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Civil Rights Leaders Speak Out Against Conferderate Flag Display at Old NC Capital Building

Civil Rights leaders are speaking out against the hanging of a confederate flag inside of the Old North Carolina Capitol building. The state’s intent is to replicate the building’s antebellum appearance. But is that a valid excuse?

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Roland Martin: CNN Executives Hold Back Black Anchors

Former CNN pundit Roland Martin alleges the leadership at the news network are uncomfortable with hiring black anchors as hosts. Is Roland Martin on to something here? Do you think cable news networks discriminate against black anchors?

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Forest Whitaker To Direct and Produce Richard Pryor Biopic

Forest Whitaker will reportedly direct and produce a long-gestating biopic on legendary comedian Richard Pryor. Though Marlon Wayans was rumored to be playing Pryor, it is unclear if he is still involved in the project.

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NYPD Cop Tells Innocent 13 Year-old Boy to “Stop Crying Like a Little Girl” During Stop and Frisk

During the Floyd v. City of New York Stop and Frisk trial, an officer admitted to commanding an innocent 13 year-old boy to “stop crying like a little girl” during a stop and frisk. The boy had done nothing wrong, but he was still handcuffed and detained.

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Daughter of Mother Whose Baby Was Killed Says Mom May Have Killed Him for Life Insurance Money

The daughter of Sherry West, the Georgia mother whose 13 month-old was killed, says her mother may have pulled the trigger. She says he night her little brother was killed, West was already asking her about collecting life insurance money.

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Rick Ross Responds to Rape Lyrics Controversy: ‘It Was a Misinterpretation’

Rick Ross has responded to the “rape lyrics” controversy, asserting that his words were misunderstood and misinterpreted, and that “woman is the most precious gift known to man.”

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Why I Am Here for Marriage Equality: Changing the Conversation for Queer POCs

As we wait for the Supreme Court to offer its rulings on DOMA and Prop 8, a noticeable division has arisen between the mainstream LGBT agenda, and those of us who prefer and advocate for a more radical politics, namely for queer people of color. The tension is justified and wholly understandable. Many argue that […]

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Petitions Demand Rick Ross, Industry Take Responsibility for Rape Lyrics

After widespread outrage over Rick Ross’ rape lyrics, petitions have been launched demanding that the rapper take responsibility for his offensive words.

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Two Teens Accused of Murdering 13 Month-Old Baby Will Be Tried as Adults

The two Georgia teens accused of killing 13-month old Antonio Santiago and shooting his mother in the leg will reportedly be tried as adults. Prosecution will not seek the death penalty. Thoughts on this case? Do you agree with the decision to try these young men as adults?

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Kansas Considering Bill Allowing for People Living with HIV/AIDS to be Quarantined

The state of Kansas is currently considering a bill that would allow those who are HIV positive to possibly be quarantined and separated from the rest of society: Outrageous. Why hasn’t there been more coverage of this news? Larger protests?

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