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Fri04182014

Biracial, lesbian contestant a trailblazer in Miss South Carolina pageant

 

 

(CNN) – At 7, Analouisa Valencia was crowned Palmetto Princess in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She relished it - and like a lot of little girls, she dreamed of becoming Miss America one day.

In a few months, Valencia, now 19, will take the stage for the Miss South Carolina contest, hoping for victory and a chance to compete for the coveted

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The O’Jays Sue Crown Royal For ‘Humiliating’ Commercial [VIDEO]

 

Legendary soul group The O’Jays are tired of these backstabbing companies. The soul music superstars just filed a lawsuit against Crown Royal Whiskey over the use of their biggest hit “For the Love of Money.”

 The O’Jays claim the liquor company used a portion of their song for a commercial featuring NBA legend“Dr. J” Julius Irving. Apparently,

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Latest developments in the Boston bombing investigation (video)

 

 

(CNN) -- Here are some of the latest developments in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation:/p>

 

-- "Members of the MIT community" are being asked -- at the request of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's campus police chief and the Middlesex County district attorney's office -- to provide authorities with information related to the

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Corrupt educators are threatening school reform

 

 

Robert Bobb is a former D.C. city administrator, former president of the D.C. Board of Education and the D.C. State Board of Education, and the former emergency financial manager for Detroit Public Schools. His e-mail address is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The recent 65-count

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Felony disenfranchisement is Jim Crow era holdover

 

Last week, the Delaware State legislature approved a constitutional amendment to all but remove the last Jim Crow-era voter suppression law from its books.

The amendment, passed at the urging of the Delaware NAACP, allows people with nonviolent felony convictions to vote after their release from prison. This is a major victory for voting rights

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