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Daily Headlines: September 2, 2015

Argentina: The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo helped positively identify the 117th child stolen and illegally adopted during military rule from 1976 to 1983. Puerto Rico: The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority reportedly reached...Show More Summary

J.J. Fad Is Upset They Were Straight Missing From N.W.A Biopic

After topping the box office for yet another week, the highest grossing music biopic of all time may be straight outta facts. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

Ex-NFL Running Back Lawrence Phillips Charged With Killing Cellmate

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with murder in the death of his cellmate at a Central California prison. Phillips is suspected of killing 37-year-old Damion Soward at Kern Valley State Prison in April. Show More Summary

'Django Unchained' Oscar Nominee To Produce 88th Annual Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says David Hill and Reginald Hudlin will produce the 88th Oscars telecast. Hill is a 25-year Fox veteran and former chairman and CEO of Fox Sports Media Group. Hudlin...Show More Summary

On the Refugee Crisis in Syria and Domestic Gun Violence -- Our Moral Challenge

Trump, Iran Nuclear deal, presidential 2016 election politics, ISIS, illegal immigration, latest release of Clinton emails, random nationwide shootings, Black Lives Matter, etc. seem to continue to dominate our headlines. Out of this...Show More Summary

'Fear The Walking Dead' Showrunner Defends Black-Only Deaths

Warning: Spoilers for "Fear the Walking Dead" below. As AMC's "The Walking Dead" progressed, fans noticed an odd pattern. Not long after a new black character was introduced, another black character was killed off. You couldn't find more than a couple black characters on screen at a time. Show More Summary

Fraud And Hokum's Journal: The White Woman In Tennessee Who Refused To Issue Gay Marriage Licenses Got Switched From "White Christian Hypocrisy" To "A WHITE RACIST" When She Started Saying: "I Reference The Prevailing Sentiment Of My REAL Africans Brothe


T-Pain Singing Without Auto-Tune Is Surprisingly Wonderful

T-Pain, rapper best known for his excessive use of auto-tune and spending life on a boat, shocked us all this week when he proved he could actually sing. On Monday night, the rapper performed the national anthem at Dodger Stadium before the Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Show More Summary

Captivating Portraits From West Africa Reveal 100 Years Of Life Across The Atlantic

In the image above, taken in the 1910s or 1920s, an nameless woman from Senegal stares defiantly into the camera, her hands placed gently on her stomach as if to signal she's pregnant. Her gaze is haloed by a traditional hairstyle, woven...Show More Summary

Newest Indiana University Grad Is Venus Williams

This wasn't some honorary degree. Some, "Hey, you're an amazing tennis player, so let's give you a diploma" type of thing. Venus Williams earned this. The hard way. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

5 Outstanding Black Women Who Championed Tennis

Serena and Venus Williams, Zina Garrison, Althea Gibson, and Ora Mae Washington have all mastered the game of tennis.

How did the American Tennis Association...

The American Tennis Association (ATA) was established to provide a space for African-American tennis players to compete against each other.

Black Lives Matter is Under Attack

Black Lives Matter has come under attack due to recent high profile back-to-back murders of two journalists live on air in Virginia and a deputy in Houston. Both murders were absolutely wrong, despicable and unjustifiable, and both were committed by black men who seem to be suffering from or had a history of mental illness. Show More Summary

Protesters at 1st Freddie Gray Hearing since Baltimore Officers were Charged

At Wednesday’s hearing in the case of Freddie Gray, the first since six police officers were criminally charged with Gray’s death, protestors showed up outside of the Baltimore Circuit Court to voice their concerns, the Associated Press reports.

Hunger Games’ Amandla Stenberg Creates Black Woman-Warrior Comic Book

Hunger Games star Amandla Stenberg is just 16 years old, but is already paving her own way outside of Hollywood when it comes to the representation of black women.

A Woman In A Wheelchair Answers Questions About Her Sex Life

Santina Muha is here to remind you that, yes, disabled people ?do? have sex. In a new video for BuzzFeed, the comedian and writer answers questions about what love, dating and sex is like for a person in a wheelchair. "How do you have sex?" is a question that Muha gets a lot. Show More Summary


The phenomenon of #DrivingWhileBlack has long been documented. The latest social media firestorm chronicles #LaughingWhileBlack. A group of 11 women belonging to a book club, 10 of whom were African-American, were kicked off a Napa Valley wine train in California for being too loud. Show More Summary

Black Lives AND Police Lives Both Matter

It's not, and never should have been, an either or proposition to say black lives matter or police matters matter. The slaying of a police officer must and should be denounced with the same vigor, passion and outrage as the unwarranted slaying of an unarmed African-American. Show More Summary

Texas Teen Posing With Gun in Selfies Accidentally Shoots, Kills Himself

Houston, Texas police believe that 19-year-old Deleon Alonso Smith was posing for selfies with a gun on Tuesday when the firearm went off striking him in the throat and killing him.

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