Chicago Man Founds Project to Help Fathers Be the Best Dad They Can Be – Atlanta Black Star Seven years ago, Sheldon Smith learned he would be a father at the age of 20. After experiencing a childhood with a father who was in and out of his life, Smith decided it was time to break the cycle that continues in his community.

Seven years ago, Sheldon Smith learned he would be a father at the age of 20. After experiencing a childhood with a father who was in and out of his life, Smith decided it was time to break the cycle that continues in his community.

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Family of Michael Brown Settles Lawsuit Against City of Ferguson – The New York Times A federal judge on Tuesday approved a settlement in the lawsuit brought by the family of Michael Brown against the police officer who fatally shot him in Ferguson, Mo., ending the legal chapter of a case that sparked national outrage over the police’s treatment of black people.

A federal judge on Tuesday approved a settlement in the lawsuit brought by the family of Michael Brown against the police officer who fatally shot him in Ferguson, Mo., ending the legal chapter of a case that sparked national outrage over the police’s treatment of black people.

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The Deep Detroit roots of Shahida Mausi – Michigan Chronicle When Shahida Mausi says her roots are in Detroit, she can make that claim with more authority than many Detroiters; her family has been in the Motor City for 100 years this year. Meaning since before the Motor City was even the Motor City.

When Shahida Mausi says her roots are in Detroit, she can make that claim with more authority than many Detroiters; her family has been in the Motor City for 100 years this year. Meaning since before the Motor City was even the Motor City.

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Mahershala Ali Thinks We Can Still Make this Country Great – GQ But not in the MAGA way. After winning every award under the sun for his role in 'Moonlight,' Mahershala Ali used his platform to speak up for love and tolerance. And though he’s been profiled by Berkeley cops and placed on the terrorist watch list for having a Muslim name, he still believes that "in time the pendulum will swing in the right direction.”

But not in the MAGA way. After winning every award under the sun for his role in ‘Moonlight,’ Mahershala Ali used his platform to speak up for love and tolerance. And though he’s been profiled by Berkeley cops and placed on the terrorist watch list for having a Muslim name, he still believes that “in time the pendulum will swing in the right direction.”

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