Tag: Nation

‘They Sprayed Her Blood All Over Her Fellow Students’: Cops Assault Teen In Viral Video

Source: Facebook / facebook People are calling for two West Mifflin, Pennsylvania cops to be fired after they were caught on video assaulting a 15-year-old girl on a school bus last month. According to the Pittsburg Post-Gazette, the altercation took place on December 18 and West Mifflin officers Sgt. Christopher Mordaunt and Officer Tommy Trieu […]

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Republican Responsible For Voter Registration Flashes White Power Sign At MLK Event

Source: Tarrant County Republican Party / Tarrant County Republican Party A Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Forth Worth, Texas was dampened due to a Republican who flashed what’s known to be a white power sign in the middle of a photo. According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Tarrant County Young Republicans posted […]

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Racist Ex-Coast Guardsman Who Wanted ‘White Homeland’ Begs Judge To ‘Rebuild His Life’

Source: DOJ What a difference a year makes.  MORE: White Supremacy In Military Has Been Flourishing In February of 2019, Christopher Paul Hasson was a closeted white supremacist member of the U.S. Coast Guard who was allegedly plotting a race war with a stockpile of weapons in his home. Fast forward to the present and […]

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‘MAGA = NO NI**AS’: Pilot Blames Racist Graffiti On ‘Anger Issues’

Source: Leon County Sheriff’s Office A commercial pilot faces charges after allegedly tagging a Tallahassee, Florida airport wall with racist and pro-Donald Trump graffiti. According to CNN, court documents showed that James Ellis Dees was charged with nine counts of criminal mischief after he confessed to writing such things as “#MAGA =NO NI**AS = No […]

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Al Sharpton’s Half-Brother Arrested For Drugs Amid Prisoner, Voting Rights Activism

Source: Houston County Jail / Houston County Jail Al Sharpton‘s half-brother, Kenneth Glasgow, faces some serious charges that can put a dent in his community activism. According to AL.com, the pastor, who also faces capital murder charges from 2018, was booked into the Houston County Jail in Alabama around 1 a.m. on Sunday. He was […]

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Did Patrick Mahomes Really Defend George Zimmerman? Alleged Tweets Spark Debate

Source: Icon Sportswire / Getty Right ahead of his anticipated Super Bowl game, Patrick Mahomes II is already receiving some negative attention due to tweets he allegedly posted back in July 2013. The Kansas City Chiefs’ quarterback supposedly made the tweets on the day George Zimmerman was acquitted from second degree murder and manslaughter for […]

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FBI ‘Honors’ Martin Luther King With Tone-Deaf Tweet That Revises Black History

Source: Bettmann / Getty The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) sure has a unique way of remembering history — especially Black history. MORE: Did You Know? US Gov’t Found Guilty In Conspiracy To Assassinate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The same law enforcement agency for the U.S. government that used controversial surveillance programs like COINTELPRO […]

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Howard Thurman Helped Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Non-Violent Philosophy

For African-Americans who grew up with the legacy of segregation, disfranchisement, lynching, and violence, retreat from social struggle was unthinkable. Martin Luther King Jr., however, learned from some important mentors how to integrate spiritual growth and social transformation. As a historian, who has studied how figures in American history struggled with similar questions, I believe […]

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Have Black People Progressed Since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Death?

On Apr. 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, while assisting striking sanitation workers. Back then, over a half century ago, the wholesale racial integration required by the 1964 Civil Rights Act was just beginning to chip away at discrimination in education, jobs and public facilities. Black voters had only […]

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Lawyer Says Death Of Man Who Died In Prison Custody Was ‘Criminal’

Everett Palmer Jr. died while in prison custody on April 9, 2018 and his mother is taking legal action against York County Prison in Pennsylvania, the prison board of inspectors and 10 individuals identified as John Doe. According to the York Daily Record, Palmer’s mother, Rose Palmer, is being represented by attorney Lee Merritt who […]

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Women’s March 2020: Are Black Women Still A Part Of The Conversation?

Hundreds of thousands of women gathered in solidarity in January 2017 to advocate for women’s rights and protest against President Donald Trump and the offensive comments he made about women at the first annual Women’s March, which took place the day after his inauguration. Four years later, after facing controversies surrounding its’ leadership and criticism […]

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Cops Downplay Bloodying Up ‘Black Person’ After Video Shows Driver Snatched From Car

Source: Twitter After a driver was caught on video being beaten and blooded by Raleigh police, the cops released a statement that acknowledges everything but the clear brutality shown in the video. According to CBS17.com, a video went viral of Braily Batista being stopped by police officers. One of them proceeds to repeatedly knee and […]

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Pastor John Gray’s TV Show Gets Canceled As Church’s Eviction And Lawsuit Loom

Sometimes when it rains, it can pour. And to say that John Gray can’t escape the torrential downpour from ingering storm clouds of controversy hovering over him would be an understatement. The South Carolina-based pastor has been on the receiving end of a recent spate of bad news, all of which has progressively gotten worse […]

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School Does ‘Nothing’: Bullied Biracial Student Called N-Word, Threatened With Noose, Lawsuit Says

A mother has taken action against the Franklin County Board of Education and several administrators after her biracial son was reportedly called a n****r and was threatened with a noose. The mother, who is an employee of Phil Campbell High School within the Franklin County school district and the school her son attended, filed a […]

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Ben Carson Praises NYC Public Housing, Despite Lawsuit Detailing ‘Nightmare’ Living Conditions

Source: Johnny Louis/WENN.com / WENN Ben Carson has praise for a group that’s received mostly criticism from New York City residents. According to New York Daily News, Carson commended the current leadership of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), the country’s largest public housing provider. He also praised attempts to have private entities manage […]

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Facing Eviction, John Gray Also Owes $75,000 In Unpaid Wages, New Lawsuit Says

Source: Marcus Ingram / Getty The ministry of John Gray seems to be getting messier and messier considering some new allegations about the pastor’s business practices that came as he and his church were facing a possible eviction over what court documents claim is unpaid debt. According to Greenville News, the former chief operating officer […]

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Donations Pour In For Moms 4 Housing As Evicted Women Claim Victory

UPDATED: 9:15 p.m. EDT, Jan 15 – Moms 4 Housing’s goal to bring awareness to the current housing crisis in Oakland was met with pushback following their arrest and release from jail after being evicted from the abandoned home that they’ve been living in since November. According to a press release, the belongings of the […]

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Students Who Yelled The N-Word Sue University For The Right To Be Openly Racist

Source: Buyenlarge / Getty Two University of Connecticut students are suing the school after they were accused of shouting the N-word outside a campus apartment building. They say the university is violating their First Amendment freedom of speech. According to WFSB, Ryan Mucaj and Jarred Karal were caught on video repeatedly shouting the N-word outside […]

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Gayle King Addresses Oprah’s ‘Stressful’ Decision To Drop Out Of Russell Simmons Rape Doc

Source: WENN/Avalon / WENN Drew Dixon, one of Russel Simmons‘ rape accusers, will soon tell her story in detail with a new untitled documentary premiering at Sundance. Oprah was initially attached to the project as an executive producer, but she dropped out because of creative differences. Now her best friend and fellow media personality Gayle […]

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Black Women Prosecutors Unite After Lawsuit Against ‘Racist’ St. Louis Cops

Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch / Getty On Monday, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner filed what she deemed an unprecedented federal civil rights lawsuit, accusing the city, the local police union and other parties of an orchestrated and racist conspiracy aimed at forcing her out of office. On Tuesday, a group of Black prosecutors led by […]

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