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Medgar Evers’ Widow Keeping Husband’s Legacy Alive

Evers' legacy has often been overshadowed by civil rights peers King and Malcolm X

Last civil rights figure to be remembered with series of events in Mississippi.

By Aaron Morrison

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Reality Star Kenya Moore Countersues Landlady for ‘Lying’

Kenya claims she's been "shunned by friends" since the eviction story broke

Real Housewives of Atlanta star says she’s being wrongfully evicted

By Makkada B. Selah

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Chris Brown May Face Charges in Frank Ocean Fight

The singer is spending more time in court than he is on stage these days

Will Chris Brown wind up in jail?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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George Zimmerman’s Murder Trial Begins

Trayvon Martin case reaches long-awaited milestone

Florida vigilante gets first look at the potential jurors who’ll decide if he murdered Trayvon…

By Aaron Morrison

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Nelson Mandela Remains in Serious Condition

Family asks for continued thoughts and prayers for the 94-year-old former leader

Recurring lung infection hospitalized South African hero on Saturday.

By Aaron Morrison

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Woman in Iconic Gordon Parks Photo Honored

Photo captured the casual nature of Jim Crow era segregation

Joanne Wilson received a gift color print at foundation’s annual awards gala in New York…

By Aaron Morrison

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Woman Arrested for Mailing Poisonous Letters to Obama, Bloomberg

How dare she pass it off to someone else?

Texas woman allegedly sent ricin-laced letters to lawmakers

By Makkada B. Selah

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Man Who Fathered 22 Kids by 14 Different Women Can’t Pay Child Support

State pays over $7K a month to support man's children

Tennessee man could face jail time over failure to pay child support for 22 kids

By Makkada B. Selah

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Black Unemployment Rate Went Up in May

Analysts say the sequester may be affecting the new numbers

Unemployment numbers for blacks spike again

By Makkada B. Selah

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Smithsonian Hosts Black Women’s Hair Forum

Few discussions are of greater interest to African American women, says museum director

Panel discussion on natural versus chemically-straightened hair is free and open to the public.

By Aaron Morrison

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Miguel’s Rep Insists That he Practiced his Jump Twice

Now it's a matter of who should accept blame if this suit goes forward

Should producers of the Billboard Award share responsibility if the suit proceed?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Remy Hair Heists on the Rise

The cuticles in Remy hair are kept intact, and so the hair looks natural

A competitive underground market for hair extensions emerges

By Makkada B. Selah

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Judge Says Minorities ‘Prone to Violence’

Judge was a frontrunner for the Supreme Court under George W. Bush in 2005

Federal judge allegedly makes racist statements at lecture about the death penalty

By Makkada B. Selah

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Michael Jackson’s Daughter, Paris, Tries to Commit Suicide

The Jackson family is embroiled in a civil suit with AEG Live

Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris tries to overdose on pills

By Makkada B. Selah

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Fredrick D. Scott was arraigned on charges he stole from investors.

Black Hedge Fund Manager Is a Fraud, Prosecutors Say

Claimed to manage billions in assets through firm

Fredrick D. Scott, who presented himself as a well-heeled hedge fund manager who sought in…

By Darren Sands

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Boss Moves: Delta Sigma Theta Set to Open School in Haiti

Big year for organization as it celebrates its centennial

As Delta Sigma Theta celebrates it’s 100th year, the organization is partnering with Water in…

By Joshua Perrin

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Maryland Workers Stage Protest Against Workplace Discrimination

Arundel County activists say unfair practices seen in county government

Activists held a protest Tuesday outside of the Arundel Center in Arundel County, Maryland, aiming…

By Joshua Perrin

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N.C. Repeals Its Death Penalty Racial Bias Law

State's increasingly conservative legislature ends lifeline for death row inmates

The 152 people awaiting executions on death-row will lose a lifeline in capital punishment cases.

By Aaron Morrison

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Houston Police Chief Calls Chad Holley Beating ‘Sickening’

The ex-officers who are charged in beating face up to a year in jail if convicted

Houston police chief says officers did not follow proper procedure

By Makkada B. Selah

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Cheerios Exec Says Controversial Ad Reflects ‘An American Family’

Interracial couples in America are on the rise

General Mills stands by ad featuring an interracial couple and mixed-race child

By Makkada B. Selah

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