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During a celebration of ICE and Custom Border Patrol, President Trump, appeasing his base, highlighted the fact that a Latino patrol officer, Adrian Anzaldua, speaks English.

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Not on Our Campus: UNC Protesters Get Fed Up and Knock Down a Confederate Statue

The Silent Sam monument on the University of North Carolina's campus was torn down Monday night, right before the start of the semester.

The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill has put a new meaning behind their controversial Silent Sam statue, which frustrated protesters took down to the ground on Monday night.

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Christian School Says Black Girl's Hairstyle Isn't 'Natural,' Sends Her Home: Video

"My sister Faith and many little Black girls wear extensions ... the school sneakily added in a policy that no extensions, clip-ins or weaves are allowed," Steven Fennidy said in a Facebook post.

A Facebook video, showing a Black girl in tears when she learned Christ the King Elementary school in Louisiana was sending her home because of her braided hair extensions, has gone viral.

Steven Fennidy, posted the video of his sister, Faith, which has garnered more than 700,000 views since Monday, and described her ordeal. He said, in part:

"My sister Faith and many little Black girls wear extensions. She's been attending this school for two years and wearing extensions. Over the summer, the school has sneakily added in a policy that no extensions, clip-ins or weaves are allowed. "Faith got a notice on the first day of class and it's ridiculous that these schools that we are PAYING for, will go in and make policies without consulting or trying to figure out how this will affect your life or your child's life.

"Extensions make the hair easier to maintain. It allows my sister to have access to the swimming pool without having to get her hair redone every night. How do you make a policy without even having a discussion?"

The Archdiocese of New Orleans, said in a statement, to WGNO that Christ the King has a policy that for both boys and girls, "only the student's natural hair is permitted. This policy was communicated to all parents during the summer and again before the first day of school and was applied to all students.

"Furthermore, the school leadership worked with families to ensure compliance. We remain committed to being a welcoming school community that celebrates our unity and diversity." In an attempt to comply with the policy, Faith had gotten her braided hair extensions redone last week.

But that wasn't good enough for the school.

"The new hairstyle was still not in compliance with the new hairstyle policy," Archdiocese Catholic Schools Superintendent RaeNell Billiot Houston told the news channel.

Family members told WWL-TV on Monday the school implemented the new policy over the summer and did not notify them about the change. They are looking into seeking legal action against the school for discrimination.

"The policy prohibiting extensions, wigs and other hairpieces does not appear in parent-student handbooks for the two previous years," according to the news channel.

The Times-Picayune reports Montrelle Fennidy, said on Tuesday, that her 11-year-old daughter Faith, is no longer a student at Christ the King, and she's in the process of finding a new school for the 6th grader.

Atlanta-based rapper and activist T.I. also shared the video on his Instagram page, where it has received more than 450,000 views. He said, in part:

"Christ the King school in Gretna, La., you are deplorable!!! A true disgrace to the very thing your school's name says it represents. How do you feel that this is a proper representation of what Jesus Christ the King and how he would want us to treat our children?

"You should be ashamed of yourselves ... although I know you aren't. This young lady is beautiful and her hair is perfectly fine. Unless, of course, you have an issue with Black people's hair in general?"

T.I. offered Faith's parents assistance:

"Parents, please let me know if there's ANY WAY POSSIBLE for me to be helpful."

Kofi Annan, the First Black U.N. Secretary General, Dies at 80

He showed "grace, humanity, humility, and strength" while doing "the most impossible job on Earth."

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Kofi Annan, who was described by his own foundation colleagues, as "strong and fit" while "he worked until the very end, without giving himself a break," succumbed to a short illness on Saturday at age 80. His foundation made the announcement on Twitter.

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Jeffery Epstein, a Lakeland, Fla. doctor, started yelling at airline employees in Orlando International Airport, and police arrived on the scene to stop the disturbance. Officers had to detain him because he started acting unruly and refused to calm down.

Epstein, a white man and Donald Trump supporter, felt betrayed by the white police officers.

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The man who killed tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams' half-sister only served a 12-year sentence.

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NYU Announces Full-Ride Scholarship for Every Medical Student

All students enrolled in the MD degree program are eligible.

With all this talk about free education, New York University (NYU) is taking the decision out of the government's hands.

On Thursday, the top 10 medical school in the country announced its plans to offer a full scholarship to all new, current, and future medical students.

This effort is critical due to anticipated shortages of medical professionals. Roughly 75 percent of medical students in the United States graduated with some debt last year. The average debt owed is $191,000, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges.

According to Rafael Rivera, associate dean for admissions and financial aid, "The debt can scare people away. One of those individuals could be the one to find a cure for cancer. For us, it's important to have the best applicant pool possible and society deserves nothing less"

By 2025, the medical field is expecting to have a shortage of 11,000 surgeons and 98,000 lab technicians. This is largely due to mounting tuition costs that the middle to lower class and minority groups feel the most. In 2015 the medical school acceptance rate was 41.1% and, while white, Asian, and Hispanic students were all accepted at roughly that rate, Black or African American students were accepted at a rate of 34%.

This is despite the fact that the average MCAT scores for Black students are only, on average, 7 points lower than their white counterparts. In addition, while White students see a graduation rate of 58.8%, while Black and Hispanic students only graduate at a rate of 6% and 5% respectively.

It is believed that these lessened costs would encourage doctors to accept potentially lower paying jobs such as those needed in primary care. It is also predicted that the biggest beneficiaries of this would be minority groups.

According to an AAMC study, "Research shows that physician diversity adds value to the health-care system by expanding access to health care. Racial and ethnic minority physicians are more likely to practice primary care than their white peers. Black or African-American, Hispanic or Latino, and American Indian or Alaska Native physicians are also more likely to practice in medically underserved areas."

This effort has been 11 years in the making. The dean of NYU Langone Health says the college has raised $450 million out of the $600 million needed to make the scholarship permanent.

He also said, "Our goal was to raise enough money to enable students to graduate with as little debt as possible."

Former Federal Air Marshals Say They Were Told to Target 'N*ggers'

The men said they were wasting resources, meanwhile real terrorists were out there.

Three former federal air marshals, Steve Theodoropoulos, Henry Preston, and Ed Cunningham, said they were told by a supervisor to target "the Black people" when they worked in Orlando because "they're the ones who have warrants."

"But he didn't use 'Black people' he used the n-word," said Theodoropoulos.

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Staples Fires Manager Who Accused Pregnant Black Woman of Theft, Offers Canned Apology

A company representative didn't reach out to Sherell Bates, who found out the news on social media.

Staples has fired a store manager who falsely accused, Sherell Bates, currently 34-weeks pregnant with twins, of stealing from a Pineville, N.C., store by hiding merchandise under her shirt.

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