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Police: D.C. Man Forced In Van, Sexually Assaulted By Group

Police in Washington D.C. are looking for seven suspects who allegedly forced a man into a van at gunpoint and sexually assaulted him.

This is the second time a man has been forced into a vehicle and sexually assaulted in the nation’s capitol in less than a year, … 310 more words


Here's Why School Segregation "Still Exists" In America

Despite school desegregation laws, White parents have been fighting efforts to allow poorer Black students from failing districts to attend the same schools as their children. 337 more words


Republicans Fail To Defund Planned Parenthood

Senate Democratic leaders on Monday blocked a procedural vote that would have cut funding for Planned Parenthood, according to The Huffington Post.

Republican leaders needed 60 votes to move the measure to the Senate floor, but they came up short in a vote of 53-46, The Post writes. 290 more words


Rep. Elijah Cummings On Baltimore Crime Spike: "Black Lives Also Have To Matter To Black People"

As Baltimore city officials called on the federal government to help address a deadly spike in violence — the highest in 43 years — veteran Democratic Rep. 394 more words


Sandra Bland's Family Files Federal Lawsuit Over Jail Cell Death

During an emotional press conference Tuesday, the family of Sandra Bland announced the filing of a lawsuit against officials in Texas that seeks to push the individuals involved in her jail cell death to “take accountability,” according to the family’s lawyer. 429 more words


Happy Birthday, Obama! Check Out The President's Best Instagram Moments During His Last Year As Commander-In-Chief

If you didn’t know, Aug. 4 marks President Obama’s 54th birthday.

And to celebrate his age, full of wisdom and knowledge, we’ve decided to round up some of the president’s most hilarious, funniest, full of life photographs from his Instagram account and that of… 223 more words


NEWS ROUNDUP: 2 Dead After Shooting At Drake’s OVO Fest Afterparty...AND MORE

Drake’s OVO Fest in Toronto ended in mayhem last night, after two people were shot and killed during an after party hosted by the rapper. 529 more words