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NYPD Arrests First Suspect in Viral Proud Boys Brawl NYPD Arrests First Suspect in Viral Proud Boys Brawl

New York Police arrested Geoffrey Young, a member of the alt-right group the Proud Boys, Thursday night. It is their first arrest following a viral street brawl between the group and protesters in New York City last weekend.

3 White Women Harassed a Black Gardener for More than a Year. He Got Hit With Stalking Charges 3 White Women Harassed a Black Gardener for More than a Year. He Got Hit With Stalking Charges

For more than a year, three white women made Marc Peeples’ life hell—all for the sin of building a community garden in their Detroit neighborhood.

Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz Become First Caribbean Team to Make Women’s World Cup, Thanks to a Big Assist from Bob Marley’s Daughter Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz Become First Caribbean Team to Make Women’s World Cup, Thanks to a Big Assist from Bob Marley’s Daughter

Twenty years ago, the Jamaican mens’ soccer team made history by qualifying for its first World Cup. Now, Jamaica’s women’s team—known affectionately as the Reggae Girlz—have next.

This Is the Police Interaction Video Texas Students Must Watch to Graduate High School This Is the Police Interaction Video Texas Students Must Watch to Graduate High School

In an effort to repair trust between Texas citizens and law enforcement, all high school students in the state must take a class and watch a 16-minute training video that guides them on how to behave during a traffic stop.

White Woman Calls Cops on Black Youth Anti-Violence Rally: 'It's Like a Riot Out Here' White Woman Calls Cops on Black Youth Anti-Violence Rally: 'It's Like a Riot Out Here'

Black Charleston, S.C., residents are calling for the firing of a white gas station manager who recently called the cops on a group of anti-violence protesters for the awful crime of hanging out outside a gas station while a few of their members went inside to make purchases.

What We Really Learned from the Cop Who Taught an 11-Year-Old Black Boy With a BB Gun ‘A Lesson’ What We Really Learned from the Cop Who Taught an 11-Year-Old Black Boy With a BB Gun ‘A Lesson’

It’s a sorry state of affairs when mainstream media outlets are praising public servants for performing their jobs adequately, but that’s apparently where we are in 2018.

Michelle Obama and When We All Vote Unveil New Site That Helps You Cast Your Midterm Ballot Michelle Obama and When We All Vote Unveil New Site That Helps You Cast Your Midterm Ballot

It’s something of an understatement to say that anticipation is high for this year’s midterms. Researchers and pollsters around the country are predicting record high turnout for the 2018 elections—with one NPR story predicting as many as 47 percent to 50 percent of eligible voters will cast a ballot this year.

Morehouse Grad Who Died After Being Arrested, Tased by California Police Officers, Was Unarmed, Had Mental Health Issues Morehouse Grad Who Died After Being Arrested, Tased by California Police Officers, Was Unarmed, Had Mental Health Issues

San Mateo County officials are looking into the death of an unarmed black man who died shortly after being arrested and Tased by sheriff’s deputies two weeks ago.

Meeeooow: Idris Elba to Join Film Adaptation of Cats Meeeooow: Idris Elba to Join Film Adaptation of Cats

What can we say? The man has range.

Black Senior Citizens in Georgia Ordered Off Bus Taking Them to Vote Black Senior Citizens in Georgia Ordered Off Bus Taking Them to Vote

On Monday, the first day of in-person early voting in Georgia, dozens of black senior citizens were ordered off a bus taking them to a nearby polling station to cast their ballots. A county clerk for Jefferson County, Ga., had ordered a senior center to take about 40 of its residents—all of whom are black—off the bus…

'American Princess' Indeed: Issa Rae to Star In New Rom-Com 'American Princess' Indeed: Issa Rae to Star In New Rom-Com

The rom-com—that much maligned and neglected genre—has been enjoying a bit of a revival lately. And who better to join its resurgence than CoverGirl spokeswoman and Insecure creator, Issa Rae?

NYPD Under Fire for Not Arresting Alt-Right Group Seen Violently Beating Up Protesters NYPD Under Fire for Not Arresting Alt-Right Group Seen Violently Beating Up Protesters

Over the weekend, videos and photos of the alt-right group the Proud Boys beating up protesters outside a Republican event in New York City on Friday have been shared thousands of times on social media. But, according to multiple accounts, none of the attackers have been arrested by the NYPD, despite multiple officers…

In New Rambling Message, Kanye West Blames Social Media for ‘Mind Control,’ Calls Himself ‘Best Living Recording Artist’ In New Rambling Message, Kanye West Blames Social Media for ‘Mind Control,’ Calls Himself ‘Best Living Recording Artist’

After going dark on social media for the past week, Kanye West is back on Twitter to share a long, rambling missive that, like most things Kanye has done in the past year, likely does more to raise concern over Kanye’s well-being than it does enlighten his audience.

Michigan Man Who Shot at Black Teen Asking for Directions Found Guilty of Assault Michigan Man Who Shot at Black Teen Asking for Directions Found Guilty of Assault

A jury found a white Michigan man who shot at a black teen asking for directions guilty of assault with intent to do great bodily harm. The verdict, delivered on Friday, may have hinged on a home surveillance video that captured 53-year-old Jeffrey Craig Zeigler walking onto his porch and firing his gun at…

Film Based on Epic Twitter Saga 'Zola' Gets Its Star Film Based on Epic Twitter Saga 'Zola' Gets Its Star

It’s been called “The Greatest Stripper Saga Ever Tweeted”—so great, in fact, that the epic 2015 Twitter thread spun by Aziah “Zola” Wells is headed to the silver screen. Now, filmmakers have announced they’ve finally found a lead for the film—up-and-coming actress Taylour Paige.

Dave Chappelle Revisits 'Give Him a Chance' Comments About Trump: 'There's Got to Be More Cultural Sensitivity' Dave Chappelle Revisits 'Give Him a Chance' Comments About Trump: 'There's Got to Be More Cultural Sensitivity'

In a recent sit-down with CNN’s Van Jones, Dave Chappelle revisited his public plea to give Donald Trump a chance, telling the host that he felt like he didn’t have much choice at the time. Chappelle also expressed disappointment in the president’s “repugnant” rhetoric.

Cornerstore Caroline Finally Apologizes for Falsely Accusing 9-Year-Old Boy of Sexually Assaulting Her, but Not Before Lying Some More Cornerstore Caroline Finally Apologizes for Falsely Accusing 9-Year-Old Boy of Sexually Assaulting Her, but Not Before Lying Some More

The white woman nationally known and locally heckled as “Cornerstore Caroline” now says she’s sorry for falsely accusing a 9-year-old black boy of sexually assaulting her.

Scream Town Resurrected: Halloween Park That Posted 'Zero Tolerance With Somalis' Will Remain Open [Updated] Scream Town Resurrected: Halloween Park That Posted 'Zero Tolerance With Somalis' Will Remain Open [Updated]

It turns out isolating an entire nationality and encouraging employees to kick them out of your establishment is bad for business.

Washington State Abolishes the Death Penalty, Finding the Punishment ‘Racially Biased’ Washington State Abolishes the Death Penalty, Finding the Punishment ‘Racially Biased’

Washington state’s Supreme Court abolished the death penalty on Thursday on the grounds that it was applied randomly and “in a racially biased manner,” thus violating the state’s constitution. With the decision, Washington is now the 20th U.S. state to ban capital punishment.

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