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Like other dedicated Shondaland viewers at the National Network of… Read More

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A CUNY doctoral student on the cusp of graduation died in Tuesday’s Amtrak wreck, the school said. Dr. Derrick Griffith, 42… Read More

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Right Wing Twitter is loudly outraging itself today over the tweets of Dr. Saida Grundy, a new African American Studies professor… Read More

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