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Teens Shot and Killed Australian Baseball Player Because They Were “Bored”

22-year old Australian baseball player Christopher Lane was gunned down by three Oklahoma teenagers because they were “bored.”

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Actor Lee Thompson Young Found Dead

Actor Lee Thompson Young – famous for roles in the The Famous Jett Jackson, Rizzoli & Isles, and Friday Night Lights – has died. It is suspected that Young committed suicide. He was just 29-years old.

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Brooklyn Family Says Dad Died of Heart Attack After NYPD Raid on Home

The NYPD is once again under fire over a Brooklyn family’s claim that 43-year old Carls Alcis suffered a fatal heart attack after police raided their home.

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Grand Jury Will NOT Charge Officer Who Shot and Killed Unarmed Teenager Ramarley Graham

Not to be outdone by the antics of Florida, a grand jury has decided not to charge an NYPD officer who shot and killed unarmed teenager, Ramarley Graham. Federal Prosecutors say they will review the case to determine if Graham’s civil rights were violated.

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Remembering Whitney Houston on Her 50th Birthday

Today would have been the 50th birthday of the legendary Whitney Houston. Whitney will always been in a class all her own as a vocalist and entertainer. Though her later years were often marred by stories of her personal troubles, we will always remember Whitney for her once-in-a-generation talent. Check out Whitney’s television debut on […]

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Dream Defenders’ Occupation of Florida Capitol Enters 4th Week

The Dream Defenders’ occupation of the Florida state capitol has entered its fourth week. They’re calling for passage of Trayvon’s Law; a comprehensive piece of legislation designed to combat the systemic racism that funnels black and brown youth into prison, or into the ground.

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14-Year Old Shaaliver Douse Shot and Killed by NYPD

14-year old Shaaliver Douse was shot and killed by police after ignoring commands to drop his weapon.

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Court Rules Officer Who Killed Oscar Grant Can Be Sued

The officer who shot and killed Oscar Grant on New Year’s Day 2009 may face a lawsuit. Attempts by former BART officer Johannes Mehserle to claim police immunity were unanimously rejected by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Trayvon Martin’s Parents Call Juror B29 Comments ‘Devastating’

The parents of the late Trayvon Martin has responded to the widely-reported revelations from Juror B29, who recently proclaimed that George Zimmerman “got away with murder,” and that she owes an apology to Trayvon Martin’s family

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Obama Speaks Out on Zimmerman Trial: ‘Trayvon Martin Could Have Been Me’

President Obama spoke to the African American perspective on the George Zimmerman trial at a press conference today; drawing parallels between himself and Trayvon, and suggesting that the outcome of the trial might have been different had Martin been white.

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