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Wanda Coleman: Legendary Poet Dies At 67

 

LOS ANGELES—With her dark skin and “unconkable kinky hair,” Wanda Coleman found growing up in Los Angeles in the 1950s often felt like torture.

“The stultifying intellectual loneliness of my

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  • Category: National

White, Anti-Gay Republican Wins Local Election Pretending To Be Black!

White, Anti-Gay Republican Wins Local Election Pretending To Be Black!

Dave Wilson (pictured) is a Houston electrician by trade who has a rep for crusading against anything pro-gay.  Now the staunch Republican with Tea Party makings, who has won a seat on his city’s Community Board of Trustees, is being accused of employing deceitful tactics to win voters in his predominantly Black district by pretending to be Africa

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Calif. Man’s Murder Conviction Overturned After 34 Years in Prison [VIDEO]

 

After spending 34 years behind bars for a 1979 murder he didn’t commit, Kash Delano Register, 53, of Los Angeles, California walked out of jail a free man when a judge overturned his conviction, reports NBC Southern California.

Two sisters of a key witness came forward and admitted that their sibling lied about seeing Register running away from the

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Richard Overton Is Nation’s Oldest Living Veteran At 107


Richard Overton
 (pictured) must have done quite a number of right things in his very long life because at 107 years young, he still has a sober mind, walks without a cane, drives a car, and is so healthy, he doesn’t even need to take one pill! Last Thursday, the World War II Army veteran was honored at an Austin, Texas, pre-Veteran’s Day event hono

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Racist Refuses Black TV Host’s Fist Bump After Learning He’s 14 Percent African

 

Even scientific evidence can’t convince a racist that his genes, like many people on this planet, are connected to The Motherland.

When Craig Cobb, a White supremacist who has made international headlines for trying to convert a small North Dakota town into a White man’s haven, agreed to take a DNA test for “The Trisha Show” to determine his ethnic

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The ‘Nation’s Report Card’ Draws Academic Mason Dixon Line

 

Results from the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the “Nation’s Report Card,” showed incremental growth from findings two years earlier in both reading and math. However, the persistent and noticeable achievement gap between people of color and Whites offset any encouragement one could get from the modest acade

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