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Chicago Public Schools To Pay $1.25M After Black Child Attempted Suicide And Later Died

Jamari Dent was a special needs student reportedly bullied by both students and staff.
10/27/2021

Tennessee Statue Honoring Black Troops Unveiled Across The Street From Confederate Monument

The statue in downtown Franklin, Tenn., celebrates Black troops that served in the Civil War.
10/27/2021

Civil Rights Pioneer Claudette Colvin Asks Court To Expunge Her 1955 Arrest

She refused to give up her seat on a bus before Rosa Parks ignited the civil rights movement.
10/27/2021

Racist Graffiti Sprayed On North Carolina Mural Honoring Black People Killed By Law Enforcement

Could an upcoming trial be the reason for the recent incident?
10/27/2021

Jelani Day’s Mother, Rev. Jesse Jackson Call For A State Or Federal Investigation Into The Illinois Student’s Death

They rejected the newly released coroner’s autopsy report, which they called ‘insulting.’
10/27/2021

Jamaican Cult Leader Dies In Police Car Crash On The Way To Court

Pastor Kevin Smith was facing charges of human sacrifices in ritual killings at his church.
10/26/2021

Man Arrested For Defacing George Floyd Mural

Michael Beals was charged with criminal mischief.
10/26/2021

Once Closed Detroit HBCU Makes Plans To Reopen, Giving Innovative Tuition-Free Opportunities For Design Students

Lewis College of Business had a long history in the Motor City before closing. But a footwear industry veteran is partnering with another well respected institution to resurrect it.
10/26/2021

Police: N.C. Woman Fearful About Breakup Killed By Ex In Murder-Suicide

Xamegga Whitfield was called ‘amazing’ by her older sister, but had an apparent volatile relationship with her ex-boyfriend.
10/26/2021