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In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

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New Orleans Police Routinely Dismissed Sex Crimes, Rapes

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'I’d Rather go to Hell for Telling the Truth'

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The leader of a Ku Klux Klan group told MSNBC host Chris Hayes on Wednesday that St. Louis-area residents have supported their campaign… Read More

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The Uncensored FBI Letter to MLK Found Hidden in the National Archives

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Are You 'Man Enough' to Love Your Brother?

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Meet America’s oldest living vet. He smokes cigars, does yard work, drives and drinks whiskey. And he’s 108.

Meet Richard Overton, America's Oldest Living Veteran

by The Washington Post

Richard Overton, 108, is thought to be the oldest living veteran in the United States. But he’s as active as ever. On… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

The parents of Michael Brown, a Missouri teen killed by police, testified before a U.N. committee Tuesday because they want the world… Read More

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