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India Beaty, 25, was at the scene of an investigation when undercover police officers saw her arguing with a man in the parking lot. According to the police report, officers decided she was threatening the man so they gave her some "verbal commands" and took her down. Investigators insist that woman made a "threatening motion" with her toy gun and tha's why they immediately shot her dead. Her death was instantaneous though the officers tried to provide the first aid. India Beaty was a…

India Beaty, 25, was at the scene of an investigation when undercover police officers saw her arguing with a man in the parking lot. According to the police report, officers decided she was threatening the man so they gave her some "verbal commands" and took her down. Investigators insist that woman made a "threatening motion" with her toy gun and tha's why they immediately shot her dead. Her death was instantaneous though the officers tried to provide the first aid. India Beaty was a…

The National Museum of African American History and Culture prepares to open in September, 24. That's great! But at the same time the nation's first black president is nearing the end of his second term, Mr. Cosby is accused of being a sexual predator and Americans are engaged in the most charged conversation about race in decades. Is that just a coincidence? Don't think so. "The American story is profoundly African-American. You don't get America without African America; you don't get our…

The National Museum of African American History and Culture prepares to open in September, 24. That's great! But at the same time the nation's first black president is nearing the end of his second term, Mr. Cosby is accused of being a sexual predator and Americans are engaged in the most charged conversation about race in decades. Is that just a coincidence? Don't think so. "The American story is profoundly African-American. You don't get America without African America; you don't get our…

Election is just a few months away and these times political leaders would say anything people want to hear just to get their votes. With this in mind, community activist, Willie Green, raises awareness of social, economic and political issues affecting the black communities. Willie and some community activists discussed racial discrimination which has affected minorities in different areas. Cities like Atlanta, Alabama or Buffalo have had a long history of racial segregation, educational…

Election is just a few months away and these times political leaders would say anything people want to hear just to get their votes. With this in mind, community activist, Willie Green, raises awareness of social, economic and political issues affecting the black communities. Willie and some community activists discussed racial discrimination which has affected minorities in different areas. Cities like Atlanta, Alabama or Buffalo have had a long history of racial segregation, educational…

The shooting incident occurred on Saturday in broad daylight while Davonte was with his mother and two younger sisters at the Deanwood Metro station on his way to get a haircut for Easter. According to the Metropolitan Police Department district commander, an unidentified gunman approached Davonte and tried to pick a fight with him. After a short argument, the gunman pulled out his gun and fired at Davonte. Davonte was rushed to Prince George’s County Hospital Center where he later died…

The shooting incident occurred on Saturday in broad daylight while Davonte was with his mother and two younger sisters at the Deanwood Metro station on his way to get a haircut for Easter. According to the Metropolitan Police Department district commander, an unidentified gunman approached Davonte and tried to pick a fight with him. After a short argument, the gunman pulled out his gun and fired at Davonte. Davonte was rushed to Prince George’s County Hospital Center where he later died…

Cree Ballah, 20, an employee at a #Zara store in Toronto's East End, was asked to change her hairstyle by one of the managers at Zara's Scarborough Town Centre location when she showed up for work with her hair in box braids gathered in the back, reports CBC News Toronto. "They took me outside of the store and they said: 'We're not trying to offend you, but we're going for a clean professional look with Zara and the hairstyle you have now is not the look for Zara," Ballah told the CBC…

Cree Ballah, 20, an employee at a #Zara store in Toronto's East End, was asked to change her hairstyle by one of the managers at Zara's Scarborough Town Centre location when she showed up for work with her hair in box braids gathered in the back, reports CBC News Toronto. "They took me outside of the store and they said: 'We're not trying to offend you, but we're going for a clean professional look with Zara and the hairstyle you have now is not the look for Zara," Ballah told the CBC…

Have you heard that? North Carolina #NAACP leader Rev. William Barber II was kicked off a late flight Friday, after reportedly having a few words with a racist passenger. Yes, there was an altercation between the white passanger who said racist slur and the ill black activist. So guess who was kicked off? Of course, the black one. That's all about racial discrimination in America in two sentences. Why does such disgusting cases happen? You know, black people are equal to white people. We…

