Watch This ‘Judas And The Black Messiah’ Featurette And Understand Why It’s Important You Know Fred Hampton’s Name

One of the most important films of the year, ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ lands in theaters February 12th. The movie makes it’s Sundance Festival debut this week and the film has an all-day virtual summit on Tuesday, February 2nd. We’re excited to exclusively share a featurette from the film which shares footage as well as commentary from writer/director Shaka King, producers Ryan Coogler and Charles King and actors Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield and Dominique Fishback reflecting on the power of Chairman Fred Hampton, his legacy and the importance that the world know that…

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Daycare Owner Charged With Murder of 2-Year-Old After Investigators Spot Abuse in TV Reflection

She wasn’t even the first child to die after being in her care this year, according to police. A daycare owner has been charged with killing a two-year-old girl five months after she mysteriously died while in her care. Kaylee Thomas’s death at the home of Jessica Anne Cherry on August 18, 2020 had been ruled indeterminate; but on Tuesday the Chief Medical Examiner finally declared it a homicide, leading detectives to immediately arrest and charge the 37-year-old with second degree murder. After the toddler died, police obtained a search…

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Biden Orders Justice Department Not to Renew Contracts with Private Prisons

  On Tuesday, President Joe Biden announced that he directed the Department of Justice to end all federal contracts with private prisons. Biden’s executive order revives the Obama-era push to phase-out the use of private prisons. The move is part of a larger racial equity initiative from the Biden administration and the presidents’ personal reckoning with the unjust criminal justice system he helped organize. “We must change now,” said Biden. “I know it’s going to take time, but I know we can do it. And I firmly believe the nation…

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Video Shows Cop Slam Teen Girl to the Ground Head-First, Knocking Her Out

  In Osceola, Florida, a video emerging from Liberty High School shows a cop violently slam a teen girl to the ground, immediately knocking her out. It was not clear why deputies were on the campus, and authorities didn’t offer reporters any information other than under investigation. However, the Sheriff’s department noted later that the officer was there to break up a fight between students. They told Reporters, “Our office is in the initial stages of our investigation. We are collecting video, witness statements, and relevant information related to the…

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Murder Charges Filed On White Boston Man For Running Over Henry Tapia While Spewing Anti-Black Racist Slurs

We already know what type of time Boston is on but damn… Hate crimes are still en vogue just in case you were wondering. According to NBC Boston, a man named Dean Kapsalis, 54, ran over and killed Henry Tapia with his truck while shouting racist slurs at him. Just to be clear, Kapsalis is a white man and Tapia is Black. Fortunately, Kapsalis was charged with murder this morning and we can only pray that he gets the harshest sentence allowed by law. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan says that Kapsalis, “intentionally…

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BREONNA TAYLOR Grand Jurors Call For A.G. Impeachment … HE’S A LIAR

Three grand jurors in the Breonna Taylor case filed a petition with Kentucky officials, imploring the State Legislature to impeach Attorney General Daniel Cameron, claiming he’s a liar who shoveled b.s. about the case to the media to make himself look better. The 3 grand jurors zeroed in on Cameron’s public pronouncement he put possible homicide charges on the table for the Grand Jury, but they didn’t bite. Not true, say the 3 grand jurors. They say Cameron NEVER even mentioned homicide charges were an option. The only charge that was on the table was…

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Soulja Boy Sued By Ex-GF/Personal Assistant For Abuse & Sexual Assault

A woman claiming to be Soulja Boy’s ex-girlfriend and personal assistant filed a lawsuit with the Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday, accusing him of sexual assault and physical abuse. The alleged victim, identified as Jane Doe, says Soulja Boy raped and assaulted her for nearly two years. According to the lawsuit, the rapper began sending her unsolicited photos of his penis a month after getting hired in December 2018. She admitted that the two developed a consensual relationship and she moved in with him. However, the romance turned violent…

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Dave Chappelle Reportedly Tests Positive for COVID-19

According to TMZ, comedic legend Dave Chappelle has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Sources close to Chappelle have indicated he is currently quarantining and hasn’t experienced any symptoms up to this point. As a result of Chappelle’s positive test, the remaining shows he was set to perform in Austin, TX, were canceled. Chappelle had already performed on Wednesday in what was supposed to be the first of five shows. Two of those nights were slated to feature Joe Rogan, but instead, the venue is now issuing refunds for the remaining…

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Jay-Z Creates $10M Fund to Invest in Minority-Owned Cannabis Companies

According to the Wall Street Journal, Jay-Z is launching a $10 million fund to invest in minority-owned cannabis businesses. Hov told the WSJ that his latest venture is a step toward rectifying the War on Drugs’ ill-effects and the disproportionate impact on black and brown communities. “It’s really unbelievable how that can happen,” said Jay. “We were the ones most negatively affected by the war on drugs, and America has turned around and created a business from it that’s worth billions.” The WSJ reports that Hov’s $10 million investment is…

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Alicia Keys, T.I., Migos & More Call On Biden-Harris Administration To Form Racial Justice Commission

By : Yohance Kyles (@HUEYmixwitRILEY) / During the 2016 presidential campaign, the Mic media company published a video titled “23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black in America” which featured celebrities bringing awareness to the tragic deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police officers such as Sandra Bland, Philando Castile, and Eric Garner. As Joe Biden is preparing to replace Donald Trump in the White House, musicians are once again presenting a public service announcement focused on racial justice. This time the #breathewithme Revolution and the Black Music Action Coalition are using the…

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