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Google Photos mistakes African Americans for 'gorillas'

Google has had to issue an apology after the automated image recognition system in its new Photos app misidentified African Americans in photos, erroneously creating an album called "Gorillas" in a user's image collection.

LG G4 to have a 5.5-inch, extra bright QHD display

LG has released details of the display that is likely to be used on its upcoming G4 Android flagship smartphone. The 5.5-inch unit looks set to be one of the best displays ever fitted to a phone with exceptional brightness and contrast improvements.

#thedress web sensation becomes powerful Salvation Army campaign

The furious Internet debate late last month around the perceived colour of a dress is now being used by charity the Salvation Army in a powerful new campaign about violence against women, saying "Why is it so hard to see black and blue?"

Aircraft set to get minute-by-minute tracking

A new initiative aims to equip all commercial flights worldwide with technology that would enable minute-by-minute tracking of the plane in times of distress, aiding rescuers and recovery efforts.

Protests return to Missouri after black teen slain by police

Saint Louis - Hundreds of angry demonstrators took to the streets of another St. Louis suburb Tuesday to protest the slaying of a black teen by a white police officer.

Chris Rock on race: Blacks the same, but whites are getting nicer

In an interview with Vulture mag, comedian Chris Rock arguably nails what is a big thorn in the side of black people in the U.S. - white people. It's not blacks getting better, always been good, his argument goes, it's white people doing the improving

Graphic photo: Snake bite causes girl’s leg to shrivel, blacken

Caracas - The photo below shows a 13-year-old Venezuelan girl whose leg became severely withered and blackened after she was bitten by a venomous snake. The extreme shriveling and blackening of her leg was due to severe necrosis from the effect of the snake venom.

Op-Ed: Ferguson police chief should be fired

Ferguson - If there still was anyone in the country who thought Tom Jackson could continue as police chief of Ferguson, Missouri, the video "apology" he posted Thursday surely disabused them of any such notion.

St. Louis police allegedly shoot another African American suspect

St Louis - A cell phone video has emerged showing St. Louis police allegedly shooting an African American male in broad daylight after he stole two sodas from a local store.

Vantablack: the darkest material ever made

A company has produced a "strange, alien" material so black that it absorbs all but 0.035 per cent of visual light. This has set a new world record.

Op-Ed: Rob Ford: Toronto's first black mayor

Toronto - An opinion piece in defense of Toronto's most divisive and infamous mayor Rob Ford, and the city's brutal treatment towards him.

Op-Ed: V. Stiviano/ Vanessa Maria Perez — Imitation of life redux

We know all about Donald Tokowitz Sterling’s disgusting remarks. As much as we are mortified and sickened by him, we have encountered this toxic mindset before. Here’s the real question: What the hell is wrong with his girlfriend?

Hollywood 'exile' for black actors worries British government

London - Black British actors have been taking Hollywood by storm, with Chiwetel Ejiofor's Oscar nomination for "12 Years a Slave" just the latest example, but at home they still face a lack of roles that has driven some from the country.The British government ...

Black hot dog is a Japanese delicacy

Tokyo - Known as Tokyo's legendary hot dog, this hot dog may look like it has been left in the grill for too long. In reality, it is actually becoming a Japanese delicacy.

Review: The Freedom Writers Diary by The Freedom Writers

Los Angeles - Diving into a heartfelt book is something that's a novelty today but diving into a book that teaches us something is a rare treat. The Freedom Writers leave something unique between the pages.

Photos: NASA unveils Suomi NPP 'Black Marble' image of Earth

NASA has unveiled a new global view and animation of Earth's city night lights from space in a composite assembled from satellite data. The global composite image was constructed with cloud-free night images from the NASA-NOAA satellite Suomi NPP.

Two Wolverhampton schoolboys arrested in ‘smurf’ attack

Wolverhampton - Two black youths have been arrested on suspicion of assault after a pensioner was cowardly karate-kicked to the floor at the city’s bus station.

Racist shirt at Romney rally outrages many Special

Lancaster - There were a lot of supporters that came out to hear Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan during their campaign stop in Lancaster, Ohio, and at least one of them proudly showed his racist side.

RNC attendee allegedly taunts, throws peanuts at CNN camerawoman

Tampa - The left-wing blogs are lighting up Wednesday morning and accusing the GOP of racism following an incident of a Republican National Convention attendee allegedly throwing peanuts at a black CNN camerawoman and stating, "This is how we feed animals."

Video: Black woman has ‘racist’ rant on London bus

London - A test case will show whether or not the British Police treat ‘racism’ allegedly directed towards the indigenous white population in the same way as that allegedly received from the indigenous white people. Many are skeptical.

White teenager returns African-American scholarship

Riverside - There was laughter during the awards night at the Martin Luther King High School in Riverside, California last month when a white student, Jeffrey Warren, 17, was called up on stage and handed an African-American scholarship.

Op-Ed: College football — The South shall rise again

Birmingham - Racial dominance still plays a role all across the South. This time, things are different, because the South is winning.

Black student barred from being valedictorian

Pine Bluff - A black student attending a high school southeast of Little Rock, Arkansas, was not allowed by her school to be valedictorian despite having the highest grade point average in her graduating class.

Op-Ed: The black middle class and Obama's political future

President Barack Obama and his team probably did not see this coming but more and more blacks, like many other US citizens, are losing their jobs in the United States. Obama has to do something pretty soon...for his own sake.

Conrad Black going back to jail, wife faints in court

Chicago - A judge ordered that former media tycoon Lord Conrad Black should return to prison, and his wife Barbara Amiel collapsed in her seat after hearing the decision.

Black History Month event at Canada's Douglas College Special

New Westminster - Black History Month started as Negro History Week in the United States. Each year the month of February is dedicated to the teaching and learning of the achievements of black people in the United States and elsewhere, thanks to people like Carter Woodson.

Surrey, BC: Conference on black unity Special

Surrey - A conference to bring together black people from the Caribbean islands and Africa was recently held at Kwantlen University in Surrey, British Columbia.

'The Black Widow' sets new speed-eating record

Buffalo - A 105 pound woman who calls herself “The Black Widow” managed to gobble down more chicken wings in 12 minutes than could any of the large men competing against her at the National Buffalo Wing Festival.

Black Nigerian couple give birth to white baby girl in Britain Special

Nigerian couple Ben and Angela Ihegboro, who moved to Britain five years ago, have shocked the world with their white baby girl after having a two-year-old girl, and a four-year-old boy, both black children.

Black Angels over Tuskegee opens off-Broadway Special

New York - During WWII American soldiers went to war and risked it all for our country. But for a special unit of black men, they weren't only battling the enemy abroad; they were fighting for their right to fight. Black Angels Over Tuskegee tells the story.
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Another picture of the black racer in the garden after eating the baby birds. It is vomiting up the birds in this picture. Quality of the pic is blurry, sorry I was backing up FAST when I took these.
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