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In the U.S., Most Blacks may Have Hypertension by age 55

No matter how low their blood pressure was at the start of the study, Black adults were still more likely to develop hypertension than whites.

(Reuters) β€” Black men and women are more likely to develop high blood pressure in middle age than their white counterparts, 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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NYPD Tells Justice Department to Move Forward with Eric Garner Case, Family Calls BS

"We don't want politics to play a part, we just want justice," said Gwen Carr, Garner's mother.

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The New York Police Department told the Department of Justice it has until the end of August to move forward with taking action in the death of Eric Garner, or else it will take matters into its own hands. Meanwhile, on the fourth anniversary of his death, Garner's family asks why they can't just take action now.

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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 β€” in full campaign attire with flyers β€” 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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Trump Has 'Racist Tendencies,' Former Republican Congressman Tells CNN's Don Lemon

Angela Rye thanks former congressman David Jolly (R-Fla.) for telling the truth.

In a discussion of white nationalist candidates on the ballot β€” Joe Arpaio from Arizona, John Fitzgerald from California, Seth Grossman from New Jersey, Arthur Jones from Illinois, Paul Nehlen from Wisconsin β€” David Jolly, former Republican congressman, tells the truth: that President Trump gives permission for these candidates and for all the racial incidents around the country to happen. And he called for all to help fix the problem.

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Nearly two weeks after his office discovered violent, threatening and racist posts on his social media accounts, San Bernardino County Deputy District Attorney Michael Selyem has been placed on leave.

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