, more attention is now being paid to Gabrielle Calhoun, a young woman who was severely beaten by members of the Bloomington, IL, police department.

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Rand Paul Staffer Expressed Support for Lincoln’s Assassin; Bemoaned Diversity

A Rand Paul staffer is making headlines for expressing support for Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, wearing lots of confederate flags, and calling diversity a code word for “not white.”

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WATCH: Live Stream of George Zimmerman Trial

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Watch a live stream of the George Zimmerman trial at BlackYouthProject.com!

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Operation Save Our Sons Launches from Jacksonville, FL

Founded by Rev. John Guns, Operation Save Our Sons aims to partner with nonprofits, schools, and police to teach young black men how to respond when confronted by police or others: “If Martin had been taught to call his father ‘a few doors away’ that night instead of getting into a confrontation with Zimmerman, his death might have been avoided, the Rev. John Guns said.”

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Idris Elba Stars as Nelson Mandela in Upcoming Biopic

Idris Elba will play Nelson Mandela in the upcoming biopic ‘Long Walk to Freedom,” set for a November release. According to Elba, the role was an inspiring and rewarding experience: “Mandela spent 27 years in jail to fight for a nation of people and I learned a lot about sacrifice in that sense”

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Is Willow Smith’s New Song “Summer Fling” Age Appropriate?

Smith’s new single, “Summer Fling,” has raised eyebrows due to its subject matter and accompanying video. A few op-eds have questioned the idea of a 12-year old having a “summer fling.”

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Cory Booker Has Huge Lead in NJ Senate Race

According to the latest Quinnipiac poll, Cory Booker has a huge lead in the upcoming Senate special primary in New Jersey. He currently sits at 52%, while his closest rival – Rep. Frank Pallone – has just 10%. From MSNBC: The new poll comes one day after Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s family said they were backing […]

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