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Marshall ‘Major’ Taylor, the ‘Black Cyclone’ of cycling fame

Late night television and early morning newspapers can do wonders for a columnist looking for the next personality to profile.

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Four killed at Waffle House in Nashville

A day after he gunned down four people and wounded two others at the Waffle House in Nashville, Tenn., the suspect Travis Reinking, 29, was apprehended Monday afternoon, according to local police.

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Trump’s traumas continue to impact administration

A possible legal case against Trump was bolstered after flight records, photographs and testimony from his bodyguards contradict his claims that he didn’t stay overnight in Russia in 2013. This disclosure could feed into allegations that Trump is consciously trying to cover those lies and missteps.

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Vinnette Carroll, first Black woman director on Broadway

Vinnette Carroll, first, Black woman, director, Broadway

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What FBI raids on Trump’s lawyer portend

What FBI raids on Trump’s lawyer portend

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The Rev. William D. Robeson, patriarch of an illustrious family

On April 9, many will celebrate the 120th birthday anniversary of the great Paul Robeson.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan to retire

“I like to think I’ve done my part,” House Speaker Paul Ryan, 48, said of his nearly two decades in Congress and his announcement to retire after this year. Wednesday, the Republican from Wisconsin, in what must be a shock to his fellow GOP colleagues, said he believed he had “set us on a better course.”

Millie Dunn Veasey, armed forces pioneer, dies at 100

Millie Dunn Veasey, armed forces pioneer, dies at 100

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Queen-mother Yaa Asantewaa led the fight against British colonialism

Queen-mother Yaa Asantewaa led the fight against British colonialism

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A Dr. King legacy still worthy of emulation

Inevitability was one of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s favorite words, and it would roll from his lips laced with his typical eloquence.

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