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Cleveland bills Tamir Rice’s family for ambulance ride

CLEVELAND — First, a Cleveland police officer shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice as he played with a toy pellet gun in a public park. Then the city said the boy’s death was his own fault. And now Cleveland has charged the Rice family for his final ambulance ride. That latest development, coming on Wednesday Read More…

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Movement set to marshal power of black dollars

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – (NNPA) – A newly launched black economic movement is being cited as a new tool to empower black communities nationwide while showcasing the potency of black Americans’ consumer spending power. LetsBuyBlack365, launched here last week, is a national grass-roots movement that uses selective spending with black entrepreneurs to bolster black businesses, create Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Cosby has no one but himself to blame

Bill Cosby is finally being brought to justice. Authorities in Pennsylvania announced criminal charges on Wednesday against the entertainer stemming from a woman’s accusation that he drugged and sexually abused her at his home in a suburb north of Philadelphia in 2004. Kevin Steele, Montgomery County’s district attorney-elect, said that Cosby faces a felony charge Read More…