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by Keith Reed

A year after a Right-leaning US Supreme Court invalidated crucial provisions of the Voting Rights Act, the fight against state-level… Read More

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How Dave Brat Beat Eric Cantor

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“You come at the King… you best not miss”- Omar Little If Randolph Macon economics professor Dave Brat… Read More

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Hallmark has responded to the trend of wishing single moms a happy Father's Day with special holiday cards. Some love it, while others think it's… Read More

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There is no better proof in 2014 of how invaluable the right to vote is than the amount of money currently being spent on efforts… Read More

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New Orleans Woman Parties At Her Own Funeral

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According to her daughters, Miram Burbank loved Busch beer, menthols and the New Orleans Saints. And when the woman known as "Mae Mae" passed… Read More

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Boko Haram has become increasingly violent, bold, and ruthless.  Since the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls… Read More

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Unemployed Blacks More Resilient During Job Search than Whites

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Unemployed Blacks more resilient during the job search than Whites. Even as the… Read More

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Detroit's Increasing Infant Mortality Rate

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Poverty and blight in Detroit has caused it to have the nation's highest infant mortality rate. Detroit’s… Read More

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Lil TerRio Isn't a Little Man

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By the time I discovered lil TerRio, hundreds… Read More

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Katy Perry's Troublesome Appropriation

by Jezebel

The exaggerated features of Katy Perry's dancers seem to be depicting Black women's bodies.  It would… Read More

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