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Black Iowa Man Arrested For Allegedly Keeping Woman Captive So She Could Watch 'Roots' To 'Understand Her Racism'

A Black man in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, took a drastic approach to instill a history lesson in an unwilling student and is now facing charges of first-degree harassment and false imprisonment.Robert Lee Noye, 52, was arrested on Monday after he forced a woman to sit at his home and watch the nine-hour miniseries, Roots. Noye claimed to have done the deed "so she could better...

Black Model Speaks Out After Being Asked To Don Sambo-Like Accessories For FIT Fashion Show

A Black model in New York City said she was asked to wear Sambo-like accessories during a fashion show at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). For a February 7 FIT fashion show, 25-year-old Amy Lefevre was asked to don monkey ears and red, oversized lips as part of FIT grad Junkai Huang's showcase. She was also told that it "was fine to feel uncomfortable for...