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May 24, 2016

Here's Why Black People Don't Go Vegan

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Newsflash: veganism is for the privileged. But privilege isn't always financial. If you're living such a safe, supported life that you can put the needs of animals before the needs of your community, that's a privilege

Supreme Court Bars GOP Congressmen From Defending Racially Gerrymandered Map

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5 Things We Learned At 'EmpowerHer Conference' That All Black Girls Should Know


Obama Signs Bill Removing 'Oriental' and 'Negro' From Federal Laws

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This Project Powerfully Captures The Wonders Of Black Joy

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This State Is Making Sure That Blue Lives Matter

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Popular Nigerian 'Queens Of Africa' Doll Line Is Coming To America

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Mom Of 'Stuff Curry' Has A Powerful Message For Fat-Shamers

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Supreme Court Rules Prosecutors Violated The Constitution When Excluding Black Jurors

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Valedictorian Dismissed From Walking At Graduation Due To His Beard


Modern African Women Don Their Ancestors' Clothing In Gorgeous Photos

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Tiq Milan Opens Up About Trans Male Visibility, His Advocacy Work And Liberation

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Police Body Camera Video Shows Cops Tasering Hallucinating Man To Death

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One Woman Is Helping Black Kids See Themselves In Books

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George Zimmerman Gun Sells For $250,000

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Drake, Beyoncé And Rihanna Lead 2016 BET Awards Nominations

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Whitney Houston's Estate Says 'Voice' Hologram Not Right Or OK

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The Meme-fication Of The 'Spicy Latina'


Rare Copies Of 13th Amendment, Emancipation Proclamation Go On Sale

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Sir Mix-A-Lot Responds To Blake Lively Over 'LA Face, Oakland Booty' Joke

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Former Inmate With Ph.D. Has Big Plans To Pay It Forward

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Group Of Black Bernie Supporters Distributes Water To Newark Schools

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Tom Cotton Thinks America Isn't Locking Enough People Up

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Ferguson Is Not Among The Most Dangerous Places In The World, Donald Trump

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Comedian Quincy Jones Plans To 'Burn The Light' On Cancer With HBO Special

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Texas Grand Jury Does Not Indict Officer Who Fatally Shot Naked Teen

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Here's Proof George Washington Would Be Ashamed Of Donald Trump

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Designing Ways To Move Beyond Diversity On Campus

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Here's What You Should Know About The State Of Black America

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Airbnb Accused Of Discrimination Against Black Guests

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Jesse Jackson Saw Greatness For Bernie Sanders Back In The '80s

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UW Madison Frat Suspended Over Racial Slurs

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9 Bomb-Ass Swimwear Lines Designed By Black Women


Johnny Gill On His Return To The Top Of The Music Charts

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Fight Involving Black University Of Iowa Student Wasn't A Hate Crime, Police Say

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100-Year-Old Makes A Dash To Break Guinness' 100-Meter Record

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Bid Of $138,900 Ends George Zimmerman Gun Auction

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T.I. Wants To Raise Education Awareness Through New Challenge

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First Of Chibok Girls Kidnapped By Boko Haram Is Found, Parents Say

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Some Harsh Truths About The Life Of A Black Abortion Doctor In The Deep South

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Blake Lively’s 'LA Face, Oakland Booty' Joke Has Us Shaking Our Heads

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Watch Seniors Try And Fail To Resist Beyoncé's 'Lemonade'

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LeBron James Flopped So Hard That 'LMAO LeBron' Started Trending


Prince Used To Throw Pajama Parties At Magic Johnson’s Movie Theater

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This Woman Is Walking 1,000 Miles Topless For Beautiful Reason

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Stop Policing Women's Voices

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We're Starting To Get A Bad Feeling About Brazil's New Interim President

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Rosario Dawson Wants Latinos To 'Crash' The Democratic And Republican Convention

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Beyoncé And Her ‘Proud Dad' Put Their Love On Top In Rare Photo Together


Aspiring Teen Model Proves That Autism Won't Hold Him Back

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Paley Center Recognizes Hispanic Achievement In TV, And It’s About Time

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These Dancers Take Adele's 'Love In The Dark' To A Magical Level


The Coloring Book That Turns Into One Stunning Panel Of Wall Art

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High Schooler's Beyoncé-Inspired Prom Dress Is All Sorts Of Amazing

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Curt Schilling Flat-Out Calls Stephen A. Smith 'A Racist,' Declines Debate

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Usain Bolt Jokes That He’s Too Fast For Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes

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9 Conversations Married Men Dread Having, According To Therapists

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Here’s What It’d Look Like If Asian Women Had Star Movie Roles


It Took Steph Curry 118 Seconds To Score 15 Points And Blow Our Minds


Scared Of Trans People In Bathrooms? Here's One HUGE Thing You're Forgetting

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Rick Ross Joins Forces With Wingstop To Launch Scholarship Program

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Cristela Calls Out Presidential Candidates' Pandering To Latino Voters

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Todd Gurley Talks His Health, Player Safety And Kobe

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Serena Williams Is Back And Raring For Redemption

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The Gap Between Black and White Mortality Is Narrowing

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Dascha Polanco On Why Hollywood Still Isn't Getting Diversity Right

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Try As She Might, Mariah Carey Still Can't Say Anything Nice About J.Lo

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Blac Chyna Has No Time For Your Body-Shaming

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Dikembe Mutombo Swears There's No NBA Draft Lottery Conspiracy

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Finally! Nude Leotards For All Skin Tones Are A Huge Leap Forward

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These 'Celebrity Jeopardy!' Contestants Have No Idea Who Cam Newton Is


How Performance Art Questions The Way We Talk About Gender Today

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7 Ways You Can Damage Your Kids By Staying In A Bad Marriage

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Single Mom Graduates From College To Set 'First Example' For Son

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