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San Francisco's 'CAREN Act,' Aims To Outlaw Racially Biased 911 Calls

San Francisco Karens, beware! Racially motivated or biased phone calls made to 911 could lead to criminal charges. Supervisor Shamann Walton introduced the CAREN Act on Tuesday at a San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting, CNN reports. The ordinance’s moniker is short for Caution Against Racially Exploitative Non-Emergencies. It's also a seeming play on the notorious...

Will Smith Says He Was Called A 'N****r' More Than 10 Times By Cops While Growing Up In Philly

Award-winning actor Will Smith opened up about repeatedly being called racial slurs by police officers while growing up in Philadelphia. The Bad Boys For Life star discussed his early encounters with police and his sentiments on police brutality in “A conversation on being Black in America with @Angela Rye,” which was posted to YouTube on Monday. The conversation...

'Glee' Star Naya Rivera Believed To Have Drowned, Officials Say

Update (July 10, 2020): Officials believe Glee star Naya Rivera drowned during a boating trip with her son on Wednesday. During a Thursday press conference, Sgt. Kevin Donoghue said Rivera's 4-year-old son, who was found alone on the boat on Wednesday, "gave enough information to investigators to conclude that his mother never made it out of the water," reports...