Teens Handcuffed For Selling Water on National Mall

The pictures quickly went viral and provoked outrage from citizens across the nation. Many people voiced their disappointment and rage across social media claiming that if the teenagers were of a different race, they would have been treated much differently.

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Essence Fest Kicks Off Friday in New Orleans

This year’s Essence Festival is sure to be one star-studded event. Some of this year’s top performers include Diana Ross, Chaka Khan, John Legend, Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, Kelly Price, Monica, Solange, Jazmine Sullivan, Xscape, and many more talented guests!

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Russel Westbrook Takes Home Most Valuable Player at NBA Awards

Bill Russell received the Lifetime Achievement Award. Russell is a five-time NBA MVP, has made 12 All-Star appearances, won 11 NBA Championships as a player for the Boston Celtics between 1956 and 1969 and 2 more as a coach. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1975.

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CBC Declines Invitation To The White House

“The CBC, and the millions of people we represent, have a lot to lose under your administration,” Richmond wrote, buttoning the letter with a reference to Trump’s campaign rally cry to the Black community. “I fail to see how a social gathering would benefit the policies we advocate for.”

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Bill Cosby To Teach Youth How To Avoid Sexual Assault Accusations

Cosby plans to host the town hall series this summer in July that will consist of educating the youth on “warning signs from potential victims” that could possibly lead to legal accusations. Wyatt pointed out that this town hall is especially important for young athletes who should “know what they’re facing when they’re hanging out and partying, when they’re doing certain things they shouldn’t be doing.”

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