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‘Negro’, ‘Oriental’ Removed From Federal Regulations

[ad_1] A voice vote in the U.S. House of Representative on Tuesday approved a bill to remove antiquated racial labels in two federal regulations, The Hill reported. “Words definitely matter. They can cause great harm and division, particularly when they are embedded in federal statute,” Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), who authored the bill, stated on the House floor. Words matter. And racially offensive terms like Eskimo, Oriental and Negro have NO place in federal law. That's why the House just acted https://t.co/ZBXkyeCqVh — Hakeem Jeffries (@RepJeffries) November 29, 2017 The measure seeks to replace the term “Negro” with “Black or African American” and “Oriental”...

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Beyoncé’s Twin Baby Reveal Was The Most Liked Instagram Photo Of 2017

[ad_1] In 2016, Selena Gomez took the crown for having the most liked Instagram photo that year — garnering 6.8 million likes on a pic of her sexily drinking Coca-Cola.     But it never takes long for Beyoncé to steal someone’s shine. According to the numbers, the Queen Bey’s twin pregnancy reveal in February was the most liked Instagram pic of 2017 with 11.1 million likes.     However, Selena still made it into the top 3 most liked pics of the year. Hit the flip to see which one of Gomez’s photos amassed 10.3 million Likes. 1 2Next page » [ad_2] Source link ...

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Trump’s Muslim Retweets Draw Fire From US & Abroad

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump retweeted inflammatory videos from a fringe British political group Wednesday that purported to show violence being committed by Muslims, drawing quick condemnation from civil rights groups as well as a spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May. Trump retweeted videos from Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of Britain First, a far-right British group whose profile was elevated by Trump’s attention. May spokesman James Slack said Britain First seeks to divide communities through its use of “hateful narratives which peddle lies and stoke tensions.” He said “it is wrong for the president to have done this.” But May’s...

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Philando Castile’s Girlfriend Receives $800K Settlement

[ad_1] The city of St. Anthony, Minnesota that was responsible for hiring an officer who shot and killed a Black man during a traffic stop reached a settlement with Philando Castile‘s girlfriend and daughter who were in the car during the incident. CBS News reports, on Tuesday, November 29, 2017, the city council voted in favor of paying Diamond Reynolds and her 4-year-old daughter $675,000. In addition to that, she will receive $125,000 from the League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust and the city of Roseville where she was taken by police. According to officials from the city of St. Anthony, Reynolds filed...

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DMX Releases Official Cover Of ‘Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer’

[ad_1] Nothing screams holiday spirit like hearing DMX spit the lyrics to “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” The gritty rapper first gave us a taste of the Christmas classic on Power 105.1 in 2012. Now he’s taking his holiday cheer to a new level with an official recorded track of the song released on the “Spotify Singles: Holiday” playlist. Check it out below. It’s probably everything you hoped for and more.   Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter! (Photo Credit: Associated Press) [ad_2] Source link ...

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FBI Black Identity Supremacists Documents Reveal Fear Of BLM Violence

[ad_1] A review of FBI documents from its surveillance of the Black Lives Matter collective reveals that the agency believed that “Black Identity extremists” would target the police and the 2016 presidential conventions, Al Jazeera reported. “The FBI assesses it is very likely Black Identity Extremists perceptions of police brutality against African Americans spurred an increase in premeditated retaliatory lethal violence against law enforcement and will likely serve as justification for such violence,” an Aug. 3 report from the agency stated. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the FBI had been monitoring BLM protests and circulated information in 2016 to law enforcement agencies...

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Phaedra Parks Is Ready To Get Back In The Game Of Love

[ad_1] Three years after filing for divorce from Apollo Nida, Phaedra Parks is back on the market and ready to find love. In an interview with Us Weekly, the ex-Real Housewives Of Atlanta star explains, “I’m not dating anyone seriously. I’ve been on a few dates.” She continued, “I think I’m hot on the market.” Totally feeling herself and not ashamed of it, Parks has some requirements when looking for the man of her dreams. “I’m looking for a lot of things. I love to be pampered, but also like to have a divorce conversation.” I also love an attractive man, so there’s that as...

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Beyoncé Is Launching Her Own Line Of Holiday Gifts!

[ad_1] Queen B aka Beyonce is getting into the gift-giving spirit of the holidays by coming out with her own line of gifts! Page Six reports, the singer is selling everything from onesies to hoodies using the phrase, “I Sleigh All Day,” “Slay Bells,” “Holidayonce,” “Have A Thicc Holiday” and “Sis the Season.” With names like that, who wouldn’t want to buy that! On sale on Beyonce.com prices range from $35 to $55. “Sis the season” to be jolly, swipe a hoodie or a onesie for the Queen B fan in your life! https://shop.beyonce.com/ Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram The Carters: Beyonce, Blue Ivy, &...

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