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Adrian Peterson: I Am Not A Child Abuser

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Former DOJ Civil Rights Nominee: Principles More Important Than A Job Title

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Limiting Voter Participation In The Middle Of Crisis

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: Condoleezza Rice Would Be An 'Extraordinary' NFL Commissioner

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Black Voices Celebrates the True Old School

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Old School Hip-Hop

As we celebrate Black Music Month this June, we figured the best way to honor hip-hop music is to recognize the pioneers who made it all possible. In this series, we're not only taking it back to the old school but we're also connecting the dots to today's artists who've been essential in continuing...
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Old School Hip-Hop

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Top 10 Covers of Old School Rap Songs

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but the hip-hop community generally considers it blasphemous to take a fellow rappers' lyrics. For that reason, it's rather uncommon to find emcees covering songs by other emcees. ('In tha Beginning There Was Rap,' a 1997 compilation of rap...
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Top 10 Covers of Old School Rap Songs

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Eric B. & Rakim

There's only one hip-hop group who can claim to have had a presidential-caliber DJ and a rapper known as 'The God MC': Eric B. & Rakim. The trailblazing rap duo elevated rap from mainly being party songs to music that placed a premium on deeply coded lyrics and undeniably soulful, sampled beats....
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Olivia's Top 5 Old School Hip-Hop Songs

It's hard to imagine a former member of G-Unit, not being a fan of hip-hop. So we asked Olivia to share her five favorite rap songs from back in the day. Though some might scoff at tunes from the mid-90s being considered 'old school,' you can't really argue about the quality of the tracks she's...
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5 Questions with Olivia

R&B sensation Olivia (Longott) is ready to blow up the scene with her dynamite vocal talent and irresistible style, this time as a solo artist on Universal Motown. The New York native, who is preparing to release her upcoming album, 'Show the World,' is attempting to rebrand herself after stints on...
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Public Enemy

Public Enemy changed hip-hop with its blend of politically aware lyrics, dissonant beats and an inventive group dynamic. Chuck D's booming voice and complex lyrics touted black nationalism and critiqued societal inequity. Flavor Flav played the trickster/court jester. Terminator X, the DJ, spoke...
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Minnesota Governor Says Vikings Should Suspend Adrian Peterson

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Large Racial Gap In Poll Of The Media's Ferguson Coverage

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45 Million Americans Still Stuck Below Poverty Line

Poverty Los Angeles
Spencer Platt via Getty Images

White House Backs Use Of Body Cameras By Police

Body Cameras
The Washington Post via Getty Images

An Unlikely Ballerina, The Rise Of Misty Copeland

Misty Copeland
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'Django Unchained' Actress Explains Why She Refused To Give LAPD Her ID

Django Unchained Daniele Watts
CNN

Newspaper Apologizes For Horribly Offensive Cartoon

Airplane Slave Ships
Lancaster Online

What's Happened In The 5 Months Since #BringBackOurGirls

Boko Haram Chibok
AP

Adrian Peterson: I Am Not A Child Abuser

Adrian Peterson
ASSOCIATED PRESS

These Major Cities Are On The Short List To Host The Obama Library

Barack Obama
Alex Wong via Getty Images

Former DOJ Civil Rights Nominee: Principles More Important Than A Job Title

Debo Adegbile
Alex Wong via Getty Images

Charles Barkley: 'Every Black Parent In The South' Hits Their Kids

Charles Barkley
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Mom Blames Race For Fatal Police Shooting Of Son

Darrien Hunt
Facebook

Limiting Voter Participation In The Middle Of Crisis

Vote North Carolina
Sara D. Davis via Getty Images

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: Condoleezza Rice Would Be An 'Extraordinary' NFL Commissioner

Condoleezza Rice
Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP

WATCH: NFL Hall Of Famer Delivers Moving Speech On Child Abuse

Cris Carter
ESPN

REPORT: Ray Rice To Appeal Indefinite Suspension

Ray Rice
Ronald Martinez via Getty Images

Everything You Need To Know About Michael Brown's Record

Michael Brown
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AP Tweets About 'Habitual Judging' After Child Abuse Indictment

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Police Allegedly Mistake Black Actress Kissing White Partner For A Prostitute

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Kerry Washington Sheds Light On An Invisible Kind Of Domestic Abuse

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New Book Says Bill Cosby's Jokes Masked Pain

Bill Cosby Black And White
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Kim K Defends Kanye After Wheelchair Incident

Kim Kardashian Defends Kanye
Lisa Maree Williams via Getty Images

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Tapped For 'Live At The Apollo' Album

Sharon Jones
Al Pereira via Getty Images

Rihanna Slams CBS: 'F-ck You!'

Rihanna
Paul Morigi via Getty Images

Black Films Shine At The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

Top Five Chris Rock
Alberto E. Rodriguez via Getty Images

New Whitney Houston Album In The Works

Whitney Houston Live Her Greatest Performances
Legacy Recordings

Grandmaster Flash Addresses Facebook 'Grandmas'

Grandmaster Flash
Andy Sheppard via Getty Images

This Is How Steve Urkel Happened

Untold Story Of Steve Urkel
TruTV

Chris Brown To Ray Rice: It's About How You Control Your Anger

Chris Brown
Slaven Vlasic via Getty Images

These Portraits Of Moroccan Hipsters Are More Nuanced Than They Look

Hassan Hajjaj
Hassan Hajjaj

Robin Thicke Reportedly Admits To Drug Use And Lying

Robin Thicke
Joseph Okpako via Getty Images

Idris Elba And Dolphins Take The Box Office

No Good Deed
YouTube/Sony

Bill Cosby To Loan Art Collection To Smithsonian

Bill Cosby
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Kanye West Tells The Media To 'Pick Another Target'

Kanye West
Jeff Kravitz via Getty Images

Snoop Dogg Allegedly Posts Anti-Gay Instagram Message

Snoop Dogg
Allen Berezovsky via Getty Images

WATCH: Wendy Williams Eats A Crow

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