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Make no mistake about it; Hillary Clinton once again etched her name in the history books Tuesday night. After a hard-fought primary race with Vermont… Read More

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In November 2012, 49-year-old Michael Dunn took the life of a 17-year-old Black teen after an argument in a convenient store parking lot. The death… Read More

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The front page of every major U.S. newspaper seemed to salute the historic nomination of Hillary Clinton as the presumptive nominee for the Democratic… Read More

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Southern California Black Lives Matter activist Jasmine Richards was sentenced to 90 days in jail Tuesday just days after being convicted of interfering… Read More

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“Cancer tried to destroy my body, but it couldn’t touch my spirit.” – Paulette Leaphart Usually, when someone is… Read More

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