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As racial disparities continue to plague the criminal justice system, a former police chief in Florida admitted to purposely sending Black men to prison.

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Wale, a rapper and record producer, stated two members of an American Airlines crew told him "he didn't belong in first class" and, allegedly, threatened to call the police.

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Beto O'Rourke Calls for Amber Guyger to Be Fired From Dallas Police Force

"I don't understand given the actions how anyone can come to any other conclusion," O'Rourke said.

Beto O'Rourke, the outspoken Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful, suggested at a rally on Friday that Amber Guyger should be fired from the Dallas Police Force.

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Serena Williams Breaks Her Silence on US Open Controversy

Meanwhile, Williams' husband slams a New York Times study, which tries to discredit her claim about the treatment of women in professional tennis.

Serena Williams continues to dispute comments that she received coaching during her matchup with Naomi Osaka at the US Open final on Sept. 8.

In an interview with an Australian talk show, The Project, scheduled to air next Sunday, Williams refutes the remark her coach Patrick Mouratoglou made about gesturing to her from the stands. She denies cheating.

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Coast Guard Removes Member for Flashing White Power Symbol on TV

During an update on storm efforts, the member made the "OK" symbol.

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During a colleague's on-camera interview, a member of the U.S. Coast Guard is said to have flashed a symbol associated with white power.

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Border Patrol Supervisor Arrested for Serial Murders

Courageous sex worker escapes and alerts police. "We consider this man to be a serial killer who was preying on one victim after another," Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar said.

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U.S. Border Patrol hasn't had the best reputation when it comes to immigration issues, building trust among the people and community engagement.

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Update: Botham Jean Celebrated Amid the Urging of Officer Guyger to Come Clean

Many called for justice. One speaker at the funeral said: Botham Shem Jean was not a silhouette.

Thousands gathered Thursday afternoon to celebrate the life of Botham "Bo" Shem Jean in the sanctuary of Greenville Avenue Church of Christ in Richardson. But undertones of hurt, and a demand of justice for Jean, were present.

Many spoke of Jean's character and faith, and the family's rearing of an "exemplary student, mentor and teacher," but among the prayers and remarks were calls for justice.

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Another CBS Big Wig is Out — '60 Minutes' Executive Producer Jeff Fager Has Been Fired

The last member of CBS' broadcasting "Rat Pack" appears to be out, as well.

Jeff Fager, the executive producer of the long-running award-winning news show "60 Minutes" was fired Wednesday.

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An astounding 20,000 pallets of unopened bottled water was discovered on a runway in Ceiba, Puerto Rico.

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Voting Rights Protections for Minorities in Danger: Report

Citizens "continue to suffer significant, and profoundly unequal, limitations on their ability to vote," said Catherine E. Lhamon, chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

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The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights warns that voting rights for minorities around the country are in danger. The federal government isn't doing anything to counteract it, especially since Republicans have most to lose in key midterm elections.

A report, released on Wednesday, cited strict voter ID laws; closing polling places; cutting early voting; and voting roll purges and challenges to eligibility are all impacting minority-voting rights.

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Trump Says of Aid to Puerto Rico: 'Incredibly Successful' Storm Response

"If he thinks the death of 3,000 people is a success, God help us all," said Carmen Yulín Cruz, the mayor of San Juan.

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President Trump actually boasted on Tuesday about the shortcomings that killed 3,000 Puerto Ricans during, and after, Hurricane Maria last September.

He said that while the response to hurricanes in Texas and Florida got excellent grades, "I think that Puerto Rico was an incredible, unsung success."

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Harvard Slow to Act on Police Brutality of Black Student

A university committee missed its deadline to address the abusive arrest of a student caught on video.

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Harvard University has failed to complete an examination of school policies after members of the Cambridge Police Department beat a Black student.

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