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Donna Brazile

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Reading about Trump's claim that a racial discrimination suit was 'brought against many real estate firms'

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Angela Rye!

@angela_rye

You know when he said it was brought against many firms? Not so much: USA v. Fred C. Trump, Donald Trump and Trump…

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Colin Kaepernick

@Kaepernick7

I don't have enough words to describe how painful this is to watch.

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Angela Rye!

@angela_rye

More on this...DOJ only wanted a settlement. Trump fought it. DOJ sued him AGAIN for violating Fair Housing Act:

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Wendy Williams

@WendyWilliams

Congrats @KevinHart4real! He's now the highest paid comedian and made $87.5 million last year!

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Colin Kaepernick

@Kaepernick7

I don't have enough words to describe how painful this is to watch. https://t.co/tDUY17n0jd

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Donna Brazile

@donnabrazile

Reading about Trump's claim that a racial discrimination suit was 'brought against many real estate firms' https://t.co/8OegtvC7k8

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Janet Mock

@janetmock

Only in a racist ableist culture is a black man seeking help while having a seizure called "acting erratic." #AlfredOlango #blacklivesmatter

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Angela Rye!

@angela_rye

You know when he said it was brought against many firms? Not so much: USA v. Fred C. Trump, Donald Trump and Trump… https://t.co/qHXOSrO96p

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Angela Rye!

@angela_rye

More on this...DOJ only wanted a settlement. Trump fought it. DOJ sued him AGAIN for violating Fair Housing Act: https://t.co/wkxmM7jXgd

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Missy Elliott

@MissyElliott

WAKE UP saying u will ACHIEVE your goals! Negative thinking will bring u the SAME results! Don't let Stress knock u off ya game! REALSH????T??

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solange knowles

@solangeknowles

Lyrics I wrote for my album "A Seat At The Table", along with a photo journal....are in my digital book on… https://t.co/Pws1RjFS3J

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Alicia Keys

@aliciakeys

On the streets of the best city in the world today! ?? @TimeOutNewYork https://t.co/2ZTJxIULZU https://t.co/pzKuNSbde2

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George Wallace

@MrGeorgeWallace

How come there are only evening gowns and night gowns? Just once I wanna roll outta bed & put on a fly as hell morning gown.

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AKON

@Akon

#Shanghai Catch me live!! November 8th https://t.co/VAHppCIdFJ

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The head of the Justice Department's National Security division is set to resign next month: https://t.co/dQkQc1i5Gt https://t.co/5tCwwZ6t9T

Wed Sep 28 2016 11:00:53 am

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Could HBO's 'Insecure' be stereotyping black women? https://t.co/PWT9AHVS77 https://t.co/v4lwuCbrlS

Wed Sep 28 2016 10:20:09 am

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Come meet these amazing women & many more at our #YoungFabFemale event in #Philly tonight!… https://t.co/gHrxGaS0Pr

Wed Sep 28 2016 10:18:15 am

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@ChanceTheRapper, one of our Young Futurists in 2015, keeps bringing #blackboyjoy to the world… https://t.co/s3dteNQQKy

Wed Sep 28 2016 10:01:14 am

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Updates on #AlfredOlango, fatally shot Tuesday by #ElCajon police. https://t.co/we7kzYwofr https://t.co/7JfD2Uvubc

Wed Sep 28 2016 09:40:07 am

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Don't try to equate attending PWIs to HBCUs, you wind up looking ridiculous: https://t.co/kV1GnJggy0 https://t.co/qmw8U3PslY

Wed Sep 28 2016 09:20:02 am

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Our politics editor is going on @CNN in a moment tune in! https://t.co/BcGxj2YQYe

Wed Sep 28 2016 09:03:46 am

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@IssaRae is no longer an 'Awkward Black Girl' with 'Insecure' https://t.co/nW9MmWhXvu https://t.co/8FFAzDu9P7

Wed Sep 28 2016 09:00:50 am

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What happened to Cam Newtown? https://t.co/uAiIwAPcfl https://t.co/nLZ8BpQ9YZ

Wed Sep 28 2016 08:40:08 am

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Updates on #AlfredOlango, fatally shot Tuesday by #ElCajon police. https://t.co/3KGJ41NNUH https://t.co/HlHtN2v3Uc

Wed Sep 28 2016 06:47:29 am

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Update on #AlfredOlango, fatally shot yesterday by #ElCajon police. https://t.co/JUO7Bgcjtb

Wed Sep 28 2016 03:03:41 am

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You complete us, @AVAETC! https://t.co/HJYROT8yNe

Wed Sep 28 2016 12:56:26 am

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#AlfredOlango https://t.co/XJNr4h7VO7

Wed Sep 28 2016 12:53:25 am

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The head of the Justice Department's National Security division will resign next month: https://t.co/Sp0zAqfG6g https://t.co/4XnF69hi9L

Tue Sep 27 2016 11:00:12 pm

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The U.S. government is ordered to pay 17 Native American tribes $492 million https://t.co/RcKBWAWW91 https://t.co/cn5pmUjPL1

Tue Sep 27 2016 10:40:03 pm

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Today we celebrate #ChinuaAchebe's #NoLongerAtEase. "There is no darkness there," he told his… https://t.co/wJE1tODk0F

Tue Sep 27 2016 09:23:55 pm

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The University of Tennessee won't discipline their professor who tweeted for drivers to run down… https://t.co/gwpJtfUr1s

Tue Sep 27 2016 09:20:04 pm

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#18 on #TheRoot100- Jonathan Butler. He literally put his life on the line to protest racial inequalities at Mizzou… https://t.co/QRzlfZ6OZd

Tue Sep 27 2016 09:00:29 pm

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#17 on #TheRoot100-Bomani Jones (@bomani_jones) The sports commentator ain’t never scared of controversy… https://t.co/l8ls5qaq7H

Tue Sep 27 2016 08:40:08 pm

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#16 on #TheRoot100- Sage Steele (@sagesteele) She brings balanced, credible coverage to ESPN as a sports moderator… https://t.co/frkPtsTV1y

Tue Sep 27 2016 08:20:11 pm

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So excited! THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead is @Oprah's next book club pick: https://t.co/rIJOrpxwYL https://t.co/29FuqH1u6s

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President Barack Obama looks adoringly at First Lady Michelle Obama as she chats with him. #SingaporeVisit https://t.co/dZVoP2BQK5