Black man will spend six years in Georgia prison despite jury finding him ‘not guilty’ 

A black man who was found not guilty of armed robbery will still serve up to seven years behind bars after a judge ruled he had breached the rules of his probation sentence for another crime. Ramad Chatman handed himself in to police when he found out he was a suspect …

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War on Black Hair: Wearing Braids Gets Black Girls Banned From Prom at Malden Charter School in Massachusetts

Two black female students attending a charter school in Massachusetts were recently kicked off their sports teams and prohibited from attending a prom because they wore their hair in braids. The Mystic Valley Regional Charter School in Malden, about 9 miles from Boston, enforces a strict dress code preventing students …

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White Man Gets 15 Years for Shooting 5 Black Men at Protest

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A white Minnesota man who was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison Wednesday for shooting and wounding five black protesters said he’ll live with the consequences of his actions for the rest of his life, but stopped short of apologizing. Allen Scarsella’s sentence of 15 …

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Florida Lawmakers Prepare To Apologize To Families Of Four Black Men Wrongly Accused Of Rape

None of the four victims, accused of raping a 17-year-old White woman in 1949, are still alive. Florida House leaders on Tuesday passed an historic measure to exonerate four Black men who were wrongly accused of rape in 1949 in Groveland, Florida, “then tortured, murdered or unjustly imprisoned after one of …

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Sefolosha to donate large portion of $4M settlement from police brutality lawsuit 

On Friday afternoon, Thabo Sefolosha released a statement about the result of the lawsuit, saying he was thankful for the support he received, and announcing he would be donating a “substantial portion” of the settlement to an Atlanta-based non-profit called “Gideon’s Promise” that helps train public defenders. View image on …

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Nearly 1 Year Later, Florida Officer Who Shot Unarmed Caretaker Charged with Attempted Manslaughter 

The North Miami police officer who shot an autistic man’s caretaker last summer is now facing criminal charges. The Florida State Attorney’s office announced charges against Florida Officer Johnathan Aledda Wednesday, April 12, charging him with attempted manslaughter and culpable negligence for the July 2016 shooting. This marks the first …

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Black New Yorker Minding His Own Business Gets Stabbed to Death By a White Guy

Black New Yorker Minding His Own Business Gets Stabbed to Death By a White Guy by Charles Mudede • Mar 23, 2017 at 11:50 am James Harris Jackson, a 28-year-old white male, entered a police substation in Times Square and allegedly told the police he killed a black man because …

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Black lawmakers urge FBI to help search for missing kids in D.C. 

Black lawmakers in Washington urge FBI to help police investigate missing children in nation’s capital Tweet email Relisha Rudd (left) has been missing for three years, and Phoenix Coldon has not been seen since December 18, 2011. BYNANCY DILLONDAVID BOROFF NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Friday, March 24, 2017, 7:34 PM …

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