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Donald Trump woos black voters: 'What the hell do you have to lose?'

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On his second visit to Michigan in two weeks, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday blasted Democratic policies he said have destroyed Detroit and other urban centers and called for African Americans to support him, saying blacks cannot expect change other

Nonprofit Deposits $1M Into Nation’s Largest Black-Owned Bank

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One bank that helped propel the #BuyBlack movement just got a huge spike. BMe Community, a black male-run network committed to strengthening its communities, will redirect $1 million of it’s deposits to OneUnited Bank, the largest black-owned bank in the country, according

Comedy Central cancels 'The Nightly Show'

Larry Wilmore.

The last episode of the late-night talk show, which premiered in January 2015, will air Thursday at 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central’s 12 a.m. show “@midnight” will temporarily replace the programming at 11:30 p.m. until the network finds a permanent replacement in the timeslot.

Violent Protests Erupt In Milwaukee After Police Kill Suspect At Traffic Stop

Protesters fired gunshots, hurled bricks and set a gas station on fire in the U.S. mid-western city of Milwaukee on Saturday night, hours after a patrol officer shot and killed an armed suspect who took flight after a traffic stop, authorities said.

The 23-year-old susp

These Black Athletes Are Powerfully Dominating The 2016 Olympics

Simone Manuel: Team USA, Swimming

It’s official: The 2016 Rio Olympic Games have claimed their space in black history.  For some black Olympians this year, the road to Rio has been a tumultuous one. But these athletes, like many others, have sacrificed sweat, blood and te

First African-American Navy SEAL

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Segregation may have kept retired Master Chief William Goines from using Lockland's only public pool, but it didn't stop him from learning to swim and eventually joining the first teams of Navy SEALs.

Goines was a junior at Lockland Wayne High School when he saw a film th

'Lock Up All The Black Hoodies': DOJ Report Details Abuses By Baltimore Police

People walk by a mural depicting Freddie Gray in Baltimore on June 23, at the intersection where Gray was arrested in 2015.

In a damning report released Wednesday, the Department of Justice details the ways in which the Baltimore Police Department has violated the rights of the people its officers are sworn to protect.

The problems detailed in the 163-page report are broad and deep. But they'r

Donald Trump woos black voters: 'What the hell do you have to lose?'

Donald Trump woos black voters: 'What the hell do you have to lose?'

On his second visit to Michigan in two weeks, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday blasted Democratic policies he said have destroyed Detroit and other urban centers and called for African Americans to support him, saying blacks cannot expect change otherwise. Accusing Clinton of preferring polices that would help refugees instead of blacks who have become "refugees in their own country," a feisty Trump promised job creation and a revitalization of manufacturing centers, saying Democrats are...

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Nonprofit Deposits $1M Into Nation’s Largest Black-Owned Bank

Nonprofit Deposits $1M Into Nation’s Largest Black-Owned Bank

One bank that helped propel the #BuyBlack movement just got a huge spike. BMe Community, a black male-run network committed to strengthening its communities, will redirect $1 million of it’s deposits to OneUnited Bank, the largest black-owned bank in the country, according to The Root. The nonprofit told the outlet that OneUnited has become it’s “preferred bank.” “When you try to get folks positively engaged in their communities and you think about building up the assets of the community, then...

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Comedy Central cancels 'The Nightly Show'

Comedy Central cancels 'The Nightly Show'

The last episode of the late-night talk show, which premiered in January 2015, will air Thursday at 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central’s 12 a.m. show “@midnight” will temporarily replace the programming at 11:30 p.m. until the network finds a permanent replacement in the timeslot. According toVariety, the network is developing a show with “Daily Show” contributor Jordan Klepper that could, in time, perhaps become a replacement to "The Nightly Show." Comedy Central president Kent Alterman told The New York...

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Violent Protests Erupt In Milwaukee After Police Kill Suspect At Traffic Stop

Violent Protests Erupt In Milwaukee After Police Kill Suspect At Traffic Stop

Protesters fired gunshots, hurled bricks and set a gas station on fire in the U.S. mid-western city of Milwaukee on Saturday night, hours after a patrol officer shot and killed an armed suspect who took flight after a traffic stop, authorities said. The 23-year-old suspect, who had a lengthy arrest record, was carrying a stolen handgun loaded with 23 rounds of ammunition when police pulled over the vehicle for unspecified “suspicious activity,” authorities said. A second...

