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Police Fatally Shot Black Woman After She Called Them For Help

By Seattle Times

Dozens of people attended a vigil Sunday night for a 30-year-old woman fatally shot by Seattle police as department use-of-force investigators probed how officers wound up killing a woman who had called police for help.

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FBI Translator Married ISIS Terrorist She Was Investigating

By CNN

An FBI translator with a top-secret security clearance traveled to Syria in 2014 and married a key ISIS operative she had been assigned to investigate, CNN has learned.
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White Gunman Opens Fire On Black Pool Party Goers Killing One

By NY Times

A 49-year-old San Diego man, apparently distraught over a recent breakup, fired a gun while on a cellphone with his ex-girlfriend on Sunday, killing one person and injuring at least six at a poolside party before the police shot and killed him, the authorities said.

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50 Years Ago, Sugar Industry Paid Scientists To Misdirect Blame For Obesity

By NPR

In the 1960s, the sugar industry funded research that downplayed the risks of sugar and highlighted the hazards of fat, according to a newly published article in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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Man Kills And Eats Wife While He Was Stuck With Her In An Elevator

By World News Daily Report

According to the Philadelphia Police Department, the partially devoured corpse of his wife was lying next to him when he was rescued after being stuck for three days in an elevator.

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How Black People Can Break The Cycle Of Inherited Poverty

By Ebony

I became heir to my parent’s financial mismanagement and generational debt. By the time I was conceived, my father and mother had not only transformed molehills of bills into mountains of unpaid accounts,

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NJ Dealer Caught with $25k Worth Of Heroin Gets 6 Months In Rehab, No Prison

By NJ1015

TOMS RIVER — An admitted drug dealer who was caught with about 4,150 doses of heroin worth $25,000 was sentenced to just six months of rehab and five years of probation.

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Milwaukee Jail Commander Under Fire For Shutting Off Water Supply Before Inmate Died of Dehydration

By NY Post

A Milwaukee jail commander failed to tell police about the existence of surveillance video showing a guard shutting off water to the cell well before an inmate died of “profound dehydration,” prosecutors say.

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A Penalty For Being Black? Toyota to Pay $20 Million Settlement for Charging Black Customers More Interest for Car Loans

By Atlanta Black Star

Institutional racism in the auto financing industry is alive and well, as it was announced that Toyota Credit, the financing arm of the automotive giant, will pay $21.9 million to Black and Asian buyers who were charged more for car loans than white customers.

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Concern Rises for Sex Tourism Along Kenya’s Coastal Region

By Face To Face Africa

Known for its beautiful stellar beaches, world-class resorts, and unique cultures, the Kenyan coastal region is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist destinations — not just in Kenya — but around the world.

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How Government Policy Created Ghettos, According to One Historian

By Urban Intellectuals

In light of Dr. Ben Carson’s nomination as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and the commencement of the Trump Administration,

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South Shore : The Eviction Capital of Chicago

By Chicago Reader

Of the dozen evictions one four-deputy squad from the Cook County sheriff’s office set out to enforce on the south side last Friday, none ended in a screaming match, armed showdown,

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NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Commits Suicide in Prison

By CNN

(CNN)Convicted murderer and former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was found hanged in his Massachusetts prison cell Wednesday morning, officials said, just days after he was acquitted in a separate murder case.

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America’s First Female Muslim Judge Found Floating In River

By Occupy Democrats

In a tragic day for our nation, the body of the associate judge of the New York Court of Appeals, Sheila Abdus-Salaam, was just found floating in the Hudson river a few hours after being reported missing.

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2 People Find Dead Bat In Salad Sold in Southeast U.S. Wal-Marts

By NPR

An unwelcome discovery by a couple of salad eaters included a sordid new ingredient.

 

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Transgender Pregnancy: The Making Of A New American Family

By Time

When the call came, my brother was at work in the open office in Cambridge, Mass., he shares with seven colleagues who, like him, help run clinical trials for a drug developer.

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Georgia Woman Leaves Paralyzed Ex-Boyfriend In Woods To Die

By AskKissy.com

A Georgia woman is facing charges after authorities say she dumped her paraplegic ex-boyfriend in the woods and left him to die in the cold.

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High School Journalists Investigate New Principal’s CV, She Resigns Days Later

By Washington Post

Connor Balthazor, 17, was in the middle of study hall when he was called into a meeting with his high school newspaper adviser.

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Study Shows More Men Raped In Prisons Than Women

By Daily Mail

More men are raped in the U.S. than woman, according to figures that include sexual abuse in prisons.

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Trump Rolls Back Protections For Women Workers

By NBC News

With little notice, President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order that advocates say rolls back hard-fought victories for women in the workplace.