Police arrested a man after he allegedly kidnapped a woman and forced her to watch “Roots” so “she could better understand her racism.”
Feb18

Police arrested a man after he allegedly kidnapped a woman and forced her to watch “Roots” so “she could better understand her racism.”

Police in Cedar Rapids, Iowa arrested a man after he allegedly kidnapped a woman and forced her to watch “Roots,” a 1977 TV miniseries about slavery in the United States. Cedar Rapids newspaper The Gazette reports Robert Lee Noye, 52, was arrested Monday. A criminal complaint stated Noye forced the victim to watch the show, which is a nine-hour historical miniseries about slavery in the U.S. through the post-Civil War era, “so she...

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Boy Scouts File For Bankruptcy Amid Rampant Sex Abuse Allegations
Feb18

Boy Scouts File For Bankruptcy Amid Rampant Sex Abuse Allegations

The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy amid allegations of rampant sexual abuse by Scout leaders, employees and volunteers. According to a statement made by the Boy Scouts of America president Roger Mosby,“The BSA cares deeply about all victims of abuse and sincerely apologizes to anyone who was harmed during their time in Scouting. We are outraged that there have been times when individuals took advantage of our programs...

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Arkansas School Resource Officer “Relieved of Duty” Following Chokehold Incident
Feb12

Arkansas School Resource Officer “Relieved of Duty” Following Chokehold Incident

A school resource officer in Arkansas has been “relieved of duty pending an investigation,” Camden Police Chief Boyd Woody said, after a video surfaced online of the officer apparently holding a student in a chokehold. CNN reports that a video (which has been removed from Facebook) starts with the officer holding a student in a chokehold position. You see the student’s feet dangle off the ground while other students...

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WATCH & WIN: Detroit RV & Camping Show
Jan31

WATCH & WIN: Detroit RV & Camping Show

YOU CAN WIN TICKETS TO THE 54th Annual Detroit RV & Camping Show BY FILLING OUT THE CONTEST FORM BELOW~ Your Name (required) Your Email (required) What is your favorite camping movie? Does Dateline, Blackish and MOM air on WADL TV? What is your dream place to vacation in the United States with an...

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Black teen who was told to cut dreadlocks invited to the Oscars & given $20,000 from Ellen
Jan31

Black teen who was told to cut dreadlocks invited to the Oscars & given $20,000 from Ellen

DeAndre Arnold, a senior at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu, in southeast Texas, was suspended and told https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/black-texas-teen-told-cut-his-dreadlocks-order-walk-graduation-n1120731 unless he cuts his dreadlocks to meet the school district’s dress code, he and his family has said. His story has drawn national attention and an outpouring of support, including now from actress Gabrielle...

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