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Garner Thanked Jesus Upon Homicide Ruling

The mother of a New York man who was placed in a chokehold while in police custody says her first words on hearing his death had been ruled a homicide were “Thank you, Jesus.” Eric Garner’s mother, Gwen Carr, said Saturday she was grateful for the medical examiner’s report saying ...

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Eric Garner’s Widow Asks For Civil Rights Investigation Over Her Husband’s Death

The widow of a man who died last week after being put in a choke hold by a New York City police officer urged federal prosecutors to launch a civil-rights investigation at a meeting in Brooklyn on Friday. Eric Garner, 43, died last week after being tackled by police, who ...

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WILL MY FANTASY EVER COME TRUE?

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The NewsOne Now with Roland Martin broadcast on Black so-called “LGBT” Rights** 7-24-14 With Jasmyne Cannick, Terrance Laney and Cleo Manago One of my fantasies is to be on Black television in a discussion that allows for issues relevant to same-gender-loving (SGL), bisexual and transgendered Black people – to be ...

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Black GOP Staffer Fired After Complaining About White Privilege On Facebook

The Hartford Courant reported that a Republican consultant was fired Thursday after she complained on Facebook about the “white privilege” of her employer’s opponent. Regina V. Ross Roundtree had been in the employ of Penny Bacchiochi, a Republican candidate for the Connecticut lieutenant governor, until she wrote on Facebook that ...

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Obama To Rename Africa Young Leaders Program For Nelson Mandela

President Barack Obama criticized gender oppression in Africa that he said is “crippling” development in some countries, speaking out publicly Monday for the first time against female genital mutilation while encouraging young leaders from the continent to empower women. Obama pointed to an inaugural class of young African fellows who ...

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Oklahoma’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Overturned

Oklahoma’s same-sex marriage ban has been overturned. On Friday, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an earlier ruling that struck down the state’s same-sex marriage ban. Below, more from the AP: DENVER (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday ruled Oklahoma must allow gay couples to wed, ...

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Obama Finally Ready To Sign Executive Order Targeting LGBT Job Discrimination

President Barack Obama on Monday will sign an executive order banning workplace discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender workers of federal contractors and the federal government. The executive order has two components: It prohibits federal contractors from discriminating against employees based on sexual orientation or gender identity — a ...

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Michael Sam Gives Emotional Speech At ESPYs After Receiving 2014 Arthur Ashe Courage Award

Michael Sam gave a powerful and heartfelt speech on Wednesday night after receiving the 2014 Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs in Los Angeles. The first-team All-American defensive lineman from the University of Missouri announced that he was gay in February, just three months before hearing his name called ...

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Cashier Told Obama A Homosexual Sex Joke & Got The Best Reaction

During a recent visit to Texas, President Barack Obama made a stop at Franklin Barbecue in Austin, where he ordered a ton of meat and was seen giving a cashier one of his famous fist bumps. That cashier — Daniel Rugg Webb, a comedian and part-time employee at Franklin Barbecue ...

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Blood drive’ held to protest ban on homosexual donors

At least 16 gay or bisexual men showed up with a straight or lesbian ally on Friday at the Red Cross blood donation center in D.C. as part of a 60-city National Gay Blood Drive. Organizers of the nationwide event, led by filmmaker and activist Ryan James Yezak, billed the ...

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