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Lemony Snicket Author Says He’s Sorry for Making Racist Jokes

Daniel Handler known for his uber popular book Lemony Snicket, is trying to make amends for the racist joke he offered to the audience at the National Book Awards on ...

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Shanesha Taylor Fights For The Right To Spend Her Money

Arizona mom Shanesha Taylor has dominated the headlines as prosecutors work to bring her to justice for misusing monetary donations she received from public supporters. They claim the single mother ...

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Principal Supports Powderpuff Team in Blackface

Nothing good can come from a bunch of white girls with slathered black paint all over their faces. The image evoked all sorts of historical references that make any of ...

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Released Video Exposes Police Dishonesty in the Killing of Michael Brown

A new video released by Daily Kos proves that the Ferguson police were not accurate in their assessment of the distance between Darren Wilson’s SUV and the area where Michael ...

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Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson May Resign

Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager whose death has sparred a climate of unrest in Ferguson, MO. is contemplating leaving Ferguson PD ...

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A Rapper May Receive A Life Sentence Because He Released An Album

Brandon Duncan – who uses Tiny Doo as his stage name is a rapper whose album – No Safety might quite possibly land him in jail for life. The San Diego ...

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Penn State to Offer Doctoral Program in African American Studies

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Now African-American Studies aficionados have another academic option for pursuing graduate studies. Penn State is now offering a PhD program in African-American Studies, 20 years after the department was created. Students will be able to enroll in a dual-degree program that couples African-American studies with...

Students Rally for Temple University’s African-American Studies Department

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Philadelphia’s Temple University sparked an academic revolution in 1988 when it launched the nation’s first African-American Studies Department. Now, the department is in flux as it prepares to celebrate its 25 anniversary. On April 10, more than 150 Temple students and North Philadelphia community leaders...