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  1. WTH? Google Makes Lame Attempt To Fix Racist Photo App After Blacks Labeled 'Gorillas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOne

    Instead of properly fixing its image recognition software algorithm recently, it only banned the word "gorillas" from its auto-tag tool, the Daily Mail reported. Google only blocked identification of gorillas, chimpanzees and monkeys, a half-baked measure that does not effectively address the problem of its racist process for labeling photos.

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  2. Heartbreaking: Erica Garner Is 'Brain Dead' Days After Massive Heart Attack, Family SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | NewsOne

    "She's not gone, she's brain dead," Garner's heartbroken mother Esaw Snipes explained. "Physically she is still with us."

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  3. RIP: Combat Jack Dies At 48Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 20 | NewsOne

    Hip-hop historian and the founding partner of the Loud Speakers Podcast network, passed away today. He was only 48 years old.

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  4. Explosion Near Times Square In New York City Is Suspected Terror AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | NewsOne

    According to published reports there was a pipe bombing in the Times Square area of Manhattan early this morning. "At least one person is injured and one person is in custody after a suspected pipe bombing in Manhattan, according to police.

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  5. New York City Initiative Aims To Increase Representation Of Black Male Teachers In Public SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | NewsOne

    The three-year initiative-dubbed NYC Men Teach-is a program that was created under New York's Young Men's Initiative which was implemented by former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg and carried on by Mayor Bill de Blasio , the news outlet writes. NYC Men Teach helps men of color through the entire certification process, provides them with mentorship and training to transition into the field, and has cultivated a community of Black male teachers who are in the education workforce.

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  6. Here's Everything We Know About The Deadly NYC Shooting In Lower ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | NewsOne

    The incident was reportedly being treated as a terror attack. Currently there is one person in custody.

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  7. Cops Accused Of Holding Grandmother 'Hostage' In Warrantless SearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | NewsOne

    The president has signaled that he would support their aggressive policing tactics, apparently even if those tactics violate people's rights. A Brooklyn, New York grandmother alleges that New York City Police Officers crossed a line when they refused to allow her to leave her home while they conducted a sham investigation.

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  8. Jam Master Jay Murder Conspiracy Theories Linger 15 Years After Studio KillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | NewsOne

    Jam Master Jay, who handled turntable duties for Hall of Fame rap trio Run-DMC, was killed in his Queens, New York City, studio 15 years ago today. "It's not resolved to the legal eye, but the street always talks," Jay's friend, Jeremy "JL" Lam, told the Associated Press .

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  9. Harlem Street Renamed After Baseball Legend Willie MaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | NewsOne

    Willie Mays Drive, located at the northeast corner of 155th street and Harlem River Drive in Manhattan, was dedicated to the Giants great on Friday, ABC7 reports. Officials unveiled a street sign just a short distance away from the Polo Grounds, where Mays began his legendary career with the Giants sixty years ago.

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  10. 6 Black-Owned Bed & Breakfasts That Feel Like HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | NewsOne

    Besides complimentary breakfasts, cocktails, all-day tea, and wi-fi, they provide morning and night turn down service. "Guests get to know their hosts, who are local experts as well as meet and mingle with other visitors, especially during breakfast.

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  11. Why Haven't NYPD Cops Been Arrested, Attorney Asks.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | NewsOne

    Michael David , who represents the 18-year-old alleged victim, said she identified Detective Edward Martins from a photo lineup. A friend who was with the teen when she was taken into custody also identified Martins.

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  12. What You Need To Know About West Indian Day Parade 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2017 | NewsOne

    J'Ouvert, the morning street carnival that happens before the parade, will kick off at 6:00 a.m. on Monday. During the crack of dawn celebration, there will be lots of live authentic Caribbean music, dancing, and paint, powder, and oil thrown throughout the event.

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  13. How Pedro Hernandez Managed To Avoid The Same Fate As Kalief BrowderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | NewsOne

    The Bronx teen spent a year at Rikers Island after he was wrongly arrested for a crime he didn't commit. ill Pedro Hernandez be the rare exception to escape America's legal system? Or will his case be the X-factor in the ongoing battle for prison reform? The 17 year old, who was on New York's Rikers Island for almost a year, is now free thanks to the Daily News ' Shaun King , the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights advocacy organization, and hundreds of donors who donated toward Hernandez's $105,000 bail.

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  14. J'Ouvert Caribbean Parade Moving To Daylight Hours After Fatal ShootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | NewsOne

    Organizers and officials for the J'Ouvert Parade in Brooklyn are moving the festivities to daylight hours this year after the popular pre-dawn event was marred by violent shootings. rganizers and officials for the popular pre-dawn Caribbean festival of J'Ouvert in Brooklyn , New York are moving the event to daylight hours to curb deadly violence, DNAinfo New York reports: The Labor Day event, which is a precursor to Carnival and the West Indian Day Parade on Eastern Parkway, has been marred by fatal shootings for three years in a row, including the death of Gov. Andrew Cuomo 's aide Carey Gabay in 2015.

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  15. Eric Garner's Family Awaits Justice In Form Of Federal ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | NewsOne

    Garner's mother, Gwen Carr, expressed frustration Wednesday as the DOJ said the investigation of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo would continue. t has been nearly three years since Eric Garner, an unarmed Black New York City man, died after police officer Daniel Pantaleo used an illegal chokehold on him on July 17, 2014.

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  16. 'You Embody What Makes America Great:' Clinton Tells Diverse Students At CommencementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | NewsOne

    Without mentioning his name, she condemned Donald Trump 's anti-Muslim stance, telling the diverse group of graduates they make America great, a play on his "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan, writes the news outlet. " You are an inspiring group ," she said, writes the News.

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  17. Budget-Friendly East Coast Family VacationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | NewsOne

    What about an incident that left your bestie falling into the same pond because you nervously stood up in the canoe? Perhaps you remember flying domestically and eating a hearty, complimentary in-flight lunch because dining on commercial flights was standard back then. Whatever it was, get ready to create new family adventures this summer with wallet friendly domestic trips that are entertaining and relaxing.

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  18. Learning Disabled 17-Year-Old Sexually Assaulted By Boys In Brooklyn School BathroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | NewsOne

    Two teens have been arrested in the incident. The girl was either lured or pushed by a male student into a boy's bathroom at P.S. 165 in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, N.Y., on Monday morning where six other boys were waiting.

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  19. Black Women & Girls Under Siege: Will Black Men Join Fight Against Rape, Abuse?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | NewsOne

    Part of the challenge has been calling Black men into community to reckon not only with racism, but also with racialized sexual violence and sexualized and gendered racism. arah Tanis, who was born in Haiti and grew up in Flatbush, Brooklyn, recalled recently how she studied at the feet of transnational feminist giants, including Myriam Merlet , a mentor who died in the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Patricia McFadden of South Africa; and Amina Mama who lives in Nigeria and London.

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  20. 'That Ugly A** N-Word Child:' NYC Chiropractor Behind Bars After Making Racist ThreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | NewsOne

    Danielle Serini reportedly sent letters full of "anti-Black" statements and a bag of Dum Dum lollipops as well as spit at a crossing guard. uthorities said Wednesday that a Staten Island, New York chiropractor is behind bars after making several horrifying racist threats to an African-American child and a Black NYPD police officer, reports the New York Daily News .

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