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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 The image evoked all sorts of historical references that make any of ...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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Politics

President Obama Expected to Nominate Loretta Lynch for Next Attorney General

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Loretta Lynch, the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, is expected to be President Barack Obama’s pick for attorney general, U.S. officials briefed on the matter said. If confirmed, Lynch would be the first African-American woman Attorney General. CNN reports: An announcement is expected in the coming...

I Was Born This Way: Why I Vote in Every Election

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Today is Election Day! Once I finish writing this, then I’m going across the street to vote. I’m going to put on my ‘Why I Vote’ t-shirt and wear it for the entire day. The t-shirt has moving and memorable black and white pictures of...

2014 Midterm Elections: Don’t Forget to Make Your Vote Count!

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If you are invested in the issues that are near and dear to your heart – then you must make the midterm elections count by visiting your local polling booth today. Women and minorities have a greater chance of swaying votes and changing the order...

Should There Be Laws Against Street Harassment? The New York Times Weighs In

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It seems that people, or mainstream news outlets rather are finally taking notice of the problem that is street harassment. The New York Times recently made it a discussion topic for their Room for Debate feature. The question: ‘Do We Need a Law Against Catcalling?’ There were...

Five Black Politicians That You Need to Know In Time for Election Day

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Like most of you know, Election Day is November 4. So, yeah, it’s right around the corner, and I’m sure many of you have already done your civic duty early and are proudly donning your “I Voted” sticker for the world to see. However, for...