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April 18, 2014

7 Lies We Need To Stop Telling About Young African-American Men

Kwasi
William Floyd School District

We've All Seen These Iconic Photos. Here's The Remarkable Footage That Brings Them To Life.

Black History Month

Meet The Preacher Behind Moral Mondays

Reverend William Barber Ii
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Half Of Americans Support Stricter Gun Laws, But Many Question Their Effectiveness

Gun
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How Segregation Has Crept Back Into U.S. Schools

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Even Babies Can Be Racially Biased

Two Multiracial Babies
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Majority Of Americans Don't See Obama As Black

Obama Race
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Blogger's Death Highlights Need To 'Redefine What Strong Is' In Black Community

Karyn Washington
For Brown Girls

WATCH
Bicyclist's Beating Caught On Helmet Cam

Beating
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Pressure Mounts To Investigate NYPD Killing Of Unarmed Black Teen

Ramarley Graham
Twitter/ChangeTheNYPD

Will The New SAT Be A) Shorter B) Harder C) Less Literary D) All Of The Above?

Sat Test
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Obama, Biden To Announce Large Sum For Job Grants

Barack Obama Joe Biden
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MLB Honors Jackie Robinson On 67th Anniversary Of His Debut

Dodgers
ASSOCIATED PRESS

These Maps Show Just How Segregated NYC Really Is

Nyc Segregation
Daniel Kay Hertz

Harvard Makes History!

Black Graduation
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You've Probably Never Heard Of This Pulitzer Winner, But You Should

Stephen Henderson
Kathleen Galligan/Detroit Free Press

Puffy Daddy Is Going To Be A Commencement Speaker

Sean Combs
Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

RANKED: The 10 Fastest-Growing Cities In The Country

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This 'Partition' Parody Is The Best Thing We've Seen All Day

Tuition Student Loan Beyonce Partition Parody
YouTube/Chanel Carroll

Columbus Short In His Own Scandal After Allegedly Threatening To Kill Wife

Columbus Short Wife
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Proof That 'Brown Girls Do Ballet' Too

Black Ballerinas
BrownGirlsDoBallet Instagram

Why Filmmakers Chose Nas' 'Illmatic' Over Other Classic Albums

Nas Time Is Illmatic
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Aasif Mandvi Reflects Upon The Time A Republican Said The N-Word On TV

Aasif Mandvi Republican N Word
Comedy Central

Jourdan Dunn Lands MAJOR Beauty Deal

Jourdan Dunn Maybelline
MaybellineNYUK Instagram

Rapper Severs Penis And Jumps From Balcony

Christ Bearer
YouTube

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Rapping Doctor Busts A Rhyme To Teach Little Girl How To Take Care Of Her Cast

Doctor
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Drake Reportedly Being Sued For Stealing Song Sample

Drake
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B.B. King Apologizes For Big Bust

Bb King
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LOOK: Serena Williams Proves Curves Are Both Sporty And Sexy

Serena Williams
Jeff Olson/Fitness Magazine

Aretha Franklin Reveals The Truth Behind Alleged Fight With Patti Labelle

Aretha Franklin Patti Labelle
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Today's Rumor Mill Has Beyonce & Jay Z Going On Tour

Beyonce Jay Z
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"Can I get a suuuuu?!" This week is Wu week on The Spark as guests Raekwon and Oliver "Power" Grant stop by! The legendary MC and executive producer, sit down with Amanda Diva and weigh in on how major issues like gentrification, hip-hop, and Oprah effect the Black community. Also, the final...
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'The Spark' Episode 35: Writer Mums da Skeemer Talks Hip Hop & More!

This week on The Spark, poet, actor, and writer Mums da Skeemer stops through to talk hip hop on all levels, from where the female emcees went to who made it hip POP and more, with the bgirl herself Amanda Diva! Plus another installment of "Sad Moments in Black History". This week, Dave Chappelle....
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'The Spark' Episode 34: Double O of Hip-Hop Duo Kidz in the Hall and Bevy Smith Talk Halle Berry & More!

This week on 'The Spark,' Double O of the hip-hop duo Kidz in the Hall and Bevy Smith sit down and talk it up about Halle Berry's nasty paternity suit, Juelz Santana's arrest and more! It is Black History Month, and Amanda keeps you laughing with the first installment of "Sad Moments in Black...
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This week on 'The Spark,' legendary MC and producer Q-Tip and journalist Lola Ogunnaike stop by to talk Oprah; the teen pregnancy boom at a Memphis, Tenn., high school; and Aretha Franklin seeing Halle Berry as her look-alike! Plus, we give the T-Pain microphone a run for its money with a new...
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This week on 'The Spark,' legendary actor and song and dance man Ben Vereen ('Roots,' 'Idlewild,' 'All That Jazz') sits down with host Amanda Diva to discuss how he's managed to be so multifaceted, his thoughts on the current images of blackness in entertainment, his new project 'Stepping Out'...
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