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Trevor Noah Announced as New Host for “Daily Show,” Comes Under Fire for being Anti-Semitic, Sexist


By Taylor Miller Trevor Noah, a South African comedian who has been named the new host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” is under fire after many people in social media started digging up his old tweets to learn about the new host. People are now calling some of his discovered tweets anti-Semitic and offensive to women. Comedy Central announced Monday ...

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Iowa Newspaper Uses Mugshots for Black Criminals, Formal Pictures for White Criminals


By Taylor Miller The Iowa Gazette printed mugshots and separate stories for the same set of criminals, the only difference was their race. On March 23, Lee Hermiston reported that three University of Iowa students had stolen items from homes in Marion, Iowa. The three suspects—Ross Lembeck, Seth Gross and Logan Ryan—are all 19-year-old White males. Their mugshots for the paper ...

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No Bueno: 47 Percent of Black Households Do NOT Have an Emergency Savings


Reported by Taylor Miller Many Americans are faced with a lot of financial problems, and this is a fact for 47% of African-American families. According to Neighbor Works America, a survey conducted in its second-annual consumer finance report found that approximately 34% of Americans don’t have any emergency savings and 25% of Americans have only enough to support themselves for ...

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Do liberals actually believe in free speech? The Trevor Noah controversy


Podcast: Play in new window | Download by Dr Boyce Watkins On Black, White and Politically Incorrect, Susan Patton and I discuss the recent controversy over Trevor Noah, the man slated to take over for Jon Stewart on The Daily Show. We also ask whether or not extreme liberals are so caught up in not offending anyone that they end ...

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8 Community-Oriented Programs The Black Panther Party Started That Black Churches Lack


Reported by Liku Zelleke Before it was dismantled after government infiltrations and the death of its leader, Huey Percy Newton, The Black Panther Party (BPP) was known for implementing a few social programs that were critical in helping black communities across the country. Below are eight such programs: The Black Student Alliance – A union of Black students that was founded ...

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Policeman Who Killed Eric Garner Facing Reckless Driving Charges

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By Lyonel Laverde-Hansen The NYPD officer who avoided indictment in the Eric Garner homicide case is still facing a lawsuit over another incident. Officer Daniel Pantaleo was just named as a defendant in a civil action filed in Queens Supreme Court against the department, which alleges that he crashed his police car into another man’s vehicle on Staten Island. The ...

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