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Even BET is done with Bill Cosby

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By Anggi Budi Kurniawan It has been a month since TV Land stopped airing the reruns of The Cosby Show following the alleged sexual assault and rape scandals surrounding its first man, Bill Cosby. Numerous accusations were increasingly difficult to avoid, affecting not only The Cosby Show itself, but also leading Cosby to resign from Temple University’s board of trustees on December 1, 2014. ... Read More »

Three White Officers In S.C. Indicted For Shooting Unarmed Black Men

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III What the grand jury in Ferguson, MO and Staten Island, NY failed to do, the grand jury in South Carolina did. Going against what had previously been the norm about not indicting White police officers for shooting unarmed Black Men, the decision by the grand jury in South Carolina to indict three White police officers ... Read More »

Browns’ Andrew Hawkins keeps fighting for justice for black people

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By Victor O Cleveland Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins had a reason for putting on a controversial “Justice for Tamir Rice and John Crawford” T-shirt during pre-game introductions for the game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday — a reason strong enough for him not to want to apologize for his action. The shirt was in protest of recent police ... Read More »

We Need Black Programming That Reflects Our True Diversity

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Any cursory check of one’s Facebook or Twitter feeds—or the local newspaper—would reveal an onslaught of images of black men and women either cut down in their prime or engaged in all manner of foolishness. What’s missing is a stream of rich, varied images depicting our true diversity. When there’s a lack of such imagery, a monolithic view sometimes results in ... Read More »

Eric Holder On Racial Issues And Police Violence In America: ‘We, As A Nation, Have Failed’

Attorney General Eric Holder Holds Roundtable With Cleveland Law Enforcement Officials

Attorney General Eric Holder, who in the past has spoken frankly about racial inequalities in the U.S. criminal justice system, will revisit the subject Thursday during an interview with MSNBC’s Joy Reid. In a taped segment that will air on “The Reid Report” Thursday afternoon, Holder and Reid met at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, to discuss ... Read More »

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