NC Greensboro’s Black Community Comes Together

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For almost two decades, the residents who live in a predominantly African-American Greensboro neighborhood didn’t have a place to shop for food. The community tried to attract the attention of a popular grocery store, but when that plan didn’t work, they decided to open their own store.

Read more: http://atlantablackstar.com/2015/11/2…

Daniel Holtzclaw Allegedly Raped 13 Woman

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13 Black women were allegedly raped by officer Holtzclaw who is currently on trial. The jury is all White and the trial has already turned into destroying the testimonies of the witnesses do to past mistakes or using character flaws as a tactic of discrediting.

Torture In Chicago

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Exclusive: Secret interrogation facility reveals aspects of war on terror in US
‘They disappeared us’: protester details 17-hour shackling without basic rights
Accounts describe police brutality, missing 15-year-old and one man’s death
Latest: Follow the Guardian’s investigation into Chicago’s Homan Square

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/20…

One of the people held at the Chicago police’s notorious “black site” at Homan Square claims the officers sexually abused him into agreeing to participate in a drug sting. Security footage from the facility shows the man was indeed held there.

https://www.rt.com/usa/258785-chicago…

The Guardian has uncovered arrest records revealing that 82% of the more than 3,500 Americans detained at a secret police facility in Chicago over the past decade were black.

About 8.5% of those held at the site were white. According to the 2010 census, Chicago’s population is 32% non-Hispanic white, 33% black, and 29% Hispanic (of which 13.5% identify as racially white).

http://www.businessinsider.com/more-t…

Patricia Bath: Cataract Laserphaco Probe

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In 1981, Bath began working on her most well-known invention: the Laserphaco Probe (1986). Harnessing laser technology, the device created a less painful and more precise treatment of cataracts. She received a patent for the device in 1988, becoming the first African-American female doctor to receive a patent for a medical purpose. (She also holds patents in Japan, Canada and Europe.) With her Laserphaco Probe, Bath was able to help restore the sight of individuals who had been blind for more than 30 years.

http://www.biography.com/people/patricia-bath-21038525#pioneer-in-ophthalmology

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/changingthefaceofmedicine/physicians/biography_26.html

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory/inventors/bath.htm

Donald Trump’s Alabama Rally Turns Ugly

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