Have you heard that? North Carolina #NAACP leader Rev. William Barber II was kicked off a late flight Friday, after reportedly having a few words with a racist passenger. Yes, there was an altercation between the white passanger who said racist slur and the ill black activist. So guess who was kicked off? Of course, the black one. That's all about racial discrimination in America in two sentences. Why does such disgusting cases happen? You know, black people are equal to white people. We…

Have you ever noticed this fact? That's true! You know, slavery is #NotMyHeritage and we should keep on fighting for equality and our rights until we get what we really deserve!✊ There is no secret that racism still exists and, frankly speaking, it's on the rise in America nowadays. But where is justice?  #BlackMattersUS #BlackAmericaNews #black #blacklove #african #africanamerican #blacklivesmatter #icantbreathe #handsup #dontshoot #JusticeOrElse #BlackInAmerica #BlackPower #ProBlack…

Have you ever noticed this fact? That's true! You know, slavery is #NotMyHeritage and we should keep on fighting for equality and our rights until we get what we really deserve!✊ There is no secret that racism still exists and, frankly speaking, it's on the rise in America nowadays. But where is justice? #BlackMattersUS #BlackAmericaNews #black #blacklove #african #africanamerican #blacklivesmatter #icantbreathe #handsup #dontshoot #JusticeOrElse #BlackInAmerica #BlackPower #ProBlack…

White people always try to copy our skin color or style, but what sense does it make if they are so racist and hate our black community so much? #BlackBeauty has no borders! Love yourself and always be proud of who you are! Say it loud - I'm black and I'm proud!✊ #BlackMattersUS #BlackAmericaNews #black #blacklove #african #africanamerican #blacklivesmatter #icantbreathe #handsup #dontshoot #JusticeOrElse #BlackInAmerica #BlackPower #ProBlack #WhiteLiesMatter #BackEmpowerment…

White people always try to copy our skin color or style, but what sense does it make if they are so racist and hate our black community so much? #BlackBeauty has no borders! Love yourself and always be proud of who you are! Say it loud - I'm black and I'm proud!✊ #BlackMattersUS #BlackAmericaNews #black #blacklove #african #africanamerican #blacklivesmatter #icantbreathe #handsup #dontshoot #JusticeOrElse #BlackInAmerica #BlackPower #ProBlack #WhiteLiesMatter #BackEmpowerment…

That's true! Black people are gorgeous and unique and nobody else is able to copy us! Our #blackpride exists and will never end. Like it or not, black people rule!✊ But we still have a question: Why is white pride racist while Black Pride is considered a positive trait? Who knows the answer?  #BlackMattersUS #Braids #BlackAmericaNews #black #blacklove #african #africanamerican #blacklivesmatter #icantbreathe #handsup #dontshoot #JusticeOrElse #BlackInAmerica #BlackPower #ProBlack…

That's true! Black people are gorgeous and unique and nobody else is able to copy us! Our #blackpride exists and will never end. Like it or not, black people rule!✊ But we still have a question: Why is white pride racist while Black Pride is considered a positive trait? Who knows the answer? #BlackMattersUS #Braids #BlackAmericaNews #black #blacklove #african #africanamerican #blacklivesmatter #icantbreathe #handsup #dontshoot #JusticeOrElse #BlackInAmerica #BlackPower #ProBlack…

That's true! Never let the American system get you down! Black community is the strongest one and we will always fight against racism and stand for our rights.  Never give up, dear followers.  Yes, we are black! Yes, we are strong! Yes, we are proud! ✊✊✊ #BlackMattersUS #BlackAmericaNews #black #blacklove #african #africanamerican #blacklivesmatter #icantbreathe #handsup #dontshoot #JusticeOrElse #BlackInAmerica #BlackPower #ProBlack #WhiteLiesMatter #BackEmpowerment #BlackIsBeautiful…

That's true! Never let the American system get you down! Black community is the strongest one and we will always fight against racism and stand for our rights. Never give up, dear followers. Yes, we are black! Yes, we are strong! Yes, we are proud! ✊✊✊ #BlackMattersUS #BlackAmericaNews #black #blacklove #african #africanamerican #blacklivesmatter #icantbreathe #handsup #dontshoot #JusticeOrElse #BlackInAmerica #BlackPower #ProBlack #WhiteLiesMatter #BackEmpowerment #BlackIsBeautiful…