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Third noose found outside of MLK memorial in Washington, DC: report

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According to a report by The Root, a noose has been found on federal property in Washington, DC for the third time in a week. This most recent noose was discovered near the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the national mall.

Like the one before it (found in the African American History Museum), this noose was also suspiciously left in an an area celebrating the societal contributions of African Americans. This placing causes many believe the nooses are left to “intimidate minorities” due to the noose’s historical use in racist lynchings.

Along with the nooses found in the segregation at the African American Smithsonian and one found outside the Hirschorn Museum, an incident involving bananas hanging from nooses on the campus of American University in Washington happened earlier in May soon after a black woman was elected head of student government.

Other nooses have been found throughout the country, including in North Carolina and Florida.

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Black man and realtor handcuffed for ‘forced entry’ into property’s open house: lawyers

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On Tuesday, the Daily Mail reported that Anthony Edwards has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Cincinnati and three police officers after he and his real estate agent, Jerry Isham, were handcuffed and detained at gunpoint last year while touring an open house.

The police were summoned by Thomas Branigan, a retired police officer living next door, who called 911 to report them as home invaders and said they had "forced entry" into the house. He later admitted he did not have a view of the door at the time.

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Rob Reiner has the perfect plan for the GOP and Trump’s ‘N-word tapes’ from ‘The Apprentice’

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For years, there have been rumors about the existence of unbroadcast tapes from NBC's "The Apprentice" that are said to document Donald Trump using the N-word.

Actor Tom Arnold has been pushing the idea.

While conventional wisdom may once of held that such a release would be a political catastrophe for a president, the release could actually help Trump in his 2020 re-election campaign, director Rob Reiner argued on Tuesday.

"I’ve heard there are tapes of Trump using the N-word during his time on The Apprentice. Based on the GOP’s support of his racism, they should ask producer Mark Burnett to release the tapes to boost the support of his base," Reiner tweeted.

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CNN blasted for giving a platform to white supremacist Richard Spencer to defend Trump’s racism

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CNN was highly criticized on Monday for interviewing Richard Spencer, an avowed white supremacist who took part in the fatal "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

"CNN interviewed white supremacist Richard Spencer during a Tuesday segment on President Donald Trump’s racist tweets, in another example of a news outlet inadvertently giving a large platform to white supremacists," The Daily Beast reported.

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