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Mother who cheated on son's ACT and tried to claim minority status gets 3 weeks in prison

October 17, 2019

A mother who paid $15,000 to cheat on her son's ACT and falsely claimed he was African American and of Hispanic/Latino origin on his college applications was sentenced to 3... Read more

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Dr. McPherson Named SPBL Member of the Month October 2019

On Thursday, October 17, 2019 6:00 pm at Pinellas Technical College St. Pete Campus, Dr. Michael L. McPherson will be in attendance along with Guest Speaker Trenia L. Cox.
Dr. Michael L. McPherson... Read more

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Former Fort Worth police officer charged with murder for killing Atatiana Jefferson in her own home

October 16, 2019 
The former Fort Worth police officer who fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson in her home Saturday morning was arrested and charged with murder Monday, police said.
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'LeBron stands for money': Hong Kong protesters burn James jerseys

October 16, 2019
Protestors in Hong Kong have burned LeBron James jerseys after the NBA star said that freedom of speech can lead to “a lot of negative”.
James made his comments after... Read more

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'Tortured' and shackled pupils freed from Nigerian Islamic school

October 17, 2019
Police in northern Nigeria have freed 67 people who had been found shackled at an Islamic boarding school, officials say.
The pupils, between the ages of seven and 40, told... Read more

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Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge smashes two-hour marathon barrier

October 16, 2019

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge has successfully completed the first ever marathon under two hours in the Austrian capital of Vienna, two years since he fell 25 seconds short.

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2018 Was A Breakthrough For Candidates Of Color. Why Isn’t 2020 The Same?

October 16, 2019
A year after candidates of color flourished in Democratic primaries around the country during the midterm elections, the three leading candidates for the 2020 Democratic... Read more

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Suicide attempts by black teens are increasing, study says

October 16, 2019

From 1991 to 2017, the rate of reported suicide attempts by African-American teens rose, especially the rate among black boys, according to a study published Monday in the... Read more

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Cuba Gooding Jr pleads not guilty to forcible touching charge

October 16, 2019
Actor Cuba Gooding Jr pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to pinching a woman’s buttocks in a nightclub last October, four months after he was charged with groping a woman in a... Read more

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These are the key people in the Jason Van Dyke trial

October 15, 2019
Jason Van Dyke is the first Chicago police officer in decades to face murder charges for an on-duty incident.
His jury trial is underway at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse, 2650... Read more

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