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White TV anchor suspended for comments about fatherless black men

A white New Jersey TV reporter has been suspended after making comments about black families and relations with police. Sean Bergin’s remarks came during a segment about a fatal police shooting. 

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These images shatter the ‘absent black father’ stereotype

Photographer Zun Lee didn’t set out to create a series that shattered the stereotype of black men as absent black fathers. In fact, “Father Figure,” was meant to show black men in positive relationships with their children as a personal journey. But the project morphed into more than Lee could ever imagine.

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Man raises $30,000 for non-profit while in prison

The founder of a non-profit that seeks to help young people and inmates make a strong transition back to society raised money for the organization while in prison. Tim Richardson created “Epidemek” in hopes of providing former felons with the support they need not to end up back behind bars. 

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Police officer indicted for false drug arrests

A Georgia police officer has been indicted for accusations that he illegally charged a man with drug possession during a 2012 arrest. A Dekalb County grand jury brought forth the motion Thursday against Officer Demetrius A. Kendrick on  the charge of violation of oath by public officer. 

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Rapper Danny Brown’s struggle with mental illness

Detroit-based rap artist Danny Brown is known for his dark imagery in his lyrics. Turns out that it comes from a place inside of Brown’s struggle that many do not know about. But during a recent Twitter vent, the musician opened up about his battle with mental illness. 

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President Obama set to announce new initiative for young men of color

President Obama is set to announce a new initiative aimed specifically at young men of color. “My Brother’s Keeper” will bring together institutions whose goal will be generating strategies that will help young men of color. Those strategies deemed most effective will then be deployed in various ways. 

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Man shoots, kills black neighbors for breaking & entering despite being on own property

A West Virginia man is in police custody after shooting and killing his new neighbor and the man’s brother without warning as the two inspected their land. Rodney Bruce Black, 62, who is white, told police that he thought the two black men were breaking into a building he thought he owned. 

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Florida extends saggy pants ban to women

For six years, men have Florida have been banned from sagging their pants. Many hail the legislation, saying that it solves a prevalent issue of young men exposing their underwear. Until recently, men were the only ones affected by the rule, but now Opa-locka commissioners have decided to extend the rule to women.

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WHY EVERYBODY HATES DRAKE, and Why They’re Wrong…

People really just don’t like Drake. And by that I mean the very idea of Drake. But like it or not, he’s about to go to the next level. I’d put money on it. And here’s why…

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Nas Brings Back THE REAL With “Nasty” Music Video

Nas’ music video for “Nasty” is a statement about what really matters: family, community, humility and respect. The money? ….A welcome bonus. Check out Nas’ “Nasty” music video at BlackYouthProject.com!

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