SoMetro News Editor on 07/18/2018

Chicago Neighborhood Explodes After Officer Kills Popular Black Barber; Police Say He Was ‘Exhibiting Characteristics’ of an Armed Person

Chicago Neighborhood Explodes After Officer Kills Popular Black Barber; Police Say He Was ‘Exhibiting Characteristics’ of an Armed PersonSource: Chicago Neighborhood Explodes After Officer Kills Popular Black Barber; Police Say He Was ‘Exhibiting Characteristics’ of an Armed PersonTweetShare this:Cl

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AK Rose on 07/10/2018

This Day In Black History: July 10

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AK Rose on 07/09/2018

This Day In Black History: July 9

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SoMetro News Editor on 07/08/2018

Priced out of their home? North Texans see tax bill rise $1,200 in five years

Priced out of their home? North Texans see tax bill rise $1,200 in five yearsSource: wfaa.com | Priced out of their home? North Texans see tax bill rise $1,200 in five yearsTweetShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share o

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AK Rose on 07/08/2018

This Day In Black History: July 8

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AK Rose on 07/07/2018

This Day In Black History: July 7

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AK Rose on 07/06/2018

This Day In Black History: July 6

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AK Rose on 07/05/2018

This Day In Black History: July 5

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AK Rose on 07/03/2018

This Day In Black History: July 3

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SoMetro News Editor on 07/03/2018

Apology not accepted. 

Photo by Vidar Nordli-Mathisen on UnsplashThe attitude that 45 has released, among those who have held racial prejudice within, continues to be televised. A black family enduring the pain and grief that is expected when a loved one dies, was dealt the ultimate insult. One of the mourners accidently

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SoMetro News Editor on 07/02/2018

Warning for female travelers on airline flights!

The FBI is reporting that there has been a dramatic rise in sexual assaults on flights over the last few years. Women are being assaulted in large part during nighttime flights when the cabin lights are dimmed to allow passengers to sleep.Please be aware of this possible danger and report any unwan

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AK Rose on 07/02/2018

This Day In Black History: July 2

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SoMetro News Editor on 07/02/2018

Is the explanation worse than the video… 

Last week the internet was lit with pictures of a man hanging on to the hood of a car while the car was speeding down a highway. Check the article below to find out the real story and it is just as BAD as the video.Source: FL Woman Arrested For Driving Down Highway With Ex-Boyfriend on Hood | The La

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SoMetro News Editor on 07/02/2018

Mexico election: López Obrador vows profound change after win – BBC News

Mexico election: López Obrador vows profound change after winSource: Mexico election: López Obrador vows profound change after win – BBC NewsTweetShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)

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SoMetro News Editor on 06/30/2018

Yes, racism and hate is still alive and well in the great state of Texas.

Most people on this earth have good hearts and intentions, but there are still a great number of hate filled, racist people that walk among us. We need to realize that there are people in public service that are not working to protect and serve everyone the same way. Some people hold resentment, an

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SoMetro News Editor on 06/28/2018

Another Thug Granny Channels Attacks Black Children On A Beach | News One

And the beat goes on… this is not new, we are just seeing it more often because of the technology that most of us carry with us each day. Just think, if we did not have access to what at one time was meant to be a tool, a simple communication device (the cell phone) a lot of racism would continue t

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SoMetro News Editor on 06/27/2018

Permit Patty Is Now Jobless Patty | News One

This will hopefully be a lesson to all those who don’t look before they leap. Fake calling the police or not, this woman made a decision without totally assessing the situation. She could have easily asked the child why she was selling the water and it would have been smart to donate enough money t

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SoMetro News Editor on 06/27/2018

Justice Kennedy to retire effective July 31st 2018

The midterm elections just got REAL. Justice Kennedy will retire effective July 31, 2018 and we now face another SCOTUS Justice appointed by 45.He has been the swing vote on several issues so this will have GRAVE consequences as we move forward with ALL of the most important issues that will be brou

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SoMetro News Editor on 06/27/2018

Michael Rosfeld Charged With Murder Of Antwon Rose In Pittsburgh | News One

Though this officer definitely should be charged and put on trial, will this be another non conviction of a police officer caught on video killing an unarmed black male?We have seen this story before, but will we see a different outcome this time?Officer Michael Rosfeld Charged With The Fatal Shooti

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SoMetro News Editor on 06/27/2018

Joe Jackson died today at age 89

Photo by Vidar Nordli-Mathisen on UnsplashVidar Nordli-MathisenThe Jackson family has announced that Joe Jackson died today. The father and driving force behind one of the most talented entertainment families in history, died after a long illness.Joe Jackson, Father of Michael and Janet Jackson, Dea

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