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Atlanta Falcons Owner Says Players Must Stand for Anthem and…

…makes them ride with police to see what they go through The Atlanta Falcons organization apparently wants everyone to know that it’s time to move on from protest to progress. And Falcons owner Arthur Blanks is also making his expectations for the upcoming season clear in a new video promoting ...

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Former US Attorney General Eric Holder addresses possible 2020 run for presidency

Will former United States Attorney General Eric Holder run for president in 2020? “I like challenges,” Holder told reporters Friday morning at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics’ Politics & Eggs breakfast series which is often considered an early presidential proving ground and informal vetting ritual for candidates, before adding ...

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VIDEO: Racists attack Black doctor and family at hotel pool but police won’t pursue

In 2018, Black folks are still being attacked for doing the most mundane activities, including taking a dip in a swimming pool. Case in point: Last weekend, Dr. Covey Banks and her family spent an evening having fun and splashing around in the swimming pool at the Omni Orlando Resort—and ...

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Big Mad: Salty conservatives vow to boycott Netflix about Barack and Michelle Obama’s production deal

President Barack Obama and Former First Lady Michelle signed a delicious Netflix production deal, but people are overreacting and pledging to boycott the streaming service when they really need to just chill out. They even created a little #BoycottNetflix hashtag. Netflix announced: “President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have entered ...

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Stacey Abrams making history as first Black woman to win Georgia gubernatorial primary

She’s the first Black woman to win the Georgia democratic gubernatorial primary, beating out Stacey Evans to earn her spot to run for governor. Abrams is a rising star in the Democratic party. She grew up one of five children in Mississippi, graduated from Spelman College and Yale Law School ...

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Trials for violent protest framed as Trump vs the resistance

WASHINGTON (AP) — When police arrested more than 200 anti-Trump protesters on Inauguration Day 2017, it touched off a long-term battle of wits and wills. On one side: a Justice Department that has sought to incarcerate scores of people over a violent protest that smashed downtown storefront windows and set ...

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African-American pastors outraged over Cynthia Nixon ‘reparations’ comment

New York gubernatorial candidate and former Sex in the City star Cynthia Nixon has upset some Black religious leaders with her recent comments about the war on drugs. According to The Daily News, a group of African-American clergy wrote a displeased letter to the actress, demanding she make an apology ...

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Trevor Noah compares Donald Trump to an African dictator: ‘People underestimate how laser-focused he is’

While the Trump administration is like nothing this country has ever seen before, Daily Show host Trevor Noah is nonplussed and comparing the president to an African dictator. Sunday, Noah spoke to CNN’s Brian Stelter about the state of American politics, saying the he wasn’t even remotely surprised by President ...

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Right wing trolls come for April Ryan for criticizing Melania Trump

Right wing conservatives tried to come for American Urban Radio White House Correspondent April Ryan who is under fire for saying Slovenia-born First Lady Melania Trump is not ‘culturally American’ while discussing her new anti-bullying initiative on CNN. The ‘Be Best’ campaign was reportedly designed to combat opioid drug, and ...

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The Collective PAC announces big plans to get Black candidates elected this November

Collective PAC

Black power. Everybody says we need it, but what does it take to get it? In the world of politics, “Black power” means more than just a Black face in a white space. For candidates looking to break into the political arena, it means having the financial independence to speak truth ...

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