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George Zimmerman’s Attorneys Apologize for Mischaracterizing Evidence

George Zimmerman’s attorneys have apologized for misrepresenting footage meant to paint Trayvon Martin as the aggressor in his confrontation with Zimmerman.

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9 Year-Old Activist Asean Johnson Continues Fight Against Chicago School Closings

We’re sure many of you remember 9 year-old Asean Johnson, whose galvanizing speech at an anti-school closings rally in Chicago became a viral sensation.

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Cheerios Commercial Featuring Interracial Family Ignites Racist Backlash

Cheerios recently posted a new commercial on YouTube, featuring an interracial family. The ad’s YouTube page was then inundated with negative, racist comments. So much so that Cheerios was forced to disable its comments section.

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St. Louis Police Under Fire After Shooting Black Honor Student 25 Times

Many are up in arms over the death of 25 year-old Cary Ball Jr. , an honor student who was shot 25 times by St. Louis police.

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22 Year-Old Cortlan Wickliff is Youngest African American to Graduate from Harvard Law

22 year-old Cortlan Wickliff will become the youngest African American to graduate from Harvard Law School.

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Ohio Health Program Lets Teens Teach Their Peers About Sex

In Cleveland, Ohio a unique sex education program allows high schoolers to teach their peers about sexual health; in the hopes of combating the area’s rising rates of STD infections in teens.

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Bobby Rush Calls IL Sen. Kirk’s Chicago Gang Plan “Upper-Middle Class, Elitist White Boy Solution”

Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill) says Sen. Mark Kirk’s plan to curb Chicago violence by arresting all 18,000 members of the Gangster Disciples is an “”upper-middle-class, elitist white boy solution to a problem he knows nothing about.”

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Black 14 Year-Old Carrying a Puppy Attacked by Police for Giving Them a “Dehumanizing Stare”

14 year-old Tremaine McMillan was feeding his puppy and playing when officers approached him, and proceeded to attack and choke him for giving them a “dehumanizing stare.”

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VA Gov. Bob McDonnell Commits to Expediting Restoration of Voting Rights for Non-Violent Felons

Virginia’s Republican Governor Bob McDonnell raised eyebrows recently, announcing that he will do the right thing and make it easier for non-violent offenders to have their voting rights reinstated.

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Brittney Griner Covers ESPN Magazine; Talks Coming Out, Bullying, and Sexual Identity

Out WNBA player Brittney Griner covers ESPN Magazine’s Taboo issue. In it, she talks coming out, bullying, and sexual identity: “So many people exist between the two ends of the spectrum, but no one wants to admit it. If you’re in between, they say something is wrong with you. ‘We can fix you.’ Well, I don’t need fixing.”

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