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Planet Fitness Tells Woman to Cover Up Because Her Toned Body Intimidated Others — Are You Serious?

Gym tells woman to cover up because her ‘toned body’ intimidated others By Charlene Sakoda | Odd News – 17 hrs ago The Planet Fitness gym in Richmond, California is standing behind their dress code policy after one member claimed that she was told to put a shirt over her intimidatingly toned body. As reported…

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The Trayvon Martin Killing and the Myth of Black-on-Black Crime

Photo by Angel Valentin/Getty Jamelle Bouie facebook tweet post THE TRAYVON VERDICT   07.15.13 Crime is driven by proximity and opportunity, writes Jamelle Bouie—which is why 86 percent of white victims were killed by white offenders. Last week, in Chicago, 16-year-old Darryl Green was found dead in the yard of an abandoned…

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Feds take over Alfred Wright case

print Email this article | MORE by Rucks Russell / KHOU 11 News khou.com Posted on February 7, 2014 at 10:29 PM JASPER, Texas — Alfred Wright was a husband, a father and a son. “To know him was to love him,” said Lauren Wright, Alfred’s wife. “You would have to…

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Sabine Co. DA turns Alfred Wright case over to Texas AG’s office

Breaking Posted: Feb 05, 2014 10:56 AM CSTUpdated: Feb 05, 2014 11:38 AM CST By Gary Bass – email   SABINE COUNTY, TX (KTRE) – Wednesday morning, the Sabine County District Attorney released a statement that said he has turned the ongoing Alfred Wright case over to the Texas Attorney General’s Office. Additional…

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The Emasculation of the Black Man in America

The Emasculation of the Black Man in America   As I prepare to enter into a week where I will be discussing the emasculation of the American man, I am forced to look deep into a specific type of man in America. Even though my aim is to confront the…

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