Powdered drywall mistaken for cocaine lands innocent man behind bars

A Florida man was arrested and sat in jail for 90 days after police mistook powdered drywall for cocaine. When Karlos Cashe was pulled over in March, he thought that he was in for a minor ticket because he had …

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Covering the world’s biggest hunger crises, I saw people with nothing give everything to save a life

Aid agencies are overwhelmed by the crisis, so the hungry are turning to other poor people.

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Libya becomes a key focus of the Manchester bombing probe

Investigators want to learn if Manchester bomber Salman Abedi received training or help from Islamic State operatives in the North African country ... /
‘Financial freedom’ preacher hit with several counts of tax fraud

William Todd Coontz, the former Charlotte preacher who wrote the financial freedom book “Please Don’t Repo My Car,” was indicted for tax fraud on ... /
Tiffany Haddish lands stand-up special ‘From The ‘Hood to Hollywood’

Tiffany Haddish has just landed her first stand-up comedy special: “From the ‘Hood to Hollywood.” Haddish filmed the show at ... /
Trump supporter: My family won’t be insured if Obamacare goes away

Don Lemon brought in two people who would be badly affected by the Senate Republicans’ health care bill on his CNN show and allowed them to ...

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Black teens handcuffed for selling water on National Mall

Three teenagers were handcuffed on the National Mall in Washington, DC for selling bottled water and an elected official has asked the US Park Police why. The arrests took place last Thursday. A witness captured photos of three black youths … /
A beautifully pregnant Serena Williams poses nude for Vanity Fair

Serena Williams posed nude for the August cover of Vanity Fair, opening up about her pregnancy as well as her relationship with fiancée Alexis Ohanian.

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What questions do you have about ambulance services where you are?

We are investigating emergency services in Africa. What questions do you have about ambulance services in your country? /
Kris Jenner will ‘never marry’ boyfriend of three years Corey Gamble

Even though Kris Jenner has been dating boyfriend Corey Gamble for almost three years, she reportedly has no plans to marry him. /
Police chief who called beauty queen ‘Black b*tch’ resigns

Kerry Crews, the Texas police chief who came under fire when he arrested a Black beauty queen in May and called her a "black b***h," has resigned.

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No school, no play

How former Liverpool footballer Salif Diao is trying to ensure aspiring players do not abandon school to pursue a career. /
Morehouse appoints new president after predecessor’s shocking death

The Morehouse College Board unanimously voted to appoint Harold Martin Jr. ('02) as interim president after the most recent one passed away unexpectedly. /
Winning Play$ and TheGrio celebrate Black women and feminism with Gloria Steinem

When Stacey Tisdale decided to create an event to empower Black women, one of the first people she called was feminist icon, Gloria Steinem. /
Teens brutally attack, bloody pregnant woman at HS graduation

During a Long Island High School graduation, a group of teenagers was captured on video brutally attacking a pregnant young woman. On Sunday, the class of 2017 graduated from William Floyd High School, but the excitement of the day turned …

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Diouf: Gerrard needs to know Senegal is bigger than Liverpool

Senegalese footballer El Hadji Diouf shares his unvarnished thoughts on former Liverpool team-mates Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher.

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Salif Diao: I had to sleep rough before Monaco trials

Former Senegal midfielder had to spend 10 days sleeping rough under a stadium while awaiting his trial with his first club.

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DR Congo's Mabiala joins Portland Timbers

Major League Soccer side Portland Timbers sign DR Congo international Larrys Mabiala from Turkish club Kayserispor. /
Joe Biden says he learned about Black people by becoming lifeguard

During a pool renaming ceremony in his hometown Wilmington, Delaware, the former vice president shared why he's grateful for his time as lifeguard. /
Cory Booker and John Lewis hold sit-in to protest GOP health care bill

On Monday evening, Sen. Booker and Rep. Lewis sat down on the steps of the Capitol in order to protest the Senate Republicans' health care bill. /
Serena Williams claps back at John McEnroe’s sexist comments

Tennis player John McEnroe said that Serena Williams would be ranked 700 in the world if she played against men instead of women--she disagreed. /
Leslie Jones slams Ritz-Carlton after BET Awards: ‘They don’t like Black people!’

Leslie Jones said that she enjoyed the BET Awards, but it was her hotel stay after the show that has her mad.

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Henry Onyekuru: Everton close to signing Nigeria striker

Everton are close to completing a £7m deal for KAS Eupen's Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru. /
The interconnected injustice of Philando, Charleena and Nabra

There isn’t a day that goes by when Black and brown people are not thinking about what oppression looks like. From the moment we’re ...

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Africa agriculture pioneer wins 2017 World Food Prize

African Development Bank president Akinwumi Adesina wins the prestigious World Food Prize for his work to boost yields and farm incomes. /
DC’s Ben’s Chili Bowl repaints famous mural without Bill Cosby

People were surprised to see that the famous mural on Ben’s Chili Bowl had been repainted and while there were still the glowing faces of the Obamas, Muhammad Ali, Prince and others such as Harriet Tubman, one face was missing. … /
Threesome killer sobs over girlfriend’s deceit: ‘I threw my life away for a f—ing lie’

A threesome ended in murder and the man charged in the killing was upset on Saturday when he learned it may have been his own girlfriend that set him up. Christopher Membreno spoke to the Daily News on Saturday from …

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