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Eric Garner: Grand jury to look into case

Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan announces that a grand jury will determine if charges should be filed in the death of Eric Garner

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Phenomenal Woman: Maya Angelou Joins the Ancestors

The celebrated author, poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou died at 86.

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Community remembers Basil Paterson

Black leaders, politicians and community members remember Basil Patterson, former secretary of state, NYC Deputy Mayor Basil Patterson

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Explosion in East Harlem at 117 Street

One, possibly two buildings, at 1644 and 1646 Park Ave., collapsed due to the explosion.

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Former human rights activist, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba joins the ancestors

Jackson, Miss., Mayor, prominent attorney and former human rights activist, Chokwe Lumumba died Tuesday.

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DNA confirms human remains belong to missing, Black teen Avonte Oquendo

Body parts found in Queens belong to Avonte Oquendo

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Amiri Baraka passes at age 79

Famed writer Amiri Baraka passes away in New Jersey at age 79

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Art exhibit urges strangers to touch Black hair

Would you allow complete strangers to touch your hair? One group of Black women actually...

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Boston Locked Down

Boston remains on lockdown, as the FBI - along with local law enforcers search for...

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Explosion at Boston Marathon kills 3

Reports indicate that two explosions occurred at 2:45 p.m. at the Boston Marathon on Monday...

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