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Tiffany Haddish’s “What Had Happened Was” During Her Will And Jada Swamp Trip Story Is The Blackest Thing That Ever Happened This Week

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A List Of Things I Care More About Right Now, At 2:05 PM EST, Than I Care About O.J. Simpson’s Parole Hearing

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1. This surprisingly tasty gluten-free donut I just ate 17 minutes ago.

2. The thought of whether its too soon to get another donut, and if two donuts in an hour is a decision I really need to be making, even if said donut is gluten-free.

Black Organizations and CLB Condemn ‘Racist’ Judicial Council Party Pics

(CBM) – People getting busted for hosting parties based on racial stereotypes is nothing new. But it’s not something that you expect from a legal organization that’s supposed to stand for impartiality in the law. But that’s what happened when photos leaked of a Halloween party thrown by the Judicial Council of California. The Judicial Council is the policymaking arm of the California courts. Its goal is to be an independent and impartial administration of justice.

Black, Latino Students Rally in Support of Local Control Funding Formula (Video)

(CBM) – Several Black and Latino student, parents, and educators held a rally in Sacramento in front of the California Department of Education to offer support for the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) July 12. The students are working with Californians for Justice, a statewide organization that organized communities in Oakland for racial justice in 1996. Californians for Justice now focuses on organizing communities and young people to reform local schools and public education.

Local effort launched to have charges dropped against the Merced 5

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MERCED (CBM) – July 8, Merced Police Department busted-up a college party looking for a robbery suspect but in turn had a clash with party goers which ended in several arrests of students, guns drawn, pushes and shoves, and a college party ending on a wrong note.

Game Of Thrones Recap: Season 7, Episode 1 “Dragonstone”

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It’s been a year and three weeks since we last checked in with our favorite cast of casualties. And it seems George R.R. Martin and his homeboys, the showrunners, are bullshitting yet again. I expected an episode packed with misadventure, fighting and fuckery- especially with that cold open. I didn’t get to see my beloved dragons or my boy Ghost. Instead, we watched…exposition. A lot of exposition. It did, however, foreshadow some important shit. Let’s get into it shall we?

They Came, They Saw, And They Conquered Umar Johnson’s Hotepalooza In Brooklyn

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Two weeks ago, Dr. Umar Johnson had an event in Brooklyn, where the Prince of GhostedGoFundMe was scheduled to give a talk, sign some books, and share beard maintenance tips. (He does have a pretty impressive beard.) Three brave people volunteered as tributes, to attend and report back on their findings. Here are their stories.

California Legislature Votes to Extend Controversial Cap and Trade Law

SACRAMENTO (AP) – California lawmakers voted Monday to extend a climate change initiative that Gov. Jerry Brown holds as a model for states and nations looking to lower carbon emissions.