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March 30, 2015

Cookie Lyon of Fox's 'Empire' Sheds Rare Light on Black Women's Incarceration and Reentry

Unfortunately, the damage resulting from the nearly decade long apex of black female confinement is substantial.

Here's What You Need To Know About Trevor Noah, New 'Daily Show' Host

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Gorgeous Black-And-White Portraits Explore The Meaning Of Multiracial Identities

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Nigeria Is Holding Elections While Thousands Are Still Displaced By Violence

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Powerful Short Film Challenges Beauty Ideals That Govern Skin Color

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Roger Moore: Comments About Idris Elba Were Taken Out Of Context

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All Hail The Pinkett-Smith Family!

Pinkett Smith
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Ferguson Mayor Thinks DOJ Report Put Too Much Focus On Race

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Double Vision: Meet the Pairs of Twins Who Are Revolutionizing African Fashion (PHOTOS)

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Kenyans Sweep Races At World Cross Country Championships

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Taraji P. Henson Apologizes For Racial Profiling Allegation

Taraji Henson
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I Wasn't Prepared For The Horror Story That Is Online Dating While Black

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Nigeria Votes In Election Amid Boko Haram Violence

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Student Indicted For Hanging Noose Around Ole Miss Statue Honoring James Meredith

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Airport Pat-Downs Of Black Women's Hairstyles Deemed Discriminatory

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Hundreds Attend Funeral Of Unarmed Man Shot By Police

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In Liberia, Children Affected By Ebola Need Our Support

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Is It Time To Stop Reading Books By White Men?

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Black Man Beaten By Police In Michigan Says Drugs Were Planted

Floyd Dent
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How Ethiopia Is Shaking Off Its Famine-Stricken Image

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Nevada GOP Moves To Limit Early Voting On Sundays, Weeknight Evenings

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The Real Reason Tyrese Didn't Reunite With Taraji P. Henson On 'Empire'

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UNC Students: Why Are We Still Honoring A KKK Leader In 2015?

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SAE Fraternity Members Learned Racist Song At National Leadership Event, University Finds

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Jamie Foxx Slammed For 'Transphobic' Jokes

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Rihanna Channels Lil' Kim At iHeartRadio Music Awards

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It's A Destiny's Child Reunion!

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Rihanna's 'Home' Beats Out 'Get Hard' At The Box Office

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Orange Carpet Style From The 2015 Kids' Choice Awards

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Larry Wilmore Knows The Real Reason Men Call Women 'Sluts'

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Kevin Durant Is Done For The Season

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Karrueche Tran Opens Up About Her Love Triangle With Chris Brown And Rihanna

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Watch Mariah Carey Casually Sing Along To Her Greatest Hits

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Cookie Heads To 'SNL'

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This $12.95 Million Penthouse Is The Clear Answer To Your 'Empire' Withdrawals

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Rihanna Is Releasing Some New Music On Thursday

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Fox Is Suing 'Empire Distribution' To Protect Its Rights To 'Empire'

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'Ethnic' Actors Aren't Stealing White Roles: The Racist, Clueless Backlash To TV's Greatest Season Begins

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