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National

Witnesses to Laquan McDonald killing allegedly threatened, pressured to change statements

More revelations in the Laquan McDonald police shooting case continue to come to light, alluding to a cover-up orchestrated by city officials in Chicago. Attorneys for the McDonald family claim Chicago police pressured eyewitnesses to alter their statements about what they saw the night officer Jason Van Dyke brutally gunned down the 17-year-old Chicago native. Justin Glawe of The Daily Beast reported: McDonald’s attorneys […]

Entertainment

LisaRaye McCoy Confronts Colorism, Pigmentocracy In Her Directorial Debut, “Skinned”

This weekend, TV One will premiere LisaRaye McCoy‘s directorial debut with the made-for-TV film Skinned, which tackles a very sensitive topic within the African-American community. Skinned confronts colorism, pigmentocracy, and the outbreak of skin bleaching, as well as the use of lightening creams amongst many individuals in America and around the world.  According to Black Enterprise and the […]

Sports

People are really upset that Serena Williams won SI’s Sportsperson of the Year

Haters hate…it’s what they do. Even after the woman who is arguably the greatest tennis player in the world was awarded Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year, the haters continued their campaign of derogatory comments against Serena Williams. To make matters worse, horse racing fans are upset over Williams’ latest accolade, saying the Triple Crown winner American Pharoah was […]