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Disney+ ‘Tiana’ series gets director; concept art

Disney releases new concept art showing Princess Tiana embarking on a “grand adventure” ahead of the release of the new animated series.

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Ahmaud Arbery Murder Trial Day 3: Arbery’s Death Reveals New Details About What Really Happened

Former officers testify that the accused men changed stories, never saw Arbery burglarize any homes and more.

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Biden commends Milwaukee Bucks for protesting Jacob Blake shooting

The president says the team got others engaged in the political process as a result of taking a stand.

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First responding officer testifies why he didn’t administer first aid to Ahmaud Arbery

Former Glynn County Police Officer Ricky Minshew — now a paper mill worker — says Arbery “appeared to be deceased” when he arrived.

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Tennessee pastor tackles gun-wielding man during church service

Tennessee pastor tackles gun-wielding man during church service.

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Missouri Inmate Finally Gets A Chance At Proving His Innocence After 43 Years

Kevin Strickland had his first hearing on Monday after trying 17 times to get his triple murder conviction overturned.

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For Black people, the mental effects of police killings linger

“It’s not a post-traumatic stress disorder or injury because we’re not in a post-racist society. It’s something we have to deal with every day,” one expert said. By Minyvonne Burke, NBC News Michelle Kenney still has nights when she stays up crying over the death of her son, Antwon Rose II, a 17-year-old high school…

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Kobe Bryant estate earns $400M after Coca-Cola buys Body Armor

Kobe Bryant estate earns $400M after Coca-Cola buys Body Armor

Eric Adams, Brooklyn borough president and Democratic candidate for New York City mayor speaks during a debate with Republican candidate for New York City mayor Curtis Sliwa at the ABC 7 studios in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. (Eduardo Munoz/Pool Photo via AP)

Eric Adams elected as New York City’s second Black mayor

Eric Adams elected as New York City’s second Black mayor. Eric Adams elected as New York City’s second Black mayor. Adams first triumphed this summer in a crowded Democratic primary after he struck a nuanced stance on law enforcement issues.

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Azealia Banks slams Dave Chappelle, Boosie Badazz over LGBTQ statements

Dave Chappelle has been under fire since the release of his latest Netflix stand up comedy special The Closer, largely due to what many perceive as transphobic comments from the comedian.

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Special News Series: Rising Up For Justice! – Judicial Inquiry Begins in Eric Garner Case, 7 Years After His Death

Former NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo has already been disciplined, but some think more public officials should be reprimanded for their role in Garner’s case.

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Civil rights pioneer Claudette Colvin, who refused to give up bus seat, seeks to expunge record

Colvin’s legal team told CNN it plans to file paperwork to have the now-82-year-old woman’s 1955 arrest record cleared.

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Model goes viral after exposing NYFW’s failure to hire Black beauticians

“And this is why I carry a full makeup kit wherever I go for work,” British-Jamaican model Leomie Anderson wrote. This weekend, British-Jamaican model Leomie Anderson went viral after she shared a video exposing how poorly prepared New York Fashion Week organizers are to accommodate the beauty needs of Black models.

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Jasmine Crowe’s Free Grocery Store in Atlanta Aids in the Fight to End Hunger

By Okla Jones, TheRoot.com The free grocery store in Ronald McNair Middle School includes food, toiletries and clothing, serving about 80 families a week. Atlanta—the Black Mecca, as some folks call it—is a place people of color have moved to in order to gain success. The city is filled with multiple Fortune 500 businesses, a budding economy,…

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10-Year-Old Black Girl Handcuffed and Arrested for ‘Offensive’ Drawing of Her School Bully

The ACLU claims the girl was handcuffed with excessive force in front of her classmates and officers wouldn’t let her speak to her mother.

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NFL, Players Agree to End ‘Race Norming’ in $1B Concussion Settlement

against Black players, and now it appears we have our answer. The landmark settlement will also revisit prior claims and adjust those findings accordingly.

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Prosecutors Rest Their Case in Trial Over Police Stun Gun Death of Eurie Martin

Witnesses recall the officers yelling at Martin while he was face down on the ground and tasing him repeatedly, sometimes for as long as two minutes at a time.

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4 Georgia Deputies Placed on Leave After Black Man Dies a Week After His Arrest

Jermaine Jones Jr. was taken to the hospital by officers after what they call a “brief struggle.” Jones spent one week in a coma and died on Oct. 18.

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NY Democrat apologizes after comparing Buffalo mayoral candidate India Walton to KKK leader

NY Democrat apologizes after comparing Buffalo mayoral candidate India Walton to KKK.

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Billy Porter calls out Vogue after featuring Harry Styles on cover in dress: ‘I changed the whole game’

The Emmy, Grammy and Tony-winning actor/singer says ‘I was the first one doing it and now everybody is doing it.’ I had to fight my entire life to get to the place where I could wear a dress to the Oscars and not be gunned down. All he has to do is be white and straight.”….

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Louisiana deputy shown slamming Black woman to ground by her braids in viral video

In the video, an unidentified JPSO deputy is seen holding Shantel Arnold’s wrist as she is lying on her back on the sidewalk. In the graphic and disturbing video, the deputy is seen dragging Arnold along the pavement. He then lifts her up and slams her to the ground several times.