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A protester holds up Garner's photo while walking on the West Side Highway December 3, 2014 in New York. Protests began after a Grand Jury decided to not indict officer Daniel Pantaleo. Eric Garner died after being put in a chokehold by Pantaleo on July 17, 2014. Pantaleo had suspected Garner of selling untaxed cigarettes. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

#CrimingWhileWhite Showcasing Racial Inequality In Police Tactics

Confessions are trending on social media Thursday night as users share crimes they say they were given just a slap on the wrist because of their race.

12/04/2014

A protester holds up Garner's photo while walking on the West Side Highway December 3, 2014 in New York. Protests began after a Grand Jury decided to not indict officer Daniel Pantaleo. Eric Garner died after being put in a chokehold by Pantaleo on July 17, 2014. Pantaleo had suspected Garner of selling untaxed cigarettes. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Black Parents In Oakland, Across U.S. Giving Their Sons ‘The Talk’ So They Won’t End Up Like Eric Garner

Even New York City mayor Bill de Blasio confessed that he has had with his own son Dante, who is half black.

12/04/2014

Protesters upset with a grand jury's decision not to charge a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner march in Oakland on December 3, 2014. (CBS)

Protesters Gather In San Francisco, Oakland Over New York Jury’s Decision Not To Indict Officer In Chokehold Death

Protests were taking place in Oakland and in San Francisco Wednesday evening in response to a New York grand jury’s decision not to indict a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died while in a police chokehold restraint.

12/03/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 23: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers runs off the field at the end of the first half against the Minnesota Vikings on November 23, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Keidel: Giving Thanks For Sports

Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.

11/26/2014

Sasquatch in costume as the date of former Giant Brian Wilson at the 2012 ESPY Awards. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Endangered Species Designation Proposed For Bigfoot

The Buffalo News reports that Peter Wiemer, who owns the We Wan Chu Cottages, spoke publically before asking the Chatauqua County legislators to become the first governmental body to recognize Bigfoot in such a way.

11/20/2014

A street performer called "Evil Elmo" seen in San Francisco. (CBS)

‘Evil Elmo’ Held On $150K Bail After Allegedly Threatening To Kill Fisherman’s Wharf Merchant

A San Francisco Superior Court judge lowered the bail Thursday for a Fisherman’s Wharf street performer with a history of questionable behavior who allegedly threatened to kill a female shopkeeper while dressed as the Sesame Street character Elmo.

11/13/2014

A street performer called "Evil Elmo" seen in San Francisco. (CBS)

‘Evil Elmo’ Arrested After Threatening To Rip San Francisco Merchant’s Throat Out

A homeless man with a history of playing an evil version of the “Sesame Street” character Elmo from coast to coast is in jail after being accused of threatening a merchant at San Francisco’s waterfront.

11/12/2014

Two of Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' hang side by side on display in a new exhibition at the National Gallery on January 24 2014, in London, England. The iconic works, two of four paintings of sunflowers created by Van Gogh in Arles in 1888, are being reunited in London for the first time in 65 years in the exhibition which runs from January 25 - April 27, 2014.  (Photo by Mary Turner/Getty Images)

Van Gogh Still Life Makes Way To Auction; Could Sell For Up To $50M

New York City’s big-ticket auctions of impressionist and modern art get underway Tuesday with a still life by Vincent van Gogh painted weeks before his death that could go for up to $50 million.

11/04/2014

An Apple-1 hand-built by Steve Wozniak sold for $750,000 at Bonhams' History of Science auction in New York on Wednesday. (Source: Bohnams)

Apple-1 Hand-Built By Wozniak Sells For $750K In New York Auction

An Apple-1 that was hand-built by Steve Wozniak sold for a staggering amount in a New York auction Wednesday.

10/22/2014

Emma Watson (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Emma Watson Threatened With Release Of Nude Pics After UN Gender Equality Speech

Days after Emma Watson gave a well-received speech at the UN on gender inequality, the Harry Potter actress is facing a bully of her own

09/22/2014

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