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When Twitter does what journalism can’t

By Roxane Gay On Tuesday, June 25, Sen. Wendy Davis of Texas stood for nearly 13 hours without food or drink, without rest, without leaning, without the ability to use the restroom, to filibuster Senate Bill 5 (SB 5), a … Continue reading

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The Wendy Davis Rocket Ride

By Elise Hu Overnight, Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis became a national political name and a hero to abortion-rights supporters around the country. The Fort Worth Democrat stood and spoke for nearly 11 hours Tuesday to run out the clock … Continue reading

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Color Me Beautiful: A Dark Girl Reflects on “Dark Girls”

By Dr. Yaba Blay The highly anticipated documentary, Dark Girls, made its debut on OWN Network last night. In the days leading up to the world television premiere, as more and more promo materials were released, people began to reach out to … Continue reading

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Questions to ask and avoid when interviewing for a job

By Robert Half International The success or failure of a job interview doesnt rest solely with the answers you give the hiring manager. The questions you ask can also speak volumes. In a recent Robert Half survey, human-resources managers recounted … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Says Blacks and Hispanics Cause Crime; Racist or Honest?

By Amy Elisa Keith Oh for real? Donald Trump is not holding back. Today, the Donald took to Twitter to express his views on crime in major cities and how it is directly related to African Americans and Latino-Americans. His goal … Continue reading

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Twitter fights hacking with two-factor authentication

By Jennifer Van Grove After a string of high-profile hacking incidents, Twitter has finally introduced a two-factor authentication system as a way for members to keep their accounts more secure. On Wednesday, the information network rolled out the new login … Continue reading

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Malcolm Shabazz Dead: Grandson Of Malcolm X Killed In Mexico

By Jermaine Spradley Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of civil rights icon Malcolm X, has been killed in Mexico according to The Amsterdam News. He was 28. Shabazz’s death was also confirmed on Twitter and Facebook by Terrie Williams, a friend of the … Continue reading

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‘Scandal’ Season 2: Popular Program Proves Twitter is Revolutionizing TV Through Live Tweets

By Veronica Brooks Twitter, the social media giant, is changing the way audiences view television. The days of watching your favoriteTV show and discussing the plot the next time you get your hair cut at the barber shop are over. Viewers … Continue reading

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Boston Police: Three More Individuals In Custody

by Mark Memmott Breaking news on the Boston Police Department’s Twitter account: “Three additional suspects taken into custody in Marathon bombing case. Details to follow.” We’ll follow with more as NPR and other news outlets get additional information. Update at … Continue reading

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Man on horrible date builds menu fort at North Carolina Olive Garden

By Victoria Taylor He’ll have an order of breadsticks with his barricade, please. On Sunday, two diners, possibly a couple, were arguing at an Olive Garden in Pineville, N.C. Couples bicker all of the time, but what sets this one … Continue reading

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