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As nation mourns racist murders, Confederate Flag of hate still flies over South Carolina

Donald Trump’s support among African-American voters has plunged to a new low — and the New York Daily News wanted to make sure the Republican presidential candidate knew it: Tomorrow’s front page ORANGE IS NOT THE NEW BLACK: Only 1% of African-Americans back Trump https://t.co/0RiPTLK1rI pic.twitter.com/42uuBuwpFY – New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) June 30, 2016 According to the Quinnipiac University poll, just 1 percent of African-American voters supported Trump. That was well behind

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#BlackLivesMatter Secret Grand Jury-White Police and Prosecutor-Dead Black Men-No Justice

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As nation mourns racist murders, Confederate Flag of hate still flies over South Carolina

On Saturday, a man allegedly stabbed three people in a London subway and then approached several officers. What happened next might surprise some Americans. In video released on Twitter, the knife-wielding suspect can be seen lunging toward a man standing near two officers; the victim pushes him off. The officers, pointing stun guns at the suspect, appear to show restraint even after he moves toward them. They don’t discharge their weapons until after they’ve notified him several times that
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#BlackLivesMatter Secret Grand Jury-White Police and Prosecutor-Dead Black Men-No Justice

#BlackLivesMatter Secret Grand Jury-White Police and Prosecutor-Dead Black Men-No Justice

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As nation mourns racist murders, Confederate Flag of hate still flies over South Carolina

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#BlackLivesMatter Secret Grand Jury-White Police and Prosecutor-Dead Black Men-No Justice

Late this spring, the publisher Spiegel & Grau sent out advance copies of a new book by Ta-Nehisi Coates, a slim volume of 176 pages called Between the World and Me. “Here is what I would like for you to know,” Coates writes in the book, addressed to his 14-year-old son. “In America, it is traditional to destroy the black body — it is heritage.”
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As nation mourns racist murders, Confederate Flag of hate still flies over South Carolina

By Jon Queally, Common Dreams
This isn’t the story about a flag, but there’s a flag in this story.
On the same day the nation was reeling from the mass murder of nine black churchgoers in South Carolina by a calculating white gunman who reportedly made it clear to his victims the attack was inspired by racial hatred, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday June 18 issued a ruling saying that the state of Texas is within its right to refuse the depiction of the Confederate flag on personalizedRead more…

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#BlackLivesMatter Secret Grand Jury-White Police and Prosecutor-Dead Black Men-No Justice

Move over, Cookie Monster — another Cookie is about to steal the show.
Taraji P. Henson hosted “Saturday Night Live” this weekend and made sure to bring out Cookie Lyon from “Empire” in the best way.
During Cookie’s “Sesame Street” visit on “SNL,” the fiery character got in between Bert and Ernie,didn’t share with Cookie Monster, and brought along her broom.
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