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Black founders face a unique set of challenges
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Black founders face a unique set of challenges

The notion that Black people in America need to work twice as hard as others to succeed may be a depressing sentiment, but it has been deeply ingrained into the psyches of many African-Americans. At TechCrunch Disrupt, several Black founders spoke about some of the burdens that come along with being a Black person in…

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Rochester Black Lives Matter Protesters Reportedly Segregate Demonstrators by Race
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Rochester Black Lives Matter Protesters Reportedly Segregate Demonstrators by Race

Demonstrators gathered in Rochester, New York, Friday for another night of protests, proudly declaring that they “shut shit down” and reportedly segregating demonstrators by race. For over a week, activists have taken to the streets of Rochester to protest the police-involved death of Daniel Prude, a black man who police restrained after he ran naked…

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WATCH: Black Lives Matter Agitators Harass Black McDonald’s Manager
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WATCH: Black Lives Matter Agitators Harass Black McDonald’s Manager

A Black Lives Matter protester harassed a black store manager at a McDonald’s in Pittsburgh, PA, after he and his group of masked leftists stormed the restaurant while shouting chants through bullhorns. Video journalist Ed Thompson shared video of the event via Twitter on Sunday. Human Events’ Ian Miles Cheong shared the video and wrote,…

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Black Lives Matter Protesters Riot in Rochester, Harass Restaurant Patrons
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Black Lives Matter Protesters Riot in Rochester, Harass Restaurant Patrons

Black Lives Matter protesters took to the streets of Rochester Friday night, prompting authorities to declare a riot following the escalation of violence and destruction in the area. Protesters gathered in Rochester on Friday night following the recently released footage of the police-involved death of Daniel Prude, a black man who died of asphyxiation after being subdued…

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Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors Demands Hollywood Strike Over Shooting of Jacob Blake
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Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors Demands Hollywood Strike Over Shooting of Jacob Blake

Black Lives Matter (BLM) co-founder Patrisse Cullors has demanded that the entertainment industry go on strike in response to the shooting of Jacob Blake, arguing that “Hollywood can really show up in this moment.” “I think it’s time for talent, writers, executives, the guild and SAG to show up for Black lives as well,” Cullors said. “Join…

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Jemele Hill: ‘Why Should a Country That Doesn’t Value Black Lives Get to Be Entertained by Black Athletes?’
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Jemele Hill: ‘Why Should a Country That Doesn’t Value Black Lives Get to Be Entertained by Black Athletes?’

On Thursday, Atlantic writer and former ESPN host Jemele Hill insisted that black athletes should stop “entertaining” America because the country does not “value black lives.” Hill pushed the calumny in her August 27 column where she praised the decision of the NBA to cancel this week’s games in response to the police-involved shooting of…

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Father of Black Man in Officer-Involved Kenosha Shooting Says Son Is Paralyzed
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Father of Black Man in Officer-Involved Kenosha Shooting Says Son Is Paralyzed

KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI/AFP via Getty Images Jacob Blake, the black man at the center of the officer-involved shooting that occurred in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Sunday, is paralyzed from the waist down, according to his father. In a Monday release, Kenosha police said Blake, 29, remained hospitalized in “serious condition.” But now, his father says his son…

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Black Lives Matter Rioters in Portland Target Passersby in Violent Sunday
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Black Lives Matter Rioters in Portland Target Passersby in Violent Sunday

Black Lives Matter and Antifa rioters in Portland targeted, beat, or robbed multiple passersby, including a trans woman on Sunday evening, according to multiple videos posted to social media. A young white woman was chased down the street in downtown Portland, crying out, “We didn’t do anything! … . We were just walking down the…

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