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Muslim Woman Attacked After Boston Bombings

Heba Abolaban – a Muslim woman living in Boston – was attacked by a crazed man two days after the bombings at the Boston Marathon: “He was screaming, ‘F*** you Muslims! You are terrorists! I hate you! You are involved in the Boston explosions! F*** you!’”

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Editorial Asks “Where Are Ordinary Black Youth in Popular Culture?”

A recent editorial asks the question, “Where Are Ordinary Black Youth in Popular Culture?” Are the stories of black youth that are “neither marginalized or at the proverbial mountaintop” invisible to mainstream America?

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Almost All Full-Time Working Women Are Paid Less Than Male Counterparts

According to the Center for American Progress, a whopping 97 percent of women are working jobs men are typically getting paid more for. Of the 534 professions listed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women earn more than men in just seven of them.

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JET Magazine Does Special Report on Missing Black Children

Jet magazine will dedicate its April 29th issue to a special report on the 800,000 missing black children who are largely ignored and unreported by the media. The cover says it all: “Missing & Black: Where Is The Outrage?”

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Smithsonian to Honor Bronx, New York as ‘Place of Innovation’ In Hip Hop

The Smithsonian is set to honor The Bronx, New York as a “place of innovation” in setting the early foundation of Hip Hop music and culture. Excited to see The Bronx and Hip Hop being recognized in this way? Thoughts on Hip Hop’s past, present, and future?

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UPDATE: Jay-Z and Beyonce’s Cuba Visit Was Approved by U.S. Treasury Dept.

Members of Congress are calling for an investigation into Jay-Z and Beyonce’s recent, widely-publicized trip to Cuba. Jay and Bey are alleged to have not gotten the proper clearance for the trip, and could face a substantial fine?

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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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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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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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Tennessee Considers Bill Tying Welfare Benefits to Children’s Grades

The state of Tennessee is considering a bill that would tie welfare support to a child’s progress in school. The legislation would allow a family to lose up to 30% of its assistance if their child(ren) are not performing well in school.

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