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A history of sanctuary cities: How Black Americans protected fugitive slaves

Frederick Douglass called on free and enslaved people to defy state and federal laws that protected slavery<p>Barbara Krauthamer<p>February 9, 2017 4:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>Over the past few days, the national climate has grown increasingly tense over the …

How We Got Here: Essential Reading to Understand the History of Racism

Frederick Douglass<p>Born into slavery, Frederick Douglass went on to become one of the most brilliant and influential authors, abolitionists, and general champions of human rights in American history. While his first and most acclaimed book, <i>Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass</i>, describes his …

Teenager shot dead in Birmingham

Police launch a murder investigation after attack in the Ladywood area of Birmingham<p>An 18-year-old has been shot dead in a city street.<p>Police were called to St Mark's Crescent in the Ladywood area of Birmingham at around 6.45pm on Thursday and discovered the teenager with a gunshot wound.<p>"We were …

The Hidden History of Compton Hip-Hop: Part One | KINDLAND

Sometime in the early ’90s, hip-hop photographer Brian Cross (or B+, as he’s more commonly known) found himself at an after-hours freestyle session …

rihanna's only regret in life is not wearing a bedazzled thong to the cfda awards

Rih ​tells Vogue about the only thing she would have changed before stepping onto the red carpet in that infamous Adam Selman dress.<p>There are many things Rihanna has done that any less unapologetically badass pop star might regret. But in true Bad Gal style, RiRi regrets only the things she hasn't …

Meet the Black Blues Musician Who Befriended the KKK

Daryl Davis, the subject of the controversial documentary ‘Accidental Courtesy,’ opens up about why he’s spent thirty-plus years getting chummy with …

Young Dolph "Let Me See It" (WSHH Exclusive - Official Music Video)

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VIDEO: Drake helps distract +Chicago Bulls Justin Holiday into a 5-second call. +Toronto Raptors are getting their money's worth from their Global …

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Ice-T and Coco Welcome a Baby Girl!

Ice-T and Nicole "Coco" Austin welcomed their first child, Chanel Nicole, on Saturday, <i>People</i> reports. The baby girl was born in Englewood, New Jersey, at 11:47 A.M.<p>"Surprise!!! Look who came early!! Welcome the new arrival of Chanel Nicole," Austin announced on Twitter. "A beautiful healthy 5.7 …

Chicago police union stands by cop charged with murdering teen | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The main Chicago police union is standing behind the white officer who was charged this week with first-degree murder for gunning down a black teenager. It is facing a backlash from leaders of the city’s black community as a result.<p>Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke is seen …

Freeway Rick Ross Arrested After Being Caught With $100,000 Of Suspected Drug Money

Freeway Rick Ross was arrested in Sonoma County, California last week after he was caught with $100,000 of money suspected to be related to the sale …