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April 21, 2015

Black Spirituality Matters Featuring OSHUN NYC

Black spirituality in America manifests itself in various ways. The black church, the mosque, traditional African practices and other religions aid African Americans in coping with being treated like second-class citizens.

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Michael Brown Memorial Tree Cut Down Just One Day After Being Planted

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Only Black Officer On Force Says He Was Discriminated Against, Then Wrongfully Fired

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Star High School Basketball Player Killed In Drive-By Shooting

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Tulsa Volunteer Deputy Pleads Not Guilty In Shooting Of Unarmed Black Man

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A Day In The Life Of A Welfare Recipient, According To GOP Legislation

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Cop Cleared Of All Charges In Shooting Death Of Unarmed Black Woman

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4/20 Is Over, And America's Weed Laws Are Still Racist As Hell

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Anti-Immigrant Violence Spreads In South Africa

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This State Might Be The First To Ban 'Redskins' School Mascots

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Kim Kardashian's Second Marriage & 9 Other Things That Didn't Take As Long As Loretta Lynch's Confirmation

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Woman Discovers Birth Mother At The Company Where She Works

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Soldier Dad Surprises Son On Picture Day With Epic Photobomb

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Officer Caught In Violent Arrest Video Charged With Felonies

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Philly Opera Stars Discuss The Challenges Of Being A Black Opera Singer

Opera Philadelphia
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'Good Times' Actor Ben Powers Dies

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Youtube

Baltimore Launches Criminal Probe Into Death Of Man Injured In Police Custody

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Man Carrying Knife And Bible Fatally Shot By St. Louis Police

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Capitol Hill Lawmakers Meet The 'Malala Of Africa'

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Spike Lee's 'Chiraq' Film Title Draws Backlash From Local Officials

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What People Are Really Saying When They Complain About 'Black Lives Matter' Protests

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Obama Torches Republicans Over Loretta Lynch Delays: 'This Is Embarrassing'

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Protesters Against Police Brutality Begin 9-Day March From NYC To DC

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R&B Singer Johnny Kemp Dead At 55

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Time's Most Influential List Includes Kanye, Kim K And Laverne Cox

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Time Magazine

Obama Wants Americans To Pay Slavery Reparations, Says Fox Host

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#BlackWorkMatters: 'It's A Fight For The Dignity Of Workers'

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Volunteer Deputy Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Speaks Out

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Michael Jai White Writes A Letter Of Apology To His Ex-Girlfriends

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Director Nelson George Talks Working With Misty Copeland On 'A Ballerinas Tale'

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9 Times P!nk Proved That Every Woman Should Be Able To Define Herself

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Little Girl Dances To Taylor Swift With Her Pet Pig And All Is Right With The World

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Rihanna Doesn't 'Give A D-ck' About Privacy Anymore

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Bill Withers: The Soul Man Who Walked Away

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Joan Smalls is A Bombshell, And Here's How To Get Her Look

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Migos Members Reportedly Arrested For Drug Possession

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Kendrick Lamar Just Revealed Who He Thinks The Best Rapper In The Game Is

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Amber Rose Reveals Why She's Not Interested In Joining 'Fashion Police'

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