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2d ago

Family of exonerated man killed by Georgia deputy at traffic stop files lawsuit

The family of Leonard Cure, a Georgia man shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy three years after he was exonerated and freed from prison, has filed a federal lawsuit.
Leonard Cure
Leonard Cure
2d ago

Latino groups condemn 'heinous' crime at University of Georgia and plea against anti-immigrant rhetoric

The fallout from the immigration status of the suspect in the killing of University of Georgia student Laken Riley has alarmed Hispanic students and groups.
Officials search the Cielo Azulyk apartment complex.
Officials search the Cielo Azulyk apartment complex.

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3d ago

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Sean 'Diddy' Combs accused of sexual harassment and assault by producer on his latest album

Rodney “Lil Rod” Jones says “his life has been detrimentally impacted” since he worked with Combs.
Sean Combs arrives at the 2018 Met Gala.
Sean Combs arrives at the 2018 Met Gala.
3d ago

Former NFL MVP Cam Newton involved in scuffle at youth football tournament in Atlanta

Newton, the No. 1 overall pick in 2011 out of Auburn, did not appear to throw any punches, according to video that surfaced Sunday. He appeared to be fending off three other men.
Cam Newton during a celebrity flag football game in Las Vegas
Cam Newton during a celebrity flag football game in Las Vegas
6d ago

Man convicted in Black transgender woman's killing in first federal hate crime trial over gender identity

Jurors convicted Daqua Lameek Ritter of a hate crime for the murder of Dime Doe in 2019.
Dime Doe.
Dime Doe.

Trump allies to launch an effort to win over Black voters

Ahead of the former president's speech to a gala for Black conservatives, Biden's campaign called Trump an "anti-Black tyrant."
Donald Trump raises a fist
Donald Trump raises a fist
6d ago

Mayor of Birmingham advises Black athletes to avoid Alabama colleges if anti-DEI bill passes

Randall Woodfin said he would encourage Black athletes to avoid the state’s public colleges if a law passes ending DEI.
Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama Randall Woodfin attends Morehouse College 34th Annual "A Candle In The Dark" Gala at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta on Feb, 19, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama Randall Woodfin attends Morehouse College 34th Annual "A Candle In The Dark" Gala at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta on Feb, 19, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia.
7d ago

Texas school hair policy that left Black teen suspended for months is lawful, judge rules

Darryl George, 18, has been disciplined for much of the school year after refusing to cut his hair to comply with the school dress code.
Darryl George.
Darryl George.
7d ago

Wendy Williams diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia and aphasia

The former talk show host was diagnosed last year after undergoing several medical tests. Actor Bruce Willis was diagnosed with identical ailments in 2022.
Wendy Williams during an interview
Wendy Williams during an interview
7d ago

Pieces of a Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Denver have been stolen

Police are trying to determine if racial bias was involved in the theft, which occurred sometime Tuesday. The missing pieces include a bronze torch and angel, as well as a bronze panel that depicted Black military veterans.
Denver, Colorado, The Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in City Park, which also includes statues of Rosa Parks, Mahatma Gandhi, and (not pictured)
Denver, Colorado, The Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in City Park, which also includes statues of Rosa Parks, Mahatma Gandhi, and (not pictured)
7d ago

Wisconsin school district releases tape of Black superintendent’s comments that led to resignation

After stepping down, he said his remarks were “specifically directed toward the broader systemic issues within public education that contribute to ongoing challenges.”
Dr. Claude Tiller Jr., the superintendent of the Green Bay Area Public School District, speaks at a meet-and-greet in the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Brown County on July 18, 2023, in Green Bay, Wis.
Dr. Claude Tiller Jr., the superintendent of the Green Bay Area Public School District, speaks at a meet-and-greet in the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Brown County on July 18, 2023, in Green Bay, Wis.

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