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Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay McKesson Running for Mayor of Baltimore

Prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson announced he is running for mayor of the city of Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore native son McKesson plans to fight the political establishment and shake up the system by running as a Democrat, taking on about a dozen other candidates in the city’s April 26 primary.

Reuters

NPR Kicks Off 2016 Pushing Muslim Immigration, Ignoring Terror Threat

National Public Radio (NPR) listeners got 2016 off to a start by hearing a message of solidarity for Muslim refugees and against “hate groups.” NPR’s Hourly News Summary began with a story about German Chancellor Angela Merkel urging Germans to show “solidarity” with the 1 million refugees —mostly from Syria — who have streamed into Germany in the last year alone.

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Up To 2000 Teens Involved In Riot That Shuts Down Kentucky Mall

A mall outside Louisville, Kentucky was forced to shut down on Saturday night as hundreds of black teens went on a rampage, running through the St. Matthews Mall until being forced out by police. At 8:00 pm on the day after Christmas–one of the busiest days of the year at malls across America–management decided to shut the mall down after the “wilding” incident began.