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September 17, 2014

Vikings Reverse Course On Adrian Peterson, Place Him On Exempt List

Adrian Peterson
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Los Angeles Law Enforcement Officers Kill About One Person A Week

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Uninsured Rate Drops To Lowest Level Since The '90s

Obamacare Uninsured Survey
AP Photo/Charles Dharapak

WATCH
Witnesses To Michael Brown Shooting Tell The Same Basic Story

Michael Brown Darren Wilson
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Wisconsin Voter ID Law Opponents Want New Hearing

Scott Walker
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ferguson Shooting Made It 'Clear' We Needed A Study On Police Bias

Eric Holder
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This Is What Viola Davis Really Thinks About 'Mammy-ish' Roles

Viola Davis How To Get Away With Murder
ABC

Attorney: Darrien Hunt Shot 6 Times While Running Away

Darrien Hunt
Facebook

This LSU Fraternity Has A Terrible Sense Of Humor

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'You Let A Penis Penetrate Your Friendship!'

Iyanla Vanzant Confronts Women 34 Kids
OWN

Rosie O'Donnell Makes Provocative Ray Rice Comments On 'The View'

The View
ABC

Obama To Send Military Forces To Fight Ebola In Africa

Ebola
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Minnesota Governor Says Vikings Should Suspend Adrian Peterson

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

Ferguson Media
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45 Million Americans Still Stuck Below Poverty Line

Poverty Los Angeles
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REPORT: Adrian Peterson Accused Of Injuring Another 4-Year-Old Son

Adrian Peterson
ASSOCIATED PRESS

White House Backs Use Of Body Cameras By Police

Body Cameras
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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

What's Happened In The 5 Months Since #BringBackOurGirls

Boko Haram Chibok
AP

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Why The Ashish Runway Show Is Much More Than A Kimye Sweatshirt

Ashish Spring 2015
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Lupita Nyong'o's 'Sesame Street' Bit On Skin Is Truly Wonderful

Lupita Sesame Street
Sesame Street

CoverGirl Ad Gets Disturbing Photoshop Treatment, Calls Out NFL On Domestic Violence

Get Your Game Face On
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Beyoncé Forgets To Lip-Sync In Paris, Promptly Keeps Running The World

Bey Lip Sync
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Ray J Went Into 'Deep Depression' After His Rant Against Fabolous

Ray J
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Kerry Washington Sheds Light On An Invisible Kind Of Domestic Abuse

Kerry Washington
Allstate

New Book Says Bill Cosby's Jokes Masked Pain

Bill Cosby Black And White
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Rihanna Slams CBS: 'F-ck You!'

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

Sharon Jones
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Black Films Shine At The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

Top Five Chris Rock
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New Whitney Houston Album In The Works

Whitney Houston Live Her Greatest Performances
Legacy Recordings

Grandmaster Flash Addresses Facebook 'Grandmas'

Grandmaster Flash
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In Book, Sugar Ray Leonard Says Coach Sexually Abused Him

In Book, Sugar Ray Leonard Says Coach Sexually Abused Him

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Not Good but Getting Better: A Small Southern Town Tries to Shake Memories of Klan Violence

Not Good but Getting Better: A Small Southern Town Tries to Shake Memories of Klan Violence

ANNISTON, Ala. - Down highway 202 on a patch of land not far from where old...

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Kilpatrick to Detroit Upon Prison Release: 'I Will Return'

From the Detroit News: Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, released from state prison this morning after serving 14 months, vowed to come back to Detroit to tell his story. "Detroit, I will return to speak frankly with you about this experience because it has affected all of us," Kilpatrick said...
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The Drug War: Jim Crow in the Age of Obama

From AlterNet: The NAACP has just passed a historic resolution demanding an end to the War on Drugs. The resolution comes as young Black male unemployment hovers near 50 percent and the wealth gap's become a veritable gulf. So why is the forty-year-old "War on Drugs" public enemy number one for the...
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Perry Helped Keep Civil Rights Era Peaceful

