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Calif. Man’s Murder Conviction Overturned After 34 Years in Prison [VIDEO]

 

After spending 34 years behind bars for a 1979 murder he didn’t commit, Kash Delano Register, 53, of Los Angeles, California walked out of jail a free man when a judge overturned his conviction, reports NBC Southern California.

Two sisters of a key witness came forward and admitted that their sibling lied about seeing Register running away from the

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  • Category: National

Home Depot Apologizes For Racist Tweet

Home Depot Apologizes For Racist Tweet

 


On Thursday, the mega-home improvement retailer Home Depot reportedly tweeted an immensely offensive picture (pictured) on their Twitter account, depicting three bucket drummers — two Black males and a White man dressed in a gorilla costume — sitting between them. The poorly executed promotional attempt was for ESPN’s College Gameday....

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  • Category: National

We Can Inspire Youth To Fulfill Their Potentials With Other Youth

 

Today’s youth often live in the moment, not giving thought to what the long term future holds.  But by seeing other young people making a difference, maybe they can be inspired to demand change now.

One of the beauties of youth is the naïve carelessness that allows young people not to think about risks, the future, or how their actions impact the

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  • Category: National

The ‘Nation’s Report Card’ Draws Academic Mason Dixon Line

 

Results from the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the “Nation’s Report Card,” showed incremental growth from findings two years earlier in both reading and math. However, the persistent and noticeable achievement gap between people of color and Whites offset any encouragement one could get from the modest acade

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Ted Cruz: Stand Your Ground Helps African Americans


The current reigning champ of political stunts, shows, and spectacle Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX, pictured) continues to illustrate the need for four letter words, after arguing that Black people actually benefit from Stand Your Ground laws during a Senate hearing on the controversial legislation and other public safety measures.

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  • Category: National