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Is reality TV worsening America’s class problems

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I’m having a hard time believing that Amos & Andy TV does anything but harm.
Protesters face off with police officers in Ferguson, Missouri the night the grand jury chose not to indict Officer Wilson for Michael Brown's death.

Ferguson and a lesson in empathy

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For days, I felt blank about the events in Ferguson and New York City — the non-indictment of officers responsible for the death of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, the protests. ...
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Born out of Pain: St. Louis artists respond to Ferguson

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As the smoke clears I see the passing of the old guard, and the rise of a much more dynamic St. Louis.
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Jon Stewart on Ferguson & the Rams “hands stand”

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Five St. Louis Rams players held their hands up in a “don’t shoot” gesture of solidarity with Ferguson.
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Ferguson burns while Mississippi flames

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While Ferguson, Missouri erupts in race riots, gays are having unprecedented marriage victories in the deep south.
Protesters face off with police officers in Ferguson, Missouri the night the grand jury chose not to indict Officer Wilson for Michael Brown's death.

BREAKING: Grand jury refuses to indict Officer Wilson

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Chris Andoe is on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, reporting live as the grand jury prepares to announce.
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Ferguson grand jury has reportedly reached a decision

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But there’s still no news on whether Darren Wilson will be indited for the death of Michael Brown.
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The day Costco thought she was a thief, and a lesson in “privilege”

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“Now I know what it’s like to feel that burden of distrust, and god it’s awful.”
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Cops arrest black actress for kissing white boyfriend in public

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They basically accused her of being a hooker because, you know, why else would a black woman kiss a white man?
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Three resources for getting into football this season

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Are you ready for some football? It’s that time again, and here’s how to finally understand the game.
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