South California Inmates Slapped With Years in Solitary Confinement for Making Video in Prison


By Victor O It must have been a great achievement for seven inmates in South Carolina correctional facility after a rap video they did behind bars found its way to the highly regarded But that wasn’t all – the video actually went viral. Unknown to them, that achievement would earn them a combined solitary confinement term of nearly 20 ...

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Pullen Steals the Spotlight on Gun Control With Racist Remarks


By Robert Stitt What is worse: the person who makes inappropriate comments to make a point, or the person who doesn’t get the point and only focuses on the comment? Many people are asking that question after Ex-GOP Chairmain Randy Pullen made outlandish comments about black on black crime while addressing concerns of gun control. Although frustrating, it isn’t unheard of ...

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Dentist Who Killed Cecil the Lion Will NOT Face Charges in Zimbabwe


By Nigel Boys Although he received global backlash on social media and even alleged death threats as worldwide protests unfolded, Walter Palmer, the Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the Lion this summer, will not face Zimbabwean charges. The Daily Mail reports that officials in Zimbabwe revealed on Monday that 55-year-old Palmer had all the appropriate paperwork in order before traveling ...

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300 Men March: Men March 35 Miles To Denounce Baltimore Gun Violence

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April V. Taylor After marching from Baltimore overnight, members of the 300 Men March Movement arrived in Washington, D.C. in 95 degree heat, marching uphill as evidence of their commitment to end gun violence in Baltimore. Around 40 members made the 35-mile journey, hoping to gain support for the plan they believe will reduce gun violence in the city by ...

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VIDEO: Black Men In America Incarcerated At Higher Rate Than Black Men Under Apartheid

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April V. Taylor Nearly forty percent of the 2.2 million Americans in prison are Black men. This amounts to one out of every nine Black men between the ages of 20 and 34, meaning one in three Black men will be imprisoned at some point in their lifetimes. Beginning in the 1970’s, statutes meant to lower crimes rates and deter ...

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Man Chased, Shot Dead While Holding 1 Year Old Daughter Over Gang War

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April V. Taylor Multiple new sources are reporting that 21-year-old Allen McQueen was gunned down in the Bronx Tuesday afternoon, while sitting on a park bench, holding is 1-year-old daughter Serenity.  Witnesses and authorities report seeing the gunman come out of nowhere and shoot McQueen. According to witnesses, McQueen started running toward his apartment, carrying his daughter, but he was ...

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American Injustice: Law Blocks DNA Test That Could Prove Innocence

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April V. Taylor In what could be one of the cruelest catch 22’s to ever be inflicted by the American justice system, Dion Harrell has legally been stripped of his right to demand testing of evidence that could clear his name of a rape charge, a crime he says he did not commit. The quandary is the result of a ...

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Activist safe after being adbucted by the National Guard on live TV

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By Robert Stitt Joseph Kent is known as the “Martin Luther King Jr. with tattoos and gold teeth.”  This title was bestowed upon him after his role in the peaceful protests in Ferguson, Missouri following the shooting death of Michael Brown. At the time, he was a 21-year-old music student at Morgan State University. Mr. Kent, now considered a prominent ...

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Do cops see the assault and killing of black men as a sport?


Reported by Victor Ochieng The question itself may be very racially-charged, but it’s a question worth asking. In the wake of the deaths of many Black men at the hands of White cops, is shooting Black men the new game of darts for White police officers and wannabe cops? America has recently seen widespread protests across different states over the ...

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10 year old killed by police show black males being shot around the world


By Taylor Miller In the favelas (slums) of Rio de Janeiro, many deaths have been attributed to the confrontations between officers and criminals, including four recent deaths of inhabitants during an anti-drug raid in the Complexo do Alemão. Law enforcement’s actions are believed to have more of an effect on the young Black males of the community. Eduardo de Jesus, a ...

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