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Kyle Easley and Bryheim Murray run BK Partners
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Cherri Gregg
October 01, 2019 - 8:19 am
House flipping is big business in Philadelphia. But a pair of home grown real estate investors identified in a recent newspaper article as the latest example of the practice of "exploiting the poor and poorly informed" are defending themselves.
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In Aug. 2, 2019, photo, Hadi Shakuur, CEO and founder of Muzbnb, a home-sharing site for Muslims, poses for a photograph in Washington.
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AP News
September 03, 2019 - 12:09 pm
By See-Ann Durbin, AP Business Writer Every few months, social media lights up with a story or viral video about discrimination in home-sharing: A host kicks out a black guest or cancels a gay couple's booking or doesn't respond to a Muslim woman's inquiry. The dominant brands — Airbnb, Booking.com...
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Sarah Silverman
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August 12, 2019 - 12:13 pm
By Rob Picheta, CNN (CNN) -- Comedian Sarah Silverman has said she was once fired from a movie after producers found a sketch from 2007 in which she wore blackface make-up. In an episode of her former Comedy Central show "The Sarah Silverman Program" that she has said she no longer stands by,...
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The Supreme Court is seen under stormy skies in Washington, Thursday, June 20, 2019.
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June 21, 2019 - 10:41 am
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is throwing out the murder conviction and death sentence for a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor's efforts to keep African Americans off the jury. The defendant already has been tried six times and now could face a...
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1972 Philadelphia Gay Pride march
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Cherri Gregg
June 19, 2019 - 1:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While the Stonewall riots represented a shift in the gay liberation movement, people of color within the community also had to battle racism. Their LGBT identity, oftentimes, had to take a back seat. Blackness vs. gayness "Here in Philadelphia, we had our own things...
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Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, answers questions during a presidential forum held by She The People on the Texas State University campus Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Houston.
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April 25, 2019 - 6:57 am
By Juana Summers and Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden's decision to enter the Democratic presidential race is causing consternation among some Democrats, particularly women of color, who have been hoping for a nominee who better reflects the nation...
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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014
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January 18, 2019 - 11:29 am
UPDATED: 2:15 p.m. ___ By Don Babwin and Michael Tarm, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Several black motorists testified Friday that the white officer who fatally shot Laquan McDonald used racial slurs and excessive force during traffic stops in the years before the 2014 killing that was captured...
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Shantay Love of Every Murder is Real praises the plan as comprehensive and inclusive.
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Pat Loeb
January 17, 2019 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city of Philadelphia will spend an additional $4.4 million on programs to prevent violent crime, under a new plan of action unveiled today. The plan, " The Philadelphia Roadmap to Safer Communities ," comes in response to the increasing number of homicides in the...
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Protests in Pittsburgh, PA following fatal shooting of Antwon Rose, an unarmed black 17-year-old.
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June 26, 2018 - 12:17 pm
By Darran Simon, CNN (CNN) -- In his teenage mind, Antwon Rose II wrestled with thoughts of hope, fear and uncertainty about growing up black in America. After a suburban Pittsburgh officer fatally shot the unarmed 17-year-old as he ran from police last week, his family released a poem Antwon had...
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Amalgam Comics and Coffeehouse
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Justin Udo
May 29, 2018 - 1:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On the same day Starbucks closed thousands of its doors for a few hours so employees could undergo anti-bias training, Black coffee shop owners opened up about the importance of inclusive and fair business models as a way to advance racial justice. The viral video...
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