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Black Women Accused Of ‘Dining And Dashing’ At Independence Applebee’s

By Eric L. Wesson Sr.
CALL Staff Writer
In addition to African Americans being racially profiled in Independence, Mo., under the banner of “Driving While Black”, now there is a fear of “Dining While Black” while in Independence.
Ms. Alexis Brison said while dining at the Independence Mall’s Applebee’s, she and her friend were racially profiled and accused of “dining and dashing” at the Applebee’s.
On February 10, Ms. Brison said, “We were told that we were accused of eating and not paying for CHICKEN the day before (dining and dashing).” She continued, “We have proof that can show our whereabouts and it’s not even in our character to steal,” she said.
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Reward Increased To $10,000 In The Murder Of Boy 9

The Kansas City, Mo., Police department and the Greater K.C. Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline continue to seek information in the January 20, homicide of 9-year-old Dominic Young Jr. at 71 Highway and Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd.
Dominic was apparently hit by a stray bullet while occupying a vehicle driven by his father and died as a result of his injuries.
Dominic, his father and brother, were en route to Grandview at the time. The vehicle driven by Dominic’s father was hit by gunshots from other vehicles apparently engaged in a gu


GRADUATES FROM COLLEGE AT 14 . . . Carson Huey-You, 14, smiles as his 10-year-old brother Cannan shows him one of his graduation gifts, a Hobbit Lego set, after Carson received a bachelor’s degree in physics at the Texas Christian university commencement held Saturday, May 13. Huey-You was among more than 2,000 students getting degrees at the Fort Worth school founded in 1873. He started at TCU in 2013 when he was 11. He also has minors in Chinese and math. Huey- You tells the Fort Worth Star-Telegram his favorite thing about collegegraduateshas been getting to learn things he never thought about, things he never knew existed and things he might not even think about thinking about. He also says he’s learned how to deal with “some real hard classes” and get over the disappointment of a poor score on a test. The self-described “normal dude” wants to work on getting graduate degrees in quantum mechanics. — Associated Press photo