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President Obama issues debt-ceiling warning

President Barack Obama sounded a stern warning Tuesday about the consequences to the nation if Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling. ...

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And the beat of the drum continues

Last week the world said a heartfelt farewell to a Civil Rights icon. Mrs. Evelyn Lowey was the devoted and loving wife of the Rev. Joseph Lowery. ...

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An American promise shines at the 2013 New York Film Festival

American Promise is the modern-day bookend to a movie like 12..., as it focuses on how the African American middle class makes tough decisions about education. Other NYFF films brought attention to topical matters or entertained audiences. ...

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Justice Department will sue N.C. over new voting laws

Attorney General Eric Holder announced plans to sue North Carolina over restrictive, new voting laws that critics say will suppress the minority vote. ...

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HBCUs must adapt to teach the 21st Century students

As historically Black colleges and universities adapt to the rapidly changing educational landscape, advocates say that collaborative partnerships in business, in the community, and on campus will be needed to ensure that HBCUs survive and thrive in the 21st century ...

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CNN host asks GOP Representatives whether they’d give up their salary during a shutdown, hilarity ensues

CNN host Ashleigh Banfield confronted two Republican representatives — Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) — to see whether they themselves would be willing to forgo a paycheck in the event of a government shutdown ...

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Black women murdered by men three times rate of white females

Black women are murdered by men, often their present or past husbands or lovers, at a rate that is nearly three times the murder rate of White women killed by men ...

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Obstructing Justice

Obstructing Justice ...

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Shooting of unarmed Black in N.C. called ‘murder’

The president of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg NAACP says the tragic death of an unarmed Black man at the hands of a White Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer nearly two weeks ago was not voluntary manslaughter as formally charged, but “murder. ...

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