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March 30, 2015

Michelle Obama: 'Black Girls Rock!'

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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.

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

Idris Elba
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It's A Destiny's Child Reunion!

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Kenyans Sweep Races At World Cross Country Championships

Geoffrey Kamworor
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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

Online Dating
Zeba Blay

Nigeria Votes In Election Amid Boko Haram Violence

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Powerful Short Film Challenges Beauty Ideals That Govern Skin Color

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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?

Classic Novels
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Black Man Beaten By Police In Michigan Says Drugs Were Planted

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

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

James Meredith Statue
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Ferguson Mayor Thinks DOJ Report Put Too Much Focus On Race

James Knowles
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How Ethiopia Is Shaking Off Its Famine-Stricken Image

Addis Ababa Light Rail
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Nevada GOP Moves To Limit Early Voting On Sundays, Weeknight Evenings

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

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

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

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

Sae Oklahoma
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Hundreds Attend Funeral Of Unarmed Man Shot By Police

Tony Robinson
AP

Southern Baptists Confront Racist Past

Russell Moore
ASSOCIATED PRESS

'Help! My Boys Were Stopped Three Times By Police For Being Outside Unsupervised'

Little Kid On Bike
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Colorado Lawmakers Use Slideshow With Racial Slurs When Pushing Bill For Native American Mascot Ban

Redskins Mascot
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Fleece Force: How Police And Courts Around Ferguson Bully Residents And Collect Millions

Municipal Courts
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Police Settle Suit Over Use Of Tear Gas During Missouri Protests

Ferguson Tear Gas
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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'

Larry Wilmore
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Does Ballet Have a Color?

Ballet Slippers
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Kevin Durant Is Done For The Season

Kevin Durant
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Ludacris Did Not Like The Paul Walker Jokes At Justin Bieber's Roast

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Unlocking The Truth's Journey From Viral Craze To Label Hostages

Unlocking The Truth
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Kendrick Lamar Has The First No. 1 Album With 'Pimp' In The Title

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Whatever Happened To Meshell Ndegeocello?

Meshell Ndegeocello
Naïve Records

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

Karruche
OWN

Watch Mariah Carey Casually Sing Along To Her Greatest Hits

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CBS

Cookie Heads To 'SNL'

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

Empire Penthouse
Phil Skowron

Rihanna Is Releasing Some New Music On Thursday

New Rihanna Album
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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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Iyanla Opens Up On Recent Success

The Best-selling Author Talks to BV About Oprah and More

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The Award-winning Performer Takes on 'Nurse Jackie'

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BV Celebrates Aretha's Birthday

BV Celebrates the Life and Times of the Queen of Soul

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Are Black Hollywood's Power Brokers Just Lazy? Actor Anthony Mackie Says, 'Yes'

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Inmates Scamming IRS Out Of Millions In Phony Tax Returns Filed From Jail

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The GOP Fails to Keep Fiscal Campaign Promises: Already?

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Swizz Beatz: The Latest Black Celebrity in Financial Trouble

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The NYC Sanitation Union & Snow Removal Problems: Is It Fair to Be Mad at Cheated Workers?

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Subs™ Garter Belts For Thugs' Drooping Jeans: Do Sagging Pants Block Teen Economic Growth?

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Yet Another Racist Small Business Sign -- And I Thought We Were Post-Racial

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Racist 'Darkie' Soap Being Proudly Sold in Indiana Small Business

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Stay in School, Kids -- Because, Everybody Can't Be Willow Smith

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