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Regina King is balancing “optimism” and “pain” amid the anti-racism protests. The 49-year-old actress admits the protests in the U.S. and overseas, sparked by the death of George Floyd, have given her a sense of hope for the future. Speaking on “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” King said: “I am managing a balance of optimism…

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In 1921, the Black enclave of Greenwood, Oklahoma, near Tulsa was a thriving source of  Black economic power and pride. It was common for Black residents to dress their best as they engaged in their daily activities, proving that while separate from Whites, Blacks could survive based on Black dollars. That year, Black residents would…

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The police officer who was acquitted of first-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of an unarmed Black man in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is reportedly returning to work today, May 22, 2017, just five days after the jury returned with the decision in her favor. Officer Betty Jo Shelby shot and killed Terence Crutcher, 40, when she…

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Two men who went on a shooting spree against black men in Tulsa, Okla., are facing murder and hate crime charges. As previously reported, Jake England, 19, and Alvin Watts, 32, were arrested in connection with the Easter shooting spree that left three people dead and two severely wounded. All five of the victims were…

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A CNN correspondent issued an apology today after using a racial slur on-air that the network failed to bleep out. Susan Candiotti was reporting live from Oklahoma where Jake England, 19, and Alvin Watts, 32, have been arrested in connection with the shooting spree that left three people dead and two severely wounded. All five…

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After a shooting in a black neighborhood in Tulsa, Okla., on Good Friday, police arrested two men north of Tulsa at around 2 a.m. on Easter Sunday, the Associated Press reported. Jake England, 19, and Alvin Watts, 32, were arrested in connection with the shooting spree that left three people dead and two severely wounded.…

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With the world reeling in alarm from the recent E. coli outbreak in northern Germany and Europe, one should ask what does this mean for me and my family. With 2,900 cases reported across Europe and a nearly two dozen deaths, one thing is certain: A similar outbreak could happen in the U.S. In fact,…

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