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Miss Black USA to key on ‘my generation of young sisters’

 Southwestern student Ocielia Gibson crowned Miss Black USA. Ocielia Gibson impressed judges at the Miss Black USA Scholarship Pageant 2011 when asked how the nation could improve the high school graduation and college entry rates of African Americans. “A lot … Continue reading

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The MLK Memorial’s Complicated History

The National Mall, a wide expanse in the heart of the nation’s capital, is home to numerous monuments honoring U.S. presidents and military sacrifice. This week, the setting’s latest commemorative work opens to the public: the long-awaited Martin Luther King, … Continue reading

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President & Michelle Obama Step Out For Martha’s Vineyard Date Night

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