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The shooting of De'Von Bailey has left his family angered and a community calling for justice, meanwhile bodycam footage is being reviewed.
Men in Dar es Salaam who step out on their wives in the country may find it more difficult thanks to a database proposed by a public official
Dealing with the mass shooting in his hometown, the 2020 presidential candidate is detailing a plan to combat the extremism that he has has been fostered by President Trump's rhetoric

Curtis Jenkins, a 47-year-old school bus driver who made national news for his spirit of giving last Christmas, got a surprise mid-summer gift of his own, thanks to some anonymous generosity
The Pledge of Allegiance is something common for American students to recite each morning, but one teacher in Florida went as far as questioning the "maturity" of students who didn't stand for it
Arizona Cardinals' starting defensive end Darius Philon was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon following an incident outside a strip club in Phoenix in May.

A South Carolina transgender community is currently in a state of high alert after the murder of the second transgender woman of color in just 15 days.
A Black couple in Holton, Mich. by the names of Rob and Reyna Mathis were ready to place an offer on a five-bedroom home, previously owned by a police officer, until they stumbled upon an official application for the Ku Klux Klan, along with other racist memorabilia.
On Friday, rapper Rick Ross dropped his latest album, Port of Miami 2, and did not shy away from calling out everyone from Kanye West to R.Kelly.

On the five-year anniversary of the police shooting death of Michael Brown, the late-teen's father, Michael Sr., is demanding that St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell reopen the investigation.“I am demanding evidence to be reanalyzed, and accountability to follow,”...
According to a new study on life expectancy and mortality within the nation, researchers found that excessive force by police officers, which end fatally, is now the sixth-highest cause of death for males between the ages of 25-29.According to...
A photo showing three young children, two boys and one girl, praying before school, has recently gone viral and touched an entire community of parents.On Monday, Baton Rouge, La., mom, Jamisha Harris, took to her Facebook page to share...
Dr. Omise'eke Tinsley is gearing up for another run of her successful college course, "Beyoncé Feminism, Rihanna Womanism," which is where pop culture, Black culture and a lesson on women's rights, unite.Back in 2015, Tinsley, an associate professor of...
Recently comedian and actress Leslie Jones announced that she'll be headlining her own Netflix stand-up comedy special. But she also said President Trump wouldn't be welcome.On Thursday, Jones stopped by ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live, where she made the big...
While longtime fans may feel bitter sweet about Empire's upcoming series finale, the show's end is opening some new doors for Grambling State University student Kayla Sullers, who was selected to help shoot the final season.Grambling announced the sophomore,...
Rapper, actor and producer Donald Glover, has officially entered the box office "3 Billion Dollar Club."The voice of the CGI-animated of Simba in this summer's successful remake of Disney's The Lion King, Glover can now boast having been part...
Hampton University recently terminated nine of its campus police officers after it news went viral that the cops allegedly posted misogynistic and racially offensive content on their social media.Representatives of the HBCU confirmed to Portsmouth, Va., local station WAVY...
After the Department of Justice announced its plan to resume capital punishment, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, announced her plan to introduce a bill that would abolish the death penalty, according to The Hill.Yesterday evening, July 25, the Massachusetts congresswoman retweeted...
Sweden is responding to Donald Trump's angry riff, after the President took to Twitter to address Prime Minister Stefan Löfvan for failing to release rapper A$AP Rocky from jail.Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, was charged on Thursday...
On Thursday, what would've been the Emmett Till's 78th birthday, three University of Mississippi students were suspended after a photo of them posing with guns in front of a sign honoring him went viral after being posted on an Instagram...