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August 4, 2015

One Officer Was Indicted For Murdering Sam Dubose. What About the Officer(s) Who Lied To Cover It Up?

Police officers aren't the only people who lie about crimes. That's not the point. The police are supposed to uphold the law. Criminals are supposed be the ones who break it. We should be able to tell the difference between them.

Michelle Obama Wishes Her 'Favorite Dance Partner' A Happy Birthday

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Cop Keeps Job After Threatening To Kill Black Man, Cover It Up

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Baseball Game May Have Saved Chris Singleton From Charleston Shooting

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Tens Of Thousands Of Californians Are About To Get Their Voting Rights Restored

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It's A Slap In The Face When White Women Wear Black Hairstyles

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Bishop T.D. Jakes On The Black Church's Shifting Stance On Homosexuality

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Jada Pinkett Smith Talks Growing Up In Baltimore

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Sandra Bland's Family Files Federal Lawsuit

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Usher Lays Out His Plan To Combat High School Drop Out Rates

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Allure Catches Hell For Teaching White Women How To Get An Afro

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2 Injured In Shooting Outside J. Cole Concert In New Jersey

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Women And Minorities More Likely Than Ever To Be Your Boss

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Obama On African Racism: 'I Have No Patience For It'

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Zendaya Breaks Down The Difference Between Cultural Appropriation and Appreciation

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Donald Trump: No Black Presidents For A While Because Of Obama

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Intel Makes Huge Push To Hire More Women And Minorities

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The Way Bill Cosby's Lawyer Talks About Assault Is Peak Rape Culture

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Staged Photographs Reenact Real, Hostile Encounters With NYPD

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New York Cracks Down On Illegal Toy Guns

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Ben Carson Doesn't Understand Black Lives Matter

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W.K. Kellogg Foundation Donates $4.7 Million To Benefit Young Men Of Color

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Bobby Brown's Sister Vows Family Feud Is Just Beginning

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Cincinnati Shooting Begs The Question: What Kind Of Limits Should Campus Police Have?

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What The Video Shows Vs. What The Officer Claims About Sam Dubose's Killing

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Black Activists Pressure Obama To Defend Stateless Dominicans

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Death Of A Young Black Journalist

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Police Union Files Grievance To Get Ray Tensing His Job Back

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Cosby Lawyer: I'm Not Victim-Blaming, But 'Women Have Responsibility'

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How 'Assembly-Line Justice' Victimizes Kids In St. Louis County

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#WannaKnow Who Won The Drake vs. Meek Mill Beef?

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WATCH: Bill Cosby's Lawyer Speaks Out On HuffPost Live

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Officers Involved In Samuel DuBose Shooting Were Sued In Earlier Death Of Unarmed Black Man

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Handcuffed Hit-And-Run Suspect Dies In San Francisco Police Custody

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Black Actor Lands Iconic Broadway Role In 'Les Miz' And Makes History

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Martin Luther King Jr. Had A Surprising Role In Saving 'Star Trek'

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Teen Perfectly Illustrates The Problem With NBC's Sam Dubose Tweet

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#BlackLivesMatter Co-Founder Mourns 'Senseless Murder' Of Sam DuBose

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8 Times Vivica Fox Slayed The Big Screen

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Bill O'Reilly Compares #BlackLivesMatter Movement To Gestapo

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What Cops And Their Supporters Are Saying About The Sam DuBose Video

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Young Jeezy Donating 1000 Backpacks To Elementary School Kids In Atlanta

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Camille Cosby’s Loyalty Confounds A New Generation

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Football Fans Are Ready To Give Ray Rice Another Chance. Domestic Violence Experts Are Not.

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Yellowface Is Still A Thing In Hollywood And Really Needs To Stop

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A Running Tally Of How Athletes Are Scoring The Drake-Meek Mill Beef

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If Tupac And Biggie Twitter-Beefed Like Meek Mill

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'Shaft' Getting Remake From 'Black-ish' Creator

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Ray Rice Doesn’t Deserve A Second Chance In The NFL

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Russell Simmons Inks HBO Deal To Develop TV Programming

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How White People Sound When They Argue About Racism

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Ice T's Voiceovers Make Your Favorite Cartoons Even Better

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Now Watch This Amazing TV Reporter Whip, Watch Him Nae Nae

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Why It's Harder To Be a Model Today, According To Tyra Banks

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Queen Latifah And Mary J. Blige To Join NBC's 'The Wiz Live!'

