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  5. #FitTheDescription: The White Privilege Behind Drug Crimes

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    1. President Obama Grants Another 98 Commutations for October

    2. Report: More Than 100 Militarized Police Raid #NoDAPL Resistance Camp
    3. Nick Young Helps Lakers Win Season Opener, Then Rushes to Hospital for Baby’s Birth
    4. Md. Nanny Force-Fed 8-Month-Old Until Baby Died: Report
    5. 15-Year-Old Admits to Shooting 17-Year-Old in DC: Report
    6. 3 Plead Guilty to Kidnapping and Killing Detroit 13-Year-Old Deontae Mitchell
    7. This Philadelphia 76ers Fan Couldn’t Just Sit There and Watch the Game
    8. Donald Trump Unveils His ‘New Deal for Black America’ to Largely White Crowd
    9. ‘Kill N–gers’ Scrawled on Whiteboard on Fla. University Campus
    10. Black DC Cop Says He Was Unfairly Detained, Tackled and Struck During Stop
  2. Culture

    1. #FitTheDescription: The White Privilege Behind Drug Crimes

    2. White Feminists Gotta Go: Amy Schumer’s White Woman Foolishness
    3. My Daughter Is Not the Best Dancer in Hip-Hop Class and I Feel a Way About It
    4. Black Children Deserve the Stability That Neighborhood Schools Offer
    5. An Intervention Letter for America
    6. Just Wondering Why Wonder Woman’s a UN Ambassador, but Real Women of Color Are Not
    7. NBA Veteran and Drug-Policy Advocate Al Harrington: ‘Marijuana Healed My Grandmother’
    8. Media Mogul Cathy Hughes Is in It for the Long Run
    9. Hate Rising: Jorge Ramos Delves Deep Into Racial Hatred in America
    10. 9 Things to Consider When Starting Therapy 
  3. Lists

    1. 12 Unsung Skills in the Black Community

    2. Thanks to Chance the Rapper, #BlackBoyJoy Is a Thing
    3. 8 GIFs to Celebrate Obama’s Birthday
    4. Happy Birthday, Laurence Fishburne! Celebrate His Most Epic Movie Moments
    5. The Ultimate Breakup Playlist, Inspired by Mary J. Blige and Kendu Isaacs
    6. 9 Hilarious RNC Memes
    7. 7 Times Fantasia Took Us to Church With Her Stunning Performances
    8. 6 Black Women Who Are Leading Africa’s Digital Revolution
    9. 10 STEM Summer Camps for Students of Color
    10. The Most Important Job Nobody Wants: The 3 People Who Could Be Trump’s Veep Pick
  4. Politics

    1. Melania Trump Signed Up to Be a Rich Man’s Wife, Not First Lady

    2. History Repeats Itself: The Dangers of Erasing Women From the Movement
    3. #WeBuiltThis: Black People Built America, and America Won’t Stop Killing Us
    4. The Emergency Guide to Surviving the Trumpocalypse
    5. Donald Trump Runs for Dictator in Chief
    6. Fear of a Nonwhite Planet
    7. Anita Hill Paved the Way for Donald Trump Accusers to Speak Their Truth
    8. A Trump Loss Is Still a Win for the Alt-Right
    9. Green Party VP Nominee Ajamu Baraka: We Must Disrupt Our Relationship to Democratic Party
    10. 8 Shows That Will Be on ‘Trump TV’ if Donald Trump Loses the Election
  5. History

    1. I Know Who Owned My Ancestors. What Now?

    2. Who Were My Enslaved Ancestor’s Parents?
    3. Am I Related to President Andrew Jackson?
    4. Was My Black Ancestor Named After a Confederate General?
    5. Was My Ancestor a Free Afro-Hispanic of Color?
    6. I Want to Find a Slave’s Descendants and Apologize
    7. Is My Family’s ‘Slave Name’ the Wrong One?
    8. My Family Is West Indian. How Did I Get Melanesian DNA?
    9. Did My Black Ancestors Enter the US via Ellis Island?
    10. How Do I Save a Family Bible That Is Falling Apart?
  6. Photos

    1. 10 Signs You’re Black and From Alabama

    2. 10 Hairstyles From the ’90s Every Black Man Rocked Back in the Day
    3. 10 Signs You’re Black and From Atlanta
    4. 10 Memes That Let You Know He’s Not Your #Bae
    5. 10 Signs You’re Black and From Fla.
    6. The Roots Young Futurists Are Ready to Change the World: Where Are They Now?
    7. SnapBlack: 12 Black Snapchatters You Should Follow
    8. 10 Black Superheroes Who Deserve Their Own Starring Roles
    9. 10 Ways You Know You’re Afro-Latinx
    10. 15 Hair Products That Can Make It Easier to Go Natural


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