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An early favorite in the Oscar race, Steve McQueen's powerful film about one man's fall into slavery has people thinking… Read More

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Despite the potentially difficult public relations stemming from the 20-year prison sentence handed down to Marissa Alexander, the… Read More

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As language evolves, we sometimes forget the offensive origins of certain words and phrases. Or we never knew them in the first place… Read More

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On Nov. 1, the largest cuts in the history of our country’s food stamp program, now called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance… Read More

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Police have made an arrest in the shooting near Brashear High School. Anjohnito "AJ" Willet, 16, was taken into custody… Read More

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Murdered for Asking for Help While Black

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The murder of Renisha McBride suggests that asking for help while Black is a capital offense. It has long been a crime. The right… Read More

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The Problem With the Lack of Black Judges in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia

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Most of the conversation about President Barack Obama's judicial nominations these days focuses on the unprecedented Republican… Read More

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