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These Black Athletes Are Powerfully Dominating The 2016 Olympics

These Black Athletes Are Powerfully Dominating The 2016 Olympics

Simone Manuel: Team USA, Swimming It’s official: The 2016 Rio Olympic Games have claimed their space in black history.  For some black Olympians this year, the road to Rio has been a tumultuous one. But these athletes, like many others, have sacrificed sweat, blood and tears to earn distinguished triumph. They’ve defeated the odds, broken barriers and set records in their journey to success ― many of which have earned them prestigious gold medals, some even in predominantly white sports,...

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First African-American Navy SEAL

First African-American Navy SEAL

Segregation may have kept retired Master Chief William Goines from using Lockland's only public pool, but it didn't stop him from learning to swim and eventually joining the first teams of Navy SEALs. Goines was a junior at Lockland Wayne High School when he saw a film that depicted Navy frogmen, who performed underwater demolition operations during World War II. "My fate was sealed right there. That's exactly what I wanted to do," Goines said. Soon after,...

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'Lock Up All The Black Hoodies': DOJ Report Details Abuses By Baltimore Police

'Lock Up All The Black Hoodies': DOJ Report Details Abuses By Baltimore Police

In a damning report released Wednesday, the Department of Justice details the ways in which the Baltimore Police Department has violated the rights of the people its officers are sworn to protect. The problems detailed in the 163-page report are broad and deep. But they're specific, too: a "pattern or practice" of discrimination is, of course, made of moments. To be clear, the report emphasizes that this is not a case of a few bad apples. The problems are...

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Headline News

Is 'college experience' synonymous with …

25-08-2016

Is 'college experience' synonymous with rape culture?

David Becker of Massachusetts was accused of raping two teenagers, but a judge only sentenced him to two years of probation. USA TODAY A junior... Read more

Once-impassable Northwest Passage sees i…

25-08-2016

Once-impassable Northwest Passage sees its largest passenger ship

Carolyn Beeler, PRI.org 8:40 a.m. EDT August 25, 2016 This undated handout photo obtained Aug. 24, 2016 courtesy of Crystal Cruises,LLC, shows the cruise ship... Read more

Phoenix man saw 'serial street shooter' …

25-08-2016

Phoenix man saw 'serial street shooter' raise gun

USA Today Network Michael Kiefer, The Arizona Republic 8:08 a.m. EDT August 25, 2016 Latest sketch of the Phoenix serial shooting suspect (Photo: Phoenix Police... Read more

Minister sues radio station over Al Gree…

25-08-2016

Minister sues radio station over Al Green grits comment

USA Today Network Matt Helms, Detroit Free Press 7:36 a.m. EDT August 25, 2016 Kennedy Center Honoree Al Green attends the 37th Annual Kennedy Center... Read more

Other News

Dallas Cop Shooter Reportedly Displayed …

25-08-2016

Dallas Cop Shooter Reportedly Displayed PTSD Symptoms After Afghanistan Tour

M icah Johnson , the military veteran accused in the shooting deaths of  five Dallas police officers in early July , admitted to Veterans Affairs... Read more

NEWS ROUNDUP: 2 Cops Cleared In Freddie …

25-08-2016

NEWS ROUNDUP: 2 Cops Cleared In Freddie Gray Case To Receive Back Pay…AND MORE

B altimore Police Sgt.  Alicia White and officer William Porter are scheduled to receive $96,855 and $70,523, respectively, when Baltimore city’s Board of Estimates authorizes a... Read more

Lt. Russel Honoré Estimates More Than 11…

24-08-2016

Lt. Russel Honoré Estimates More Than 110,000 Louisiana Homes Have Been Damaged By Flooding

P resident Barack Obama visited Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Tuesday to meet with several flood victims and surveying areas hit hardest by flood waters. At... Read more

