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A white Arizona man newly released from prison has been charged with first-degree murder in the grisly slaying of a black teenager whose rap music he claimed was menacing. The suspect, year-old Michael Adams, told authorities that unprovoked, he stabbed year-old Elijah Al-Amin in the back with a pocket knife and slit his throat, The Washington Post reported. Stumbling outside, Al-Amin fell to the ground where witnesses engaged in futile efforts to save him, a probable cause statement obtained by the Post said.
Police officer freed from house arrest two weeks after year-old Solomon Teka was shot, causing nationwide protests. A police officer who shot dead a year-old Ethiopian Israeli, causing nationwide protestshas been freed on bail from house arrest, Israel's justice ministry said on Monday. The officer, who was off-duty and said he felt his life was in danger at the time of the shooting on June 30, will be subject to a series of restrictions while the investigation continues.
Over the weekend, a video has gone viral showing three sheriffs deputies in Broward County, Florida, arresting and beating a black teenager. In the video, the officers are seen arresting one teen, while surrounded by a crowd of backpack-wearing onlookers, when suddenly one officer grabs another, identified since as a year-old named Lucca, throwing him to the ground and slamming his head into the pavement as two other officers jump on the boy. Video from another angle shows the officer spraying the teen with pepper spray before pulling him to the ground.
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Hundreds of people including a presidential candidate spoke out on Twitter this week after a year-old black youth was killed at a suburban convenience store, allegedly by a white man who was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder. Family members told local media that Elijah Al-Amin would have turned 18 in two weeks and was looking forward to his last year in high school. Friends and family hugged Monday at the Islamic Community Center in Tempe, where prayers for the teen were held before burial in Maricopa County.
Vanessa Williams became the first black woman to win the Miss America title in Last week, for the first time, black women wore the crowns of all three major pageants simultaneously. The three wins have become a powerful symbol of how much American views on beauty have evolved from a past marred by racism and gender stereotypes, even as black women leaders are still severely underrepresented in other fields, like corporate America or in Congress. Franklin said on Saturday.