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Damn: Like Bob Dylan, Kendrick Lamar is literary counterculture | Think Piece

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Hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar’s works are more than music, they are literary masterpieces

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Black men awaiting business meeting at Starbucks arrested for trespassing

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Protests and talks of boycotts ensue as Starbucks offers an apology while investigating incident

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‘Devil at my door’: Family of Korryn Gaines awarded $37 million in Maryland police shooting

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It took a jury of six women less than three hours to rule on Friday that the family of Korryn Gaines will be awarded $37 million in damages for the 2016 police killing of the Baltimore County woman and for wounding her then 5-year-old son, Kodi Gaines, who was struck twice by officer’s gunfire.

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One nation, divisible and justice for some: A troubled year for the NFL

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American Football had a rough year that leaves owners and investors worried about the future of the National Football League.

And they should be concerned. This year marks the first time that the NFL lost money.

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Activist Erica Garner burial services

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Harlem, Ny. — Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral of activist Erica Garner on Monday, January 8. Garner, a 27-year-old-mother-of-two and social activist suffered an asthma attack that triggered a massive heart attack.

Garner threw herself into activism after her father, Eric Garner, died at the hands of New York police officers.

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