Daily Archives: February 9, 2017

Breaking News | The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously against President Donald Trump’s immigration ban in a ruling issued Thursday evening. Trump is widely expected to challenge the court’s ruling in the Supreme Court. The executive order, Trump’s highest profile and … Continue reading

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Black History | First Black President

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Judge Mike Erwin banned from local restaurant after calling a black customer a “fat nigger”

When Louisiana Judge Mike Erwin noticed a man share his seat with a black woman in crowded Baton Rouge, La., establishment Sammy’s Grill on Feb. 3, he allegedly spewed, “You should have made her get her fat nigger ass up.” … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | 2017 Oscar Nominees: Ruth Negga, Bradford Young

2017 Oscars were more diverse than previous years. Two more nominees were Best Actress Nominee Ruth Negga, for the movie Loving, and Bradford Young’s nomination for Best Cinematography for the movie Arrival.   Who is Ruth Negga? All about the … Continue reading

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