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SLAVE QUARTERS TO BE REBUILT AT MADISON’S VA. HOME

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homes of slaves who served President James Madison at his Montpelier estate in Virginia will be rebuilt for the first time over the next five years, along with other refurbishments to the home of …

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5 Women Of Color Are Poised To Make Congress A Little More Diverse On Tuesday

The U.S. Congress is a notoriously white, male and middle-aged legislative body. But the House of Representatives is expected to become a bit more diverse on Tuesday, with at least five new women of color poised to win …

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Federal Civil Rights Charges Reportedly will NOT be Filed Against Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson

The shooting of Michael Brown has been one of the most emotional events to have occurred in the African American community for decades.  Millions of people were convinced that Officer Darren Wilson was in the wrong …

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Celebs in star-studded ‘Rock the Vote’ advertisment didn’t actually vote: report

Celebrities are less likely to vote in midterm elections, just like us! Rock The Vote released a public service announcement last month with a parody of Lil Jon’s “Turn Down For What” that featured …

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Police search for Philadelphia woman whose abduction was caught on tape

Philadelphia police have released video of a woman’s abduction in Germantown – and now say it appears to be a random kidnapping. The missing woman is identified as 22-year-old Carlesha Freeland-Gaither. The …

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Rihanna: “Raw and Vulnerable and Regal, All at Once”

Next June I’ll celebrate my fifteenth year as editor-in-chief of ELLE. A lot has happened in those 15 years, not least of which were 9/11, the birth of my two children, and the sale of ELLE by a French company, …

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Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez paid cousin Yuri Sucart nearly $1 million to keep quiet about his PED use

Hell hath no fury like a cousin scorned. Alex Rodriguez’s infamous “Cousin Yuri Sucart” threatened to expose the Yankee superstar’s doping secrets unless the scandal-ridden slugger coughed up “enormous sums of …

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What Goes Wrong When We Don’t Talk About Race

Jeff Chang, author of Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation, has taken on some massive subjects in his latest book: race, and the way America sees itself. Who We Be: The Colorization Of …

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Well-Traveled, Intelligent Black Man, 34, Seeks ‘Sista’ OK With Him Making Less Money

When I tell my friends that the last time I had a girlfriend was during my freshman year in college in 1998, they respond with disbelief. For them it’s bemusing to fathom that a man who is well-traveled, gainfully …

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Critics: Former FBI Agent Was Paid $157,000 by Ala. School System to Spy on Black Kids

Huntsville City Schools paid a former FBI agent $157,000 last year to oversee security improvements, including the investigation of social media activity of public school students. That online snooping effort, according …

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