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Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein claims she was defamed by the ground-quaking “When They See Us” miniseries, writing in an op-ed piece for the Wall Street Journal that Ava DuVernay’s movie was “so full of distortions and falsehoods as to be an outright fabrication.” But Fairstein, a former New York County prosecutor-turned-best-selling writer, had ample…

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Gucci, perhaps one of the most recognizable names in high fashion, is in desperate damage control mode after a disastrous fail during Black History Month. At issue is a pullover sweater that features a cut out for the mouth with big red lips, making the wearer appear in blackface. However, when the images hit social…

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Now that Black Lives Matter organizers in Atlanta have called for n boycott of the 24-hour diner Waffle House chain, the popular eatery is all over social media. Surprisingly, many people who do not live in the Southeast have never even heard of Waffle House. However, in the South, everyone from truck drivers to musicians finishing a…

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Organizations under the Black Lives Matter movement in Atlanta have announced a national boycott at a press conference held at the Georgia corporate headquarters of Waffle House, the popular 24-hour diner chain. The boycott comes after a series of incidents at Waffle House locations in Alabama. Among those on hand to make the announcement were Dre…

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The Colin Kaepernick #TakeAKnee protest has taken out Papa John’s CEO and Founder John Schnatter. The company announced Schnatter will step down as CEO in January 2018 and be replaced by Chief Operating Officer Steve Ritchie. The move comes after Schnatter publicly criticized NFL leadership over players who protested injustice by taking a knee during the…

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It has been about a year since former San Francisco 49er Colin Kaepernick started his silent protest of the national anthem due to the oppression of Black people and police brutality. The protest went unnoticed in the beginning and it didn’t gain notice until the third preseason game. Since then, Kaepernick’s protest has become a…

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The NCAA will relocate all seven scheduled championship events from North Carolina during the 2016-17 academic year. The decision was reportedly because of the state’s recent actions concerning civil rights protections. The NCAA Board of Governors emphasized their desire for championship events to promote an inclusive atmosphere for all college athletes, coaches, administrators and fans.…

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