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Laquan McDonald: Chicago Prepares for Mass Protests

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Army Allows Use of "Negro"

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A newly published U.S. Army regulation says a service member can be referred to as a "Negro" when describing "black… Read More

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Less than 72 hours after being violently snatched off a Philadelphia street as she walked home from visiting her godson, Carlesha… Read More

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Utah prosecutors announced Monday that officers were justified in fatally shooting a young man who was wielding a sword as part of… Read More

Police Admit No-Fly Zone Over Ferguson Was Designed to Shut Media Out

Ferguson Police Enacted No Fly Zone to Keep Media Out

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Boko Haram leader denies ceasefire deal, says 200 abducted girls married off

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Boko Haram laughed off Nigeria's announcement of a ceasefire agreement, saying there is no such deal and schoolgirls abducted… Read More

Deal Reached in New York City Cell Death

Family of Man Who Died in Hot Prison Cell to Receive Settlement

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The city on Friday reached a $2.25 million settlement with the mother of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier… Read More

A striking reminder of the link between race and poverty in America

Blacks Much More Likely to be Poor (and Stay Poor) than Whites

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New data from the Census Bureau confirms a key fact about poverty in America: many people duck in and out of it. In 2012, 23.1 percent… Read More

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