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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
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    Arnesha Bowers, 16, was raped, murdered and burned by 3 black men
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    BET founder Bob Johnson starting ‘Urban Movie Channel’
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    Rauner Administration Refuses to Attend Hearing
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    Atlanta Hawks Foundation tips off court dedication at Camp Twin Lakes
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    LeBron James opted out of contract with Cavaliers
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    EXCLUSIVE: Director Shan Nicholson Reveals How Gang Culture Sprouted Hip Hop In Documentary ‘Rubble Kings’
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    Say What? Jeb Bush Blames Ferguson & Baltimore Protests On Lack Of Parenting
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    Jeb Bush says Baltimore and Ferguson riots caused by lack of parenting
    Another conservative Republican displaces the blame of the riots in Ferguson, Mo., and in Baltimore and puts the culpability on the lack of parental guidance…
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    Anatomy of a Shutdown!
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    Criminal justice reform movement emerging in America
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    Do men cheat more than women, or are women just better at it?
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    Bobbi Kristina being sued for $730,000
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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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    BET Awards 2015: best of red carpet and #BETExperience
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