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Tom Joyner Morning Show commentator Roland Martin talks with Rachel Jeantel’s attorney Rod Vereen about the 19-year-old’s… Read More

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Dear Don Lemon

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Dear Don Lemon

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Dear CNN and Don Lemon: I am old enough to remember a time in which CNN was the place for hard-hitting, insightful news… Read More

Frederick Douglass: New Tea Party hero?!

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Last week, Frederick Douglass — who escaped slavery at 20 years old and whose words would help bring an end to the institution… Read More

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On Tuesday, the jury in the George Zimmerman trial heard testimony and evidence again from Chris Serino, the Sanford police detective… Read More

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Former Rep. William H. Gray III, who rose to influential positions in Congress and was the first Black to become majority whip, died… Read More

Why You Shouldn't Put a Price on Black Babies

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Every year, I teach writer Elna Baker's essay, "Babies Buying Babies" to my freshman composition classes as an introduction… Read More

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Judge in George Zimmerman Case Strikes Detective Statements

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A prosecutor in George Zimmerman’s murder trial on Tuesday tried to pick apart the statements of a Sanford Police detective… Read More

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  During President Obama’s stop in Tanzania during a three-nation tour of Africa, he championed a new model for… Read More

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JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON:
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On Monday, prosecutors in the 2nd degree murder trial of George Zimmerman continued to present evidence for the second… Read More

George Zimmerman Trial: Sanford Police Officer Testifies As Audio Interview Is Played For The First Time

George Zimmerman Interview Audio Heard for the First Time

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Jurors in the George Zimmerman murder trial on Monday heard a recording of the neighborhood watch volunteer describing his fatal… Read More

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