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Washington Post Names Kevin Merida as New Managing Editor for News and Features

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The Washington Post named Kevin Merida its new managing editor in charge of news and features coverage… Read More

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Judge Rejects Zimmerman Lawyers’ Request for Trial Delay

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A judge in the case of a former neighborhood watch leader accused of shooting Florida teenager Trayvon Martin has denied a defense… Read More

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Why Are Ethiopian Jewish Women Being Forced to Take Birth Control?

Why Are Ethiopian Jewish Women Being Forced to Take Birth Control?

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The media narrative about Mali today is that of just the 'typical' African conflict---heavily armed dark-skinned men in dusty… Read More

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What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simple defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 2/4 Vladimir… Read More

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Tawana Brawley Served With Court Papers

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In 1987 at the age of 15, Tawana Brawley made national headlines when she accused six White men, some of whom were police officers… Read More

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US Gains 157,000 Jobs, Jobless Rate Rises

by The Grio

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