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Is The Confederate Flag About Bravery Or Slavery? Check The History

The Charleston shooting last week has sparked conversation about the removal of the Confederate flag that flies on the grounds of the South Carolina State Capital n Columbia. 139 more words

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Maryland Officials Want Confederate Flag Off License Plates

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a day after he announced he is battling an aggressive cancer, said through a spokeswoman Tuesday that he is against the use of the Confederate flag on license plates. 245 more words

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Lester Holt Named Permanent Anchor Of NBC Nightly News

Lester Holt is making history with his promotion to permanent anchor for “NBC Nightly News.” The 56-year-old is the first African-American to serve as main anchor of a weekday evening newscast. 67 more words

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Dominican Republic Set To Deport Haitian Workers In Ethnic “Cleansing”

The bloody origins of the Dominican Republic’s ethnic ‘cleansing’ of Haitians http://t.co/AAISZltapV

— tejwo (@tejwo) June 16, 2015

In what critics describe as ethnic “cleansing,” scores of Haitian migrant workers are set to be deported from the Dominican Republic this week, highlighting the country’s long-troubled relationship with its Caribbean neighbor, according to media reports.

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JUNE 18 THIS DAY IN BLACK MUSIC HISTORY

TODAY IN 1966 IKE AND TINA TURNER’S THUNDERING “RIVER DEEP MOUNTAIN HIGH” REACHED #88 POP AND #3 ON THE UK CHARTS…

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Dominican Republic Set To Deport Haitian Workers In Ethnic “Cleansing”

The bloody origins of the Dominican Republic’s ethnic ‘cleansing’ of Haitians http://t.co/AAISZltapV

— tejwo (@tejwo) June 16, 2015

In what critics describe as ethnic “cleansing,” scores of Haitian migrant workers are set to be deported from the Dominican Republic this week, highlighting the country’s long-troubled relationship with its Caribbean neighbor, according to media reports.

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Dominican Republic Set To Deport Haitian Workers In Ethnic “Cleansing”

The bloody origins of the Dominican Republic’s ethnic ‘cleansing’ of Haitians http://t.co/AAISZltapV

— tejwo (@tejwo) June 16, 2015

In what critics describe as ethnic “cleansing,” scores of Haitian migrant workers are set to be deported from the Dominican Republic this week, highlighting the country’s long-troubled relationship with its Caribbean neighbor, according to media reports.

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