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Sentencing looms in Charlottesville attack; man seeks mercy

The avowed white supremacist who plowed his car into counterdemonstrators opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia two years ago.

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BET Awards honor Mary J. Blige, Nipsey Hussle, Tyler Perry

The 2019 BET Awards featured a number of contemporary pop and rap stars who are dominating the charts.

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Philadelphia street renamed for Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali was a legend as a boxer, philanthropist and social activist.

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Black leaders push for fair 2020 census count

Leaders of numerous African American organizations recently convened to deal with the upcoming 2020 census that could affect available resources and the political representation of Blacks in the century’s third decade.

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Attorney General Letitia James: State will not cooperate with Trump-ordered ICE raids

New York state Attorney General Letitia James joined the mayor of Chicago in saying that they will not cooperate with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids rounding up migrant families this weekend.

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New York lawmakers OK pot decriminalization

Lawmakers in New York state have voted to eliminate criminal penalties for public possession and use of marijuana after efforts to legalize pot stalled.

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State investigations cracking down on underage drinking and fake IDs

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says law enforcement isn’t letting up when it comes to fake IDs and underage drinking as summer gets underway.

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Summer meals program for kids

The Summer Meals program begins this month for city youth. Anyone 18 and under can get breakfast and lunch starting June 27 through Aug. 30.

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Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #124

When we heard the news that White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was packing it in and stepping down from her roost where she consistently cooed and crowed in defense of her boss, folks wondered if this was just another spin of Trump’s revolving door, ejecting aides and appointees.

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Manhattan DA will not re-open cases linked to Central Park 5 prosecutors

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance will not re-open the case history of the two prosectors involved in the Central Park Five wrongful conviction case.

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