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George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin’s family and prosecutors for $100 million

George Zimmerman, is suing the family of Trayvon Martin, prosecutors and many others who were involved in the high profile case — which he claims rested mostly on false evidence. Not surprisingly, community leaders have already come forward and blasted what they believe is...

Cop gets fired for confronting two Black shoppers for looking ‘suspicious’

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A Black man in Indianapolis says he was shopping while Black when a cop confronted him and accused him and his cousin of “acting suspicious.” READ MORE: Black guest who was kicked out of Hilton hotel sues chain for $10 million Now that officer, Daryl Jones,...

Promising new sickle cell disease medicine wins FDA approval

After a recent decision by the FDA a better day could be coming for those living with sickle cell disease. This week, Switzerland-based pharmaceutical company Novartis announced in a press release that the US Food and Drug Administrationhad approved Adakveo a medicine they believe will...

JAY-Z is hot with Colin Kaepernick for not ‘playing ball’ on NFL’s terms

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Once again, the NFL is pissed with Colin Kaepernick. READ MORE: As Jay-Z is reportedly linked to Kaepernick’s NFL workout, some issues with the league surface Many people had concerns about whether or not the NFL’s workout offer was a legit opportunity for the former quarterback to...

Atlanta-based Black women in TV and film unite to form #TheReelDivas

These are women directors, producers and writers, who have formed a powerhouse group: 1) to bring awareness to the lack of women in TV and film and 2) to highlight Atlanta being the Hollywood of the South. Atlanta has been Hollywood’s best-kept secret for a...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter sends open letter to Comcast to protect our civil rights

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Dr. Bernice A. King, daughter of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., is calling on Comcast to not challenge the Civil Rights Act of 1866, in it’s Supreme Court case involving media mogul, Byron Allen. In an open letter to Brian Roberts, CEO of Comcast,...

John Legend attends Miami hearing that officially permits felons the right to vote

John Legend preforms at Byron Allen's Oscar Gala to Benefit Children's Hospital Los Angeles on February 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Bezjian/Getty Images for Entertainment Studios) Singer John Legend on Friday attended a special hearing in Miami-Dade county that restored the...

FIRST LOOK: Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie and Nia Long star in ‘The Banker’

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Apple TV+ is ready to unveil its film The Banker at the 2019 AFI Fest in Los Angeles. The film stars Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie, Nia Long, and Jessie T. Usher among others and is based on real events surrounding Black businessmen in the...

Rep. Jim Clyburn believes Pete Buttigieg being gay is issue for older Black voters

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Is presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s sexual orientation preventing him from having a real chance with Black voters? South Carolina congressman Jim Clyburn thinks so. On Sunday, CNN’s Dana Bash asked the lawmaker if he thought the South Bend, Ind., mayor’s being gay is why he’s...

The next presidential debate to be held at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta

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The next presidential debate will be held at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta Georgia; a 330-acre site formerly owned by the Confederacy and now singularly owned by a Black man. READ MORE: Oprah, Beyoncé, more attend Tyler Perry star-studded gala for studio opening “Democratic Debate site...