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Son Of Imprisoned Rapper Mac Phipps Says 'It's A Good Feeling' Dad May Be Home Soon

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The Weeknd Is Literally On Fire In 'Can't Feel My Face' Music Video

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Jay Pharoah Opens Up About His Painful Battle With Depression

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Raven-Symoné Was Told What To Eat As A Child Star After 'Getting Fat'

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How Excusing Tyga And Kylie Jenner's Relationship Validates The Sexualization of Young Girls

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New 'Daily Show' Host Trevor Noah: 'I'm A Connoisseur Of Racism'

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'Empire' Costars Grace Gealey And Trai Byers Engaged

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Tyrese Gibson Calls Out 'White' Radio Stations For Being Racist

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20 Years Later, 'Boyz N the Hood' Still Powerful

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From the Los Angeles Times:

Twenty years ago this month, a small, hip-hop infused coming-of-age drama set in South-Central Los Angeles called 'Boyz N the Hood' was causing extreme reactions from two very different audiences.

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Lauryn Hill Welcomes Son After Brief Scare

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From MSNBC:

Lauryn Hill welcomed a bouncing baby boy on Saturday, but it wasn't all smooth for the singer or her new tot inside the delivery room.

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Oprah's Magazine Now Struggling. Does She Still Have The Magic?

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From indieWire:

It's no secret that Oprah's new joint venture television network with Discovery, now called the OWN network, has been struggling from day one. Not long ago, she let everyone know that plans were in the works to do some revamping. However, now comes word that her publication, O Magazine, is also struggling with ad sales.

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Eurepica. Challenge, Belarus Free Theatre, Almeida Theatre, Review

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From the Telegraph:

Maybe this shouldn't come as a surprise – but the most gripping contribution to Eurepica. Challenge, a showcase of a dozen one-act dramas mapping the state of play in Europe today, comes courtesy of a founder member of the company presenting it (for too short a season) at the Almeida: Nikolai Khalezin of Belarus Free Theatre.

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Amber Riley: I Could Be The Next To Leave 'Glee'

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From the Huffington Post:

Say it ain't so, Mercedes! Last week, 'Glee' showrunner Ryan Murphy dropped a bombshell when he announced that Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Chris Colfer would not be returning for the hit show's fourth season. Now, Amber Riley says her character might also graduate after this season.

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Amy Winehouse Supports Goddaughter in Last Public Appearance

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From People:

Just three days before she was found dead in her apartment on Saturday, Amy Winehouse appeared happy and healthy as she danced alongside her goddaughter, singer Dionne Bromfield, at a London venue.

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Rohan Marley Leaves Lauryn Hill (And Unborn Child) For Brazilian Model

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From Idolator:

Lauryn Hill warned us that some guys are only about "that thing" in her song "Doo Wop," and now her boyfriend has proved it.

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Winehouse Was More Than 'Rehab' Caricature

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From the Associated Press:

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hadn't released an album in four years, hadn't had a hit in just as long, and when she performed on stage, the headlines she usually drew were for atrocious performances. She was an addict who, like so many performers before her, let her talents fall prey to a drugged-up lifestyle.

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Beyoncé Fans Start a Flash Mob at Target

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Target's partnership with Beyoncé to provide fans with an exclusive deluxe edition of her new album, "4," has everyone dancing. Two short weeks after Beyoncé made a surprise appearance at a Target store in Harlem to help celebrate the store's one year anniversary with members of the local youth community, the retailer continues to spread Beyoncé Flash Mob Fever! Season 9 American Idol finalist Todrick Hall and a mob of dancers dressed in red and black took to the aisles of a Target store in Van Nuys, Calif., for a choreographed Flash Mob to Beyoncé's "End of Time."

Check it out!

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