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Lessons Learned from a Black Girl's Unfair Punishment

[Opinion] A change of heart after suburban Chicago High School penalized a young woman’s genius opens the gate to examining why she was punished in the first place

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On this day in 1878, tap dancer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson was born in Richmond, Virginia.

Black Teen in Idaho Sodomized by Football Teammates, Lawsuit Says

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