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Chicago, IL — Armani Harris, a 25-year old African American man, was fatally shot at a stop light in a park near the University of Chicago campus. Harris’ family is […]

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Washington, DC — David Miller, a husband, father of three, writer, and social entrepreneur, has released Lessons We Learned from Our Fathers: Reflections from the Men In Our Lives. The […]

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Atlanta Based Fatherhood Organization Plans the Largest Collaboration of Fatherhood Focused Back-to-School Effort in the Nation Atlanta, GA — Research shows when fathers are involved in the lives of their […]

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By Legrand H. Clegg II Nationwide — “That dog,” “Crazed, crying lowlife,” “The dumbest man on television,” “Low I.Q.,” This is just a small sample of the negative comments that […]

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St. Louis, MO — Armond Latimore, a Black teen who had just turned 17-years old, was killed after being shot in the head barely an hour after he posted how […]

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Tulsa, OK — A Korean owner of a beauty supply store in Tulsa, Oklahoma was caught on video punching an African-American customer in the face. Changseok Jun, the owner, will […]

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Chesterfield, MO — Hermeisha Robinson, an African-American woman who recently applied for a job at a clinic in Chesterfield, Missouri says that the company emailed her saying she did not […]

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Baltimore, MD — A Baltimore police officer, identified as Arthur Williams, will face several charges after he was caught brutally attacking a man in a viral video. The incident has […]

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Lake City, FL — A Denny’s restaurant in Lake City, Florida is under fire after an African-American man exposed apparent racial discrimination that he and his companions experienced from one […]

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Nationwide — The Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) has partnered with more than 1,000 African American churches to raise prostate cancer education and awareness within their communities since 2009.Churches have […]

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San Francisco, CA — DeWayne Johnson, a former groundskeeper who is now terminally ill, recently won $289 million after jurors concluded that his cancer was caused by Monsanto’s popular weedkiller […]

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Nashville, TN — Daniel Hambrick, a 25-year old African-American man, was killed after being shot in the back by a white cop while he was fleeing from a traffic stop […]

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Buffalo, NY — Sherman Turner’s gripping memoir, Unforgettable ‘Memoir’: God Remember Me, describes his experience as an African American plumber who faced discrimination for hiring minorities. Upset by Turner’s actions, […]

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Cincinnati, OH — An 11-year old girl who was allegedly shoplifting at a local grocery store had a taser gun deployed on her by a Cincinnati police officer. The girl […]

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Nationwide — Back to school season is here, and thousands of high school graduates will be starting college this fall. All students typically need some form of financial aid, but […]

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Boston, MA — Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced the appointment of William Gross as the City of Boston’s first African American Commissioner of the Boston Police Department (BPD), who […]

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Fort Worth, TX — Dorika Uwimana has been in the hospital for the past 4 months due to severe injuries after being brutally assaulted by Terry Wayne King II, a white […]

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Seattle, WA — Erica Conway, an African-American woman from Seattle, says she was shocked and disgusted when her utility company, Puget Sound Energy, sent her a racial slur as a […]

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Northampton, MA — Oumou Kanoute, an African American student attending Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, was “terrified” when the police were called on her while she was just eating lunch […]

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