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The U.S. Carries Out Its First Federal Execution In 17 Years

First Execution

Written by:@kristenshylin_ According to CNN, Daniel Lewis Lee, a professed white supremacist, was executed early Tuesday morning, marking the first federal execution in 17 years. “I didn’t do it,” Lee said as he took his last breath. “I’ve made a lot of mistakes in my life, but I’m not a …

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Tina Knowles Lawson Reacts To The “Activist Police” Criticizing Beyonce: “The Girl Is Constantly Working For Our People”

Tina and Beyonce for Art

Written by: @kristenshylin_ Designer, businesswoman, and former hairdresser Tina Knowles Lawson joined the “Hustling With Vivica A. Fox” podcast where she spoke about activism critics. On the podcast, Mama Tina, also known as the mother of Beyoncé and Solange, addressed people who questioned Beyoncé’s contribution to the community. Lawson mentioned …

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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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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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J.K. Rowling Signs Open Letter Condemning Cancel Culture

JK Rowling to release more books

 Written by: @kristenshylin_ The author of the beloved Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling, joined 150 writers, academics and activists in a call for action to end cancel culture. According to Deadline, the author signed the open letter published by Harper’s denouncing the “restriction of debate” in modern culture. Rowling has recently …

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