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Boston Marathon Bombing Kills Three, Wounds Dozens

by #teamEBONY

Authorities checked bags, combed through debris and flooded the streets with investigators Tuesday in a rush to determine who set… Read More

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks at a press conference on immigration reform

Why Republicans Want Background Checks for Immigrants and Not Gun Owners

by Slate

Mandatory background checks are a terrible idea. They burden law-abiding citizens and don’t catch criminals. The databases… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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First Lady Michelle Obama: "Hadiya Pendleton Was Me"

[ENOUGH]
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The trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell, the abortionist charged with killing babies and neglecting women in his care, is now national news… Read More

Cop Fired For Trayvon Martin Targets

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by #teamEBONY

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Black Star Project Hosts "Educate or Die" College Fair

[ENOUGH]
Black Star Project Hosts "Educate or Die" College Fair

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Many Chicagoans view improved educational opportunities as a way to solve the city's issues with violence.  These beliefs… Read More

[ENOUGH] Children Speak:<br />
‘It Feels Like We’re in a World War’<br />

[ENOUGH] Children Speak:
‘It Feels Like We’re in a World War’

by Mercedes Austin

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