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A brand new bronze statue of civil rights activist Rosa Parks was dedicated in Montgomery Alabama. Steven Reed, Montgomery's first African American mayor was on hand to witness the unveiling with Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey.
Media mogul and Co-Founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), Robert Johnson gave an exclusive interview to CNBC this week and didn't hold his words in discussing the presidential election and his predictions of the outcome.
More and more, members of the public eye are being held accountable for social media posts from over a decade ago. Case in point, Tami Sawyer, African American candidate to be the first female mayor of Memphis, Tennessee, came under scrutiny after a tweet re-surfaces of her being insensitive to a grieving pet owner. 

All Tabetha Tyndale wanted was a private place to pump breast milk for her 10-month old son at her job as a nurse at the Extended Managed Long term care, a Staten Island home health care company. Instead Tyndale, 30, was let go just because of the simple request. On Sept 5, Tyndale reached an agreement with her previous employee for an estimated $255,000 pay out and the victory is heard by breast feeding mothers all over America.
Wendy Williams spoke at the Black Enterprise FWD Conference in Charlotte to set the record straight on her marriage, her need for self care, and going it solo in her business.
A shooting on a North Carolina university campus left two people dead and four wounded Tuesday, prompting a lockdown and chaotic scene in the state's largest city.

Travis Scott is facing a lawsuit from DJ Paul of the Academy-award winning Memphis rap group Three 6 Mafia over the Astroworld song “No Bystanders,” which contains a piece that is similar to “Tear Da Club Up ’97,” a single released in 1997 on Relativity. 
Waymo, the self-driving vehicle technology startup announced that it will be setting up shop in a Detroit suburb and bring over 400 tech and factory jobs to the community.
The Atlanta Police Department incident report detailing the fatal shooting of community activist, Oscar Cain, gives very little details on his murder because the police officer's body camera had been shut off.

Offset, one-third of the Migos is facing new felony charges, which stem from a Georgia arrest in 2018.
A Southlake Texas couple was sentenced to a 14-year prison term for enslaving a young Guinean woman for over a decade.
Seattle Seahawks star quarterback Russell Wilson is spreading the wealth after signing the NFL’s biggest contract by gifting each member of the team’s offensive line with $12,000 in Amazon Stock.
22-year-old Chanel Lewis was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for sexually abusing and murder by strangulation of Karina Vetrano.
General Motors (GM) announced plans to build a new electric car, which would bring 400 jobs to North Detroit.
“The Last Black Man in San Francisco,” tells the story of a black man played by new actor Jimmie Fails trying to maintain ownership of his family home against the backdrop of the ever controversial and ever-increasing gentrification problem in San Francisco.
The founder of #MeToo, Tarana Burke, has decided to continue her activism around sexual assault to several historically black colleges and universities around the country.
ACLU and the Center for Media Justice (CMJ) announced that they have filed suit against the FBI for their attempts to possibly dismantle and harm black activists and the growing #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is hoping to challenge his body and his mind by abstaining from sex this month believing it will improve his game as he returns after an injury.
While Karle Robinson, 61, of Kansas, was moving into his new home in August 2018, Tonganoxie police put him under arrest without allowing him to give them the necessary paperwork.
Not only is the “Bodak Yellow” rapper trademarking one of her signature phrases, but she just escaped charges after a fan was beaten by her security team at last year’s MET Gala.