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Darren Wilson told investigators he was trapped in his car by Brown, New York Times reports

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown while on patrol in August, told investigators he feared for his life and was pinned in his vehicle during a struggle over his gun, according to a New …

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Pennsylvania’s GOP Governor Has Black Friends, and He Has the Photoshopped Images to Prove it

If you were suspicious of the GOP’s outreach strategy towards minorities, this latest episode in conservative dissonance will raise your other eyebrow. A photo on Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s campaign website …

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INTRODUCING Mark Darkfeather

Jersey born, Brooklyn reborn Aleijuan Afuraka makes music for every kid that was ever called a ni**er. He suggests a melody for all the enslaved Africans lost in the Middle Passage, and provides a groove for those …

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A Different World: Why My Predominantly White College Wasn’t Right for Me

“The blacks, whether originally a distinct race, or made distinct by time and circumstances, are inferior to the whites in the endowments both of body and mind.” —Thomas Jefferson It is with this philosophy that …

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Football and Race in Mississippi

There probably hasn’t been as much unbridled celebration in Mississippi as is going on this week since the Secession Day Centennial parade in March 1961. The reason: At the midway point of the college football …

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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Pass Bill To Stifle Inmates’ Public Speech

The Pennsylvania Senate on Thursday sent to Governor Tom Corbett a bill that allows crime victims to sue to prevent inmates from making public statements that cause “mental anguish.” The Senate voted 37-11 …

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The Incomparable Faith Evans

Faith Evans is on a high celebrating 20 years in R&B music. Yet, before executive producing the R&B Divas reality TV franchise or becoming a NY Times best-selling author, the soulful singer from Newark entered …

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Russian tennis boss calls Venus and Serena ‘the Williams brothers’

Since they took over tennis more than a decade ago, Venus and Serena Williams have been the targets of criticism, speculation, and quite a few undeserved critiques from people who don’t want to see them succeed. …

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Rev. Al Sharpton RIPS report from Ferguson cop that he fired on unarmed teen because he feared for his life

The Rev. Al Sharpton blasted a report that Ferguson, Mo. Officer Darren Wilson told investigators he pulled the trigger in self-defense when he fatally shot unarmed teen Michael Brown. “Darren Wilson said he was in …

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Tracy Mourning Is Helping Black Girls Shine Nationwide

It all started when Tracy Wilson Mourning saw a group of girls walking around their Florida neighborhood seemingly directionless, “babies raising babies,” as she described it, with their own children on their hips. …

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