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Survey: Boston African-Americans Have An Average Net Worth Of $8 – Yes, We Said $8

By Newsweek.com

Boston’s reputation as a racist city was put to the test by The Boston Globe‘s Spotlight investigative team

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CVS Set To Buy Health Insurance Giant Aetna In $69 Billion Deal

By Washington Post

Pharmacy giant CVS Health has agreed to buy Aetna in a $69 billion blockbuster acquisition 

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Disturbing Shirt Seen At Minnesota Trump Rally; Walmart & Zazzle Pull It From Their Inventory

By Patch.com

An inflammatory T-shirt worn by a man at Donald Trump’s only rally

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African-Americans Still The Only Racial Group Earning Less Than They Did In 2000

By The Washington Post

African Americans were worse off financially in 2016 than they were in 2000.

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People Abandoning New York At A Mind-Blowing Rate

By New York Post

More people are leaving the New York region than any other major metropolitan area in the country.

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Columbia University Professor Declares The World’s Wealthiest People Are Waging War On The Poor

By Independent.co.uk

The world’s richest people are waging a war on poor people, a Columbia University economics professor has said.

The Trump Administration Goes After White Welfare Recipients

By RawStory

The Trump administration could hit the president’s white working-class base where it hurts

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Virginia Beach To Become First In Its Region To Grant Paid Maternity Leave To Workers

By PilotOnline.com

When a full-time city employee gave birth to her son last year, she used two weeks

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Almost Everything We Know About Thanksgiving Is Wrong

By New York Times

Not to rain on our Thanksgiving Day parade, but the story of the first Thanksgiving

Legendary Singer And Actress Della Reese, Dead At 86

By People

Della Reese, the vocal powerhouse who later starred as heaven-sent Tess

Charles Manson, Leader Of 1960’s Murderous Cult, Is Dead

By CNN

(CNN)Charles Manson, the wild-eyed 1960s cult leader whose followers committed heinous murders

Slavery Alive And Well In Libya; Footage Captures Black People Being Sold For As Little As $400

By CNN

Tripoli, Libya (CNN) — “Eight hundred,” says the auctioneer. “900 … 1,000 … 1,100 …” Sold.

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South Carolina To Stop Throwing Poor People In Jail Due To Unpaid Traffic Tickets

By Nymag.com

In the United States, many municipalities rely on fines from traffic violations and other misdemeanors

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Has Trump Made Enrolling In Health Insurance Plans Too Difficult?

By InsuranceBusinessMag.com

It’s sign-up season for the Affordable Care Act, but the Trump administration isn’t making it easy

Teacher Savagely Attacked By Parent After Confiscating 4th Grade Child’s Cell Phone

By DailyMail

Pittsburgh police have arrested a woman on Thursday for allegedly throwing a brick

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“Me Too” Campaign Created By Black Woman 10 Years Ago

By Ebony

You couldn’t scroll through any of your social media accounts on Monday without seeing the words “Me Too.”

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Trump Tells Green Beret Widow: “He Knew What He Signed Up For”

By New York Post

President Trump told the widow of a Green Beret who died in Niger that the soldier “knew what he signed up for

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Even As U.S. Reports Economic Upturns, Over 50 Million Still Live In Poverty

By Financial Times
More than 50m Americans live in districts that are mired in a “deep ongoing recession”,

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Convicted Rapist Granted Joint Custody Of Child Resulting From His Rape Of 12-Year Old Girl

By ABC6

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – A judge has awarded a convicted rapist parenting time and joint legal custody

Trump Is Kicking People Off Food Stamps, New Budget Resolution Reveals

By Newseek

UPDATE: The budget resolution passed by the House on Thursday will push millions