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Photo Gallery: Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond through the years

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Misty Copeland Becomes First African-American Principal Dancer of the American Ballet Theater

Misty Copeland Becomes First Black Principal Ballerina at American Ballet Theater Charlotte Alter @charlottealter 1:03 PM ET Updated: 1:49 PM ET First black woman promoted to principal dancer in company’s 75-year history The American Ballet Theater has promoted Misty Copeland … Continue reading

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Breaking: Mass shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston SC

Reuters: A gunman opened fire on Wednesday evening at a historic African-American church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, and was still at large, a police official said, following a media report that as many as eight people may have been … Continue reading

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College official accuses black student of harassment because he’s waiting to see his advisor

A Kennesaw State University student’s encounter with an academic advisor garnered attention online and sparked discussion about prejudice in academic settings after he was accused of harassment while allegedly trying to speak to her in person after other planned meetings … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Praise & Worship

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Wednesday Open Thread | Midnight Soul

Michael Eugene Archer[1][2][3] (born February 11, 1974), better known by his stage name D’Angelo (pronounced dee-Angelo), is an American R&B and neo soul singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. D’Angelo was born Michael Eugene Archer, in Richmond, Virginia on February 11, … Continue reading

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Some truth from Baltimore

Ametia asked me to front page this. I hope this works. NEEDS TO BE TELEVISED 💯 THE REALIST SHIT I'VE SEEN TODAY pic.twitter.com/5hvUGyLRct” — Nigerian_Hooper#⃣5⃣ (@sammyROLLSTRONG) April 28, 2015

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