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Three Black men found hanging from trees spark concern of America’s lynching past

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Recent hangings draw concern in the height of anti-Black violence protests.

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Woman shot at Black Lives Matter protest in New Orleans

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Anti-black violence protest ends tragically.

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Hollywood serial predatory, Harvey Weinstein, awaits sentencing

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Fallen Hollywood film studio executive, Harvey Weinstein, 67, is due to be sentenced on March 11, after his conviction of two felony sex crimes. 

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JSU president, gallery director busted in cyber prostitution sting

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HBCU president of prestigious Mississippi school and director of the institution’s art gallery involved in paying for prostitutes

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Calls for reopening of cases belonging to Central Park Five prosecutor, Linda Fairstein, after movie unveils unethical law practices during high profile trial

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Linda Fairstein and a number of police officers made their careers from the Central Park Five case. Now, Fairstein has become the defendant amid questions of her practices in the high profile trial that sent innocent youth to jail.

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Texas cop profiled mentally ill Black woman months before he shot and killed her

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Details of the shooting death of Pamela Turner show that she encountered police officer Juan Manuel Delacruz multiple times before the night that the Baytown, Texas cop fired five shots into her at close range.

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“I’m pregnant” yells Pamela Turner right before Baytown police officer tasers then shoots her to death

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After speaking to local activist, Kofi Taharka, of Houston’s National Black United Front, there are emerging facts about the recent police shooting of Pamela Turner.

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‘It’s blue rags and murders out here.’ Los Angeles simmers at the announcement of LAPD arrest in Nipsey Hussle shooting

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Tension in South Los Angeles cools when residents learned that the Nipsey Hussle shooting suspect, Eric Holder, was apprehended.

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Los Angeles citizens enact their own investigation to deliver a suspect in Nipsey Hussle shooting

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The Los Angeles Police Department identifies a suspect in the shooting death of Ermias “Nipsey Hussle” Ashgedom, thanks to the investigative and collective work of community members.

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‘This shit kicked the air out of Los Angeles.’ Rapper, activist, entrepreneur, Nipsey Hussle shot and killed

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At 33, Nipsey Hussle, whose birth name is Ermias Ashgedom, was one of the last frontiersmen who worked to sustain a viable and visible Black Los Angeles community. He juggled several ventures in his beloved Crenshaw District. On Sunday, the same place he worked hard to empower is where he was gunned down.

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