Michael Bloomberg forced to face reality

March 5, 2020

Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, has learned that money can’t buy everything during his run for the Democratic presidential nomination. His general attitude about minorities and previous city-wide “stop and frisk” policy, which focused on New York City Police stereotyping minorities, especially Blacks and Latinos, has come back to haunt him. […]

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Jay-Z and Yo Gotti file second lawsuit against Mississippi Department of Corrections

March 4, 2020

Two lawsuits in two months; that’s how the two Roc Nation rappers, Jay-Z and Yo Gotti, are trying to shed light on the deplorable conditions inside Mississippi’s Parchman Prison. At least nine inmates have already died in 2020, allegedly because of health and safety conditions. Jay-Z and Yo Gotti have filed their class-action lawsuits on […]

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Supreme Court To Rule On Abortion Law In Louisiana

March 4, 2020

Something to keep an eye on Wednesday is the Supreme Court hearing June Medical Services v. Russo. The case in Louisiana could shape the way other states handle access to abortions. It won’t overturn the Roe v. Wade ruling but it could make it increasingly difficult for women to get abortions in states where abortion […]

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Jim Clyburn credited with saving Joe Biden’s presidential campaign

March 3, 2020

On Saturday, February 29, former Vice President Joe Biden won the South Carolina primary by a massive margin after receiving an endorsement from African-American congressman and former Majority Whip James Clyburn. According to voting exit polls, the 79-year-old South Carolina native’s endorsement swayed more than half of the voters. With Super Tuesday looming on March […]

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Former President Barack Obama intervenes to have to a pro-Trump ad taken down

March 2, 2020

Former President Barack Obama has been quiet about the upcoming presidential election. However, he has recently intervened only to remove a pro-trump ad that’s using his voice to falsely represent his words toward the presidential candidate, Joe Biden. The ad misrepresents Barack Obama’s words; the ad maliciously uses content from his audiobook against Joe Biden. […]

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Trump promises equal opportunities for Black Supporters

March 2, 2020

While speaking at an event in the White House on Thursday, President Donald Trump mentioned how he’s helping black people. Trump met some black supporters in the event of the commemoration of black history month. He quoted low rates of unemployment for African Americans and the passing of a criminal justice bill that allows thousands […]

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Congressman John Lewis Honored with 2020 NAACP Chairman’s Award

February 22, 2020

John Lewis is the recipient of the NAACP Chairman’s Award, to be awarded during the broadcast of the 51st NAACP Image Awards on Saturday, February 22, at 8:00 p.m. ET on BET. This award honors Lewis for his lifetime of public service in his fight for civil rights. From his humble beginning as the son […]

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Rochester mayor cries foul over firing of Brockport’s chief diversity officer

February 22, 2020

In the wake of Dr. Cephas Archie’s firing from the College of Brockport, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren has weighed in to address Archie’s controversial termination. As Chief Diversity Officer at the college, Archie was fired for reasons that the college notes it cannot divulge because it’s a “personnel matter,” a response that Warren deems racially […]

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Barack Obama Makes Surprise Appearance at NBA All-Star Weekend

February 17, 2020

At the All-Star NBA Cares event this past weekend, former President Barack Obama’s surprise appearance left many players and attendees a bit starstruck. Zion Williamson, 2019’s #1 NBA draft pick, was among the surprised players. Along with Luka Doncic and Trae Young, Williamson was there to greet fans when the tables were turned on the […]

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Michelle Obama Gives Candid Interview to Oprah Winfrey

February 13, 2020

Even former presidents can be reduced to tears, according to Michelle Obama. What prompts Barack Obama to start “that loud ugly cry” is the realization that his daughters are growing up and moving onward. Mrs. Obama notes that both she and her husband “bawl like babies” when they have to get in cars or board […]

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