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Bids in George Zimmerman gun auction up to $65M

Bidding in an online auction for the gun George Zimmerman used to kill Trayvon Martin was up to $65 million Friday morning as Internet trolls appeared to drive the offers to astronomic levels. Bidding on the 9 mm Kel-Tec PF-9 pistol began at $5,000 and reached more than $65 million early Friday. The top bidder at one point used the screen name “Racist McShootface.” That account was later deleted. Another bi ...

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Statement On Airline’s Decision to Remove Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II from Plane

A passenger in a seat near me was talking loudly as the plane filled up. I asked the stewardess to request he bring it down a little bit, and she did. Because of my disability, I could not turn my head to A passenger in a seat near me was talking loudly as the plane filled up. I asked the stewardess to request he bring it down a little bit, and she did. Because of my disability, I could not turn my head to ...

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NAACP Announces 2016 Convention Theme

In addition to appearances by presidential candidates and other top national leaders, delegates from the organization’s more than 2,000 branches and chapters will debate resolutions for national action and discuss ways the organization can continue to advocate for criminal justice and economic reforms, protecting the right to vote and other issues. ...

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Bernie Sanders Wins Michigan

“There’s only one person who did well tonight: Donald Trump,” he said in Jupiter, Fla., at one of his golf resorts. He also mocked Mr. Cruz. “He’s always saying, ‘I’m the only one that can beat Trump,’ ” Mr. Trump said, imitating his rival, but adding: “He rarely beats me.” ...

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National Black Church Initiative calls Donald Trump the biggest racist since Bull Connor

The Rev. Anthony Evans, president of the National Black Church Initiative said “we are not going to let Donald Trump or anyone else assault black people or any other groups. We will oppose him and others through our moral goodness. This is why he is the biggest racist since Bull Conner and we believe Donald Trump should drop out the race.” ...

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