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Black Men’s Sentences 20 Percent Longer Than White Men’s For Similar C…

20-11-2017

Black men are sentenced to far more time in prison than white men for committing similar crimes, according to a new report from the U.S. Sentencing Commission. A report released last week from the USSC ― an independent agency of the U.S. judicial branch ― looked at federal prison sentences in the United States from Oct. 1, 2011, to Sept. 30, 2016, and... Read more

Hampton University’s $150 Million Fundraising Drive Is Off To Good Sta…

10-11-2017

HAMPTONHampton University President Dr. William Harvey said $118 million has already been raised during the silent phase of the school’s $150 million fundraising campaign that was launched on Oct. 27 in Ogden Hall. The five-year campaign is called “Dream No Small Dreams.” Harvey said he anticipates the campaign reaching its $150 million mark well before then. The recent kick-off campaign included... Read more

Defying the Odds: African-Americans Make Historic Wins on Election Nig…

09-11-2017

Lieutenant Governor Elect Justin Fairfax speaks at Ralph Northam's election night victory rally on the campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, Nov. 7, 2017. A large number of black candidates claimed victory in state and local races across the country Tuesday night — results widely hailed as a reaction to President Donald Trump and Republican policies in general. A large... Read more

It’s Official: Laurence Fishburne Files For Divorce From Gina Torres

04-11-2017

After being separated for more than a year, Laurence Fishburne has filed to officially end his marriage to Gina Torres. According to TMZ, the actor filed for divorce on Thursday. When they announced the split in September, Gina said, “With heavy hearts, Laurence and I quietly separated and began the dissolution of our marriage in the early fall of last year,” adding, “There are no... Read more

John Kelly Says Lack Of ‘Compromise’ Started Civil War, Defends Statue…

01-11-2017

On Fox News, Trump’s chief of staff calls Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee an “honorable man ... who gave up his country to fight for his state.” White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said on Monday that a “lack of ability to compromise led to the Civil War” and called the removal of Confederate monuments a “dangerous” scrubbing of history. Kelly... Read more

Report: White House Rushed Condolences To Gold Star Families

22-10-2017

At least three families said they received express-shipped packages from the White House after Trump claimed he called “virtually everybody.” Multiple families of military service members killed in the line duty are now getting rush-delivered letters from President Donald Trump, days after Trump claimed he had called the immediate families of all service members who had been killed since he took office in January. The Atlantic... Read more

John Kelly misrepresented Rep. Frederica Wilson's 2015 speech while cr…

21-10-2017

White House chief of staff John Kelly's claim that Rep. Frederica Wilson had boasted about procuring funding for an FBI field office in 2015 was proven wrong by a video released by The Sun Sentinel on Friday, backing up Wilson's claim that she had only taken credit for working across the aisle to name the building after two FBI agents who were killed in... Read more

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Jurors weigh San Francisco pier killing …

22-11-2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The criminal case against a Mexican man accused of killing a...

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Military Staff Removed From White House …

21-11-2017

Three members of a White House team staffed by military personnel have been removed from...

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12 Ways To Eat Sushi You Havent Thought …

21-11-2017

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These Are All The Politicians Recently A…

21-11-2017

Since the Harvey Weinstein story brokeRead more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/politicians-recently-accused-sexual-harassment-002431092.html

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Racist Detroit EMS Captain Reinstated Af…

21-11-2017

There’s good reason for Detroit EMS workers to be concerned about the return of former...

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Flying With Yams On Thanksgiving What Yo…

21-11-2017

If flying while Black isn’t stressful enough, then traveling with food while Black might just...

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Trump Supporter Pastor Darrell Scott Eye…

21-11-2017

Pastor Darrell Scott has held serious talks with President Donald Trump’s inner circle about their...

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GoFundMe Thurgood Marshall College Fund …

21-11-2017

Students at historically Black colleges and universities are getting more help with their tuition. GoFundMe has...

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Business

Former Lebanon PM returns to Beirut afte…

21-11-2017

The embattled prime minister of Lebanon returned to the country amid rumors surrounding his resignation.Read...

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US has imposed sanctions against North K…

21-11-2017

The sanctions target 13 North Korean and Chinese organizations in the hope of hurting trade...

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The sugar industry has been quietly fund…

21-11-2017

A growing body of evidence reveals how industry groups have worked to suppress the scientific...

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Digital publisher Food52 is promising to…

21-11-2017

The digital publisher Food52 has a dozen people on staff promising to help people with...

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Sports

Eye on the Redskins Breaking down the ma…

22-11-2017

Giants.com's Michael Eisen scouts the opposing offense, defense, and special teams:  EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. –...

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Daily Dose Capital Punisher

22-11-2017

Daniel E. Dobish takes a look at the Redskins' RB situation and who looks good...

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Ortiz Making the case for Stanton to pla…

22-11-2017

As the Giants and Cardinals attempted to acquire National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the...

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Goold Braves punishment frees up phenom …

22-11-2017

ST. LOUIS • As the Cardinals prepared for their premeditated spending spree on international talent in...

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Politics

Detroit Newspaper Urges Longtime Rep Joh…

22-11-2017

"We reach this conclusion with an incredible amount of disappointment."Read more: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/john-conyers-detroit-free-press_us_5a153529e4b025f8e9327344?section=us_politics

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Arianna Huffington Denies Article That C…

21-11-2017

"He was no more ‘groping’ me than I was ‘strangling’ him in the photo I...

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Military Staff Removed From White House …

21-11-2017

Members of the White House Communications Agency could face disciplinary action, including court martial.Read more:...

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Lisa Murkowski Says Shes OK With Killing…

21-11-2017

Projections suggest millions will lose coverage; the Alaska senator says she simply wants to allow...

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Entertainment

Rashida Jones Denies Leaving Toy Story 4…

21-11-2017

Rashida Jones is disputing a report from The Hollywood Reporter that said she and Will...

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And the Dancing With the Stars Season 25…

21-11-2017

At long last, we have a new champion, Dancing With the Stars fans! Now that the...

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David Cassidy Dead at 67 A Look Back on …

21-11-2017

The world has lost a teen idol... Partridge Family alum David Cassidy died on Tuesday after...

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This Is Us Chrissy Metz on Kates Heartbr…

21-11-2017

"It's Kate's story, but it's also one out of five women's story." How are we...

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