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CES 2017 Celebrities Include Aisha Tyler, Octavia Spencer, Charles Barkley, Many More

CES 2017 Celebrities Include Aisha Tyler, Octavia Spencer, Charles Barkley, Many More

      CES 2017 (Jan. 5-8, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. And Zennie62.com, Zennie62Media, Zennie62 on YouTube, Zennie Abraham’s 8th straight year as a credentialed blogger) has more celebrities than even listed in the [...]
James Harris speaks on Supt. Wilson's resignation at a press conference on Tuesday. Photo by Ken Epstein.

Oakland Schools Supt. Antwan Wilson Resigns Mid-Year to Lead Washington, D.C. Schools

  Ending months of rumors that he was applying for jobs at school districts around the country, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Superintendent Antwan Wilson announced this week that he is quitting after two-and-a-half years [...]
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High-Priced Consultant Still Earning $30,000 a Month at Oakland Unified Buildings and Grounds Workers Fear They Will Be Replaced by Consultants

Lance Jackson, a $30,000-a-month, $360,000-a-year consultant hired by the Oakland Unified School District, has entered his second school year at the helm of the district’s Facilities Planning and Management Department.
Corey Jones, 31, was shot and killed by a Palm Beach Gardens police officer, Oct. 18, 2015. Photo courtesy of WPTV.

Church Drummer, Corey Jones, Killed by Plainclothes Florida Police Officer

  By Carlos Harrison and Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post   Stranded on a highway off-ramp at 3 a.m., waiting for a tow truck, Corey Jones was armed with a brand-new pistol and a state-issued [...]
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6 Black Churches in Saint Louis Area Have Burned in Last 10 Days

Ben Forstenzer, US Uncut   The major media networks have been eerily silent about the latest wave of racist violence.   In the last 10 days, six Black churches have been set on fire in [...]
Mr. and Mrs. Gathungu, owners of KZK Beauty Supply in Ferguson, MO.

Black-Owned Beauty Supply Becomes a “Trusted Source” in Ferguson

Local Black entrepreneurs have emerged as owners of the newest Black-owned beauty supply store in Ferguson, MO following protests over the killing of unarmed Black teen, Michael Brown by a white police officer.
Protester struggles with security at Donald Trump rally in Richmond, Va., Oct. 14, 2015, after a fight breaks out. 
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Fight Breaks Out at Donald Trump Rally as Supporter Spits in Protester’s Face: Report

Protesters began to chant when the Republican presidential candidate brought up immigration and his desire to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Moments later, a Trump supporter reportedly spat in a protester’s face.
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Texas Mom Calls Out Textbook Company for Calling Slavery “Immigration”

By Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root   Texas mom Roni Dean-Burren took to YouTube recently to call out book publishing giant McGraw-Hill after she opened her son’s World Geography textbook and noticed a slight [...]