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Weekly Roundup: SC & Texas Shootings, Santa Cruz Wild Fire and more

Hero firefighter tackled shooter at South Carolina elementary school — WAVY-TV Jamie Brock, a 30-year veteran volunteer firefighter, tackled and held the suspect until law enforcement arrived to arrest him. via Hero firefighter tackled shooter at South Carolina elementary school — … Continue reading

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Keith Scott case, Manslaughter Charge for Tulsa Officer Shelby, and more news

Here are a few links to some of the latest news articles and blog posts. – https://www.bloomberg.com/api/embed/iframe?id=db9bab5f-4ec2-43dc-a511-d39887af9c48   Video Emerges From Scene Of Charlotte Police Shooting Of Keith Scott from NPR.org – https://static01.nyt.com/video/players/offsite/index.html?videoId=100000004666481https://static01.nyt.com/video/players/offsite/index.html?videoId=100000004667027 – Five New York Prison … Continue reading

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Terence Crutcher Shooting, Charlotte Police shoots disabled man, and Sandra Bland settlement case update

via Terence Crutcher Shooting: Pro Athletes Speak Out About Death — LA Sports Pulse — Instagram The police shooting of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma made national news on Monday, the latest in a long line of unarmed African-American men … Continue reading

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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe stands against Dakota Access, construction halted

Here’s a brief rundown on the latest events surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline and the protest that have sprung up around it. Government Pauses Construction on Part of North Dakota Pipeline http://www.usatoday.com/videos/embed/90123264/?fullsite=true – North Dakota Governor Activates National Guard, Tribal … Continue reading

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Brothers Sulaiman Lee, Noel Kerr and Leonegus Darealest Empower Youth Through Books via Black Child Promotions in U.K.

article by Rianna Raymond-Williams via voice-online.co.uk Three brothers from Tottenham, North London, are on a mission to raise the self-esteem of African Caribbean children through books. Sulaima… Source: Brothers Sulaiman Lee, Noel Kerr and Leonegus Darealest Empower Youth Through Books via … Continue reading

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What Colin Kaepernick’s Protest Reveals About America — The Communication Activist

In a recent GQ interview, NFL quarterback Cam Newton claimed that the United States is “beyond” racism as a country. His response stemmed from a larger question about the racist criticism he faced during the 2015-2016 regular season. “I don’t … Continue reading

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#VeteransForKaepernick Exploded On Twitter Tuesday Night — The Big Lead

The hashtag #VeteransForKaepernick exploded on Twitter Tuesday night. via #VeteransForKaepernick Exploded On Twitter Tuesday Night — The Big Lead

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President Obama Surveys Louisiana’s Flood Damage Amid Complaints He’s Late — KTLA

President Barack Obama toured flood-ravaged Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Tuesday, surveying wreckage that has also become a political football. U.S. President Barack Obama speaks with residents as he tours a flood-affected area in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Aug. 23, 2016. (Credit: … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Police officers shot and killed in Baton Rouge

WAFB-LIVE STREAMING NEWS FROM BATON ROGUE—Officials confirm 3 law enforcement officers dead, 2 suspects at large Updating with details as they become available… Cable news networks covering yet another horrific shooting incident today. Three police officers were killed and at … Continue reading

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Webslingin’:Turkey Coup, BLM, France and more!

There’s a lot going on. Here is a quick rundown of some things that you need to know. ———– How a Group of Asian-Americans Is Spreading Support for Black Lives Matter — TIME “It was magical that this idea resonated … Continue reading

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