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Harvard’s First Black Dean to Step Down

Evelynn Hammonds says Harvard officials did not ask her to step down

Evelynn Hammonds will remain on the faculty and will lead a new program on race…

By Aaron Morrison

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Chris Brown’s Hit-and-Run May Place Him in Prison

If prosecutors believe what's being reported, they could haul him into court

Does Chris Brown have anger issues?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Judge: Trayvon Martin’s Past Not Relevant For Trial

Defense's request for a trial delay is also denied

Trayvon Martin’s social media postings, suspension records, and toxicology report cannot be used during trial…

By Aaron Morrison

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50 Cent Pays for Horse-Drawn Carriage for D’aja Robinson’s Funeral

The rapper and business owner opens his wallet to help pay for the funeral of the unintended victim of gunshot fire

Why isn’t something like this big news in media?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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NYC Has Nation’s Largest Bike Sharing Program

Fifteen thousand bikers are signed up for New York's program, transportation official says

Citi Bike debuted with 6,000 bikes spread around at 300 stations and plans a significant…

By Aaron Morrison

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Boston Marathon Winner Donates Medal To Victims

Ethiopian runner pledges to return to next year's marathon

“Sport should never be used as a battleground,” says Ethiopian athlete Lelisa Desisa, during a…

By Aaron Morrison

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Dental Industry Fights Over Teeth Whitening

Licensed dentists report making $25,000 annually on the service

Entrepreneurs argue that dental regulatory boards have set up unfair barriers to the industry.

By Aaron Morrison

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Man Tries to Open Exit Door During Flight

One passenger put the suspect in a choke hold while others helped to restrain him

An Air Alaska flight interrupted when a man tries to open plane’s emergency exit

By Makkada B. Selah

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Alleged Chicago Baby Killer Caught

Six month old Jonylah Watkins was shot in March

Career criminal charged with killing of 6 month old Jonylah Watkins

By Makkada B. Selah

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Black Churches Struggle in Harlem Under Gentrification

Tourists fill the balconies of Canaan Baptist Church of Christ in Harlem, while pews for members go empty

Membership and tithing drop at Harlem churches

By Makkada B. Selah

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Black Spanish Teacher Fired for Using the Word ‘Negro’ in Class

Negro is the word for the color "black" in Spanish

Do you think the word “negro” is offensive?

By Makkada B. Selah

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New Report Says Blacks Disproportionately Affected by Natural Disasters

In the wake of the tornado in Oklahoma, the NAACP investigated disaster preparedness among African-Americans

NAACP’s report shows blacks are more often displaced after disasters

By Makkada B. Selah

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Bullied Queens Girl Hangs Herself

The school, IS 109, has a history of harassment back to at least 2010 and earned a “C” for its school environment in the city's 2012 progress reports

Do you think anyone will be held accountable?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Evander Holyfield to Surrender Driver’s License Over Nonsupport

Holyfield defaulted on his payment plan

Former boxing champ owes over $300K in back child support

By Makkada B. Selah

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Ariz. Sheriff Joe Arpaio Racially Profiled Latinos

America's "toughest sheriff" plans to appeal judge's ruling

Do you think he’s a racist?

By Aaron Morrison

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Illinois House Approves Carry of Concealed Guns

Proposal faces stiff opposition from Chicago politicians

Illinois is the only state in the nation that bans residents from carrying concealed weapons.

By Aaron Morrison

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Pennsylvania Woman Stabs Husband-to-Be on Their Wedding Day

Groom dies the day he's supposed to get married

Woman allegedly could not believe her fiance was dead

By Makkada B. Selah

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The 50th Anniversary of the African Union: Has it Lived Up to its Promise?

President of Ghana says Africans have the responsibility to 'be each other's keeper'

President of Ghana says the African Union is serving the continent

By Makkada B. Selah

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Cost of Obamacare Insurance Premiums in California Revealed

California has the highest number of uninsured residents

California’s Obamacare premiums announced

By Makkada B. Selah

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Michael Clarke Duncan’s Grave Vandalised

A visitor found an image of "Little Black Sambo"

The family is shocked and dismayed by the discovery of graffiti on actor’s grave

By Makkada B. Selah

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