Tag Archives: Black Lives Matter

Houston Texans NFL owner on players kneeling: ‘we can’t have the inmates running the prison’

During a closed-door meeting among NFL team owners and executives, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair made a stunningly inappropriate analogy about allowing players to kneel during the national anthem. “We can’t have the inmates running the prison,” said McNair, a … Continue reading

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Eminem bodied Trump during his #HipHopAwards cypher

(CNN) In what is perhaps the fiercest and the most exhaustive attack against Donald Trump in hip-hop, Eminem “came to stomp,” unleashing on the President in an explosive 4.5 minute freestyle — which aired during Tuesday night’s BET Hip Hop … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Trump calls NFL Players Who Kneel a “Son of a Bitch”

President Trump told a crowd at a rally for Alabama Senate candidate Luther Strange (R) on Friday night that they should “pick up and leave” NFL games if they see players kneeling during the national anthem. “When people like yourselves … Continue reading

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White supremacists vicious assault on Deandre Harris in Charlottesville

A savage attack on a counter-protester during Saturday’s violent “Unite the Right” rally in Virginia evoked memories of the ugliest days of the civil rights movement, an original Freedom Rider said Monday. Among the victims of the Charlottesville violence was … Continue reading

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Trayvon Martin Awarded Posthumous Degree in Aviation

MIAMI GARDENS (CBSMiami) — Trayvon Martin was awarded a posthumous Bachelor’s Degree in aviation five years after he was fatally shot in central Florida. Martin’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, accepted a degree in Aeronautical Science on his behalf … Continue reading

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Trayvon Martin, Who Dreamt Of Being A Pilot, To Receive Honorary Aviation Degree

An aviation school in Florida is honoring Trayvon Martin with a posthumous degree at its commencement this month. Florida Memorial University, a historically black college, announced in a Facebook post Wednesday that the 17-year-old, who was gunned down by a … Continue reading

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New Evidence Reveals Miami Cop Who Shot Charles Kinsey Knew He Was Unarmed

New evidence reveals that a Miami police officer that shot a behavioral therapist last year knew that the latter was unarmed. On July 18, 2016, North Miami police officer Jonathan Aledda, fired three shots at behavioral therapist Charles Kinsey, who … Continue reading

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