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April 23, 2014

How Americans Feel About Affirmative Action Policies

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Supreme Court Upholds State's Ban On Affirmative Action In College Admissions

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'I Was Sentenced To Life In Prison -- And Then I Got A Second Chance'

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5 Black Environmentalists That Are Saving The World

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2 Executions Stayed By Okla. Court

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Two Men Shot Near National Zoo During Annual Easter Monday Family Event

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Alabama Student Government Finally Votes For Integrating Greek System

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Racist Easter Eggs Left On Lawn Outrage Parents

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South Carolina Republicans Skip Event Honoring Judge Who Helped Bring Down Segregation

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DOJ To Overhaul Clemency Process For Drug Offenders

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Mogul's Use Of Plantation Imagery Prompts Firestorm In Detroit

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American Wins Boston Marathon

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CNN Actually Asked 'Can The Klan Rebrand?'

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At Last: Jeans Made For Athletes With Muscular Legs

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The 10 Words That Oprah Lives By

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