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Vigil held for Eric Garner, who died in NYPD custody

NEW YORK (AP) — Demonstrators marched through the streets on Tuesday to demand swift justice for a man who died in police custody.…

Republicans Demand More Lousy Loans For Black People

Republicans Demand More Lousy Loans For Black People

WASHINGTON — A congressional hearing to examine the legacy of President Barack Obama’s 2010 Wall Street reform law quickly devolved into a partisan…

Calm Down, Everyone. Two GOP Judges Didn’t Annihilate Obamacare

Calm Down, Everyone. Two GOP Judges Didn’t Annihilate Obamacare

On Tuesday, two federal appeals courts issued totally opposing rulings on a pair of lawsuits challenging Obamacare, one of which would tear apart…

Newt Gingrich: GOPers Focusing 2014 Campaigns On Obama Are ‘Maniacally Stupid’

Newt Gingrich: GOPers Focusing 2014 Campaigns On Obama Are ‘Maniacally Stupid’

WASHINGTON — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) had a message for House Republicans on Wednesday: If your 2014 re-election campaign is built…

Universal Pictures apologizes for NWA biopic casting call – but is it enough?

Universal Pictures apologizes for NWA biopic casting call – but is it enough?

Universal Pictures and Sande Alessi Casting have now both issued limp statements regarding the atrocious casting call for the upcoming NWA biopic. The…

Questions linger following the alleged choking death of Eric Garner

Questions linger following the alleged choking death of Eric Garner

NEW YORK (AP) — Four emergency workers involved in the medical response for a New York City man who died in police custody…

Woman Convicted Of Shooting Lover Over Poor Sex Performance Granted Bond

Woman Convicted Of Shooting Lover Over Poor Sex Performance Granted Bond

SOUTHFIELD (WWJ) – Oakland County prosecutors are fighting the release of a 58-year-old Southfield woman admitted she shot her lover over his performance in…

Halper book: Clintons lobbied GE to get rid of MSNBC’s David Shuster

Halper book: Clintons lobbied GE to get rid of MSNBC’s David Shuster

Hillary and Bill Clinton went to the top of the NBC food chain, all the way up to General Electric’s board, to get…

Time For the Dutch to Man Up

Time For the Dutch to Man Up

The Netherlands is a small country, so the horrific deaths of 193 of its citizens when Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down…

Political shakeup looms in California

Political shakeup looms in California

LOS ANGELES — The rumblings are early but unmistakable: A political earthquake is — finally — headed to California. For decades now, Democrats…

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by Ken Williams People often see ‘profile’ and think about the negative connotation of racial profiling that plagues the country to this day. A more positive profile that…

By Ezekiel J. Walker Back in the early 19th century, black people were made to look like “coons,” “buffoons,” “mammies,” and other stereotypical caricatures for mainstream white audiences…

By: Dr. Samori Swygert For many workers across America, their hourly wage has remained stagnant, fixed, and inflexible. The only financial increase many have experienced is the cost…

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