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Ft. Lauderdale Police Chief Rick Maglione Removed From Office

Florida chief

 Written by: @kristenshylin According to ABC News, the Fort Lauderdale Police Department has removed Rick Maglione from the chief position and replaced him with an interim chief. Maglione was elected leader of the department in 2016. However, his dismissal came after the department received criticism for its tactics during racial …

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Mississippi Lawmakers Chose Not To Wear Masks, Now 26 Have COVID-19

Mississippi

The State Health Department of Mississippi has confirmed 36 cases that are linked to an outbreak at the State Capitol in Jackson, according to State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs. 26 of those cases belonged to lawmakers, among others, Republicans Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann and House Speaker Philip Gunn both tested …

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Joe Biden Releases $700 Billion “Buy American” Plan That Competes With Trump’s “America First” Agenda; Plans To Invest in Domestic Technology And Rebuild Economy

Joe Biden on Defunding POlice

Joe Biden has released a $700 billion economic plan that combats Donald Trump’s #AmericaFirst agenda. ⠀⠀⠀ On Thursday, Biden unveiled the four-part $700 billion proposal, and in it is a plan to use the money on American products and research in an effort to bring back jobs that have been …

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Police Justified in Fatal Shooting of Armed, Fleeing Man

Police

Utah police officers have been cleared of wrongdoing in firing more than 20 shots and killing an armed man as he ran from police, ABC News reports. According to Salt Lake City district attorney Sim Gill, Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal, 22, was shot as he ran from two police officers responding to …

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Lil Jon Takes PPP Loan To Keep His Team Paid During Pandemic

Lil Jon Talks PPP

Lil Jon is making sure his team is financially taken care of during the pandemic and offsetting lost tour income by accessing funds available through the government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), part of the CARES Act. The music industry was hit particularly hard by COVID-19, with touring coming to a …

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Five People Arrested In Connection to Pop Smoke’s Murder

POp Smoke Family

Five people have been arrested in connection to the February 19th murder of Brooklyn rapper, Pop Smoke. The incident occurred in Hollywood Hills around 4:30 am when four masked men broke into the home and fired shots, striking the rapper. The men then fled on foot, as Smoke was immediately …

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FBI Reopens The Unsolved Alonzo Brooks Case 16 Years Later

Alonzo Brooks

Written by: @kristenshylin_ The story of Alonzo Brooks represents another person of color that was failed by law enforcement. Brooks, who would have turned 40 in May, died 16 years ago; his death remains unsolved. In 2004, Brooks left his home to attend a party with friends, but he never …

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