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Black Grad Student Accused of Stealing His Own Car and Beaten by Police Gets $1.25 Million Settlement Black Grad Student Accused of Stealing His Own Car and Beaten by Police Gets $1.25 Million Settlement

The police tackled him for “stealing” a car that was his—now they may have to run him his money for the trouble to the tune of over a million dollars.

Chris Brown Detained for Rape Allegations in Paris, Meeting His Weekly Arrest Quota à La Mode Chris Brown Detained for Rape Allegations in Paris, Meeting His Weekly Arrest Quota à La Mode

Chris Brown, aka the Child Cancel Culture Left Behind, continues to make a poor case for trash humans being able to learn and do better: He was recently arrested in Paris for allegations of aggravated rape.

Brave White Girl Doesn’t Limit Herself to Being Racist Just One Way, Kicked Out of Sorority for Blackface and Saying the N-Word Brave White Girl Doesn’t Limit Herself to Being Racist Just One Way, Kicked Out of Sorority for Blackface and Saying the N-Word

College students are openly, carelessly, and publicly racist so often I’m almost tempted to call it a rite of passage for the black students whose days, weeks, or semesters they’re inevitably ruining.

President Silent on Steve King; Don Lemon Wonders if Y’all Noticed All the Racist Shit Trump Did Before  President Silent on Steve King; Don Lemon Wonders if Y’all Noticed All the Racist Shit Trump Did Before 

Pundits continue to point to a sense of reason Trump supporters have shown us time and time again does not exist and Don Lemon is sick and tired of the bullshit.

Are People More Excited for Michelle Obama’s Book Than Sex? (Yes,
Yes They Are) Are People More Excited for Michelle Obama’s Book Than Sex? (Yes, Yes They Are)

An uproar has erupted in the literary world as Michelle Obama’s Becoming is poised to knock a veritable juggernaut of fine literature out of its spot as Amazon’s longest-running No. 1 best-selling book.

Michaeil Ward Sentenced to 84
Years in Prison for Murder of Hadiya Pendleton Michaeil Ward Sentenced to 84 Years in Prison for Murder of Hadiya Pendleton

After being found guilty of first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated battery in August, the man found responsible for Hadiya Pendleton’s 2013 murder was sentenced to 84 years in prison.

Move Over, MLK: Roads, Landmarks, Even Animals Being Named After Barack Obama Move Over, MLK: Roads, Landmarks, Even Animals Being Named After Barack Obama

Since he left office, Barack Obama hasn’t shied away from continuing to show all the personality that made him so popular. Now he’s being immortalized via road names and landmarks across the country.

Police and Media Royally Botch Response to First Recorded Murder of Trans Woman in 2019 Police and Media Royally Botch Response to First Recorded Murder of Trans Woman in 2019

We’ve started 2019 by continuing to fail black trans women.

Suspected Driver Confesses in Jazmine Barnes Case, Suspected
Shooter Denies Involvement Suspected Driver Confesses in Jazmine Barnes Case, Suspected Shooter Denies Involvement

The details of seven-year-old Jazmine Barnes’ death remain murky as suspected shooter Larry Woodruffe, 24, denies involvement in the crime, claiming Eric Black Jr. was the shooter in the fatal attack.

Black Teens Accused of Shoplifting at Kroger Had Receipts. Police Still Gave Them a Trespass Warning Black Teens Accused of Shoplifting at Kroger Had Receipts. Police Still Gave Them a Trespass Warning

A Texas Kroger manager is being accused of racially profiling some black teenagers who came into his store to buy snacks. I’m not inclined to disagree.

Second Suspect Charged With Capital Murder for Death of
Jazmine Barnes Second Suspect Charged With Capital Murder for Death of Jazmine Barnes

Suspect Larry Woodruffe has been charged with capital murder for the death of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes.

Suspect Charged, Held Without Bail for Murder of 7-Year-Old Jazmine Barnes Suspect Charged, Held Without Bail for Murder of 7-Year-Old Jazmine Barnes

Court proceedings have begun for Eric Black Jr., one of the men implicated in the shooting death of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes.

Black Teacher Allegedly Told Food for ‘Whites Only’ by Colleagues, Called ‘Aunt Jemima’ Black Teacher Allegedly Told Food for ‘Whites Only’ by Colleagues, Called ‘Aunt Jemima’

A black English teacher is suing her school district over racist acts by colleagues and students and over—surprise—royally fucking up when she reported it.

Tekashi 6ix9ine Will Show Up in Your Hood but Not to His Show: Sued Over Canceled Performance Tekashi 6ix9ine Will Show Up in Your Hood but Not to His Show: Sued Over Canceled Performance

Embattled Muppet Baby 6ix9ine is getting some new additions to his growing list of legal issues—this time for canceling a performance a half hour before it was to begin, probably to go do hoodrat shit with his friends.

College Board Under Fire for Deciding Black Student Did Too
Well on Her SAT College Board Under Fire for Deciding Black Student Did Too Well on Her SAT

When Florida high school senior Kamilah Campbell’s SAT scores didn’t stack up the way she wanted, she worked hard to do better—but that might not matter now.

Could Police Have Prevented 7-Year-Old Jazmine Barnes’
Death? Could Police Have Prevented 7-Year-Old Jazmine Barnes’ Death?

It’s true of every case of white supremacist violence, every senseless and unprovoked shooting that causes the death of innocent people, and it may very well be the case here: We could have prevented this.

‘Mama, Jazmine’s Not Moving’: Family of 7-Year-Old Killed in
Car Shooting Grieves, Gunman Still at Large ‘Mama, Jazmine’s Not Moving’: Family of 7-Year-Old Killed in Car Shooting Grieves, Gunman Still at Large

The family of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes, who was killed in an unprovoked shooting at a Walmart parking lot, is sharing the heartbreaking details of the attack and its aftermath.

7-Year-Old Killed in Senseless Shooting Attack on Black Family 7-Year-Old Killed in Senseless Shooting Attack on Black Family

Police have begun a manhunt for the gunman responsible for shooting and killing 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes in an apparently unprovoked attack on a black family.

Claire McCaskill Hates on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez From
Outside Congress Because She Can’t Even Get In Claire McCaskill Hates on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez From Outside Congress Because She Can’t Even Get In

In a move that definitely does not make her an abject motherfucking hater, now-former Sen. Claire McCaskill has shared that she’s “confused” about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez being “the thing.”

Donald Trump Tells the Grinch to Hold His Beer: National Christmas Tree Unlit Due to Government Shutdown Donald Trump Tells the Grinch to Hold His Beer: National Christmas Tree Unlit Due to Government Shutdown

The national Christmas tree in Washington, D.C., stood lightless and listless on Christmas Day, a casualty of the partial government shutdown, sending sectors of the country into a whirlwind of delays, stoppages and emergency adjustments to holiday plans.

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