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Over 30 Black citizens in Minneapolis get drug charges dropped

Thirty-one African Americans who were arrested and charged for small-scale marijuana sales have been discharged and 16 more are awaiting dismissal.

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Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick asks Trump for pardon

Kwame Kilpatrick, the former mayor of Detroit who was sentenced to 28 years in federal prison, wants President Trump to commute his sentence. In a long Facebook post, he enumerated the reasons why he feels he should be pardoned.

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Dozens of fathers honored in the Bronx

Dozens of fathers in the Bronx were treated to a special brunch on Father's Day at Ultimate Grille in Baychester by Neva Shillingford-King, wife of Councilman Andy King and Cynthia Richardson, President of the tenant's association at the Surrey Coop.

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VIDEO: White man asks Black mother and child if they showered before entering hotel pool

A Black woman and her 5-year-old daughter were harassed by a white man on Monday, June 11, questioning their hygiene while they were on vacation in Pasadena, California, as shown in a video posted online.

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Mayor's son reflects on racism at specialized high school in op-ed

Dante de Blasio, the Black son of NYC son of Mayor de Blasio wrote an op/ed piece about the toxic and racist environment of the elite Brooklyn Technical High School he graduated from.

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Community celebrates 108 years of the Friendship Baptist Church

This past weekend the Brooklyn community came out to celebrate 108 years of the historic Friendship Baptist Church.

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Former Assemblywoman Pamela Harris pleads guilty to misusing Superstorm Sandy funds

A former New York state assemblywoman accused paying a Victoria’s Secret bill and other personal expenses with money meant for families displaced by Superstorm Sandy pleaded guilty Tuesday.

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Family demands justice For Black teen fatally shot by police in California

Matthew Tucker was slain by officers from the Riverside County Sheriff’s office, who were called in for a suicide crisis intervention.

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City reaches $2B deal with feds over NYCHA repairs: U.S. Attorney

The nation's largest public housing agency will pay billions of dollars to settle claims that it used dirty tricks like building fake walls to hide problems from inspectors and lied about lead paint conditions to mask risks to low-income residents and their children, federal prosecutors said Monday.

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