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Chief apologizes after horseback officers lead man by rope

 Galveston’s police chief is apologizing after two of his officers, mounted on horseback, led a handcuffed trespassing suspect by a rope through downtown streets. Photos of the Saturday incident went viral on social media. The two ...
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Students Suspended From Fraternity After Posing With Guns in Front ...

Three students from the University of Mississippi were suspended from their fraternity after a photo of them posing with guns in front of an Emmett Till memorial sign went viral. In a statement to ABC News, fraternity ...
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Ohio Man Has Been Hanging Noose Outside His Home for ...

(Atlanta BlackStar) An Ohio resident says one of his neighbors has been hanging a noose outside his home off and on for more than 10 years. The sight shocked people who were apparently seeing it ...
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N.C. County Pool’s Ban on Baggy Pants, Locs and Extensions ...

(Atlanta Black Star) A Wake County, North Carolina, pool owner is so furious over claims his rules are racist that he’s preparing to take legal action. John Freeman owns The Outdoor Recreation Center of Wendell ...
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Outrage Pours Out After Unarmed Father of Three, Ryan Twyman ...

An unarmed Black man was pronounced dead at the scene after Los Angeles County deputies opened fire on him. Now the community is openly expressing outrage. Ryan Twyman was shot and killed in the unincorporated area ...
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California Police Department Under Scrutiny After Video of Officers Holding ...

Authorities in Hawthorne, California, are facing backlash following social media videos of what critics said shows officers using excessive force against an unarmed Black man. The video, posted to Instagram last week, captures the moment ...
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GA Judge Grants $100K Bond to White Woman Who Chased, ...

The Georgia woman accused of chasing and gunning down a Black man after he allegedly fled the scene of a crash was granted bond Friday. Hannah Payne, 21, faces a murder charge in the death ...
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Belgium Apologizes for Kidnapping Mixed-Race African Babies From African Mothers

It’s no secret that colonization has introduced unspeakable horrors to communities of color throughout the world. And while an apology could never remedy those atrocities, it can serve as the impetus for long overdue healing and accountability. ...
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Gucci Is Putting It’s Money Where Their Mind & Money ...

Gucci Announces $5 Million Community Fund and $20K Scholarship Program Promoting Racial Diversity. Talk about paying for your mistakes and hoping they’ve made a great start to bringing amends to the end of racism in ...
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Trump on Jussie Smollett Attack: ‘It’s Horrible. It Doesn’t Get ...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump told reporters that the attack this week on “Empire” star Jussie Smollett was “horrible” and “doesn’t get worse.” “I can tell you that it’s horrible. It doesn’t get worse,” Trump said in response to ...
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Jussie Smollett: Chicago Police Unable to Find Video or Photos ...

The Chicago Police Department has issued a statement with an update on their investigation into Jussie Smollett’s racist and homophobic attack.  The FBI has taken over the investigation related to the threatening letter Jussie received last week, but ...
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Permit Denial Won’t Stop KKK and Other Extremist Groups from ...

A group of white nationalists including the Ku Klux Klan are ringing in Super Bowl weekend with a pro-white rally planned in metro Atlanta. The rally is set for Saturday, Feb. 2 despite a permit for ...