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Testing out the new Google 3a XL for the day | Tech Talk

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Google just rolled out the budget edition of its Pixel 3 XL smart phone, the 3a XL.

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‘Disrupt This’ report says minority entrepreneurs can close the wealth gap

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Wealth inequality, and in particular, the racial wealth gap grows with staggering numbers. A report released by Founders of Color (FOC) says that it will take a Black family 228 years to equal the wealth of whites. For Latinos, it is 211 years.

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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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Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College and Morehouse College prepare for ‘hate group’ protestors at graduation ceremonies

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Westboro Baptist Church says that it will be protesting the graduation ceremonies of Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College and Spelman College on Sunday, May 19, for its LGBTQ-friendly environment.

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Hypertension is the top chronic disease, yet and still, remains a silent killer | Podcast

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Today’s topic is health, specifically looking at hypertension a common illness that silently impacts millions.

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Nationwide bailout campaign raises money to bail out Black mothers

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This Mother’s Day, thousands of women will not spend it with their families because they cannot afford to pay their bail. For a third year, a national bail out initiative works to change that.

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Iconic Los Angeles street renamed Obama Boulevard, institutes ‘President’s Row’

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Los Angeles City Council held a ceremony for the city’s official renaming of Rodeo Road to Barack Obama Boulevard.

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Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro stays in power after failed coup attempt by Trump Administration-backed Juan Guaidó

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The Trump Administration remains largely silent about the failed coup in Venezuela last week. After days of bloody battles and tense negotiations, the current president, Nicolás Maduro, remains in office.

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US-China trade deal sours as Beijing team prepares to travel to US for continued talks

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Months of trade negotiations took a downturn after China sent back edits to a 150-page draft that changed the terms of an agreement with the US.

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