Choice of words for headline

Choice of words for headline

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Curious

Rochester, NY

#1 Nov 15, 2012
Why is the headline for this article "Black male" sets fire. Was it necessary to use the word Black Male as a descriptor? Why not "Man" or "Rochesterian", or even use the man's name - personally I would not have choosen that option but after all his name was referenced in the body of the article.

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