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  1. SunTrust Banks Unveils First Ever HOPE Inside Video, Featuring Partnership with Operation HOPERead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | John Hope Bryant

    Our founding national partner for HOPE Inside, SunTrust Banks, this week unveiled an inspiring 4-minute video message in tribute to our growing national partnership in and for HOPE Inside, which brings our work inside SunTrust Banks branches.

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  2. Another honor for Dr. RalphRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Bluegrass Blog

    R alph Stanley has picked up another honor to go with his many others. On top of a pair of honorary doctorates, including one this Spring from Yale University, and honors from the National Endowment for the Arts, Dr. Ralph can now add a fellowship with the The Academy has a long record of recognizing America's top "thinkers and doers," going back ... (more)

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  3. Jonathan Rieder | Kinga s case for reparations included disadvantaged whitesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    What does white America owe black America? To even broach that question 50 years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 seems straight-out wacky.

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  4. 'An Agent For Social Change,' Hubie Jones Has Shaped Boston For 60 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

    For nearly 60 years, Hubie Jones has worked as an agent for social change and social justice in Boston, playing a role in the formation and leadership of some 40 organizations that provide families and their children with the tools to live stronger, more productive lives and enrich their communities.

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  5. Congressman John Lewis readies 'March' sequelRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Longtime Atlanta Congressman John Lewis had high expectations for March: Book One , but he didn't necessarily think a graphic novel memoir based on his role in the Civil Rights Movement would find a widespread audience.

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  6. This isn't your grandparents' Comic-ConRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Ingrid Medrano holds the hands of 7-year-old Declan Castellano, left, and 4-year-old Tank Castellano.

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  7. Where We Live NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | The Memphis Flyer

    It was such a moronic statement that when it was blurted from a Memphis City Councilman's mouth, I thought, "Is he for real?" It was moments after the end of what had been a sadly disappointing council committee public hearing to listen to ideas about how to remedy the impasse created by the council's vote to cut health care and pension benefits ... (more)

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  8. More CommentariesRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | TruthSeeker24's anti-N.W.O. corner

    ... and 70s, especially among the Black Panther party. His phenomenal influence is acknowledged by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr in his book called WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE. Fanon's magnum opus is THE WRETCHED OF THE EARTH (Les Damnes de la Terre) -Savant ...

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  9. Your Dream FoursomeRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Sand Trap

    Me Holly Gmac and Rory, but only if they can keep their mouths shut, don't want the wife to know anything about me and Holly! Holly is kind of tongue in cheek but I think it would be awesome to play with Gmac and Rory because they are such good buddies so it would just lend the whole event a nice vibe right off the bat.

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  10. O'Malley struggles with the sandmanRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Record

    Anyone who has had to sit through a meeting that lasted all day knows that sometimes it can be hard to stay focused.

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  11. Living the legacy of Freedom SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | United Methodist Church

    I was born and raised in a small, two cotton-gin town in Louisiana. My parents, teachers and pastors rarely- if ever- mentioned the civil rights struggle.

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  12. Jews Say: End the War on Gaza -- No Aid to Apartheid IsraelRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    On July 12, 2014, Gaza civil society issued an urgent appeal for solidarity, asking: "How many of our lives are dispensable enough until the world takes action? How much of our blood is sufficient?" As Jews of conscience, we answer by unequivocally condemning Israel's ongoing massacre in Gaza, whose victims include hundreds of civilians, children, ... (more)

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  13. To Do This Week: Gas Up the Copter and Pretend You're FrenchRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    Do you love New York? Oh, my God, you must, right? So even though right now the heat is rising off the pavement like something that would be described in a Jackie Susann novel with an absolutely insane metaphor you must also attend the I LOVE NEW YORK Press Conference and Regional Marketplace, where New York State Regional Representatives gather to ... (more)

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  14. Colorado lawyer to judge: Gay marriage opponents will be 'viewed like George Wallace' schoolhouse standRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    "I think it's fair to say that in this topic, those who are opposing marriage equality are ultimately going to be viewed like George Wallace standing on the schoolhouse steps trying to keep people out," Newman said, according to the Associated Press.

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  15. Bobby Patterson Makes His Comeback with I Got More SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

    When Bobby Patterson, a legend of Dallas soul music, decided to call his new album I Got More Soul , he wasn't kidding around.

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  16. Live Tonight: Smooth Sailing, Heatwarmer, Joan Baez, RakimRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Seattle Weekly

    Now, its noted "double rumble" sound, thanks to bassists Jake Vice and Ryan Adams, is a man short, as Vice stepped in to Romo's place on guitar, retooled some old songs to fit the change, and began writing for a new EP.

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  17. Alabama picked for historic march exhibitRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    With the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march coming up next year, the National Park Service has chosen Alabama State University as one of the locations for exhibits honoring the historic 1965 march and its impact on American government.

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  18. The latest in lavish Obama praise, Washington governor editionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., is positively overjoyed with President Obama 's recent bill protecting gays, lesbians and transgenders from discrimination by federal contractors.

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  19. How The Poor Can Save the EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | John Hope Bryant

    For more than decades, Operation Hope has helped thousands of people understand their finances so they can get out of debt and improve their credit scores.

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  20. Uniform Monday Holiday Act undermines meaning of holidaysRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Triangle

    It was recently the anniversary of our nation's Declaration of Independence, a date that has historically been an occasion for rousing speeches and patriotic pomp and circumstance.

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