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Bree Newsome On Why She Decided To Take Down South Carolina’s Confederate Flag

Days after 30-year-old community organizer Brittany “Bree” Newsome scaled a 30-foot pole to remove the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds, the nation is still invigorated by her fearless and powerful action. 831 more words

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Nicole Scherzinger is the new hot favourite to join The Voice

Looks like BBC’s The Voice and ITV’s The X Factor may be doing a little swap, as it’s been reported that Nicole Scherzinger could be heading for the red chair. 300 more words

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Fire At 7th Black Church In 10 Days Sparks Outrage & Concern

Who is burning black churches? Twitter outrage grows as seventh church burns down in 10 days http://t.co/8urzBHmOLy

— Max Abrahms (@MaxAbrahms) July 1, 2015

Mt. Zion AME Church in Greeleyville, South Carolina erupted in flames late Tuesday, becoming the seventh to burn in the past 10 days in an increasingly troubling list of fires at Black houses of worship across the South, according to…

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Chicago Cops Coach Youth Baseball League On South Side To Broker Peace

At a time when interactions between African-Americans and police are fraught with tension over allegations of excessive force by cops across the nation, a team of Chicago officers are making efforts to improve relations with youth on the city’s South Side, reports… 265 more words

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Five Times President Obama Spoke Frankly About Racism

For people following President Barack Obama, it sometimes seems like the last thing he wants to discuss is racism. But perhaps to the surprise of many, he has spoken about the subject on more than one occasion. 890 more words

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New Music: R. City feat. Adam Levine - "Locked Away"

R. City has recruited Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter and Maroon 5 frontman, Adam Levine for their new single, “Locked Away”. The reggae-tinged single is produced by… 86 more words

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#BlackLivesMatter: You Don’t Want To Miss These Political Moments From The 2015 BET Awards

Confronting the stigma that millennial artists are less inclined to marry their craft with social issues, the 2015 BET Awards stood out as not only a safe place to honor and recognize Black art, but a space to discuss Black issues amid what seems to be an increase in state violence against our communities. 857 more words

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