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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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Black Engineering Student Stabbed To Death By White Roommate

By The Grio

Las Vegas police have confirmed that the man accused of stabbing his roommate, Clifton Taylor, 25, to death in May has been arrested in California.

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Man Gets Horrifically Infected After Showering Barefoot At Gym

By Daily Mail

A Texas man caught a grave flesh-eating infection after showering barefoot at the gym.

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Tennessee Passes ‘Natural and Ordinary Meaning’ Bill Meant To Undermine LGBTQ Rights

By The New Civil Rights Movement

Tennessee lawmakers have passed a bill that would effectively disenfranchise same-sex couples and women in areas including marriage and adoption, but easily might extend to property laws and other areas.

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Every Member of this Native American Tribe is Paid $1 Million in Casino Profits

By Daily Mail

America’s richest Indian tribe has 99.2 per cent unemployment — and it’s all voluntary, tribal leaders boast.

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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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Republican Congressman: Sick People Don’t Deserve Affordable Health Care

By NY Magazine

Republicans usually defend their health-care position with an array of buzzwords like choice, patient-centric, or competition.

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Survey Reveals, Book Readers Make The Best Lovers

By Independent

Have you ever fallen head-over-heels with someone based on their reading list?

If so, you’re not alone because according to eHarmony, the books on your bedside table could be seriously affecting your love life.

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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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D.C. Among First In Nation To Require College Degrees for Daycare Workers

By WUSA9

WASHINGTON, DC – D.C.’s smallest learners will soon be the first in the country to have caretakers who are required to have university degrees.

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Poignant Photo of Nuns Passing By Sleeping Street Children Goes Viral

By Definitely Filipino Buzz

A photo showing the street kids sleeping on the ground while the nuns were passing went viral on the social media.

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Jake Butt Finally Drafted By Broncos, And Could Make $2 Million in Insurance Money With Draft Fall

By Yahoo Sports

Michigan tight end Jake Butt presumably would have rather gotten out of the Orange Bowl healthy and been drafted in the first couple rounds of the NFL draft.

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Man Who Shot 5 Black Lives Matter Protesters Gets 15 Years In Prison

By CBS News

MINNEAPOLIS – The man who shot five Black Lives Matter protesters in 2015 has been sentenced to 15 years in prison, reports CBS Minnesota.

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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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A Federal Judge Is Letting A School District In Alabama Return To Segregation

By Salon

Alabama has not had a great track record when it comes to inclusiveness lately. Auburn University allowed white supremacist Richard Spencer to speak, while the Alabama state senate passed a law that would allow adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples.

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This 37 Year Old Woman Has Given Birth To 38 Children

By Yahoo News

The mother has reportedly given birth to an astounding six sets of twins, four sets of triplets and three sets of quadruples.

Ten of the children are girls and the remaining 28 are boys.

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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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Her Coach Told Her She ‘Didn’t Have The Right Chemistry For The Team’ Because She Didn’t Laugh At Racist Jokes

By Washington Post

Jasmine Orsted said the comments began almost immediately after she started practicing with other hopefuls seeking spots on the University of Mary Washington’s women’s basketball team.

 

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Gender is a Social Construct That Can Change Any Day According To Harvard Fact Sheet

By Black Christian News

1. CBN – The transgender debate is heating up our nation and it doesn’t look like it’s going away anytime soon. A new Harvard University fact sheet is teaching students how to “fight transphobia” by learning what gender allegedly is: a social construct that can change any given day.