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The challenge of being a black muslim woman in America

The challenge of being a black muslim woman in America

Scrolling through the headlines and tweet storms earlier this month calling Rep. Ilhan Omar  an anti-Semite for comments she tweeted about pro-Israel lobbying efforts, Margari Aziza Hill felt a familiar ...

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Black naked Harvard student seen punched by police

Black naked Harvard student seen punched by police

The Cambridge Police Department on Saturday said it launched an internal probe after video appears to show officers tackle and and punch a black Harvard student who was naked as ...

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Rachel Dolezal memoir to explore ‘discrimination while living as black’

Rachel Dolezal, memoir, explore, discrimination, living, black

The civil rights activist who provoked anger, mockery and confusion last year after her white parents revealed she had posed as a black woman for years has unveiled a memoir ...

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Hacked emails show Clinton camp questioning how to address black voters

Hacked, emails, Clinton, questioning, black, voters

Hacked emails from the personal account of Hillary Clinton’s top campaign official, released by WikiLeaks on Saturday, show some of the attention her team paid to courting African American voters. ...

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Nearly 90% of New Jersey children tried as adults since 2011 were black or Latino

90%, New Jersey, children, adults, black, Latino

When Jamal was 14, he wore the same outfit to school everyday. One day in Union, New Jersey, he went looking for a way to get money. “I seen a ...

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George Curry, black journalist and publisher, dies aged 69

George Curry, black, journalist, publisher, dies, aged 69

George Curry, a journalist, civil rights activist and publisher whose syndicated column ran in hundreds of black-owned newspapers around the United States, has died. He was 69. Curry, of Laurel, ...

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Seven days, three speeches: one week in the life of having a black president

Seven days, week, life, black, president

Like so many people I have unwisely loved, Barack Hussein Obama intrigues and infuriates and enrages and inspires and uplifts and disappoints me all at once. And whether it is ...

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Sanders’ bid for black vote in Baltimore highlights struggles to broaden appeal

Sanders, bid, black, vote, Baltimore, struggles

A year to the day that the first people were arrested in protests over the death of Freddie Gray, a black man whose death in police custody later set off ...

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California Democrats endorse former LA officer sued for beating black motorist

California, Democrats, officer, beating, black, motorist

The California Democratic party has endorsed a former LAPD officer, who was previously sued for allegedly beating a black man following a traffic stop, in a race for a congressional ...

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Jamie Foxx: black stars – including Will Smith – need to #actbetter to win Oscars

Jamie Foxx, black, stars, Will Smith, #actbetter, Oscars

Jamie Foxx has reportedly told fellow actors of colour threatening a boycott of the Oscars over its all-white nominees to #actbetter if they want to win the top prize. Appearing ...

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