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  • Tuskegee project to set the record straight on dance music

    Throughout its history in America, dance music was made by — and for — people of color. Nile Rodgers, Donna Summer, Joe Bataan and Salsoul Records, Frankie Knuckles: It was black and Latin artists who made and played pioneering tracks for big-...
  • New Yorker who died after apparent chokehold during arrest is mourned

    New Yorker who died after apparent chokehold during arrest is mourned
    The mourners trickled slowly into the crowded church. Inside, a huge man lay in a white casket topped by white and yellow flowers — a man who in life was known to few outside his Staten Island neighborhood. In death, though, Eric Garner has become...
  • City violence resembles actual war zones

    Innocent people, including young children, with few options on where they can afford to live, are being slaughtered in Chicago on a daily basis for no reason. This level of violence ranks right up there with cities in actual war zones throughout the...
  • Investigation Discovery Expands Docu Push with 3 New Titles

    Coming off of a ratings bounce from its documentary premiere "OJ: Trial of a Century," Investigation Discovery is diving deeper into longform docs with three new titles on tap: "A Question of Innocence," "The Joe Show" and "Hate in America." Each of...
  • Arundel school board censures former member Peterson for 'startling' remarks

    Arundel school board censures former member Peterson for 'startling' remarks
    A former Anne Arundel County school board member says he'll resign from a school system ethics panel after being censured by the board for comments he made last month, including a reference to then-interim superintendent Mamie Perkins as "Aunt Jemima."...
  • Judge rules in favor of Clippers sale

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update2: Additional court details, more quotes Judge rules in favor of Clippers sale A California judge ruled on Monday that the record $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer...
  • Donald Sterling to Shelly: 'Get away from me, you pig!'

    Donald Sterling to Shelly: 'Get away from me, you pig!'
    Somehow, Donald Sterling was even more combative on Wednesday than he was on Tuesday. In the third day of a trial in Los Angeles Superior Court that could determine whether he remains owner of the Clippers, Sterling railed against the NBA, his wife...
  • NSA tracked email accounts of leading Muslim Americans, report says

    The National Security Agency and the FBI allegedly tracked email accounts of five Muslim American leaders between 2006 and 2008, according to an NSA spreadsheet of email addresses disclosed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. The spreadsheet, which...
  • Democracy: No longer for sale?

    Ah, 1961. The year -- certain aspects of it, anyway -- are almost impossible to remember. "Whites only" bathrooms, for instance. U.S. Rep. John Lewis, legendary civil rights leader and crosser of lines, recently tweeted an ancient mugshot memorializing...
  • Newark, N.J., prepared to accept federal police monitor

    Newark, N.J., prepared to accept federal police monitor
    Mayor Ras Baraka said Wednesday that he would not oppose appointment of a federal monitor to oversee reforms in New Jersey's largest police department, one of the fixes the Justice Department is likely to mandate following a years-long inquiry into...
  • Shelly Sterling regarding Donald: 'I couldn't believe that was him'

    Shelly Sterling regarding Donald: 'I couldn't believe that was him'
    When asked at the beginning of her testimony on Wednesday if she was separated from her husband Donald, Shelly Sterling chuckled and said, “Sort of.” It was a day of contradictions for the couple, who went from loving to fiery in a matter of...