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Oldest African-American Person Alive Dies at 113

She was born in 1899.

Hines worked as a riveter during World War II, raised three children and owned a…

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High-school junior Trayvon Martin was shot and killed on Feb. 26 (Image: File)

GOP Official Sends Shocking Tweets About Trayvon Martin

Republican Todd Kincannon also sent offensive tweets about Hurricane Katrina victims

GOP official Todd Kincannon is in trouble over offensive tweets about Trayvon Martin and Hurricane…

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Rooftop Horror! Teenager Throws Boy Off Roof, Captured by Cops

Leaves scene and returns to apartment

In the Bronx a teenager is accused of throwing a 9 year old boy off…

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Prisoner Recaptured After Paperwork Blunder Allows Him to go Free for Two Days

Steven Robbins was mistakenly released by the Cook County Jail

The case been closed in 2007 several years before the transfer was put through.

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Malcolm X’s Daughter Not Happy with Mother’s Portrayal in ‘Betty and Coretta’

The Shabazz sisters were not consulted during film's production

Ilyash Shabazz calls Lifetime’s new movie ‘Betty and Coretta’ fiction

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Eight People Killed in Tour Bus Crash in California

Bus flips and plows into a pickup truck

At least eight are dead and 38 were transported to hospital’s in California after a…

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Super Bowl XLVIII May be too Cold for Performance

Officials may be concerned with cold weather conditions for halftime show.

Do you like the idea of a cold weather Super Bowl?

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Reunited! Father Awarded Custody of Child Over Adoptive Parents

Daughter put up for adoption without his consent

How often do you see a father getting custody of his child or children?

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3 Men Charged With Hate Crime After Beating up Interracial Couple

Attack caught on parking lot surveillance

Three white men were prosecuted recently for beating the couple (a black woman and white…

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Zimmerman Attorney’s Request To Delay June Trial

Attorney's request more money from supporters for defense fund

The case against George Zimmerman is set to go to trial in June. His lawyers…

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Obama Speaks Out on Ban on Gay Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts could end gay ban

President Obama expresses support for gay boy scouts during interview

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Tracy Morgan’s FiancĂ©e Megan Wollover is Expecting

The comedian is expecting his fourth child this year

Are you a big Tracey fan?

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Tea Party Republicans Leave Facebook, Launch Own Community

Members of new site say they were "bullied by liberals" on Facebook

Tea Party Repubs defect to a new conservative alternative to Facebook

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Reward Increased for Slain Chicago Teen, Funeral Arrangements Announced

Teen will be laid to rest February 8

Funeral arrangements and reward money announced for 15-year-old gunned down in Chicago

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Harvard Students Suspended in Cheating Scandal

More than half of a government class at the ivy league college were caught sharing answers on a final exam

A dean at Harvard metes out punishment to cheating undergrads

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Oprah Winfrey Hit With Sex Discrimination Suit

Former employee says her pregnancy changed her standing in the company

Former employee at OWN files a lawsuit against Oprah’s company

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Nation Responds to Gang-Related Shooting of Chicago 15-Year-Old

15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton was murdered in the streets of Chicago just weeks after performing at the president's inauguration.

Hadiya Pendleton made an anti-gang violence video before being gunned down

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Miami-Dade PD Hires an African American as Director

J.D. Patterson Jr. has been selected to lead the Miami-Dade Police Department

He will lead the 8th largest police department in the United States.

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Shocking! Shots Heard at Atlanta Middle School

Two are reportedly injured in the shooting.

Police say they have two people in custody in connection with the shooting.

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Ray Lewis Responds to Rant of Wife of Patriots Wide Receiver

All is forgiven

Anna Burns Welker wife of New England Patriot wide receiver Wes Welker took to Facebook…

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