Ted Cruz Says Maxine Waters is 'Encouraging Riots & Violence' by Telling Protesters to 'Stay in the Streets.' Does He Not Remember Trump?

Ted Cruz, the Texas senator with the Dollar Store version of Wolverine’s facial hair, must have left the part of him that even bothers hiding his hypocrisy in Cancun when he went on his short-lived vacation from being a piss-poor elected official earlier this year.

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Defense 'Expert' in Derek Chauvin Trial Accused in Maryland Lawsuit of Cover-Up in Case Similar to George Floyd's

On Wednesday, The Root reported that Dr. David Fowler, a retired forensic pathologist, testified during day 13 of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial over the death of George Floyd. Fowler said on the stand that he believed Floyd’s death was caused by “sudden cardiac arrhythmia” connected to…

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Hip Hop Great Black Rob Dies at 51

Hip Hop lost another great emcee Saturday. It’s been just over a week since Black Rob was seen expressing his condolences for the passing of rap icon DMX from his hospital bed in Atlanta, Ga., in an Instagram video posted by New York City radio host DJ Self. Now, the Hip Hop community is morning the “Woah!” emcee’s…

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Black Teen Fatally Shot by Tennessee Police. Initial Reports Says He Shot Officer, Later Says Bullet Did Not Come From Teen's Gun

Right now is a difficult time for Black America. Last summer, we saw a massive wave of Black Lives Matter protests across the nation and an equally massive spotlight on systemic racism in policing—we called it a racial awakening.

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