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Texas Board Passes Resolution On Reparations Without Even Realizing It

Leaders in a North Texas county passed a resolution this week supporting reparations to African-Americans for slavery — without even realizing they had done so. Dallas County commissioners unanimously passed a Juneteenth resolution on Tuesday that appeared to be another routine proclamation commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. But the resolution went further by including a list of injustices, and then stating in the final paragraph that blacks’ suffering should be “satisfied with monetary and substantial reparations.” Read more.

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Gets Release Date & First Photo

“Straight Outta Compton,” the N.W.A. biopic set in Compton in the mid-’80s, finally has a release date. Universal announced in a statement that the film is scheduled to hit theaters Aug. 14, 2015. Ice Cube and Dr. Dre also tweeted the first official photo featuring the cast. Check out the photo.

$8.5M Grant For Hypertension Research Will Target Men At Black Barber Shops

Ronald G. Victor, MD, director of the Hypertension Center in the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, has been awarded an $8.5 million grant to zoom in on the issue of Black Americans and high blood pressure. To do this, Victor will reach out to patrons at barber shops in Los Angeles. One in three adult Americans (about 67 million) suffer from high blood pressure, according to the CDC. However, the ill effects of the condition (among them heart attacks, strokes, and organ failure) hits the black community particularly hard. Forty-three percent of black men and nearly 46 percent of black women suffer from hypertension. Read more.

Innocent NYC Man Who Spent 24 Years in Jail Sues City for $162M

Jonathan Fleming, the Brooklyn, N.Y., man who recently walked free after spending almost 25 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, now wants $162 million from the city, the Associated Press reports. The 52-year-old has filed a notice of claim to inform the city of his intention to sue. “I think this is the first step toward getting him what he rightfully deserves,” his lawyer, Taylor Koss, told the newswire. Read more.

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