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Black Fraternity Helps To Clean Up Mess After Spring Break Party On South Beach

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Once upon a time, a group of fraternity brothers went to South Beach to party ... then cleaned up after themselves.

When members of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at Florida International University saw the mess made from their daytime spring break shenanigans on Ma

Competition-winning 4th grade robotics team told to 'go back to Mexico'

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A group of black and Latino fourth graders from Pleasant Run Elementary in Indianapolis won a regional robotics challenge — and were in turn taunted by lesser-ranked competitors and their parents with cries of "go back to Mexico!" The five-person Pleasant Run PantherBots,

Harvard Law Review Selects Black Woman To Head Publication

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Nearly three decades after Barack Obama made history and became president of the prestigious Harvard Law Review, Susan Estrich, was recently elected to the post and made history.

Black and female, ImeIme (pronounced “Ah-MAY-may”) Umana, 24, is the daughter of Nigerian imm

Ben Carson faces backlash after referring to slaves as 'immigrants'

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Ben Carson, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), is facing backlash for referring to slaves as "immigrants," reports USA Today.

The retired neurosurgeon made the controversial comment during a speech to agency employees on Monday.

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Father of slain soldier who criticized Trump says travel rights reviewed

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The father of an American soldier killed in Iraq who came under criticism last year from then-candidate Donald Trump said he has canceled a speaking engagement in Toronto after being notified that his U.S. travel privileges were under review.

Khizr Khan, an American citiz

Morehouse College President Says Visit With Trump Was ‘Troubling’

President Donald Trump met on Monday with more than 60 presidents from historically black colleges and universities to discuss his February 28 executive order and the overall needs of black schools. Given Trump’s controversial relationship with black people, many social me

Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador twice, despite denials: reports

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions had contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. during Donald Trump’s presidential campaign despite earlier denials, according to news reports Wednesday night. Before his confirmation, Sessions told senators he had no conversations wit

Black Fraternity Helps To Clean Up Mess After Spring Break Party On South Beach

Black Fraternity Helps To Clean Up Mess After Spring Break Party On South Beach

Once upon a time, a group of fraternity brothers went to South Beach to party ... then cleaned up after themselves. When members of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at Florida International University saw the mess made from their daytime spring break shenanigans on March 13, they got to work alongside the beach’s maintenance crew.  Once other beachgoers noticed the fraternity’s efforts, they also began to assist in the cleanup.  Just a day prior, spring breakers in other...

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Competition-winning 4th grade robotics team told to 'go back to Mexico'

Competition-winning 4th grade robotics team told to 'go back to Mexico'

A group of black and Latino fourth graders from Pleasant Run Elementary in Indianapolis won a regional robotics challenge — and were in turn taunted by lesser-ranked competitors and their parents with cries of "go back to Mexico!" The five-person Pleasant Run PantherBots, three of whom are Latino and two of whom were black, became the target of the racist bullying at both a school auditorium and parking lot at the Plainfield, Indiana, competition, the Indianapolis Star reported. The team...

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Harvard Law Review Selects Black Woman To Head Publication

Harvard Law Review Selects Black Woman To Head Publication

Nearly three decades after Barack Obama made history and became president of the prestigious Harvard Law Review, Susan Estrich, was recently elected to the post and made history. Black and female, ImeIme (pronounced “Ah-MAY-may”) Umana, 24, is the daughter of Nigerian immigrants. She was elected on Jan. 29 by the review’s 92 student editors as the president of its 131st volume, according to news reports.But she is not the first female, Hispanic, Asian American,  openly gay,...

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Ben Carson faces backlash after referring to slaves as 'immigrants'

Ben Carson faces backlash after referring to slaves as 'immigrants'

Ben Carson, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), is facing backlash for referring to slaves as "immigrants," reports USA Today. The retired neurosurgeon made the controversial comment during a speech to agency employees on Monday. In a video of the talk, which was posted to HUD's Facebook page, he starts off by saying, "One of the things that you will notice in this department under my leadership is that there will be a very big emphasis on fairness...

