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[Watch]: Powerful Trailer For ‘The Hate You Give’

The Hate You Give is based on the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller by Angie Thomas and stars Amandla Stenberg as Starr, with Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Issa Rae, KJ Apa, Algee Smith, Sabrina Carpenter, Common and Anthony Mackie. The film hits theaters October 19, 2018. “Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood …

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Officer Charged With Criminal Homicide In Death of Antwon Rose

Pennsylvania–East Pittsburgh police Officer Michael Rosfeld who shot and killed 17-year-old Antwon Rose has been charged with criminal homicide. The news comes one week after daily protest in the streets of Pennsylvania. Rose was gunned down while attempting to flee during a traffic stop. In a press conference following the arrest, Allegheny District Attorney Stephen Zappala said there was no justification …

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What Is It Like Being A Non Black Student At An Historically Black College?

“At many Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) throughout the country, the student population is changing. The numbers of Latino, Asian, and White students are on the rise. Although most HBCU presidents are welcoming these students, some alumni are often not as excited to see the faces at their alma mater changing.” Vice New released a very well produced and …

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Video: Bob Johnson On How He Created BET & Dealing With Racism

“Race and racism will always be here. It’s like rain. But you don’t just stop going out because it’s raining. You put on a rain coat, grab an umbrella and go do whatever you gotta do. That’s the way I look at racism. It’s like welcome to reality, it exist but don’t let it control your life. Don’t let it …

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Millions of Mexicans Were Left Destitute From A Housing Scandal

Mexico–In 2017, The Los Angeles Times published in-depth coverage about a housing project in Mexico that left millions without running water, garbage removal or electricity. This social and financial catastrophe has caused many to abandon the homes they once saw as a way of upward mobility. For those who took out loans for the investment, they find themselves unable to …

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Remembering Tupac Shakur

“Some people say I was a thug and a gangster; other people remember me as a poet and a born leader. But I’m saying to you, measure a man by his actions fully, through his whole life, from the beginning to the end.” -Tupac Shakur Today would have been Tupac’s 47th birthday (June 16, 1971- September 13, 1996). The life …

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[Video]: How Those Living In Poverty Find Revenue From Trash

While the wealth and inequality gap continues to grow those living in poverty in various parts of the world are struggling to find ways to support themselves. This short documentary shows how some people find value and revenue from the trash and discardings of the world. “There are two sides to human prosperity that are so simple. Everyone needs food, …

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