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    DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis guilty of extortion and perjury after retrial
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    Female AME Pastors in South Carolina receive death threats
    In the continuing acts of terrorism against black churches in South Carolina, at least two Clarendon County pastors say they have been targeted with threats…
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    Arnesha Bowers, 16, was raped, murdered and burned by 3 black men
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    Jesse Jackson blasts Twitter for lack of Black and minority employees
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    Economy adds 223k jobs; Black unemployment down slightly
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    Atlanta Dream’s Angel McCoughtry, Shoni Shimmel among WNBA All-Star vote leaders
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    Atlanta Hawks Foundation tips off court dedication at Camp Twin Lakes
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    Chris Brown blasts Royalty’s grandmother for demanding $15K a month
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    California Catholic School Forces 5-Year-Old To Shave “Distracting Modern Fade” Haircut
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    WTH?! Thursday: Man Travels 300 Miles In A Cab For Love, Arrested For Not Paying The $749 Fare
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    Diddy will not face felony charges for fight at UCLA
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    Jeb Bush says Baltimore and Ferguson riots caused by lack of parenting
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    Anatomy of a Shutdown!
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    Criminal justice reform movement emerging in America
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    Chick Chat: Step One Of Your Summer Sex Challenge Is All About Intimacy
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    Baltimore Plans To Equip Police Vans With Video Cameras After Freddie Gray’s Death
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    Episcopal Church elects first Black presiding bishop
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    Faith leaders respond to Supreme Court Same Sex Marriage ruling
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    Rachel Dolezal wasn’t the first – 6 more whites who passed
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    Black Dads Matter: Are Fathers really optional?
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    Dr. Joseph Lowery Statement on the Sentencing of Atlanta Teachers
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    My Black History: Keeping it real in school and life
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    Remove Confederate flag and agenda it represents
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