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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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White Woman Threatens to Kill Black Family: “Get Out of My Country!”

Video of a menacing encounter involving a racist who refuses to leave a fast food establishment without first threatening a family of black customers has been going viral. The recording is of a white woman who lingers by the door … Continue reading

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Betty Shelby’s online donations include officer endorsed by state as witness in the case

At least 11 current or former Tulsa police officers, including the president of the Fraternal Order of Police and an officer endorsed by the state as a witness in Betty Shelby’s criminal case, have donated to an online fundraiser for … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread: Mothers of the Movement Speak at the Democratic National Convention

The Mothers of the Movement spoke at the Democratic National Convention. Meet the Mothers Of The Movement Speaking at the Democratic Convention Will Drabold @WillDrabold 5:18 PM ET Sybrina Fulton, Lesley McSpadden and other “Mothers of the Movement” will speak … Continue reading

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WNBA Players Speak Against Police Brutality

Well now, what do WNBA hope to gain with their antics of intimidation and attempts to SILENCE a league of predominately BLACK WOMEN for wearing T-Shirts with “BLACK LIVES MATTER’ and speaking out about POLICE KILLINGS of BLACKS? And COMPLETELY … Continue reading

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