Former NBA Player Marcus Camby Sued Over Nephew’s Death — News One

Former NBA player Marcus Camby has been hit with a lawsuit over the death of his 9-year-old autistic nephew who drowned at a pond at Camby’s Houston estate last Thanksgiving, reports ESPN. Former NBA star Marcus Camby sued over nephew’s death. https://t.co/js1ZmQJYF8 pic.twitter.com/jbPshEmRuA — Houston Chronicle (@HoustonChron) June 23, 2017 According to the outlet the…

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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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Little Known Black History Fact: Duluth Lynchings — Black America Web

Like many cities outside of the Deep South, Duluth, Minnesota was a haven for Blacks looking for better opportunities. However, three Black men who were making their way in Duluth were lynched in 1920 after they were falsely accused of sexually assaulting a white woman and robbing her boyfriend. Issac McGhie, Elmer Jackson, and […]

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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

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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

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…

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