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The racial disparities exposed during the COVID-19 pandemic continue to be a problem in the United States. A recent study has revealed the detrimental effects of the virus from a national standpoint. American Public Media Research Lab, an independent organization that conducts research projects, provided the first overall numbers that show how Blacks are being…

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Ro James understands how to examine the art of love and relationships. The Prince-inspired crooner will release his new album, Mantic, on Friday, May 29, 2020. The lead single from the project, “Plan B” featuring Brandy, could be on its way to becoming a sultry summertime hit. During a recent interview on the “rolling out…

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The NFL is catching heat after the National Football League Players Association listed Colin Kaepernick as “retired” on its website. The updated listing caught the attention of Kaepernick’s girlfriend, Nessa Diab, who put the league on blast by posting it on social media Friday evening, May 22, 2020. “Colin did NOT retire,” Diab wrote, in…

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Kwame Kilpatrick has been granted an early release. The former Detroit mayor was scheduled to be released from prison decades from now after being convicted in 2013, according to the Ebony Foundation. Kilpatrick, the son of prominent politician Carolyn Kilpatrick, became a key figure in Detroit politics in the mid-1990s, after being elected to the…

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The man who recorded Ahmaud Arbery’s death is finally in jail. On May 21, William “Roddie” Bryan was arrested and charged with Arbery’s murder. Bryan’s arrest comes weeks after George McMichael and Travis McMichael were arrested for shooting Arbery on Feb. 23. Days prior to Bryan’s arrest, a video emerged on social media that contradicted…

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A mayoral candidate in Sylacauga, Alabama believes that public lynchings can serve as a deterrent against drug crimes. Michael Ray James, 59, wants to take a hard approach to fight the sale of illegal narcotics. In a Facebook post, James called for drug dealers who are convicted multiple times to face a public hanging, according…

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