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Dozens arrested in South Africa as looting rocks Johannesburg

September 4, 2019
Dozens of people have been arrested in the South African city of Johannesburg after rioters looted shops and torched buildings and vehicles.
Police fired tear gas, rubber... Read more

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Tyler Perry lived on this street before he was homeless. A nearby highway sign now bears his name

September 2, 2019

Tyler Perry is a mega-millionaire now, but he hasn't forgotten where he came from.

The Atlanta filmmaker was driving to work this week when he noticed a sign on Georgia... Read more

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WAKE UP: Donald Trump’s DOJ and Comcast are dismantling Black people’s Civil Rights

September 2, 2019
The history of the development of Black-owned business enterprises in America is complicated.
The literal shackles of slavery and the persistent presence of virtual shackles of... Read more

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Opinion: FBI fraud busts dent Nigeria's global reputation

August 30, 2019

The FBI's dramatic arrest and indictment of 80 mostly Nigerian cybercriminals in California last week made headlines globally. Closer to home, it has prompted concerns among... Read more

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White News Anchor Keeps Job After Comparing Black Co-Anchor to a Gorilla: ‘He Kinda Looks Like You’

August 30, 2019
In the long list of things to never say to a black person, right before, “No, you can’t have more napkins” you’ll find comparing us to a primate right up... Read more

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St. Pete business leader brings local perspective to Republic Bank board

August 24, 2019
When David Feaster, the newly retired Florida market president of Republic Bank, joined the bank’s board of directors earlier this month, it was a unique opportunity for St.... Read more

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Bernie Sanders Unveils Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Plan

August 19, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is proposing a criminal justice overhaul that aims to cut the nation’s prison population in half, end mandatory minimum... Read more

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Zimbabwe sanctions: Sadc calls on US and EU to drop policy

August 19, 2019
A group of 16 African countries has called on the US and EU to "immediately lift" economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe.
The policy was hurting the region, said Tanzania... Read more

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Black teens were raising money for their football team when a white woman held them at gunpoint, police say

August 19, 2019 

Four Arkansas teens were going door to door to raise money for their high school football team when a woman held them at gunpoint, police say.

The 10th-grade boys, who... Read more

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Entenmann's Little Bites Soft Baked Cookies have been recalled due to blue plastic contamination

August 12, 2019

Entenmann's Little Bites Soft Baked Cookies are being recalled due to customer complaints of finding blue plastic pieces on these commercially baked products, the company said... Read more