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Justice Department Sues Ferguson, Mo. to Force Police Reform

Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Wednesday that the Justice Department has filed a federal lawsuit against Ferguson, Missouri after the city council voted Tuesday to change the terms of a deal that would have brought sweeping changings to the city's embattled police department.

Md. School Volunteer Arrested, Charged With Making Child Porn: Report

A 22-year-old Prince George’s County elementary school volunteer was arrested Friday for filming child pornography and on Wednesday, the school's principal has been placed on paid administrative leave.

10 Liberating Quotes from President Barack Obama that Will Go Down in Black History

HAPPY BLACK HISTORY MONTH!!! How fitting to celebrate Black History Month with 10 liberating quotes by our beloved President Barack Obama.  These quotes are sure to be remembered throughout history and used to inspire generations to come. It is also fitting to celebrate the “end” of the first African American Presidential reign with these quotes. It has Keep Reading ?

Psychology Not Politics: Comedy Central's Jessica Williams Perfectly Captures How The "Colonizer's Field Agents" Value FIGHTING THE WHITE RIGHT WING Over The Integrity Of The Progressive Fundamentalist Scheme As A Voice Against 'Income Inequality", "Gove

THE PSYCHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF THE COLONIZER'S FIELD AGENT: THE PRECIPITATING ISSUE: Beyonce's Super Bowl Half Time Performance In "Designer Black Panther Gear" THE PROPAGANDA MESSAGE: Taking The "Black Lives Matter Movement" From The...Show More Summary

Here's Why Black People Should Think Twice Before Voting For Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton has the black vote in her hands. Eighty percent of black Democratic voters intended to cast their ballots for the 2016 presidential candidate in August 2015 -- and not much has changed since then. But with Sen. Show More Summary

UCLA Gymnast Sophina DeJesus Dabs and Nae Naes All Over Her Floor Routine

My admiration for all things gymnastics goes back to athletes such as Nadia Comaneci and Dominique Dawes. So when I saw UCLA's Sophina DeJesus' floor routine, needless to say, I was floored.

If You’re Overly Critical of Cam Newton, It’s Probably Because He is Black by Law Ware

If You’re Overly Critical of Cam Newton, It’s Probably Because He is Black by Law Ware | @Law_Ware | NewBlackMan (in Exile) Awful Announcing recently compiled a list of what sports writers and fans said about Cam Newton when he came into the NFL in 2011. Show More Summary

Jay Z's Tidal Is Giving Back To Groups Demanding That Black Lives Matter

Jay Z's streaming service Tidal announced on Friday that it would be donating $1.5 million to social organizations, including non-profits that make sure the world knows black lives matter. The funds to be donated were raised at the Tidal X: 1020 charity event in Brooklyn last October, the company told Mic in a statement. Show More Summary

Things Are Gonna Get Easier: Refusing Schooling as a Site of Black Suffering

When the Detroit teachers' union and several parents' groups recently filed a lawsuit against the Detroit Public Schools, their complaint highlighted dangerous and unhealthy learning conditions for children: infestations of rats and roaches, freezing classrooms, exposed electrical wiring, and falling debris. Show More Summary

Taraji P. Henson to Play NASA Math Genius in New Film

Taraji P. Henson is going from Empire to NASA in her upcoming movie role.

Watch: Miami Heat's Martin Intro Parody is Hilarious

The Miami Heat is one team that seems to enjoy their job, off and on the court. And apparently they also enjoy the intro to the popular 90's sitcom, Martin.

Tenn. Hospital Performs Surgery on Wrong Newborn

The Melton family delivered a healthy baby boy at a Tennessee hospital. They believed that shortly after his birth, little Nate was being taken for a routine evaluation that happens to all newborns. When the nurse returned to Jennifer Melton's hospital room talking about surgery, the mom broke down crying hysterically.

Mother's Pleas For Justice In The Death of Her Daughter Killed By Virginia Beach Police Goes Viral

Gina Best knows heartache. And unfortunately the heartache she feels isn't going away anytime soon.

How to Get Away With Murder Is Back, and We Have Questions

The second season of How to Get Away With Murder returns Thursday after leaving fans with a cliff-hanger months ago. Things, however, won’t pick up right where they left off. Instead, when viewers tune in, they’ll find Annalise Keating hobbling home from the hospital weeks after being shot by Wes/Christophe.

The Savagery of Apartheid Remembered in the Callous Destruction of District 6

Fifty years ago today, on Feb. 11, 1966, District 6—an iconic, densely populated, predominantly Coloured, working-class neighborhood on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa—was reclassified as a “whites-only area,” a result of the infamous Group Areas Act introduced by the odious apartheid government.

Filmmaker Looks to a Blaxploitation Classic to Craft Strong, Black Characters for a New Generation

Editor’s note: This short-film series is a collaboration between The Root and El Rey Network to support, elevate and promote African-American filmmakers throughout Black History Month via on-air, digital and editorial platforms. Filmmakers...Show More Summary

The Colonized Americanized So Called Negro Is Easy Pickings For The Capitalists Who Understands How He Thinks And Who He Hates

The Popular Point Of Disinformation Fed To The Negro With Abundance RESPECT FOR THE COLONIZER'S FIELD AGENTS WHO ARE FILTHY RICH BUT AVOID BEING DAMNED AS "THE 1%" BECAUSE THEY SEE THAT THE COMMITTEE THAT RENDERS THE LABEL HAS NO INTEGRITY OR CREDIBILITY

The Colonizer's Little Black Book: The "Brother" Atop Meadowcreek High School In Gwinnett County Was Set Up To Fail, As The School Is Listed As The "#1 Source Of Out Of School Suspensions", A Racist Tactic According To The Civil Rights Pharisees

THE GWINNET COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD, WHICH LACKS RACIAL DIVERSITY, KNEW WHAT IT WAS DOING WHEN THEY APPOINTED A BLACK MAN TO LEAD THE #1 SUSPENSION SCHOOL IN METRO ATLANTA TOO BLACK TO SUCCEED Rule Of Thumb - If You Want To Determine The Racial Composition Of A School: LOOK AT THE CHEERLEADING TEAM

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