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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 23:  Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-NJ), a member of the GOP Tuesday Group, arrives at the office of Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) at the U.S. Capitol March 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. Ryan and House GOP leaders postponed a vote on the American Health Care Act after it became apparent they did not have enough votes to pass the legislation that would repeal and replace Obamacare.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Republicans Exempt Themselves From Their Own Health Care Plan

By Vox

Update: After Vox reported this story Tuesday, Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) released a statement saying he would close this loophole. Read the story here.

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Private Prisons Are Facing A Class-Action Lawsuit For Violating Anti-Slavery Laws For The First Time In History

By Alternative Media Syndicate

This past summer, President Obama’s Department of Justice was directed to stop using private prisons. Besides having notoriously inhumane conditions, the private prison industry doesn’t really save taxpayers money—it just generates money for people who are in bed with private prisons.

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Young Men Giving Up On Marriage: ‘Women Aren’t Women Anymore’

By Life Site News

Fewer young men in the US want to get married than ever, while the desire for marriage is rising among young women, according to the Pew Research Center.

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Court in Nigeria Rule Coca-Cola Products Unfit For Consumption

By Educate Inspire Change

The Coca-Cola Company is now in deep trouble. Many people have come to realize in recent times that products of the company do more harm to their health. In fact, all Coca-Cola products have no recorded important nutritional value.

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Charles Manson’s Son Reveals The Moment He Discovered Who His Father Was

By Metro

Charles Manson’s son has spoken about the moment he found out his dad was the infamous serial killer and cult leader.

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Concern Rises for Sex Tourism Along Kenya’s Coastal Region

By Face To Face Africa

Known for its beautiful stellar beaches, world-class resorts, and unique cultures, the Kenyan coastal region is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist destinations — not just in Kenya — but around the world.

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At 117, Jamaican Woman Likely To Be Oldest Person In The World

By Daily Mail

The new oldest living person in the world is a 117-year-old Jamaican woman who once worked for ‘masters’ on a sugar plantation and credits her longevity to good genes and studying the Bible.

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Student Denied Entry to Prom For Wearing African Dress, Principal Calls It Inappropriate

By Black Boot

Amari Williams is an Honor Student at Carencro High School in Carencro, LA. Like most students, she has been excited all year to attend her Senior Prom. On April 1, Amari was denied that opportunity.

 

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Black Men Can’t Love Black Women Due to Genetic Memory

By TheGameIsNotSoldNotTold.com

First Off I really like to thank  Jakira Sarvis Bey for pointing me in the right direction. I really don’t know shit about this field, and she made it way easier for me.

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Stereotype Debunked: Study Finds White Youth More Likely To Abuse Hard Drugs Than Black Youth

By Salon
By now we can all agree that the real target of Reagan’s enduring war on drugs was never drugs, it was African Americans.

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2 People Find Dead Bat In Salad Sold in Southeast U.S. Wal-Marts

By NPR

An unwelcome discovery by a couple of salad eaters included a sordid new ingredient.

 

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Transgender Pregnancy: The Making Of A New American Family

By Time

When the call came, my brother was at work in the open office in Cambridge, Mass., he shares with seven colleagues who, like him, help run clinical trials for a drug developer.

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Keep Black Kids From Running Away By Not Beating Them

By Washington Post

Last month, a rumor that more than 500 mostly black and Latino children from the District of Columbia had been abducted and sold into sex slavery went viral on social media.

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Man In Philly Stabs Grandmother 30 Times For Yelling At Him

By Philly.com

He was released from jail last Tuesday, cleared of charges that he had punched his 14-year-old brother in the face and threatened to kill him, according to court records.

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Muslim Teen Writes ‘#BlackLivesMatter’ 100 Times on Stanford Application, Gets Accepted 

By Huffington Post

In answer to the question “What matters to you, and why?”

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Not A Single African Citizen Was Granted A Visa for African Trade Summit in California

By The Guardian

An annual African trade summit in California had no African attendees this year after at least 60 people were denied visas, according to event leaders.

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Study Finds Disadvantaged Black Women Suffer From PTSD

By Chicago Tribune

Nortasha Stingley doesn’t remember a lot about the weeks after her 19-year-old daughter was shot and killed nearly four years ago.

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Sean Spicer Refuses To Acknowledge Timothy Caughman’s Murder As A Hate Crime

By Daily News

White House spokesman Sean Spicer sidestepped questions Monday over the murder of Timothy Caughman,

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Stop Raising Racists: What Parents of White Children Must Do In the Age of Trump

By NY Times

DES MOINES — Last year at this time, my 7-year-old was running around singing the praises of George Washington.

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Dog’s Reluctance To Drink Water Lead To Discovery Of Lead In a San Diego School

By LA Times

A dog’s reluctance to drink from a bowl in a San Diego classroom led to the discovery of lead in the school’s water system, and testing of all pipes in the San Diego Unified School District will begin soon.