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Amid a local, state and federal investigation into the death of unarmed and handcuffed Black male George Floyd due to a cop’s knee being pressed into his neck, four officers have been terminated. Minneapolis police chief Medaria Arradondo announced the immediate dismissal of the officers after a bystander filmed one of the cops kneeling with…

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It appears that the National Basketball Association is ready to resuscitate a season that was on its deathbed a few months ago. The prospect of finishing out the 2019-20 NBA season has gained momentum in the past week, according to NBA.com and ESPN’s “First Take.” The season was halted abruptly on March 11, 2020, when…

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Back in 2015, Ayesha Curry, 31, delivered a message about modesty that riled the nerves of many Black women. The culinary and restaurant maven and wife of NBA superstar Steph Curry, 32, indicated she was repulsed by women’s penchant for flashing skin publicly. Those nonconfrontational words nevertheless created ripples that reverberated throughout Black America, particularly…

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Cardi B is the very definition of “extra,” “outlandish” and “living on the edge.” She is a walking megaphone who trumpets everything she does at volume 10. Like millions of others, the Invasion of Privacy princess is occupying her quarantine time immersing herself in unorthodox activities that nevertheless enthrall fans and haters alike. Though the…

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NBA legend Dwyane Wade has taken some bodacious stances in post-retirement that have created debate surrounding parenting, self-identity and sexual orientation. But D-Wade, as he is popularly known, caused double-takes when he unveiled his neon hair color on Memorial Day weekend that has some fans in … well … mourning. View this post on Instagram…

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The annual BET Awards will celebrate a milestone in June, but it will commemorate the occasion with a radically different vibe this year. The largest of the African American-centered awards program took it to another level when it left the claustrophobic confines of a single structure on Wilshire Boulevard and moved its three-day extravaganza to…

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A Colorado customer has been locked up on charges of attempted murder after he shot a Waffle House employee for demanding that he wear a mask inside the restaurant. The episode happened in Aurora, Colorado, a suburb of Denver, after a regular patron took umbrage at the repeated request to wear a mask on Thursday,…

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No one is calling LeBron James the second coming of two-sport king Bo Jackson. But King James gave very real consideration to playing in the National Football League about a decade ago. The media voted James to the All-State wide receiver team when he played for St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio in…

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