Mosquitoes That Can Transmit Zika Virus Found in Long Beach — KTLA

The type of mosquitoes that can carry Zika and other dangerous viruses has been found in Long Beach for the first time, city health officials said Monday. A mosquito control worker looks for the Aedes aegypti mosquito larvae at a home in Miami, Florida, on June 08, 2016. (Credit: RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images) The Aedes aegypti…

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‘Wheel of Fortune’ Under Fire For Pics That Allegedly Depict Slaves — 97.9 The Box

Last week, the popular gameshow ‘The Wheel of Fortune’ came under fire after they used a Southern themed picture backdrop during one of their shows with people wearing period clothing. The picture was taken at Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana and was supposed to go with their theme of “Southern Charm”, but that wasn’t…

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Black Kids Are 10 Times More Likely Than White Kids to Die From Guns, Study Says — TIME

Guns kill about 10 times more black children than they do white children each year, according to a new analysis. The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report, published in the journal Pediatrics, analyzed the number of gun-related homicides, suicides, and unintentional deaths and injuries among U.S. children from 2002 to 2014. Researchers looked…

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Woman Arrested for Pouring Sand into Her Daughter’s Eyes and Mouth During ‘Exorcism’ — Eye Opener

Centerville, Calif. – A Northern California woman was arrested after allegedly “viciously” attacking her 11-year-old daughter while attempting to perform an exorcism on the child at a beach near Ferndale as roughly a dozen people watched, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office released this booking photo of Kimberly Felder.…

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Hub City Ethics, Part 3: Ethics Board Declines to Investigate Case Involving NBPD Internal Affairs Process | New Brunswick Today

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Noble Aaron El Shabazz is not one to give up on a fight.  For the past four years, he has challenged a system that he says is corrupt to the core: the New Brunswick

Source: Hub City Ethics, Part 3: Ethics Board Declines to Investigate Case Involving NBPD Internal Affairs Process | New Brunswick Today

Hub City Ethics, Part 3: Ethics Board Declines to Investigate Case Involving NBPD Internal Affairs Process | New Brunswick Today

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Noble Aaron El Shabazz is not one to give up on a fight.  For the past four years, he has challenged a system that he says is corrupt to the core: the New Brunswick

Source: Hub City Ethics, Part 3: Ethics Board Declines to Investigate Case Involving NBPD Internal Affairs Process | New Brunswick Today

Black Parole Officers Sue Police Department After Being Racially Profiled By White Cops

Four NYPD parole officers have filed a civil lawsuit against the Ramapo Police Department after claiming they were racially profiled during a recent traffic stop, CNN reports. The…

Source: Black Parole Officers Sue Police Department After Being Racially Profiled By White Cops

Milwaukee Police Were Called to Remove a Mentally Ill Man Sleeping in a Public Park: A New Documentary Asks Why He Was Killed Instead @alternet

A new film tells a shocking tale of police brutality. Four months before Officer Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, a lesser known but equally disturbing case of police brutality occurred 400 miles away.

Source: Milwaukee Police Were Called to Remove a Mentally Ill Man Sleeping in a Public Park: A New Documentary Asks Why He Was Killed Instead @alternet

By the age of 50, almost 85% of men experience significantly thinning hair. But that percentage doesn’t just include white males (even if every before and after photo does). Now, when looking at hair restoration surgery options, patients with afro-textured and natural hair will also be able to receive treatment. In a new study published […]

via Black People Have New Options To Help With Hair Loss — Black America Web

By the age of 50, almost 85% of men experience significantly thinning hair. But that percentage doesn’t just include white males (even if every before and after photo does). Now, when looking at hair restoration surgery options, patients with afro-textured and natural hair will also be able to receive treatment. In a new study published […]

via Black People Have New Options To Help With Hair Loss — Black America Web

Will Marion Cook was an African-American composer who managed to create a series of successful Broadway plays and compositions in the late 19th Century. Cook and Paul Laurence Dunbar created the first all-Black play to open at a top Broadway house in 1898. Cook was born January 27, 1869 in Washington, D.C. He studied […]

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