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Lena Waithe Explains Why She Decided to Cut Off Her Locs​

Waithe is no longer letting stereotypes stand in her way.

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For many Black women, hair is tied to identity. Award-winning screenwriter and actress Lena Waithe said queer stereotypes prevented her from cutting her hair, until now.

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Trump with "Bikers for Trump" members at his golf club in Bedminister, N.J.

Pro-Trump motorcyclists say there is nothing better than American made products. However, Chris Cox, founder of "Bikers for Trump," has his merchandise produced abroad.

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Unite the Right 2 Lost in a Sea of Diverse, Anti-Hate Voices

"I had more people at my niece's baby shower than this," said a counter-protester.

White supremacists gathering for the Unite the Right 2 rally on Sunday in Washington, D.C., showed up 40 strong. Meanwhile, thousands of people met in the city prepared for a counter-protest.

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Kevin Hart Creates Scholarships, Showing Support for HBCUs

"I just wanted to do my part in providing opportunities for our future leaders," Hart said.

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart, the Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP), and the United Negro College Fund have partnered to provide scholarships for 18 students to attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

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'My Turban Saved Me': Sikh Man Survives Brutal Attack, Police Investigating as Hate Crime

Surjit Singh Malhi's attackers also spray-painted a white-supremacist symbol and the words "Go back to your country" on his vehicle.

By Ida Harris

A Sikh man was the victim of a brutal beatdown in an apparent hate attack, however, his turban may have saved his life.

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​'Lazy Cop Syndrome': Cop Tases 11-Year-Old Black Girl in Cincinnati

The officer accused the child of shoplifting and decided to use force.

Off-duty cop Kevin Brown, who works as a security officer at Kroger in Cincinnati, accused an 11-year-old girl of shoplifting food, and shot her in the back with a taser when she didn't stop walking away from him.

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Cuomo Goes for the Jugular: NRA Claims It May Not Be Able to Stay Afloat Financially

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo takes action against insurance policy described as "murder insurance." Chubb insurance and Lockton Affinity are the NRA enablers.

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The NRA says New York State's "blacklisting campaign" is to blame for them losing their liability insurance, and is now trying to sue the state for money. Chubb Ltd., the insurance company that provided the Carry Guard program, said it wouldn't renew the insurance for "any price."

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U.S. Court Orders Trump Administration to Fully Reinstate DACA Program

Under DACA, roughly 700,000 young adults, often referred to as "Dreamers," were protected from deportation and given work permits for two-year periods, after which they must re-apply to the program.

(Reuters) — A federal judge on Friday ruled that the Trump administration must fully restore a program that protects from deportation some young immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally as children, including accepting new applications for the program.

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