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84 Arrested in 7th Week of North Carolina Protests

Mass protests against the policies of the GOP-controlled legislature continue in North Carolina. Moral Monday protests in the North Carolina General Assembly building led to 84 arrests. Over 500 have been arrested since demonstrations began in April.

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Hadiya Pendleton’s Parents Discuss Chicago Gun Violence Crisis

The parents of the late Hadiya Pendleton sat down with HuffPost Live to discuss the gun violence crisis in Chicago: “Many of us walk around in a bubble like if we do what we’re supposed to do in terms of rearing our children, and making sure that they’re not part of the problem, that we’re doing enough. And it’s not enough.”

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Ethel Hylton Graduates from Harvard w/ the Highest GPA in Her Class

Congratulations to Ethel “Ellie” Hylton on graduating from Harvard with the highest GPA in her class!

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OWN Network Premieres “Dark Girls” Documentary This Sunday

The buzzed-about documentary Dark Girls will make its premiere on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network this Sunday June 23rd. The film delves into the prejudices faced by dark-skinned women around the world.

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Mother Watches Police Shoot Black Teen Hours After Her Own Was Killed By Cops

Englewood resident Stacey Liberty watched police shoot and kill 15 year-old Michael Westley just hours after learning that her own son – 24-year old Antwoyn Johnson – had been killed by police as well.

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Teenage Sisters Launch Their Own Line of Beauty Products

Instead of complaining about their displeasure with most of the beauty products sold in stores, sisters Halle and Brea Holmes took initiative and launched their own line!

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WATCH: Lil Wayne Stomps on American Flag in New Video

The video for Lil Wayne’s track, “God Bless America” hasn’t been released yet, but we’re sure this clip will stir the waters of controversy. In it, Weezy basically stomps all over the American flag

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7 Killed, 41 Injured, In Chicago’s Most Violent Weekend of the Year

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, this past weekend was the most violent of the year in Chicago. At least 41 people were injured – 7 killed – in shootings across the city between Friday and Sunday night.

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George Zimmerman’s Father Says the “True Racists” are Black

George Zimmerman’s father Robert recently released an e-book rails against the “true racists,” African Americans.

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Affirmative Action Debate: Is Class a Bigger Barrier to Success than Race?

An upcoming Supreme Court decision on Affirmative Action could shift the conversation from race to class as a greater barrier to success.

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