Monthly Archives: August 2016

Detroit NAACP Head Absolutely Shreds Trump Over ‘Misconstrued…

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“You ain’t been concerned about us to this point, what in the world makes you think that we believe you’re going to be concerned about us going towards the future?” onald Trump’s recent interest in African-American voters has produced a backlash condemning the politicians for his offensive and condescending comments. Well, Trump’s campaign announced on Monday that the GOP presidential nominee will make his first appearance before a predominantly Black audience when he visits Great Faith Ministries in Detroit on Saturday.

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New Rochelle cop suspended for anti-Black Lives Matter Facebook post – The Journal News | LoHud.com

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New Rochelle cop suspended for anti-Black Lives Matter Facebook post
The Journal News | LoHud.com
NEW ROCHELLE – A city police sergeant was suspended without pay after writing a Facebook post criticizing the Black Lives Matter movement. Christopher Castiglia, who was promoted to sergeant in December, was suspended Tuesday and police said he …

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Supreme Court Denies Stay in North Carolina Voting Rights Case – Common Dreams (press release)

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Common Dreams (press release)
“The Supreme Court was correct to deny North Carolina’s last-ditch effort to undermine African-American voter participation in the November election,” said Dale Ho, director of the ACLU’s Voting Rights Project. “This ruling means that thousands of
U.S. Supreme Court refuses to restore NC voter ID, reduce early voting daysWTVD-TV
The Supreme Court Just Blocked North Carolina’s Sweeping Voting RestrictionsMother Jones
Deadlocked SCOTUS Refuses to Revive North Carolina Voter-Suppression Law – for NowNew York Magazine
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This Is the Man Spearheading the Newest Voter Suppression Effort – Esquire.com

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One of the primary moles in our democracy does his business amid the amber waves of grain wafting over the fruited plains of Kansas. His name is Kris Kobach, and he is the Secretary of State out there in Brownbackistan. So far, in his career, Kobach
Voting wars: The fight for the franchise heats upC-VILLE Weekly

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Chris Brown Rants ‘F*ck the Police,’ ‘Black Lives Matter, N***a’ – NewsBusters (blog)

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Black Lives Matter, nigga. I don’t care. Ya’ll got to stop playing with me like I’m – I’m the villain out here, like I’m going crazy. I’m not. You guys got me fucked up though, so good luck. When you get the warrant or whatever you need to do, you
Chris Brown Posts Video Rants on Black Lives Matter While Police Surround His HomeTheBlaze.com
Black Lives Matter!’ Chris Brown Pal Insists Singer’s The Real Victim In Gun ScandalRadarOnline
Chris Brown in Standoff with LAPD: ‘F*ck the Police, Black Lives MatterBreitbart News
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Thousands Sign Petition To Release Teen Accused Of Murdering Her Abusive Father

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Suffering through years of physical abuse is enough to drive anyone to their breaking point regardless of age. As previously reported, 15-year-old Bresha Meadows was arrested on July 28 for fatally shooting her abusive father in an attempt to protect herself and her family. Now a show of support has emerged for the teen, as thousands have signed a petition urging for her release.

According to Bresha Meadows’ mother, she supports her daughter fully and completely corroborates her story that she and her daughter suffered long-term abuse at the hands of her husband. The Huffington Post has all the details of this latest development, as well as the next steps for Meadows’ case.

Via Huffington Post:

Over 6,000 people have signed a petition calling on Trumbull County prosecutors to drop charges against Bresha Meadows, a 15-year-old girl accused of killing her abusive father. “As a child impacted by extreme violence, Bresha needs a safe and supportive environment to heal and rebuild,” it reads. “Bresha should be released immediately and not have to endure the re-traumatization of prosecution and incarceration.”

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Stream Lil Yachty & Digital Nas’ “Lost Files” EP

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On the heels of releasing “Guap” with 21 Savage, Lil Yachty and his longtime producer Digital Nas dropped an EP of unreleased songs, Lost Files.

The EP features four songs that boast titles like “King Boat,” “When I Get On,” and “Where Did I Go Wrong.” K$upreme also appears on the EP’s introductory track.

Lil Yachty is currently on tour and readying his forthcoming project Pretty Boy Millionaires 2. Stream the Lost Files EP below.

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10 civil rights groups beef up discrimination complaint against Bank of America – Inman.com

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10 civil rights groups beef up discrimination complaint against Bank of America
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This complaint is a continuation of a 2012 case that claimed Bank of America better maintained and marketed foreclosed homes in White neighborhoods than in African-American and Latino neighborhoods. NFHA’s investigations revealed that homes in …

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15 Celebrity Looks That Will Inspire Your Back-To-School Hairstyle

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When there’s zero time to spare, you’ll need to cut corners with your beauty routine; especially when school’s back in session. Skip styles that require heat tools and make it to lecture hall on time with one of these low-maintenance looks inspired by our favorite celebs. These hairdos are so simple you can literally do them in your sleep. From one step up-dos, to effortless protective styles, we guarantee you’ll be out the door in record time. …read more      

Woman Who Accused Chris Brown Of Assault Is A Known Thief Wanted In New York?

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Woman Who Accused Chris Brown Of Assault Is A Known Thief Wanted In New York?

Woman Who Accused Chris Brown Of Assault Is A Known Thief Wanted In New York?

Chris Brown’s Accuser Baylee Curran was so traumatized that she just had to do as much TV interviews as possible.

AFRICANGLOBE – The woman who accused Chris Brown of pulling a gun on her is wanted in connection to a grand larceny incident in New York City.

An old has-been so-called beauty queen Baylee Curran was allegedly vacationing at The Plaza hotel in 2013 with two friends from California when they got into an argument. Curran fled with one of the women, Julia Parle, who stole a wallet filled with credit cards and cash totaling up to $1,000 from their friend, according to a spokesperson for the NYPD.

A rep for the dethroned Miss Regional California 2016 told reporters that she had no idea she was wanted for questioning in NYC. Although there is not a warrant out for Curran, if NYPD officers find her in New York City, they can take her in for questioning.

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