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New Trial Sought For SC Boy, 14, Executed In 1944

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy executed by South Carolina nearly 70 years ago is finally getting another day in court. Supporters of George Stinney plan to argue Tuesday that there wasn’t enough evidence […]


In a wide-ranging interview with BET about his career and U.S. social issues, the 28-year-old rapper was asked about his views of skin color in America. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for VH1)

Rapper J. Cole: Obama Would Not Be President If He Had Darker Skin

In a wide-ranging interview with BET about his career and social issues, the 28-year-old rapper was pressed on his views of skin color in America.


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Racism In America: Racial Bias Within The Criminal Justice System

(CBS Charlotte) — More people are incarcerated in the United States than in any other country in the world. Past that troubling statistic, there are huge racial disparities throughout prisons in our country. African-American individuals […]


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Hitting To All Fields: Cheaters, Murderers, & Racists – Another Banner Week In The WILD World Of Sports

“A FRAUD” Alex Rodriguez has been suspended 211 Games by Major League Baseball for using Performance Enhancing Drugs Again…Yet, because of his appeal and the collective bargaining agreement with the MLBPA which is the “Strongest Union in the World”, Rodriguez will play rest of this season…In case you were wondering, “A ROID” makes a cool 175,000 Dollars per game


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Eagles Pre And Post Game Analyst Adam Caplan: “I Was Shocked…Really Disappointed In Riley Cooper”

Bustin’ Loose: 8-2-13 Adam Caplan: The Philadelphia Eagles Writer joins the guys to talk about Riley Cooper’s recent racist remark.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–08/02/2013

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Racism In America: Racism Is A Disease That Needs To Be Cured

(CBS Radio) — Racism is a thing of the past, right? In truth, racism is an issue that continues to plague our country — despite the fact that this is 2013, and the first initial […]

CBS Charlotte–05/24/2013

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Racism In America: White Americans Believe They Are Victims Of Reverse Racism

(CBS Charlotte) — Racism is an issue that continues to persist in our country because after centuries of slavery and oppression amongst the African-American population, it is deeply ingrained in American history. And while most […]

CBS Charlotte–04/17/2013

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Racism In America: One Local Mom’s Quest To Stop The Hate & Spread The Love

(CBS Charlotte) — It’s hard to believe that in today’s day and age racism still exists in America — but it does. The fact that racism continues to persist in our country, is downright shameful. […]

CBS Charlotte–03/15/2013

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Police Chief Using Lie-Detector Test To Target Racist Applicants

A police chief hired to rebuild a tiny Tennessee department dismantled by scandal is using a lie-detector test to keep racists off his force.


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Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.