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Britany Jacobs, 25, consoles her 5-year-old son Markeis McGlockton Jr., during a vigil for his slain father Markeis McGlockton Sr., 28, while their cousin Mesha Gilbert, 26, left, looks on at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Clearwater, Fla. (Octavio Jones/Tampa Bay Times via AP) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A dispute last week over a handicapped […]

A man who physically attacked a Black woman and hurled racist slurs at her agreed to pay a small settlement to have his charges dropped. Islam El Masry, the owner of “Small Pharaoh’s Egyptian” agreed to pay Carlotta Washington $1,000 to have his harassment and fourth-degree assault charges dropped. Masry sprayed Sriracha hot sauce in Washington’s eyes […]

“The Real Housewives of Atlanta” isn’t the only show Cynthia Bailey is going to appear on later this year. Before the 11th season of the Bravo series debuts in November, she and sister Malorie Bailey will be on “Iyanla: Fix My Life.” The OWN television show will return for the mid-season in August and Mal, who is […]

“Made in America” music festival, with the Philadelphia Museum of Art visible in the distance on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Who’s gonna run this town tonight? Jay-Z is. The rap mogul’s Made in America music festival will stay in the heart of Philadelphia after Mayor Jim Kenney […]

In this photo provided by Loon LLC, a balloon launches from Loon’s launch site Winnemucca, Nev. (Loon LLC via AP) MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — A Google-affiliated company has chosen Kenya as the home of its first announced commercial deal for delivering internet access to hard-to-reach areas using high-altitude balloons. Loon, which is linked to […]

John Edgar Rust was previously convicted of aggravated sexual battery against a minor in 2012. (Image courtesy of Virginia State Police Sex Offender and Crimes against Minors Registry) ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man has been sentenced to nearly 3 years in prison for threatening to murder African Americans at historically black Howard […]

Electric Power Authority repairs distribution lines damaged by Hurricane Maria in the Cantera community of San Juan, Puerto Rico. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti, File) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Ten months after Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico’s electric grid, the local agency responsible for rebuilding it is in chaos and more than $1 billion in […]

LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 24: Model Melyssa Ford attends the YouTube Pre BET Awards Showcase (Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic for YouTube) Former Bravo reality star and model Melyssa Ford was recently released from the hospital after her Jeep was clipped by an 18-wheeler in late June. The model suffered from severe injuries to her head […]

Minnesota city officials helped a young entrepreneur obtain his permit after an individual reported his hot dog stand. 13-year-old Jaequan Faulkner’s food stand in Minneapolis is up and running for business in his neighborhood. The teen first began his venture with the help of his uncle in 2016. He decided to reopen his hot dog […] | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports Chattanooga Police are searching for a teenage suspect accused of throwing an object at a cyclist Monday and calling him a racial slur. Authorities were able to identify the suspect as a 16-year-old passenger after speaking with the driver of the vehicle in question, local station WRCB-TV reported. […]

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