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Guardian Unlimited
Will America finally embrace Serena Williams?She arrived just after noon on Thursday to a standing-room-only throng of press
Will America finally embrace Serena Williams?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
She arrived just after noon on Thursday to a standing-room-only throng of press that had gathered in the main interview room below Arthur Ashe Stadium, clad in a navy T-shirt and gray sweats after a morning on the practice courts. Camera shutters... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2015It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans wi
Visionary Arkansans 2015
Arkansas Times / Posted 5 days ago
It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans with ideas of transformative power. This year's class is filled with people who are devoted to enriching life here, from health care to social justice to good government.... Read more
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City Pulse
'The sun does shine'Lawyer Bryan Stevenson has helped make the sun shine again for some 115 men, am
'The sun does shine'
City Pulse / Posted 5 days ago
Lawyer Bryan Stevenson has helped make the sun shine again for some 115 men, among them Anthony Ray Hinton of Montgomery, Alabama. Stevenson, who founded and directs the Equal Justice Initiative, added Hinton to that number this past April, after he... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
UNC summer reading book spurs conversationIncoming freshmen ushered in the new school year yesterday afternoon as they me
UNC summer reading book spurs conversation
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 14 days ago
Incoming freshmen ushered in the new school year yesterday afternoon as they met with fellow students, faculty and staff to discuss this year’s summer reading selection, “Just Mercy” by Bryan Stevenson, who visited UNC’s campus to discuss his book... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Petty politics is overshadowing the real issues in the D.A. raceIt's a shame that political squabbling has so far dominated the campaign for th
Petty politics is overshadowing the real issues in the D.A. race
Staten Island Advance / Posted 15 days ago
It's a shame that political squabbling has so far dominated the campaign for the next district attorney of Staten Island and overshadowed the important issues that should be debated. The top issue shouldn't be partisan politics. Democrat Michael... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Two 13-Old Girls Are Being Tried As Adults. Here's Why That Matters.On Monday, a Wisconsin judge ruled that the two 13-year-old girls accused of at
Two 13-Old Girls Are Being Tried As Adults. Here's Why That Matters.
The Huffington Post / Posted 19 days ago
On Monday, a Wisconsin judge ruled that the two 13-year-old girls accused of attempting to murder a classmate to impress fictional Internet character Slender Man will be tried as adults. The teens face dramatically different treatment because of the... Read more
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The Advocate
Black Women, Gay Men Suffering at the Hands of PoliceFor many African-American women, like myself, Sandra Bland’s death, possibly re
Black Women, Gay Men Suffering at the Hands of Police
The Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
For many African-American women, like myself, Sandra Bland’s death, possibly resulting from police brutality, doesn’t feel like news. The national attention it’s receiving is, however. The reality of unarmed African-American women being beaten,... Read more
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Black Press USA
Civil Rights Groups Demand Federal Investigation into the Death of Sandra Bland (Left-Right) Eugene Puryear of the Stop Police Terror Project in Washington,
Civil Rights Groups Demand Federal Investigation into the Death of Sandra Bland
Black Press USA / Posted 27 days ago
(Left-Right) Eugene Puryear of the Stop Police Terror Project in Washington, D.C., Lois Wilkins, the Freeland, Mich., resident and mother of four who started the... Read more

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