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Of Course Tom and Jerry Was Racist. The Question Is What to Do About That.

The warning, let’s call it the Disclaimer, continues, “Such depictions were wrong then and are wrong today.” Cue large amounts of Internet outrage from those decrying political correctness. In fact, the language …

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Man killed while protecting daughter in storms

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — The line of storms that came through the state Thursday night claimed the life of a man in Malvern. Robin Halbert with Hot Spring County Office of Emergency Management confirmed that …

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Man gets 43 years for killing cab driver in 97

The convicted man had his chance to make a statement in court before he was sentenced for the murder of a Brooklyn cabbie, but he didn’t join his lawyer in pressing the judge not to put him away for life. Elvin Hill …

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‘Sewing Hope,’ a documentary about the amazing Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, follows thread of hope

There’s something special about living your life in service to others.  This is a big contrast to American materialism, where we believe that having the nicest car and the fanciest house is the best way to feel …

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Alfonso Ribeiro plans to do The Carlton on DWTS

“Dancing with the Stars” is a popular show and one that is filled with tension and competition.   Alfonso Ribeiro has officially confirmed that he plans to do “The Carlton” on the show this …

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Judge Dismisses Manslaughter Charge For Cop Who Shot 7-Year-Old To Death

A judge has dropped the felony charge leveled against Joseph Weekley, the Detroit police officer who in 2010 shot 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones to death. The Wayne County prosecutor’s office said in a statement …

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Nas’ New Documentary, ‘Time Is Illmatic’ Set For Theatrical, Video On Demand Release

After receiving critical praises from the likes of Robert De Niro during the opening of this year’s annual Tribeca Film Festival,Nas’ long-awaited documentary, “Time Is Illmatic,” will finally make its big …

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Aretha Franklin On New Covers Album: ‘I Don’t Think I Have Ever Been As Excited As I Am Now’

NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin says her new album brings out an excitement she hasn’t felt since 1982 and the music feels as good as Marvin Gaye’s seminal “What’s Going On?” album. …

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Alabama refuses to let basketball player Daisha Simmons, who transferred to Seton Hall to be closer to her ill brother, play for Pirates

Daisha Simmons is a Jersey City resident enrolled in graduate classes at Seton Hall, practicing with the women’s basketball team five days a week and taking her ill brother for dialysis appointments. Still, she will …

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Porsha Williams Says She Was “Blindsided” by Real Housewives Demotion: It’s Time to “Spread My Wings”

Don’t cry for her, Atlanta! Porsha Williams isn’t exactly thrilled about being demoted to a recurring role on the upcoming season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, but she’ll persevere nonetheless. …

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