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Jay-Z continues to leverage his celebrity for the good of the fight on the front lines. He is now asking that one city use common sense regarding a demonstrator that went about things the right way.

Dylann Roof, the white 22-year-old suspect connected to the killing of nine Black churchgoers in Charleston, S.C., has elected to represent himself during the hate-crime and murder trial. Roof’s race-fueled motivation to enter Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in 2015 and open fire still has the community in emotional shambles.

Attorneys for Michael Slager, the disgraced former South Carolina police officer who gunned down a running Walter Scott, are stooping to an all-time low to get their client out of prison.

A South Carolina Uber driver was arrested for sexual assault and kidnapping last week, and he has a day job that makes this kind of alleged behavior even more disgraceful. Patrick Aiello, 39, who admitted to performing oral sex on a female passenger,  also works as a sixth grade teacher at Zucker Middle School.

Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old white man accused of killing nine people in a Charleston, S.C. church, shouldn’t have been allowed to purchase the gun he used in the crime. According to the FBI, Roof was able to slip past a criminal background check due to a loophole in the system and obtained the .45-caliber handgun.

Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church, a historic Black church in South Carolina, was the seventh to be torched by flames since the June 17 Mother Emanuel AME church shooting tragedy. As local and federal investigators ponder the rash of church fires across the Deep South, the burning of Mout Zion AME Tuesday night (Jun. […]

Bree Newsome is being hailed as a hero to some and a rebel to others after she climbed the flagpole bearing the Confederate Flag at the South Carolina statehouse and removed the symbol. Newsome was arrested for the daring act, which was also caught on video.

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrived in Charleston, S.C. to honor the lives of the nine victims of the tragic Mother Emanuel AME church shooting. President Obama delivered a powerful eulogy Friday afternoon  (Jun. 26) for his friend and fallen Mother Emanual pastor Rev. Clementa Pinckney and commanded the pulpit similarly to […]

Cornell West had (more) harsh words for President Obama. West appeared on CNN yesterday to discuss the removal of the Confederate Flag, prior to the announcement of the governor’s call that it be removed from South Carolina’s Statehouse.