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Associated Press Will No Longer Use Term ‘Illegal Immigrant;’ L.A. Times May Follow Suit

The L.A. Times is considering no longer using the term “illegal immigrant.” The Associated Press has already announced that they will no longer be using the term, acknowledging that it is a dehumanizing, unfair means to describe a human being.

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Father Indicted After Beating His Daughters Over “Twerking” Video

A Dayton, Ohio father has been indicted after being caught on video beating his two daughters with a video cable .He’d caught them filming themselves “twerking” and completely lost it.

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From HIV to Sexual Assault, Tyler Perry’s Latest Film is ALL KINDS of Problematic

Tyler Perry’s latest film has been getting fairly horrific reviews, not just for the sub-par film making and acting, but also for the incredibly problematic and offensive messages it implicitly sends.

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Georgia Students Organize First-Ever Integrated Prom at Their High School

A group of Rochelle, Georgia students are attempting to organize the first integrated prom at their school. And they’re being met with resistance; signs promoting the idea have been torn down, and the school is refusing to fund the event.

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Actor Wendell Pierce Launches Grocery Store Chain in New Orleans Food Deserts

Actor Wendell Pierce – famous for roles in The Wire and Treme – is giving back to his hometown of New Orleans by opening a chain of grocery stores in food deserts across the city.

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45 Years Ago Today, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Was Assassinated

45 years ago today, Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated as he stood on the balcony of the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis, TN. Join us in honoring the legacy of this extraordinary man.

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President Obama Returns 5 Percent of Salary in Solidarity w/ Furloughed Federal Workers

President Obama has announced that he’ll be returning 5 percent of his salary in solidarity with furloughed federal workers. Are you heartened by Pres. Obama’s efforts, or is this an empty gesture? Have you been impacted by the government spending cuts?

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NY Senator: NYPD Commissioner Wanted to ‘Instill Fear’ in Young Men of Color w/ Stop and Frisk

NY State Senator Eric Adams says police commissioner Ray Kelly wanted the Stop and Frisk program to “instill fear” in young black and Latino men “that every time they left their homes they could be targeted by police.”

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Magic Johnson’s Son Goes Public With Boyfriend; Parents ‘Very Proud’

EJ Johnson, the son of basketball great Magic Johnson, was recently spotted by TMZ walking about with his boyfriend. His father told TMZ that both he and his wife were very supportive of his son.

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Fox News Contributor: Welfare and Food Stamps Make Poverty Feel ‘A Little Comfortable’

During an appearance on Fox News’ “Cavuto on Business,” contributor Charles Payne asserted that programs like welfare and food stamps can make poverty feel “a little comfortable.”

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