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Meet the Man Who Has Been Leading the Call For Reparations On Capitol Hill


by Doshon Farad Often regarded as the “Dean of the Congressional Black Caucus” and recognized as the longest serving member of the House of Representatives, Congressman John Conyers Jr. has certainly made a name for himself during his five decades on Capitol Hill. He is perhaps best known as being one of the thirteen founding members of the Congressional Black ...

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Innocent Black Man Wins $8M Lawsuit After Spending 17 Years In Prison


Reported by Stephen Kanyi A Los Angeles, California man will be paid a sum of $8 million after winning a lawsuit against the LAPD.  Obie Anthony (pictured) spent 17 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. Anthony and his friend, Reggie Cole, were convicted to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the murder of ...

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Lawyers Want Second Officer Fired, Arrested For Lying About Walter Scott Shooting


April V. Taylor A group of Black attorneys with the National Bar Association are calling for Clarence Habersham, the second officer connected to the fatal shooting of the unarmed, fleeing Walter Scott in North Charleston, South Carolina, to be fired and prosecuted.  Habersham was the second officer to arrive on the scene after Michael Slager gunned Scott down. Habersham filed ...

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While S. Africa Purges Black Immigrants, Whites Prepare for Race War Takeover

South Africa Imiigrant Attacks

In South Africa more than 2,000 foreigners have been displaced amid anti-immigrant violence.  While S. Africans in the country seem focused on ousting other blacks, whites are training in boot camps to take over during a race war. Refugee camps have been set up in Durbin to house the influx of immigrants who’ve lost their homes and belongings to xenophobic ...

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Army Wants Help in Finding Vandals Responsible for Racist Graffiti

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Army officials at Fort Stewart in Georgia are asking for the public’s help in catching the vandals responsible for defacing federal property. Over the weekend vandals defaced signs and buildings with racist graffiti. “If anyone has information, we appreciate them coming forward,” Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield garrison commander Col. Kevin F. Gregory, according to Savannah Morning News. “Anyone who does ...

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8 of 10 Atlanta Educators Sentenced to Jail Over Cheating Scandal

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Atlanta educators who were convicted earlier this month in one of the most publicized cheating scandals in this country’s history were sentenced Tuesday. During the sentencing hearing, 8 out of 10 former Atlanta educators were sentenced to prison. The educators, convicted of racketeering and crimes related to inflating test scores, stood one by one as their sentences were handed down. ...

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Singer John Legend Uses His Celebrity Power to Fight Against Mass Incarceration

john Legend gets married to model girlfriend Chrissy Telgen in Lake Como Italy.

Reported by Victor Ochieng John Legend sees a problem with the American criminal justice system and he’s chosen to do something about it by launching a campaign dubbed FREE AMERICA, seeking to end mass incarceration. The singer unveiled the project on Monday and has set out to hold a series of performances and press conferences to bring people’s attention to ...

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Ex Philly Cop Confesses to Planting Evidence and Stealing Money

Jeffrey Walker

An ex-Philadelphia narcotics police officer testified in court this week that he and fellow officers routinely stole money and planted drugs. According to Jeffrey Walker, who testified in court against 6 other officers, the cops stole money and planted evidence “too many times to count.” Walker was arrested during a May 2013 sting by the FBI and later pleaded guilty ...

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