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Huckabee Claims Confederate Flag is not A Presidential Issue – Says He Won’t Be Baited

The only time I saw Kanye West perform, he came onstage very, very late. I was covered in dirt and sweat, as most Bonnaroo Music Festival attendees are, but I was determined to hear my favorite album of the past few years, “Graduation,” performed IRL. Kanye’s show was slated to begin at 2 a.m., so my friend and I straggled near the stage around 1:30, debating whether or not “Stronger” would make for a better opener or encore. This was good enough fodder to last us through about 2:30, and by

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Ban the Box

The year is 1993. Carlito’s Way is our favorite movie. We watched it at least 10 times. We knew the lines of our favorite scenes verbatim. Moya would play Gail, and I Carlito. She was fond of the scene where Gail confronts Carlito as to why they broke up. Moya was a romantic — she was fond of saying, “Prison could never come between true love.” She thought Carlito was selfish — thus only protecting himself by breaking up with Gail after he got sentenced to 30 years in prison. I admired
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“We Were There” – Brown v. Board of Education

LOS ANGELES (AP) – “Creed” helmer Ryan Coogler is set to direct Marvel and Disney’s “Black Panther” movie, the studio announced on Monday. Chadwick Boseman has already been cast as the lead character, who will make his first appearance in May’s “Captain America: Civil War.” The “Black Panther” film, set for a release in February 2018, marks the first time a major Marvel Studios film will focus primarily on a black superhero. There was much speculation surrounding who would take on the
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Michael Brown’s Funeral Eulogy by Al Sharpton

The explosion of the Black Travel Movement in recent years has meant that more brothers and sisters are discovering foreign lands than ever before. But with this increased global mobility comes the question: “How will my skin colour be perceived abroad, especially in places where there are very few people who look like me?” As a travel blogger and serial expat, my inbox is often flooded with anxious queries from would-be black jetsetters. While they are curious about the world around them,
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