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Bill Cosby Discusses the Sexual Assault Allegations for the First Time

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:38

The "Cosby Show" actor finally responds to the allegations. Well, kind of. 

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Lee Daniels Honored by the Family Equality Council

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 07:37

The "Empire" co-creator is also an openly gay father of two.

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RIP B.B. King, Stephanopoulos Apologizes, Google Car Coming Soon

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 04:34

Some of Friday's big stories

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Peter Liang, Killer Cop or Chinese-American Scapegoat?

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 10:03

The NYPD officer who killed Akai Gurley appears in court.

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ICYMI: Raven-Symoné Does Not Want Harriet Tubman On The $20 Bill

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 10:03

The actress believes America should "move a little bit forward."

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Philippines Factory Fire, Burundi Coup Attempt, Honeybees Dying

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 10:03

Some of Thursday's big stories

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Identity and Labels Are at the Heart of #GoodMuslimBadMuslim Podcast

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 10:03

Two Muslim women share personal experiences and thoughts on what it takes to be considered "good."

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Watch: Trailer for Ken Jeong's New Sitcom, 'Dr. Ken'

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 03:53

The "Community" and "Hangover" star's new show will be the second Asian-American family comedy on ABC.

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Race and the Death Penalty by the Numbers

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:17

A national and state-by-state look at how the race of prisoners—and victims—intersect with executions. 

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Wisconsin Activists Stage 'Black Out Wednesday' Walkout

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:17

The protest takes place one day after a Dane County prosecutor declined to charge the officer who killed Tony Robinson Jr.

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Doc Delves Into the Life of Female Boxing Champion 'T-Rex'

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:17

Clarissa "T-Rex" Shields goes from an impoverished upbringing in Flint, Michigan, to bringing home Olympic gold.

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Train Derails Near Philly, North Korea Execution, Picasso at Auction

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:17

Some of Wednesday's big stories

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MSNBC: Aura Bogado Discusses Changing Demographics of US

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 07:11

Colorlines News Editor Aura Bogado appeared on MSNBC's Changing America, hosted by Maria Teresa Kumar, to discuss changing demographics in the United States. Aura is joined by Roque Planas, Huffington Post reporter.

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Kendrick Lamar Honored By The California State Senate

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 07:11

Lamar was named the 35th District's "generational icon." 

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Stephanie Mills Returns Home in NBC's 'The Wiz Live!'

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 04:01

The powerful vocalist will perform in the classic musical once again.

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Cristela Alonzo Opens Up About Her Show Being Cancelled

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 05:59

The star of the ABC sitcom expresses her gratitude and her views on what "Cristela" accomplished. 

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No Charges for Madison Cop Who Killed 19-Year-Old Tony Robinson Jr.

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:22

The 19-year-old was killed by Madison police officer Matt Kenny on March 6.

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More People Moved in the Foreclosure Crisis Than During the Great Migration

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:22

What if we thought about the foreclosure crisis as a migration issue, and not just as a housing one?

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'Marley' The Musical Travels to Baltimore

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:22

Kwame Kwei-Armah brings the late great Marley's life and work to the city stage. 

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