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Police Brutality a Leading Cause of Death Among Young Men

A new study from Rutgers University-Newark has found that police are a leading cause of death among young — especially Black — men in America today. The study, which compiled data on police-involved deaths in the U.S., estimated the risks of being killed in a law enforcement encounter by age,…

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Beloved Author, Toni Morrison, Dies at Age 88

Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison passed away Monday night in Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88-years old. Morrison was born Chloe Anthony Wofford on Feb. 8, 1931, in Lorain, Ohio. She graduated from Howard University with a degree in English in 1953 and pursued a Masters of…

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Another Migrant Dies in U.S. Custody, Remains Unnamed

Migrants continue to die while in U.S. custody. A 32-year-old man from El Salvador died Thursday morning just hours after being apprehended by Border Patrol agents, CNN reports. The unnamed migrant “fell into medical distress” while being processed at the Lordsburg Border Patrol Station, more than two hours away from…