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The private funeral for Army Sgt. La David Johnson, one of four U.S. soldiers killed in Niger, took place Saturday, his tragic death politicized by the president, who continues to feud with a congresswoman who was close to the family.
Surprise. More white kids behaving badly on video. You would think by now that at least these little snots would know not to go live, but in this day and age, it’s not real unless it’s been documented on Instagram or Snapchat.
Denise Young Smith, Apple’s vice president of inclusion and diversity, sent out an apology to her team Saturday after being dragged for comments she made on diversity at a conference in Bogota, Colombia, last week.
A 17-year-old Houston student is suing her high school after she was kicked out for not standing for the daily Pledge of Allegiance, indicative of a troubling backlash many African Americans are facing when they choose not to stand for the pledge or national anthem.
Rapper Nelly, born Cornell Haynes Jr., has been arrested and charged with second-degree rape for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on his tour bus early Saturday morning.
Although there was, in fact, a March for Racial Justice on Saturday in Washington, D.C., there was also a rally specifically for, about and led by black women: the March for Black Women, sponsored by the Black Women’s Blueprint, Black Youth Project 100 and Trans Sisters of Color Project.