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President Obama Urges Congress to Expand Opportunities
Tracy Morgan Sues Walmart Over Deadly Crash
Fla. Teen Sentenced to 23 Years in Fatal Shooting of a Retired Police Dog
Daughter's Boyfriend Charged in Flight Attendant's Death
Hilarious Boyz II Men Wendy's Pretzel Bun Ballad
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Calling a Black Girl’s Hair Cotton Candy: Not Cool, Right?
Help! My White Husband Came With a Racist Teenage Stepdaughter
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It’s Not Crazy for African-American World Cup Fans to Root for Ghana
What Can I Do When My Husband Insists That Birth Control Is My Problem?
Is There Anything Wrong With Passing for Black?
Does Lunch With a Boy Toy Mean You’re Cheating on Your Husband? Yes
‘Barbecue’ vs. ‘Cookout’: What Race Has to Do With It
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