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New York Times Under Fire for 'Homophobic' Animated Cartoon of Trump and Putin: Video

The video caption reads, "Donald Trump's not-so-secret admiration for Vladimir Putin plays out in a teenager's bedroom."

The New York Times' animated cartoon depicting Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin as gay lovers has gone viral, being viewed more than 1.3 million times on Twitter alone. But the newspaper is facing backlash from LGBTQ advocates calling the cartoon "homophobic."

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A conservative nominee for federal court has had his nomination withdrawn after not even enough Republicans could get behind voting for him.

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Homophobe Threatens Lesbian Couple, Calls Woman ‘Gay Pride-a** B*tch,’ Cop Does Nothing: Video

The cop made a "judgment call" and returned to more pressing matters, one of the women said.

A video of a homophobic man verbally harassing a lesbian couple has made its way around the Internet. What's not caught on camera, though, is a police officer refusing to document the incident.

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Police Killings Tied to Worse Mental Health for Blacks

Each year in the U.S., police kill more than 300 Black men and women — at least a quarter of them unarmed.

(Reuters) — Police killings of unarmed Black people are associated with worse mental health for Black Americans across the country, even when they have no direct connection to the deaths, a study suggests.

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#FoulFreddy Calls Cops After Being Fouled During Basketball Game

Like the 911 call from BBQ Becky, another documented instance where police are called to the scene for no valid reason.

Move over BBQ Becky, Pool Patrol Paula and Permit Patty; there's now Foul Freddy.

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Harith Augustus, 37, was shot dead by police this past weekend on the South Side of Chicago, and disputes over what really happened have led many activists to question motives of the police and the mayor in how they handle the investigation.

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Black Men Defy the Racist Stigma That Says Their Trauma is Their Own Fault

Program helps Black male victims talk about trauma and support others.

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Black men between the ages of 18 and 30 years old who have experienced abuse, relatives' drug addictions, being shot or having loved ones shot decided to turn their pain into support for others like them. The reason: those who end up in ERs or treatment facilities get asked, "What were you doing?" as opposed to, "What happened to you?"

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CampaigningWhileBlack: Police Called on Black Men For Campaigning for Their Congressional Candidate

Apparently not an unusual situation for people of color participating in the democratic process.

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Two Black Morehouse students campaigning in Gwinnett County, Ga., for David Kim for Congress — in full campaign attire with flyers — were surrounded by three police cars. One of the men, Eli Sabur, recorded the incident and posted it on social media. Activist Shaun King shared the video on Twitter and it has gone viral.

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Social media video justice continues to out racists, this time in Indianapolis. Shane Holland, a resident of River Crossing Apartments, presented his key fob after being confronted by the apartment manager, Candice Clingerman, who knew him, and an off-duty police officer who had asked him to leave.

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