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Louisville Metro Police Department Set to Fire Officer Who Struck Kneeling Protester With a Baton

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The Louisville Metro Police Department has moved to fire an officer who struck a person that was surrendering with a baton during a Black Lives Matter protest last year.

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Taylor Townsend Calls Out U.S. Tennis Association For ‘Fatphobia’ – ‘They Took Away My Dream, Or At Least They Tried’

Tennis star Taylor Townsend opens up about how she has dealt with extreme sexism, racism and harsh criticism for being "too big." Now, she's sharing how the U.S. Tennis Association tried to take her dream right from under her for what she considers to be "fatphobia." Read her heartfelt story inside...   Growing up black and female in America is ... hard. It gets harder when a young, black female decides to participate in a sport which has historically been […]

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