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Nat Turner rebellion remembered in Newark

The People’s Organization for Progress (P.O.P.) in Newark commemorates the 186th anniversary of the Nat Turner Rebellion.

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Ambassador Andrew Young speaks out on confederate protests

Ambassador Andrew Young sees the actions happening in Charlottesville, Virginia and around the country as similar to the civil rights marches of his day.

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Lumumba becomes youngest mayor of Jackson, Miss.

Chokwe Antar Lumumba became the youngest mayor in the history of Jackson, Miss., when he was sworn-in last month in front of a standing room-only crowd at Jackson’s Convention Center Complex.

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Dick Gregory's devastating, and funny, attack on racism

"You know the definition of a Southern moderate? That's a cat that'll lynch you from a low tree." That joke, delivered in the 1960s by trailblazing comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory, who passed away Saturday, seems unsettlingly relevant in today's America.

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Torn “Black Lives Matter” sign prompts investigation

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The solar eclipse is here

People all across the country wait patiently but plan thoroughly their next expedition to bask in… the dark of the moon. This special alignment, called a solar eclipse, is visible from someplace on Earth about every 18 months

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Dick Gregory, civil rights activist and comedian, dead at 84

Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory, who broke barriers in the 1960s and became one of the first African-Americans to perform comedy at white clubs, died Saturday.

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Bannon or no Bannon, Trump will be Trump

In any normal White House, in any normal week, the ouster of the President's political and ideological guru would signal a major course correction.

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Pastor A.R. Bernard to quit Trump's evangelical advisory board: 'There was a line'

A New York City megachurch pastor became the first religious leader to step down from President Trump's evangelical advisory board.

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Georgia NAACP wants all Confederate symbols removed from public property

The Georgia chapter of the NAACP called on state officials Friday to remove all Confederate symbols from public property in response to last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon fired

President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon has been fired, two White House officials told CNN Friday.

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Lawsuit settled over NYPD's interaction with people in wheelchairs

A lawsuit against the New York City Police Department to provide accessible transportation for people who use wheelchairs at the time of their arrest has been settled.

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Liberty in the pink after win over Sparks

Sunday, the New York Liberty overcame a rough first quarter to notch its third consecutive win with a powerful, team-driven 83-69 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks.

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Trump’s defense of racists warrants athletes’ protests

Not that the masses needed further confirmation that Donald Trump supports white supremacist ideology, but his response to the riots in Charlottesville, Va. last weekend as showed that he is only the president of the racists, extremists and misguided flocks who elected him.

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Ezekiel Elliott and the NFL face off over domestic violence

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, in the United States, an average of 20 people are physically abused by intimate partners every minute.

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WNBA teams finally make the big time in video gaming

This fall, WNBA teams make their official video game debut as part of NBA Live 18, marking a first for the league and its teams.

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The Yankees—It’s nothing to worry about, or is it?

The New York Yankees were unable to gain any ground in their attempt to secure first place in the Eastern Division of the American League.

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Each One Teach One and Golden Hoops close it out in Rucker Park

The Each One Teach One Summer League and the Golden Hoops Tournament both concluded with their championship games at the world famous Rucker Park.

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His name is Lucky, although lately, he hasn’t been

First, his dog was kidnapped and held for ransom.

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At the start of preseason, Giants offensive line concerns still linger

It was only the Giants’ first preseason game of 2017, but the consternation the team’s offensive line caused its fan base last season carried over against the Pittsburg Steelers at MetLife Stadium Friday night in a 20-12 loss.

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