In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

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A North Carolina grand jury has decided not to indict a Charlotte police officer arrested last year for manslaughter after he unloaded… Read More

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Morehouse College, Spelman College, Morgan State University and Howard University among the 100 colleges and universities… Read More

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by NewsOne

Cheers broke out in the National Assembly building here on Monday as representatives chose the mayor of this beleaguered capital… Read More

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Florida Politician Wants to Execute President Obama

by NewsOne

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