From The State: Nobody can remember seeing Matthew Perry angry. Determined? Always. Fearless? No question. Forceful and firm? Without a doubt. Kind, compassionate and respectful? Without fail. But never angry. Never bitter. Perry's remarkable temperament - and unmatched legal skills - were...
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Diva Wide Receiver Randy Moss Retires and Deserves a Spot in the NFL Hall of Fame

From The Fan Sports Radio: One of the best to ever play the game has to decided to call it quits. After 13 seasons, Randy Moss is retiring. Despite being known around the league as having a terrible attitude and a tumor on any team we was a part of, Randy Moss still put up spectacular numbers that...
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In Kenya, Forced Male Circumcision and a Struggle for Justice

From the Atlantic: The mob, members of an outlawed gang, blindfolded Walter Odondi with a strip of cloth and steered him through the narrow alleys of Nairobi's Kibera slum, slapping him with the flat sides of their machetes as they went. They frog-marched the frightened 16-year-old for half an hour...
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September 17, 2014

Vikings Reverse Course On Adrian Peterson, Place Him On Exempt List

Adrian Peterson
Ronald C. Modra/Sports Imagery via Getty Images

Los Angeles Law Enforcement Officers Kill About One Person A Week

Lapd

Uninsured Rate Drops To Lowest Level Since The '90s

Obamacare Uninsured Survey
AP Photo/Charles Dharapak

WATCH
Witnesses To Michael Brown Shooting Tell The Same Basic Story

Michael Brown Darren Wilson
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Wisconsin Voter ID Law Opponents Want New Hearing

Scott Walker
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ferguson Shooting Made It 'Clear' We Needed A Study On Police Bias

Eric Holder
BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI via Getty Images

This Is What Viola Davis Really Thinks About 'Mammy-ish' Roles

Viola Davis How To Get Away With Murder
ABC

Attorney: Darrien Hunt Shot 6 Times While Running Away

Darrien Hunt
Facebook

This LSU Fraternity Has A Terrible Sense Of Humor

Lsu Banner
Twitter

'You Let A Penis Penetrate Your Friendship!'

Iyanla Vanzant Confronts Women 34 Kids
OWN

Rosie O'Donnell Makes Provocative Ray Rice Comments On 'The View'

The View
ABC

Obama To Send Military Forces To Fight Ebola In Africa

Ebola
CELLOU BINANI via Getty Images

Minnesota Governor Says Vikings Should Suspend Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson
Michael Thomas via Getty Images

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

Ferguson Media
Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

45 Million Americans Still Stuck Below Poverty Line

Poverty Los Angeles
Spencer Platt via Getty Images

REPORT: Adrian Peterson Accused Of Injuring Another 4-Year-Old Son

Adrian Peterson
ASSOCIATED PRESS

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
Gary Gershoff via Getty Images

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

Django Unchained Daniele Watts
CNN

What's Happened In The 5 Months Since #BringBackOurGirls

Boko Haram Chibok
AP

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Why The Ashish Runway Show Is Much More Than A Kimye Sweatshirt

Ashish Spring 2015
John Phillips via Getty Images

Lupita Nyong'o's 'Sesame Street' Bit On Skin Is Truly Wonderful

Lupita Sesame Street
Sesame Street

CoverGirl Ad Gets Disturbing Photoshop Treatment, Calls Out NFL On Domestic Violence

Get Your Game Face On
Twitter / 23Glick

Beyoncé Forgets To Lip-Sync In Paris, Promptly Keeps Running The World

Bey Lip Sync
Instagram / flowpest

Ray J Went Into 'Deep Depression' After His Rant Against Fabolous

Ray J
David Livingston via Getty Images

Kerry Washington Sheds Light On An Invisible Kind Of Domestic Abuse

Kerry Washington
Allstate

New Book Says Bill Cosby's Jokes Masked Pain

Bill Cosby Black And White
Steve Allen via Getty Images

Rihanna Slams CBS: 'F-ck You!'

Rihanna
Paul Morigi via Getty Images

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

Sharon Jones
Al Pereira 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