Entertainment

How Jimmy Kimmel Got Put in Charge of Ke…

25-08-2016

How Jimmy Kimmel Got Put in Charge of Keeping Kendall Jenner Safe in Her New Neighborhood

There's a new A-list star in Jimmy Kimmel's neighborhood! Kendall Jenner recently moved out of her condo and into a house of her own, and it just so happens to be... Read more

Home on the Go: Inside Celebrities' Most…

25-08-2016

Home on the Go: Inside Celebrities' Most Lavish Airbnb Getaways

When searching for a home away from home, a new crop of celebrities are trying Airbnb to make their temporary real estate dreams come to fruition. Even Hollywood's rich and... Read more

James Corden and John Krasinski Reveal U…

25-08-2016

James Corden and John Krasinski Reveal Unseen Footage of Their Roles in A Few Good Men, Pulp Fiction and More

Before there was Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh, Samuel Jackson and John Travolta, Jack Nicholson and Tom Cruise--there was James Corden and John Krasinski. According to a newly surfaced...... Read more

James Corden and John Krasinski Reveal U…

25-08-2016

James Corden and John Krasinski Reveal Unseen Footage of Their Roles in A Few Good Men, Pulp Fiction and More

Before there was Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh, Samuel Jackson and John Travolta, Jack Nicholson and Tom Cruise--there was James Corden and John Krasinski. According to a newly surfaced...... Read more

Sports News

Sources: Rebels probe expands beyond Tun…

25-08-2016

Sources: Rebels probe expands beyond Tunsil (Yahoo Sports)

NCAA investigators have interviewed players at two or more rival SEC schools about their recruitment by Ole Miss, multiple sources tell Yahoo Sports.... Read more

Watch: Hope Solo punished for comments (…

25-08-2016

Watch: Hope Solo punished for comments (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo Sports presents a quick recap of the morning's top stories including a suspension for Hope Solo, Ryan Lochte's possible next move and the ugly... Read more

Three milestones for three giants of the…

25-08-2016

Three milestones for three giants of the game (Yahoo Sports)

Albert Pujols, David Ortiz and Adrian Beltre all reached important career benchmarks in the same night.... Read more

Is Solo now more trouble than she's wort…

24-08-2016

Is Solo now more trouble than she's worth? (Yahoo Sports)

U.S. Soccer's suspension of star goalkeeper Hope Solo sends a strong message, and also begs a troubling question.... Read more

Business News

5 ways tech is helping Italian earthquak…

25-08-2016

5 ways tech is helping Italian earthquake rescue efforts

Tech companies are offering their services to help the rescue efforts in Italy after a devastating earthquake.... Read more

Tiffany sales plunge as tourists rein in…

25-08-2016

Tiffany sales plunge as tourists rein in spending

Sales at Tiffany have plunged, and the luxury jeweler is blaming tourists' drop in spending.... Read more

U.S. warns EU: Don't hit Apple with a ma…

25-08-2016

U.S. warns EU: Don't hit Apple with a massive tax bill

The United States has sent a message to the European Union: Stop your tax crackdown on American companies or be prepared to suffer the consequences.... Read more

U.S. warns EU: Don't hit Apple with a ma…

25-08-2016

U.S. warns EU: Don't hit Apple with a massive tax bill

The United States has sent a message to the European Union: Stop your tax crackdown on American companies or be prepared to suffer the consequences.... Read more

Political News

Clinton links Trump to white nationalist…

25-08-2016

Clinton links Trump to white nationalist 'alt-right' movement

Hillary Clinton speaks in Warren, Mich., on Aug. 11, 2016.... Read more

An honest conversation about National po…

25-08-2016

An honest conversation about National polls And predicting elections

It all comes down to the electoral college, which means those national polls you're seeing don't really tell you a... Read more

An honest conversation about National po…

25-08-2016

An honest conversation about National polls And predicting elections

It all comes down to the electoral college, which means those national polls you're seeing don't really tell you a... Read more

Trump calls Clinton a 'bigot' in appeal …

24-08-2016

Trump calls Clinton a 'bigot' in appeal to African-American voters

Geoff Pender, The (Jackson, Miss.) Clarion-Ledger 11 p.m. EDT August 24, 2016 The former leader of the UK Independence party... Read more

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