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 A Colorado Springs, Col., athletic wear store that took a stand against Colin Kaepernick and stopped selling Nike gear in protest of the athlete’s activism, now can’t afford to keep its doors open and is going out of business,...
Students at a Maryland school passed out and traded “N-word passes” on Friday that gave students the fake consent to hurl the racist slur at will, WJLA reports.Staff at the Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, Md., caught the students with...
University of Nebraska running back Maurice Washington faces alarming criminal charges for revenge porn and child porn, according to court records obtained by NBC Bay Area.Washington allegedly kept a video of his former girlfriend when she was victimized and sexually...

 Colin Kaepernick, a man who has sacrificed his NFL career to raise awareness about police brutality, was apparently too controversial to be recognized in a Black History Month resolution celebrating Black leaders in Wisconsin.--Celebs boycott Super Bowl to show support for...
An aspiring rapper who fell asleep in his car outside a Vallejo, Calif., Taco Bell was shot dead by six police officers, his family has said.On Saturday night, Willie McCoy, aka Willie Bo, who performed with the group FBG was...
On Tuesday, a white supremacist mob was arrested and charged in connection with a string of violent hate crimes, including kidnapping and rape.--Racist substitute teacher tells Black students MLK killed himself and their clothes ‘marked them for prison’--The large...

 A white substitute teacher at a North Carolina elementary school is under fire for invoking her revisionist history lessons on minority students, telling them that Martin Luther King Jr. killed himself.The music teacher subbing at Rand Road Elementary School...
The late tennis great Arthur Ashe is being honored with a street name change after the Richmond City Council voted to approve "Arthur Ashe Boulevard", The Richmond-Times Dispatch reports.READ MORE: Barack Obama’s name could be coming to highways, bridges, and...
Schools across the country are getting really creative when it comes to celebrating Black History Month.In one Wisconsin school, Milwaukee College Prep School, a group of sixth graders gave props to Black icons by recreating the famous photos that...

A principal in York County, Pa., is under fire after posing as comedian and TV personality Steve Harvey in blackface, during a team training event. The picture resurfaced from an incident that happened last August.READ MORE: Fed up with racism,...
 A Mississippi teacher turned a Black History lesson into a love letter for her students when she gave them a different backstory about slavery on her brightly decorated classroom door, Yahoo reports.Sixth grade Math teacher Jovan Bradshaw of Magnolia Middle...
 Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard sent tears streaming down his momma’s face when he surprised her with a brand-new Mercedes-Benz, the Daily Mail reports.READ MORE: #BlackBoyJoy: Three suburban D.C. brothers get their candles into Macy’s stores nationwideLeonard’s mother, Lynette Waters is...
 After his online dustup with Migos rapper Offset, authorities paid a visit to Chris Brown’s southern California home to see if the singer was okay after he posted his address on Instagram publicly and dared the MC to pull up, the Daily Mail...
 A blackface controversy has hit the Baton Rouge police department after decades-old pictures surfaced of undercover cops rocking darkened faces and costumes for a drug sting, the New York Daily News reports.At issue are two officers; Crimestoppers coordinator Lt. Don...
 The second woman to come forward with sexual assault allegations against Virginia’s Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax says that she was also raped by a former Duke and NBA basketball player Corey Maggette while they were undergrads at the school.--Second...
 Two men who brutally attacked a Hell’s Kitchen construction worker on Saturday and spewed hateful rhetoric have been charged with a hate crime.--Kamala Harris says she’s ‘absolutely in favor of legalizing marijuana--Authorities said on Monday that Klevis Vulaj and...
After body camera was released showing a Florida deputy verbally assaulting a Black father and grabbing his neck in a curse-filled tirade, the Broward Sheriff’s Office announced they have launched an internal investigation into the case of Deputy James...
 While plans for impeachment have reportedly been put on hold, embattled Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax has been placed on leave by his law firm as they investigate the sexual assault claims.San Francisco-based Morrison & Forester released this statement:“We take...
 Will Smith is getting jiggy as a genie in Disney’s live action version of Aladdin.--Extra co-host A.J. Calloway suspended over sexual abuse claims--On Sunday, the new trailer of the much-anticipated movie dropped during the Grammy’s and Smith is big,...
 Warner Bros. Television suspended Extra host A.J. Calloway after several women came forward with claims that he sexually assaulted them.--Teachers under fire for posting photo of ‘back to school neckties’ depicting nooses--On Saturday, Warner Bros. Television released a statement...