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Milwaukee’s Bucks player Sterling Brown filed a lawsuit against the city and its police force on Tuesday, offering more details into his January arrest following a parking violation, including images of a responding officer’s racist social media posts. The 23-year-old basketball player’s lawsuit accuses law enforcement officers in Wisconsin of violating his civil rights by committing […]

Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, the rapper known as XXXTentacion, was shot dead in South Florida Monday afternoon, according to local law enforcement. He was 20. The Broward Sheriff’s Office tweeted that law enforcement was responding to a shooting incident in Deerfield Beach, about 40 miles north of Miami. An adult male was taken to an area […]

The Trump administration’s policy of separating children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border to disincentivize crossings has been slammed for its unnecessary cruelty across the political aisle. A top Catholic cardinal called the practice “immoral” and evangelist Franklin Graham termed it “disgraceful” as Attorney General Jeff Sessions and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders […]

Eid al-Fitr is a joyous celebration that marks the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting and spiritual introspection for Muslims.  Because Islam has been part of America’s religious landscape since colonial times, Eid has a long history in the U.S. This year it begins on Friday, June 15, and festivities will continue into the weekend. After participating […]

A Georgia Baptist church has been booted from America’s largest Protestant denomination after being accused of racism toward a local black congregation. The Southern Baptist Convention announced Monday that it was expelling Albany’s Raleigh White Baptist Church over “intentional discriminatory acts toward individuals based solely on the color of their skin.” The decision means that delegates […]

Tiffany Haddish wants Leonardo DiCaprio in the worst way ― and she told him so, she says. In a freewheeling interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the comedienne admitted she approached the Oscar-winning actor a few months ago with a bold proposition. “Yeah, I met him at a party two, three months ago, and I asked […]

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) promised GOP members to hold votes on two immigration bills next week, a move meant to keep moderate Republicans from teaming up with Democrats to force movement on an issue that Congress has been unable to find a compromise on for years. Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong announced the plan on […]

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) retweeted a British neo-Nazi on Tuesday, the latest in a series of incidents in which the congressman has parroted or promoted the views of unabashed white supremacists and other bigots. “Europe is waking up… Will America… in time?” King tweeted, linking to an anti-immigrant tweet from political activist Mark Collett. Collett is one […]

Hey, Stockholm, you’re gonna need a bigger pit. Cuban long jumper Juan Miguel Echevarría soared so far at a Diamond League meet in the Swedish capital recently that he nearly landed outside of the sand pit. Echevarria, the 19-year-old world indoor champion, jumped nearly 29 feet (8.83 meters), the longest distance recorded in the event […]

O’Neal recalled how he babysat a businessman’s children in the early 1990s and the dad decided to bring him in on an investment in an up-and-coming search engine ― which turned out to be Google.  “I invested,” O’Neal told host Ellen DeGeneres, “and then a couple years later I got a really big return.” (He describes […]


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