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Joe Biden apologizes for “lynching” comment after 1998 Clinton probe footage resurfaces

Former Vice President Joe Biden joined was amongst the voices of Democrats condemning President Donald Trump for being racially insensitive and comparing impeachment to "lynching." But thanks to recently ...

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Detroit mom mocked for her dark complexion becomes beauty model

Joy Mohammed had spent her life being bullied for her complexion, but when she met a group of black female entrepreneurs, it changed her life The post Detroit mom mocked for her dark complexion becomes ...

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Lizzo takes legal action over allegations she stole “Truth Hurts” from songwriters

Lizzo is not taking allegations about her hit “Truth Hurts” lying down. Last week, Justin Raisen posted a video on Instagram calling out the singer and insisting she plagiarized a song he wrote during ...

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RuPaul bringing new Drag Race spin-off series to the air in 2020

The "Supermodel" himself is spinning his "Drag Race" series off into a new celebrity-themed show to debut in 2020. He hopes it will capitalize on the success of the original The post RuPaul bringing new ...

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RuPaul bringing new Drag Race spin-off series to the air 2020

The "Supermodel" himself is spinning his "Drag Race" series off into a new celebrity-themed show to debut in 2020. He hopes it will capitalize on the success of the original The post RuPaul bringing new ...

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Megan Thee Stallion says she’s taking a stab at horror screenwriting

After a viral "Hot Girl Summer,' the rapper is entering the fall with aspirations to scare her audience since she's already made them 'lit' The post Megan Thee Stallion says she’s taking a stab at horror ...

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Tank says giving another man oral sex doesn’t make you gay, sparks debate

R&B singer Tank sparked a massive debate online after making the clarification that two men engaging in oral sex has nothing to do with identifying as gay. The post Tank says giving another man oral ...

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Maxine Waters to Mark Zuckerberg: ‘Perhaps you believe you are above the law’

The congresswoman's grilling of the Facebook founder placed focus on not only how the social media platform affects elections, but also its societal impact The post Maxine Waters to Mark Zuckerberg: ‘Perhaps ...

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At hearing Maxine Waters lights into Mark Zuckerberg: ‘Perhaps you believe you are above the law’

The congresswoman's grilling of the Facebook founder placed focus on not only how the social media platform affects elections, but also its societal impact The post At hearing Maxine Waters lights into ...

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Trump lynching claim renews pain for kin of actual victims

People whose relatives were the victims of the long, tragic spate of lynchings say the president's claims open old wounds The post Trump lynching claim renews pain for kin of actual victims appeared first ...

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Charlamagne Tha God donates $250k to South Carolina State University

Charlamagne Tha God, a radio personality, television host and author of Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It is paying it forward by giving college students a chance. The post Charlamagne ...

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Cardi B, riding high after ‘Hustlers’ role, joins ‘Fast and Furious 9’ cast

The red bottom Louboutin wearer is making money moves again, this time with a cameo in the upcoming 'Fast and Furious' flick, the ninth in the franchise The post Cardi B, riding high after ‘Hustlers’ role ...

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Charges dropped against white man accused of molesting Black child

A mother is outraged, and took to social media to slam the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office for dismissing molestation charges against a white man who she claims sexually abused her preschool child ...

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Hall of Fame cornerback Willie Brown dies at age 78

Willie Brown is said to have impacted nearly every player who suited up for the Oakland Raiders over the past half-century. The post Hall of Fame cornerback Willie Brown dies at age 78 appeared first on ...

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Megan Thee Stallion and make-up artist argue on Instagram

Megan Thee Stallion is one hot girl who was hopping mad at her make-up artist for trying to take full credit for her beat face. The post Megan Thee Stallion and make-up artist argue on Instagram appeared ...

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OPINION: Why an unhinged Donald Trump is simply bad for business

Psychologist and social researcher, Katherine Giscombe believes it's past time world leaders, policy makers and CEOs pick a side against Donald Trump's racist rhetoric. The post OPINION: Why an unhinged ...

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Ballistics database helps bring Houston gang war into focus

The National Integrated Ballistic Information Network, or NIBIN, is a database of scanned bullet casings that has been around for two decades. The post Ballistics database helps bring Houston gang war ...

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Man mistaken as a burglar and shot by police settles case for $750K

Bryant Heyward has some semblance of justice after settling a lawsuit against the Charleston County Sheriff's Office as a result of getting shot in his home by a cop who confused him for a robber. The ...

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Phoenix cop to be fired after video of him manhandling Black family went viral

The Phoenix Police Department will fire a white police officer in the city who harassed a Black family by pulling guns on them, and accusing them of stealing from a Family Dollar Store. The post Phoenix ...

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Phoenix cop fired after video of him manhandling Black family went viral

The Phoenix Police Department will fire a white police officer in the city who harassed a Black family by pulling guns on them, and accusing them of stealing from a Family Dollar Store. The post Phoenix ...

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ two sons involved in car crash in LA

Sean "Diddy" Combs' two sons, Quincy and Christian Combs, were involved in a car crash but both reportedly emerged unscathed. The post Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ two sons involved in car crash in LA appeared ...

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Amber Guyger’s law team files intent to appeal murder conviction

Amber Guyger’s law team has started the process to overturn the former Dallas cop’s conviction for the killing of Botham Jean with the filing of an intent to appeal. The post Amber Guyger’s law team files ...

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Body of missing Alabama girl, Kamille ‘Cupcake’ McKinney, found; 2 being charged

Investigators searching through garbage found the body of a 3-year-old girl who was missing more than a week, and authorities are charging two people with murder The post Body of missing Alabama girl ...

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Black transgender woman, Brianna Hill, shot to death in Kansas City

This week a Black transgender woman was found shot to death in Kansas City, making her the 21st nationwide this year. The post Black transgender woman, Brianna Hill, shot to death in Kansas City appeared ...

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Amara La Negra defends Gina Rodriguez’s use of ‘N***a’

Gina Rodriguez has received an onslaught of backlash after she said "n***a" while singing a Fugees song, but now Afro-Latina singer Amara La Negra is coming to her defense. The post Amara La Negra defends ...

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