Bucks’ Sterling Brown Receives $750K Settlement After Police Brutality Incident

  Update 11/09/2020 12:12pm: Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown was wrongfully arrested by Milwaukee police in 2018 after he was accused of parking in a handicapped space. Video of the incident shows the NBA player approaching police to question them about the ticket he was being issued, which led to the situation being escalated by police who tackled him, then tased him. Along with that, he was charged with resisting arrest. The charges were dropped after an investigation was launched into the incident and bodycam footage revealed that Brown did…

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Update: Ice Cube Responds to Criticism for Negotiating With Trump’s Campaign

Update 10/14/2020 6:49pm: Ice Cube was heavily criticized on social media after a Trump staffer tweeted that the legendary rapper’s Contract With Black America (CWBA) helped Donald Trump develop his “Platinum Plan.” Cube responded to critics on Twitter and clarified that he was contacted by both the Democratic Party and Trump’s campaign. “Facts: I put out the CWBA. Both parties contacted me,” Ice Cube wrote. “Dems said we’ll address the CWBA after the election. Trump campaign made some adjustments to their plan after talking to us about the CWBA.” Cube…

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JACOB BLAKE UNCLE PISSED EX-COP WAS TAPPED … To Review Investigation

The Jacob Blake investigation is nearing its end, but before it crosses the finish line, a neutral third party has been looped in — a former cop — something a Blake family member is none too pleased about. Jacob’s uncle, Justin Blake, tells TMZ … he feels the news about DOJ investigators bringing in former the Madison, WI police chief as a consultant in the probe is an open-palmed slap in the face. Fact is … he believes the so-called impartial second set of eyes announced this week, Noble Wray, can’t be impartial. Justin…

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Buck the System: 8 Black Leaders Reshaping the Music Industry’s Future

When we look back at 2020, we’ll remember it as a year of reckoning for the music industry. In the midst of a pandemic, social unrest, digital revolutions, governors suing mayors, and watching pro athletes making millions inside of “bubbles,” the music world is dealing with its own issues. One of the obvious and most glaring is the lack of Black representation in executive and leadership positions. It’s not a secret that in an industry where people of color create the content they’re also being left out of the major…

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Pastor Leon Scoggins: No justice, no peace!

by Pastor Leon Scoggins No justice, no peace! These are the words that are filling streets around the world. This is a cry out from a people who are fed up. They are fed up with Black people being murdered at the hands of white officers with justice nowhere in sight. As a young Black man in America, I am disgusted to think that your skin color can confess your guilt. But what’s even more disgusting is the silence of many church leaders during this time, as people around the…

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