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Man arrested for stealing a million dollars worth of Nike Sneakers

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Reported by Liku Zelleke It all started in early November when Intermodal Cartage Group, a cargo transportation company in Memphis, reported that one of its trucks had gone missing. The Memphis Auto Cargo Task Force and the FBI collaborated on the case and by November 14th, they had caught the culprit, one Charles Jennings, a soon to be ex-employee of ... Read More »

Is ‘Planet of the Apes’ Reality? Scientists Consider Injecting Human Cells In Monkeys

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According to scientists at the University of Rochester in New York, injecting cells from unborn babies into the brains of baby mice to produce smarter mice and possibly find cures for humans, is not that much different than upgrading the memory in a computer. The New Scientist reports that researchers from the university have created “super-mice” by injecting into the ... Read More »

Police View Black Children as Less Innocent Than White Children, Study Finds | breakingbrown.com

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A recent article published in the New York Times found that schools punish girls based on their race and complexion. And the Justice Department has taken action against school districts for punishing black and brown students more harshly than their white counterparts. Minority students are more likely to be suspended, expelled, or even prosecuted for minor offenses, than their white ... Read More »

Hispanic Population Will Double That of Blacks by 2044

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The browning of America is not news and has been widely discussed by several news outlets. The fact that white people are set to go from majority to minority is a given, but new information indicates that the Hispanic population will soon overtake that of blacks. Photo Credit: Brookings A new Brookings Institute report indicates that by 2044, Hispanics are ... Read More »

Financial Juneteenth | Co-founder of Miss Jessie’s natural hair care line dies of apparent suicide

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Titi Branch was best-known as the founder of a popular line of natural haircare products.  But now, she is no longer with us.  According to The Washington Post, the founder of Miss Jessie’s natural hair products has died.  NV magazine says that the death occurred on December 4 and appears to be a suicide. However, there has been no independent ... Read More »

Man arrested for depositing money into his own bank account

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By La Verne Amigo One Saturday morning, Toronto resident Frantz St. Fleur was depositing a check at Scotiabank, his bank for almost a decade, when the police swooped in to arrest him. The check the Toronto man deposited was for $9,000.00, a refund for a deposit after a condo purchase he made in April fell through. Reports state that when ... Read More »

Frat puts “suck a n*gga d–k” on birthday cake

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by Angie Braden Hat Tip: The Baltimore Sun University of Maryland’s chapter of Delta Gamma is clamoring to do damage control after an Instagram user posted a picture of a birthday cake with a racial epithet scrolled on the cake. While whomever may have thought that a cake displaying the words “Suck a (epithet) d*^k” would be a harmless joke, ... Read More »

U Penn’s president joins die-in, and people are outraged

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by Angie Braden Hat Tip: The Daily Pennsylvanian http://www.thedp.com/article/2014/12/protesters-take-over-gutmanns-holiday-party On the heels of the controversy surrounding Penn State University’s President Eric Barron’s “Hands Up Don’t Shoot” gesture he displayed at a student led protest regarding the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed, black teenager, another Pennsylvania college president is under fire for participating in a student inspired demonstration. President ... Read More »

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