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  2. White Lives Matter Classified as a Hate Group 

  3. Former NFL Player Rodney Harrison on Colin Kaepernick: ‘He’s Not Black’

  4. Watch: James Corden Joins Teyana Taylor in ‘Fade’ Video

  5. Rudy Giuliani: ‘I’ve Saved More Black Lives Than Beyoncé’

  6. Colin Kaepernick’s Birth Mother ‘Scolds’ Him on Twitter Over National Anthem

  7. Ohio Woman Shot and Killed After Car Accident Caused by Shooter

  8. Black South African Girls Protest Racist Hair Policies

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    1. White Lives Matter Classified as a Hate Group 

    2. Ohio Woman Shot and Killed After Car Accident Caused by Shooter
    3. Black South African Girls Protest Racist Hair Policies
    4. Stanford Rapist Brock Turner to Be Released From Jail This Friday
    5. Mass. Man Allegedly Stockpiled Weapons to Attack Police, Muslims and Obama
    6. Jerry Rice on Colin Kaepernick: ‘All Lives Matter; Don’t Disrespect the Flag’
    7. 3 Inmates Escape From La. Detention Center
    8. Ithaca College Student Stabbed to Death During Brawl at Cornell University 
    9. Donald Trump to Visit Black Church in Detroit 
    10. 2 Brothers Charged With Murder in Shooting Death of Nykea Aldridge 
  2. Culture

    1. Jackie Robinson in 1972: ‘I Cannot Stand and Sing the Anthem; I Cannot Salute the Flag’

    2. It’s Been 11 Years Since Hurricane Katrina Ravaged New Orleans
    3. George Curry, a Fierce Journalist Who Never Backed Down From a Fight
    4. Nate Parker’s ‘R’ Scarlet Letter Belonged to Mike Tyson 25 Years Ago
    5. Unique Views Podcast, Episode 8: Mathew Knowles Knows Talent 
    6. Don’t Be So Quick to Blame Tamar Braxton for the ‘Domestic Dispute’ With Her Husband
    7. Southside With You Turns First Couple’s 1st Date Into a Sweet Romance
    8. Let White Leaders Defend Institutional Racism; Let Black Leaders Defend Black Lives
    9. Exclusive: Nate Parker’s Former Classmates, Penn State Alumni Speak Out in Support 
    10. As Summer Ends, Tensions Remain High Between Black Community and Police
  3. Lists

    1. 8 GIFs to Celebrate Obama’s Birthday

    2. Happy Birthday, Laurence Fishburne! Celebrate His Most Epic Movie Moments
    3. The Ultimate Breakup Playlist, Inspired by Mary J. Blige and Kendu Isaacs
    4. 9 Hilarious RNC Memes
    5. 7 Times Fantasia Took Us to Church With Her Stunning Performances
    6. 6 Black Women Who Are Leading Africa’s Digital Revolution
    7. 10 STEM Summer Camps for Students of Color
    8. The Most Important Job Nobody Wants: The 3 People Who Could Be Trump’s Veep Pick
    9. These Musicians Are Geminis. But Are You Surprised?
    10. 15 New Books by Black Authors to Dive Into This Summer
  4. Politics

    1. Donald Trump Doesn’t Understand White People

    2. Some Advice for the Blacks Trying to Get Blacks to Vote for Donald Trump
    3. Black Women Were Too Lazy to Find Work and 4 Other Myths of Welfare Reform
    4. ‘We Need Real Democracy’: On the Choice of Stein-Baraka This Fall
    5. Finding Carly: Whatever Happened to the Breakout Stars, Heroes and Flops of the 2016 Primary Season?
    6. These 4 Court Rulings Give Police Powerful Weapons to Abuse Your Rights. They Need to Go
    7. Admit It, Pundits: Racism Is Driving Trump's Campaign
    8. A Dear John Letter to the Democratic Party
    9. The GOP Hires Black ‘Suicide Squad’ to Save It From Trump
    10. Legal, Media Experts Say White Supremacists Are Using Trump to Grow Numbers
  5. History

    1. My Family Is West Indian. How Did I Get Melanesian DNA?

    2. Did My Black Ancestors Enter the US via Ellis Island?
    3. How Do I Save a Family Bible That Is Falling Apart?
    4. Did My Black Forebear Have Kids With a White Employer?
    5. Do I Really Have African and Native American Ancestry?
    6. Help Me Find My Ancestors in Slave Records
    7. How Do I Connect With Kin of My Ancestor’s Slave Owners?
    8. Star-Spangled Bigotry: The Hidden Racist History of the National Anthem
    9. A DNA Test Says I’m Part Black. How Do I Embrace That?
    10. Am I Related to Free People of Color in NC?
  6. Photos

    1. Stunning Photos of the Obamas’ Love That Will Melt Your Heart

    2. 11 Hairstyles Every Black Woman Had in the '90s
    3. Naming Black Excellence: The Root 100 Release Reception
    4. 20 Black Films Made After She’s Gotta Have It That You Should See
    5. It’s Been 2 Years Since Ferguson: Where Are They Now?
    6. She’s Gotta Have It, 30 Years Later: Where Are They Now?
    7. 40 Black Athletes to Watch at the Rio Olympics
    8. Our Power, Our Promise: When Thought Leaders Conjoin 
    9. Boyz n the Hood Cast at 25: Where Are They Now?
    10. Tumult: 72 Hours in Photos 

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