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Latest episode of “South Park” spoofs Trayvon Martin shooting

The cartoon comedy “South Park” has a long-standing reputation for its controversial humor. The latest episode tackles a still touchy subject: the Trayvon Martin shooting.

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The ‘Black vote:’ A help or harm to our community?

With the rise of a black president, many are talking about the impact of the “Black vote.” During the 2008 and 2012 elections, a large number of blacks were on board with Obama’s policies. But Meagan Jordan of the A & T Register raises an interesting question. Does th

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UT students hold bake sale in protest of affirmative action

The University of Texas at Austin’s campus is buzzing after a group of conservative students held a bake sale. UT’s chapter of Young Conservatives sold more than baked goods. They delivered their clear-cut stance on affirmative action at the school by charging customers based on their race.

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Stacey Dash regrets voting for Obama: ‘I did it because he was black’

Stacey Dash is once again voicing her political opinions when it comes to our nation’s leaders. Last year, the actress was criticized for her endorsement of Mitt Romney and now she’s further revealing her thoughts on the president.

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Hiring Manager Admits to Discriminating Against Candidates Based on Names

When you’re applying for a job, your name says a lot about you. Even if it does not, hiring managers have very little to judge you on besides your qualifications (which should be all they judge you on). It’s not fair that hiring managers discriminate against a person based on their name, but it happens.

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Is Obama Having A Hard Time Because He’s Black?

When Obama got elected, we knew he had his work cut out for him. Cleaning up what many feel was a series of problems from former President Bush was the most immediate challenge. We also knew that by being the first black president in the history of the United States, he’d upset a few folks.But how much does race really play in the challenges that President Obama is facing on Capital Hill? According to The Root’s Brian Palmer, race has everything to do with it.

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Michael Giles Denied “Stand Your Ground” Defense, Mom Starts Petition

A woman has started a petition in hopes of getting her son’s sentence commuted. Three years ago Michael Giles was attacked why standing outside a nightclub in Tallahassee, Florida.
He claimed defense under the “Stand Your Ground” law, but was sentenced to 25 years in prison.

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Condola Rashad & Orlando Bloom Portray Biracial Romeo & Juliet

Everyone puts their own little twist on the famed Shakespearean play Romeo & Juliet. David Leveaux is “mixing” up his cast by deeming Condola Rashad & Orlando Bloom in the lead roles.The selections make for the first nationally recognized biracial production of the play.

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911 Call That Led To Fatal Shooting Released

The 911 call placed moments before 24-year-old Jonathan Ferrell was shot and killed has been released.The unarmed former FAMU football player was shot 10 times by Police Officer Randall Kerrick, and the incident has sparked national debate.

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Vogue Editor: Russell Simmons Should Not Be In Front Row

New York Fashion Week has come and gone, but folks are talking more about veteran Vogue Editor Andre Leon Talley’s comments on Russell Simmons than the Fall 2014 collection. The fashion expert had some choice words after he saw Russell Simmons sitting front row at last week’s event.

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