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5 Rutgers football players arrested, face criminal charges

Four players have been charged with assault after what officials say was an unprovoked attack that left a student with a broken jaw, while a fifth player faces armed-burglary charges.

Four players have been charged with assault after what officials say was an unprovoked attack that left a student with a broken jaw, while a fifth player faces armed-burglary charges.

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Minn. teen with autism suffered seizure after police slammed him to the ground

Marcus Abrams, 17, claims that he was waiting for the train when Metro Transit Police approached him asking if he was drunk. He claims that the officers the put his arms behind his back and slammed hi

Marcus Abrams, 17, claims that he was waiting for the train when Metro Transit Police approached him asking if he was drunk. He claims that the officers the put his arms behind his back and slammed him to the ground.

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K. Michelle details love life: ‘I’m really not into black men right now’

K. Michelle is just not that into black men.

K. Michelle is just not that into black men.

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Officer indicted on first degree murder charges in fatal shooting of unarmed black teen

Portsmouth officer indicted for murder.

Portsmouth officer indicted for murder.

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SC prosecutor to seek death penalty against alleged Charleston shooter Dylann Roof

The prosecutor, Scarlett Wilson, said at a press conference Thursday that “the murders at the Mother Emanuel Church were heinous acts that changed the future of 10 families forever.”

The prosecutor, Scarlett Wilson, said at a press conference Thursday that “the murders at the Mother Emanuel Church were heinous acts that changed the future of 10 families forever.”

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From where in Africa were the slaves who landed in Va.?

Tracing Your Roots: For the answer, Professor Gates consulted the co-editor of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database.

Tracing Your Roots: For the answer, Professor Gates consulted the co-editor of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database.

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The painful fall of Robert Lipscomb

For many who “know” Lipscomb, this matter goes beyond surprise. It’s painful to them on a gut level.

For many who “know” Lipscomb, this matter goes beyond surprise. It’s painful to them on a gut level.

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‘A mutually beneficial relationship that is a model for diversity’

SPOTLIGHT ON DIVERSITY: BMA Transports, Inc. & Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation.

SPOTLIGHT ON DIVERSITY: BMA Transports, Inc. & Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation.

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After 26 years…Big dreams – still – for Southern Heritage Classic’s founder

Fred Jones Jr.: ‘The Classic is just like the Super Bowl. The same elements are there, just on a different level.’

Fred Jones Jr.: ‘The Classic is just like the Super Bowl. The same elements are there, just on a different level.’

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The American Heart Association: Because your life matters

Picking up from where his mother left off, a son takes “every possible opportunity” to raise awareness about the impact of heart disease.

Picking up from where his mother left off, a son takes “every possible opportunity” to raise awareness about the impact of heart disease.

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Don’t bet on Ben Carson in Iowa

Although the famed surgeon is having a popularity surge of late, it won’t last. Especially when Donald Trump is doling out the praise-of-death to the “soft-spoken” doctor.

Although the famed surgeon is having a popularity surge of late, it won’t last. Especially when Donald Trump is doling out the praise-of-death to the “soft-spoken” doctor.

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Dear Serena: We Are You

In an open letter to tennis star Serena Williams, Linda Goler Blount of the Black Women’s Health Imperative has praise for Williams and for the bodies of black women.

In an open letter to tennis star Serena Williams, Linda Goler Blount of the Black Women’s Health Imperative has praise for Williams and for the bodies of black women.

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LENS & LINES: Memory of a Lyfe time

Saying that he was glad to be back in Memphis, Lyfe Jennings thrilled his Cannon Center fans.

Saying that he was glad to be back in Memphis, Lyfe Jennings thrilled his Cannon Center fans.

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Black Lives Matter movement faces new challenges as its national prominence grows

Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police.

Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police.

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Transition: Lipscomb resignation brings two deputy directors into the top-leader picture for housing and development agencies

Mayor Wharton “confident” the interims can keep city business “moving forward.”

Mayor Wharton “confident” the interims can keep city business “moving forward.”

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Tenn. teen badly beaten after reportedly using the N-Word

Ethan Humphrey, 15, suffered a concussion and a broken collarbone after six Millington Central High School students allegedly beat the teen for reportedly using the n-word.

Ethan Humphrey, 15, suffered a concussion and a broken collarbone after six Millington Central High School students allegedly beat the teen for reportedly using the n-word.

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WELLNESS WEDNESDAY: Kick off a healthy tailgating season with simple substitutions

Simple steps you can take to make your pre-game festivities heart healthy while rooting your favorite team to victory.

Simple steps you can take to make your pre-game festivities heart healthy while rooting your favorite team to victory.

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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation announces Phoenix Awards recipients

Legendary civil rights activists, first black fraternity to be honored during the 45th Annual Legislative Conference.

Legendary civil rights activists, first black fraternity to be honored during the 45th Annual Legislative Conference.

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What brands do male and female consumers trust the most?

Nielsen showcases the top 10 most trusted consumer packaged goods brands among women and men.

Nielsen showcases the top 10 most trusted consumer packaged goods brands among women and men.

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Meet presidential hopeful ‘Deez Nuts’

Fifteen-year-old Brady Olson of Wallingford, Iowa, made national headlines last month when he filed paperwork to run for president under the name “Deez Nuts.”

Fifteen-year-old Brady Olson of Wallingford, Iowa, made national headlines last month when he filed paperwork to run for president under the name “Deez Nuts.”

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