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Father of slain soldier who criticized Trump says travel rights reviewed

Father of slain soldier who criticized Trump says travel rights reviewed

The father of an American soldier killed in Iraq who came under criticism last year from then-candidate Donald Trump said he has canceled a speaking engagement in Toronto after being notified that his U.S. travel privileges were under review. Khizr Khan, an American citizen born in Pakistan, had planned to speak at a luncheon in Toronto on Tuesday in a discussion about President Trump's administration, according to Ramsay Talks, a speaker series based in Toronto hosted...

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Morehouse College President Says Visit With Trump Was ‘Troubling’

Morehouse College President Says Visit With Trump Was ‘Troubling’

President Donald Trump met on Monday with more than 60 presidents from historically black colleges and universities to discuss his February 28 executive order and the overall needs of black schools. Given Trump’s controversial relationship with black people, many social media users suspected the meeting was a fruitless photo-op. It seems they were correct. Morehouse College President John Wilson, Jr. alluded to this in a statement to the university on Thursday. Wilson said he initially had “high hopes,” mainly regarding funding, about...

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Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador twice, despite denials: reports

Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador twice, despite denials: reports

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions had contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. during Donald Trump’s presidential campaign despite earlier denials, according to news reports Wednesday night. Before his confirmation, Sessions told senators he had no conversations with anyone in the Russian government about the 2016 election, either before or after Trump’s November victory. The Washington Post said Sessions, then a senator and foreign-policy adviser to Trump’s campaign, spoke twice with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, with one...

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F erguson, Missouri police are investigating after an armed man was shot by a private security guard,  The Associated Press reports. The shooting occurred on Tuesday... Read more

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Kevin James and Leah Remini Just Became King and Queen of the TV Reunion Game

Just call these two King and Queen of the reunion game. Less than a week after news broke that Leah Remini would be joining Kevin James for the season finale of... Read more

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"I love you, that's why I'm willing to quit my job." It was an emotional So Cosmo season finale! On Wednesday's episode, Evan sat down with his boss Holly to tell... Read more

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Ben Affleck Surprises CinemaCon With First Official Appearance Since Rehab Admission

Ben Affleck is back on the red carpet. Two weeks after the A-lister revealed he recently sought professional treatment for alcohol addiction, Affleck made a surprise appearance at...... Read more

Sports News

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Warriors take stranglehold of top seed in West (Yahoo Sports)

Golden State took a big step toward securing the No. 1 seed for the playoffs with Wednesday's win over the Spurs.... Read more

Westbrook drops record points in triple-…

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Westbrook drops record points in triple-double (Yahoo Sports)

Russell Westbrook set an NBA record for the most points in a triple-double, all while leading his team back to a playoff-clinching victory.... Read more

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LaVar Ball says that Lonzo will win 6-plus titles (Yahoo Sports)

For his latest outlandish claim, LaVar Ball said his son will win more NBA championships than Michael Jordan.... Read more

LaVar Ball makes another very bold predi…

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LaVar Ball makes another very bold prediction (Yahoo Sports)

For his latest outlandish claim, LaVar Ball said his son will win more NBA championships than Michael Jordan.... Read more

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Why Hollywood's writers might be headed for a strike

There's seemingly more opportunities than ever for writers in Hollywood, between movies, TV and new digital services. But if the Writers Guild of America is... Read more

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Things have looked brighter for Lululemon and its brand of luxury athletic wear.... Read more

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Jeff Bezos passes Warren Buffett to become the world's second richest person

Move over Warren Buffett! Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the second richest person on Earth.... Read more

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Democrats seek probe over weakening SEC's subpoena powers

President Trump's temporary SEC chief has already taken steps to curb the agency's ability to go after financial crime.... Read more

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North Carolina lawmakers announce deal to repeal bathroom law

House Bill 142, which repeal House Bill 2, would be introduced to the Senate floor Thursday morning. | Getty... Read more

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Wary Democrats look to Kelly for answers on immigration

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly sought to mollify senators who have for weeks been outraged by the Trump administration’s hard-edged... Read more

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