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Attorney Andrea Burton Sentenced to Five Days in Jail for Wearing a Black Lives Matter Button

Attorney Andrea Burton Sentenced to Five Days in Jail for Wearing a Black Lives Matter Button

— ADVERTISEMENT — Andrea Burton, an Ohio attorney, is appealing a verdict that found her in contempt of court for refusing to remove a Black Lives Matter button in court. According to reports, a Youngstown Municipal Court Judge, one Robert Milich, found her in contempt of court after she disobeyed express orders to take off …

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Will Smith Said, “Racism isn’t getting worse, it’s getting filmed.”

Will Smith Said, “Racism isn’t getting worse, it’s getting filmed.”

When Will Smith, one of the best actors in the world appeared on The Tonight Show, he was able to give his view concerning the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Will Smith had appeared on The Tonight Show so as to try and promote the much anticipated Suicide Squad film which will be available in …

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More Than One Million Afro-Mexicans Officially Acknowledged

More Than One Million Afro-Mexicans Officially Acknowledged

Mexico has finally acknowledged the more than one million Afro-Mexicans who live and work in the Latin country. In its latest population census, Mexico accounted for 1.38 million people of African ancestry which represents 1.2 percent of the whole population. This development is being hailed as a significant step towards curtailing the rampant racism against …

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Durham's M&F Bank Gets $1.25 Million In Deposits From African Americans Following Rash of Killings by Police

Durham’s M&F Bank Gets $1.25 Million In Deposits From African Americans Following Rash of Killings by Police

While the recent police killings of black men in the US continue to mind-boggle security administrators, the Black-owned businesses are reaping enormously from its effects. One of the businesses benefiting from the nasty situation is the Mechanics & Farmers (M&F) Bank based in Durham, North Carolina. The bank has seen a jump in the number …

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Black Don't Crack: Angela Bassett Ventures Into the Skin Care Market Made Special for Dark-Skinned Women 3

Black Don’t Crack: Angela Bassett Ventures Into the Skin Care Market Made Special for Dark-Skinned Women

Angela Evelyn Bassett have launched a skin care product specifically tailored to meet the needs of dark-skinned women. The 57-year-old actor came up with the idea of this product after suffering from personal problems with her skin. She realized that the available products in the market do not offer solutions altered to meet the skin problems …

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30 NFL Players Secure Their Futures After Graduating With Executive MBAs from the University of Miami

30 NFL Players Secure Their Futures After Graduating With Executive MBAs from the University of Miami

Off the field, 30 NFL players made a different kind of touchdown by achieving a milestone in academics. With an average NFL career of about 3.3 years and 78% of players going broke within three years of retiring from the game, it is not surprising that players are looking to secure their futures after their …

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