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Nichols Begged for Mercy, But Beatings Didn’t Stop

By Joseph Green-Bishop, Texas Metro News Correspondent A frightening silence fell over the city of Memphis, as others staged demonstrations across the country, including in Dallas on Botham Jean Blvd., after the release on Friday of police videos that showed the brutally fatal beating of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols.  Videos show the African American man beaten, kicked, pepper sprayed and tased by five African American

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Elected officials and community leaders react to release of video showing Tyre Nichols death at the hands of Memphis police

By Mylika Scatliffe, AFRO Women’s Health Writer Elected officials and community leaders are joining citizens around the country in mourning the brutal death of Tyre Nichols at the hands of police. The 29-year-old Memphis, Tenn. man succumbed to injuries three days after a violent Jan. 7 attack by multiple officers at the same time. Body

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Single in the city: he found me

By Ericka Alston Buck, Special to the AFRO This week we’ll discuss how you transition from online dating, to a phone conversation to meeting in person and signing on the dotted line that takes you off the market!  As we recently discussed last week, it all begins with your profile. What are you saying? What

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Upcoming meetings and community forums in the Baltimore area

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, tmcqueen@afro.com Baltimore City Council – Public Safety and Government Operations Committee  The Baltimore City Council Public Safety and Government Operations Committee will hold a hearing on Feb. 1 at one p.m. The topic of discussion for the hearing is “Human Trafficking Investigations and Prosecutions.” According to information disclosed by