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A judge has set R. Kelly‘s bond a whopping $1 million. The exorbitant amount likely has something to do with the R&B singer’s amassed wealth, ability to pay and access to power and influence. Cook County Judge John Fitzgerald Lyke Jr. apparently was more concerned about Kelly’s alleged victims and what he called the “disturbing” nature…

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Ray Orta is the man that videotaped footage of Eric Garner being detained and placed in a chokehold that led to his death. This video has been a crucial piece of evidence and has been seen by millions across the globe. For many, it left no doubt that a grand jury should have little problem…

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There is a new voice on the air in Black radio and his name is Rashad Richey. His show “Real Talk with Rashad Richey” reaches more than three million listeners daily and is based out of Atlanta on WAOK. Rolling Out sat down with Richey to talk about his show, the recent Garner and Brown grand…

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For the second time in two weeks Black America received a collective blow that has left emotional scarring. Black people are now faced with the reality that terroristic justice seems to be normal when it comes to policing the Black community. First, there was the St. Louis grand jury decision regarding Darren Wilson, the white…

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At least one indictment has come out the Eric Garner case, but the person has nothing to do with law enforcement. Ramsey Orta, who filmed the now infamous footage of the death of Eric Garner, was indicted for third-degree criminal weapons possession and criminal firearms possession. According to police, Orta had given a 25-caliber handgun…

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The organization is called Backstoppers, but by the sound of it, a person would be hard pressed to know what it the name means. But looking at its website at backstoppers.org reveals it is a police and first responder charitable organization. According to the website, it helps among others, police officers in crisis often with…

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In a decision that ignited protests throughout the nation, yesterday the grand jury in St. Louis County, Missouri, refused to indict Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed unarmed teen Michael Brown.  The Chicago Urban League issued the following statement in response to the injustice in Ferguson, Missouri. “Today’s grand jury decision to not…

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  In a decision that is sure to make history, the grand jury in St. Louis County Missouri has refused to indict killer cop Darren Wilson. Wilson is the Ferguson police officer who shot unarmed teen Michael Brown this past August. The decision has been met with disbelief and outrage by the residents of Ferguson…

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