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    Video of Saturday’s L.A. Police Fatal Shooting Shows Carnell Snell with Gun

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Video released Tuesday shows a Black man killed by Los Angeles police on October 1st, was armed just before he was shot dead but the footage failed to capture him...

    Louisiana High School Suspends Student over Length of Dreadlocks

    The ACLU of Louisiana has challenged a high school’s suspension of a student for the length of his dreadlocks. The Aug. 25 open letter was sent to South Plaquemines High School in Port Sulphur, La.,...

    Busboys and Poets Owner Speaks Out On Controversial DC Initiative 77

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] On June 19 Washingtonian voters will get to exercise their civic duties by voting on leaders and issues affecting the city, such as the battle surrounding Initiative 77. While people...

    Baltimore’s Reginald F. Lewis Museum to Celebrate Annual Gala

    The Reginald F. Lewis Museum, the largest African American museum on the East Coast, will host their annual gala on Nov. 2 at Martin’s West in Baltimore. The gala supports the work of the...

    White Civil Rights Rally in DC Scheduled for August

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] A year after the Unite the Right protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, which turned violent and deadly, the National Park Service approved the same White nationalists to have a two-day...

    Judge Tosses SC Civil Rights Protesters Convictions

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A judge has tossed out the convictions of nine South Carolina black men who integrated a whites-only lunch counter during the height of the civil rights movement. Judge Mark Hayes on...

    63 Females Abducted in Nigeria 
2 Weeks Ago Escape

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — More than 60 Nigerian girls and women abducted by Islamic extremists two weeks ago have managed to escape, officials said Monday, though more than 200 girls who were kidnapped in...

    Clippers’ Sterling Disparages Magic Johnson, HIV

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In an interview aired Monday where he expressed sorrow for recorded racist remarks that earned him a lifetime NBA ban, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was anything but apologetic...

    Calif. White Man Cites Obama as Reason for Alleged Killing of Black Victim

    A White man from Sacramento, Calif. is accused of burning 23 feet of rubber before driving his car into a 34-year-old Black man and killing him, and later blaming Obama as one reason for...

    Home Depot Investigating Possible Massive Hack Attack

    Home Depot confirmed Sept. 2 that it was working with investigators to assess a potential massive data breach that may have exposed customer payment information. The breach was first reported by cybersecurity journalist Brian Krebs,...

    Trump: Echoes of George Wallace?

    ATLANTA (AP) — One presidential candidate pledged to "Stand up for America." Two generations later, another promises to "Make America Great Again." Their common denominator: convincing certain Americans that their version of the United...

    Missouri Appeals Judge Appointed to Take over Ferguson Court

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri appeals court judge was appointed Monday to take over Ferguson's municipal court and make "needed reforms" after a highly critical U.S. Department of Justice report that...

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