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BOSS Sports | The Cleveland Browns Stand Behind Player’s Support of Tamir Rice, John Crawford

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Reported by Dr. Sinclair Grey III The tragic incidents in which Black males have been killed by police officers have presented many athletes joining together to voice their disproval against police brutality. As you know, certain players from the St. Louis Rams Football Team came out up with their ‘hands up’ in memory of Michael Brown, Jr. In the NBA, ... Read More »

BOSS Sports | Georgetown’s players are first college team to wear “I can’t breathe” t-shirts

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Last week, Georgetown University’s men’s basketball team wore all black t-shirts with the words “I Can’t Breathe” during their warm-up on national television. The Georgetown players were the first college team to wear the t-shirt, which has the infamous last words rendered by Eric Garner, a black, unarmed New York man, who died after being put in a chokehold by ... Read More »

Black scholar says toxic hip-hop is like feeding black kids cyanide for breakfast

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by Dr Boyce Watkins Dr Leah Gunning Francis is nothing to mess with.  She has a doctorate in Theology from Northwestern University and is now the Associate Dean for Contextual Education and Assistant Professor of Christian Education at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis.  Not only is Dr Gunning-Francis an extraordinary scholar, she is also a fearless activist. As 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 »

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 »

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