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Smith College student who was racially profiled while eating says the incident left her so shaken she can’t sleep

( CNN) A Smith College student who says she was racially profiled Tuesday while feeing lunch on campus said the incident left her so shaken she has had trouble eating and sleeping. The incident is the latest in a string of casesof white people calling authorities to report black people going about their everyday lives, including waiting for friends, napping or doing their jobs. Officials at Smith have apologized and placed an employee on leave pending an investigation. Kanoute said she was eating lunch and reading a volume in a…

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5 things for May 23: North Korea, primary outcomes, Zuckerberg, ZTE, leukemia& germs

( CNN) There won’t be any more running starts in pro football, as the NFL makes a huge change to kickoffs. Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.( You can also get “5 Things You Require to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here .) Hopes for a historic summit next month between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appear to be dimming, at least for now. Trump questioned whether preparations for the June 12…

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5 things for May 23: North Korea, primary results, Zuckerberg, ZTE, leukemia& germs

( CNN) There won’t be any more running starts in pro football, as the NFL makes a huge change to commencements. Here’s what else you need to know to Get up to Speed and Out the Door.( You can also get “5 Things You Require to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here .) Hopes for an historical summit next month between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appear to be dimming, at least for now. Trump questioned whether preparations for the June 12…

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Labor Day 2018: What you need to know

( CNN) It’s a day when we honor the American worker and we tip-off our hat goodbye to summer. The official aim of summer, truly? Yep. Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday of September every year, marking the unofficial aim of summertime.( The official last day of summer this year is actually September 22 .) CNN Movies: RBG Trailer

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Police called on black man opening his own business

San Francisco( CNN) A San Francisco lemonade business owner is blaming racism for a call to police that considered him questioned outside his own store on suspicion of burgling it. Stevenson said he was standing outside his Mission District shop, on the phone to his security company, around 6:45 a.m. last Tuesday when two police cars pulled up. Four policemen approached him, one with his hand on his hip — as if it were on his weapon, Stevenson said.

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Pitmaster use BBQ abilities to honor US troops

Bethesda, Maryland( CNN) Grand Champion pitmaster Stan Hays takes barbecue seriously. “Barbecue is comfort food, ” Hays said. “Disasters are what we do, but our passion is helping people . … For us, that’s about both feeding those who are hungry and honoring veterans and those in the military.” Thursday, Hays and his squad put their grilling abilities to use at the Invincible Spirit Festival, an annual event that honors military service members and their families, hosted by the Gary Sinise Foundation. Celebrity chef Robert Irvine, whose foundation assists with…

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Woman says supermarket called police on her while she was helping a homeless human

( CNN) Barbecuing while black. Napping while black. Now add helping homeless people while black to the list of things that can lead to a visit from police. Erika Martin told CNN that the incident occurred when she stopped at the store last month to help a homeless man she knew hung out there. She dedicated him a suitcase of dog food and some treats for his pit policeman. Her two sisters were also there and devoted two men care packages with soap, toothpaste, hand sanitizer and other hygiene products.…

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How 911 calls on blacks are a new spin on something old: white flight

( CNN) It’s get hard to keep up with the latest hashtags devoted to 911 bellows on black people. As tales of these encounters ricochet across the media, it looks at times as if some mysterious new contagion — a rapidly mutating kind of racial profiling — is taking hold of the collective subconsciou of White America. But this behavior isn’t a symptom of anything new. It’s a modern twisting on something old, say some historians and those who’ve lived through it. This aggressive patrolling of public space bears an…

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5 things for May 23: North Korea, primary outcomes, Zuckerberg, ZTE, leukemia& germs

( CNN) There won’t be any more running starts in pro football, as the NFL makes a huge change to kickoffs. Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.( You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here .) Hopes for a historic summit next month between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appear to be dimming, at least for now. Trump questioned whether preparations for the June 12…

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A white girl called police on black people barbecuing. This is how the community reacted

( CNN) Hundreds danced to hip-hop and ‘8 0s soul music Sunday and listened to local African-American nominees make their pitchings. But this cookout in Oakland, California, wasn’t only any springtime festival. The event, dubbed “BBQing While Black, ” was one community’s powerful response to what many perceived as yet another example of everyday racism. It all started on April 29, when a white woman reportedly called police on a few black people who, she told, were employing a charcoal grill in an area where it was banned, according to…

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