New York Judge Orders Renewed Inquiry Into the Death of Eric Garner

A judge on New York’s Supreme Court has ordered a new investigation into the death of Eric Garner in 2014, a 43-year-old Black man who was killed after being put in a chokehold by NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo on accusations of selling loose cigarettes.

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Black Girl Movie Magic: Yara Shahidi to Star as Tinker Bell in Disney's Live-Action Peter Pan and Wendy

Yara Shahidi, star of ABC’s Grown-ish and a leader in the growing group of impressive and talented young Black women making waves in Hollywood, will be taking on the iconic role of Tinker Bell in Disney’s upcoming live-action film adaptation of Peter Pan.

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