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Parents of Teen Found Rolled Up In Gym Mat Ordered to Pay $300K in Legal Fees

By Rolling Out

On January 11, 2013, the body of Kendrick Johnson,17, was upside down when it was discovered inside a rolled up

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2 White Cops Get Slap On The Wrist for Re-Selling Drugs From Evidence Locker

By The Root

Imagine being a sheriff’s deputy and being so white that after you and your fellow deputy confess to stealing weed

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Female Dragonflies Play Dead to Fend Off Amorous Males

By Newsweek

In order to avoid males of the species bothering them for sex, female dragonflies fake their own deaths,

White Ohio Man Kills Black Woman With Assault Rifle After Crashing Into Her

By Bet.com

Early on Saturday morning, a car crash and shooting resulted in the unfortunate death of 53-year-old Deborah Pearl. 

Shocking Video: Man Stabbed To Death Outside Of Brooklyn Bodega

By New York Post

Shocking surveillance video shows a man being fatally stabbed as he was sitting in front of a Brooklyn bodega Thursday morning.

Even Though Poor Whites Are Better Off, They Still Feel Worse About Life Than Poor Blacks

By QZ.com

Rising inequality in the US is not isolated to one race or class, but the feeling of despair is more particular.

Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Firing Shotgun Into Lover’s Vagina

By DailyMail

A man who left his partner for dead after accidentally firing a shotgun

PhD’s Have Twice The Risk of Psychiatric Disorders Than Their Highly Educated Counterparts

By Business Insider

Academia isn’t for everyone. The hours are long, you’re likely to spend a lot of time looking at a computer

Black Insurers Write New Life Policies: No. 42 of 45 Great Moments in Black Business

By Black Enterprise

Over 45 days, Black Enterprise shares 45 milestone events among the nation’s largest black-owned businesses

Some Whites Actually Think Black People Attend College Free!

By Refinery29.com

Last night, around 9:30 p.m., I tweeted a story about my experience meeting a group of white people who thought Black people went to college for free.

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Baby Sitter Admits to Killing 7 Children, Florida Man Freed After Serving 20 Years for Her Crime.

By Daily News

At daybreak on Oct. 25, 1967, Annie Mae Richardson, of Arcadia, Fla., got up to prepare the day’s meals for her husband and seven children.

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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.