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Jonathan Capehart

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West Coast late read: This video should put the crazy Hillary Clinton health rumors to rest.

https://t.co/u1QS3QRs3s
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Angela Rye!

@angela_rye

I think we bring it up several times a day and the vast majority of America agrees with you!

https://t.co/kwRvsbVjEP
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Rick Fox

@Rickafox

Communication is always a good step towards resolution

https://t.co/h20mZmIxeO
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Ory Okolloh Mwangi

@kenyanpundit

Best performing African country at the Olympics and this is how our government is treating them. Bure kabisa.

https://t.co/zoySTbIs37
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(((Touré)))

@Toure

Rachel is dragging Kellyanne and doing it with a smile, keeping the tone light while eviscerating Trump. This is great interviewing.

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(((Touré)))

@Toure

“We all will be judged based on how we responded to Donald Trump.” Jorge Ramos

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Ory Okolloh Mwangi

@kenyanpundit

#WarioMustGo ...no many stories @UKenyatta. Please RT.

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Jonathan Capehart

@CapehartJ

West Coast late read: This video should put the crazy Hillary Clinton health rumors to rest. https://t.co/u1QS3QRs3s

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(((Touré)))

@Toure

Glenn Beck: "We are in massive trouble if Trump’s elected."

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PRINCE$$

@AaliyahJay

It's so embarrassing telling the world who you love and that person turn around and play you...

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PRINCE$$

@AaliyahJay

It cost nothing to mind your business.

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Wale

@Wale

VinniecMack day ???? https://t.co/bVP8XfigH1

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PRINCE$$

@AaliyahJay

It's cost nothing to be honest.

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PRINCE$$

@AaliyahJay

It cost nothing to be straight up.

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Contrary to @DrJasonJohnson's beliefs, @JamieBroadnax thinks #Zendaya makes a perfect MJ: https://t.co/BW6Z2pUzO0 https://t.co/zFcvUn13Xp

Wed Aug 24 2016 09:00:31 pm

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Recreational marijuana is legal in some places.. so should those imprisoned be pardoned? https://t.co/EmPsiKyVli https://t.co/IeQrCd1lsG

Wed Aug 24 2016 08:40:02 pm

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In a 90s kind of world... we had our girls, but also these 11 black hairstyles: https://t.co/tsWvsAryPu https://t.co/Ma6Sh41Go4

Wed Aug 24 2016 08:20:01 pm

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A Minnesota man reportedly beat a child to death after finding out he wasn't her dad: https://t.co/pr3UdwA5uJ https://t.co/jQTzOPUehK

Wed Aug 24 2016 08:00:26 pm

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How the demonization of #SimoneBiles’ birth mom shows the addiction to shaming black women: https://t.co/FJ71dA90SX https://t.co/NSxAN8rGN3

Wed Aug 24 2016 07:40:01 pm

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Investigation launched after a North Carolina state trooper fatally killed a deaf man: https://t.co/4iAV015vTY https://t.co/UgTaFMDKUA

Wed Aug 24 2016 07:20:06 pm

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Iyanla Vanzant has her work cut out for her. She'll be 'fixing' this NC lottery winners life https://t.co/dN0EzbmUOk https://t.co/yHAQKfj4oy

Wed Aug 24 2016 07:00:34 pm

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It looks like @NateParker has Harry Belafonte in his corner offering support: https://t.co/PjiPlDLbCo https://t.co/vNSOOTnej1

Wed Aug 24 2016 06:40:11 pm

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The 'Affluenza' mom has been released from house arrest and now has a job as bartender: https://t.co/zvtvSxXxdF https://t.co/aMWGGCczT5

Wed Aug 24 2016 06:20:12 pm

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Martin Lawrence's first standup special in 14 years is coming to @Showtime & we can't wait: https://t.co/AFrHyJJTxm https://t.co/H4t8I1LO55

Wed Aug 24 2016 06:00:22 pm

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Did your significant other have a 'break baby?' Here's what @DLDoyley says you should do: https://t.co/Lh4tyoXyjc https://t.co/30UDgFdH8O

Wed Aug 24 2016 05:41:54 pm

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RT @PJ4MJJ: @TheRoot Here you go. One sided spiral curls in da club..lol https://t.co/vs6vjm1OZI

Wed Aug 24 2016 05:33:00 pm

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RT @TonyPerkinsFOX5: This jerk needs to be put in jail FOREVER. https://t.co/HRVIzJ9XrO

Wed Aug 24 2016 05:20:33 pm

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NJ man reportedly told gf's 2-year-old son to put up his fists before punching him to death: https://t.co/2f5ffaGIhh https://t.co/t6zDDOYJ2x

Wed Aug 24 2016 05:14:06 pm

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RT @love_reveals: @TheRoot #90shairrewind https://t.co/SURX6yuNkR

Wed Aug 24 2016 04:46:16 pm

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Send them! #90sHairRewind https://t.co/2a13kc2aFt

Wed Aug 24 2016 04:41:36 pm

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#90sHairRewind: How did you wear your hair in the 90s? Share your pics with us! Our faves: https://t.co/Nto80GI7aS https://t.co/dm79J9JU25

Wed Aug 24 2016 04:37:12 pm

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South Africa's first black female pilot is inspiring girls to aim high: https://t.co/VYbdBbTWeM https://t.co/zc1KDJV8KH

Wed Aug 24 2016 04:20:49 pm

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#Indianapolis cop shoots black homeowner while responding to his 911 call: https://t.co/GBxbCVaFHa https://t.co/U5Zor3tJDm

Wed Aug 24 2016 03:51:15 pm

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Here's a simple lesson about consent and rape https://t.co/5CNRHchSCi https://t.co/uHmClypv3K

Wed Aug 24 2016 03:20:12 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