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EXCLUSIVE: The Nation Of Islam Speaks On Involvement In Baltimore - "America Will Never Be The Melting Pot We Want It To Be"

Political leaders, athletes, and musicians headed to the city of Baltimore this past week, making headlines for their kind words, ideas, and inspiration after peaceful demonstrations turned violent following the funeral of… 1,498 more words

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EXCLUSIVE: Baltimore Protest Aftermath Reveals Healing Despite Threat Of Clashes

For the second day in a row, NewsOne traveled to Baltimore to get a deeper sense of the happenings on the ground in the aftermath of Monday’s explosive protests across the city. 937 more words

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"Thugs" & Other Terrible Things Tired Politicians Say

As the city of Baltimore deals with what many have considered inevitable – conflict between the community and law enforcement boiling over onto the streets – its mayor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, finds herself rushing to clarify controversial comments she made about the protesters. 922 more words

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The media or the police: A choice between two evils for many Blacks

As a teen in the “War on Drugs” 1980s, I remember being almost jubilant on those rare occasions when the local news showed a criminal suspect who was not Black. 730 more words

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The Media Or The Police: A Choice Between Two Evils For Many Black People

As a teen in the “War on Drugs” 1980s, I remember being almost jubilant on those rare occasions when the local news showed a criminal suspect who was not Black. 731 more words

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Winning The Battle, Continuing The War by Janaye Ingram

In the Senate Gallery, the section above the floor of the United States Senate, there was a raucous, involuntary roar as the vote was read confirming Loretta Lynch as the 83rd Attorney General for the United States and the first Black woman to be named to the post. 839 more words

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RuPaul Will Be President Before Bill de Blasio, But It's Good He Might Be Trying

Bill de Blasio has absolutely no chance of becoming the next president.

For starters, barring some political catastrophe, there’s no chance in hell Hillary Clinton is going to allow anyone else to defeat her for a second time around. 715 more words

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