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Hillary Clinton Versus Donald Trump: Hypothetical Matchup

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Photo by Gage Skidmore via Flickr An online poll conducted between April 4-10th asked adults ages 18 and over to give their feelings about a potential election matchup between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton this November. According to the poll, Clinton still leads the Democratic field nationally with 49 percent support among Democrats and Democratic-leaners, while Trump continues to lead the …

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California Legislators Fight Racial Discrimination in the Workforce and Unequal Pay

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Photo by Ann Fisher via Flickr California democrats plan to enforce a law requiring businesses to provide equal wages for employees regardless of race. After implementing the California Equal Pay Act in early January, which mitigated the issue of gender wage inequality, politicians are working to push businesses even further by producing a labor policy that also includes racial equality. …

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Vanderbilt Ex-Football Player Found Guilty of Aggravated Sexual Assault Charges

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Photo by Wolfram Burner via Flickr Corey Batey, 22 year old, former Vanderbilt University football player, was found guilty on Friday evening of several counts of sexual assault after graphic picture and video evidence of him and other players raping an incapacitated young woman was presented to the jury. In addition, there was surveillance footage showing them carrying the victim …

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Controversy Over Apple Privacy Debate Divides Obama Administration

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Photo by Ervins Strauhmanis via Flickr Although the president himself has completely supported the F.B.I.’s attempt to mandate Apple to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino attacker, no one in the White House has agreed to motion toward legislation to mitigate the dispute. Meetings in the White House Situation Room between the Pentagon, the National Security Agency, and the …

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Black is Just as Beautiful

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Standards of beauty  vary from country to country. However, one type of beauty that struggles to be accepted is the Black beauty. Black beauty features like thick hair, full lips, large breasts and butts are all highly sought after by other races, but these features are deemed unacceptable if a Black woman has any of these. M.A.C. Cosmetics recently received negative comments …

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KKK Plans to Demonstrate Faces Criticism From Local Mayor

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Photo by Stephen Melkisethian via Flickr After around 20 members of the Klu Klux Klan, a historically terroristic White supremacist group, planned to organize a rally on Saturday morning local officials and members of the community rebuked the demonstration of “hate and anger.” The group informed the police that their event would be held at Pearson Park in Anaheim, CA, …

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The Media Misrepresent the Revolution

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Photo by Steve Rhodes via Flickr “We want Freedom. We want power to determine the destiny of our Black community”; this is the first point of the Black Panthers’ 10 point program. The 10 points were centered around bettering the Black community and dissociating from the broader white community.   The leaders of the Party were able to see the …

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Senate Republicans Will Not Meet With Presidential Supreme Court Nominee

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Photo by Kjetil Ree via Flickr After Antonin Scalia’s passing, the United States Senate Republicans have remained firm on their decision to not replace Scalia’s seat until after the upcoming election. Now it has been reported that if President Obama was to select a nominee Senate leaders will not meet them.   Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky strongly urges President …