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School will stop for 70,000 students if Rutgers University management fails to meet faculty contract demands

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On Monday, faculty union representatives bargain with Rutgers University management in an all-day session to see if an agreement can be reached concerning union demands for a new contract. If not, 80 percent of union faculty — both full-time professors and part-time lecturers, including graduate students — have pledged to strike.

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The Nipsey Hussle Edition | MCP Introduction

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The untimely murder of Nipsey Hussle, birth name, Ermias Asghedom transformed me. From shock to anger to grief to sadness to purpose—all these mark the stages that end with this impromptu major collaborative project, The Nipsey Hussle Edition.

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Nipsey notes | Think Piece

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“This Brother was a Good Brother. He didn’t’ get into an excessive amount of trouble…”

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Even those who attempted to smear his legacy had not a single leg to stand on | Think Piece

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We hear about celebrities dying pretty often, and I always do the same thing. Call my cousin, say, “damn that’s too bad” then reflect on what their career meant or didn’t mean in my life, and move on. It takes all of three minutes.

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Mixtapes, murals and memorials: LA stopped to pay their respects to a king | Photo Story

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He was cool like Snoop
Had a hustle like Jay Z
And was a revolutionary like ‘Pac.

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Discovering Nipsey Hussle’s legacy | Think Piece

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When I first heard the news about Nipsey Hussle, I had no idea who he was. As a 43-year-old white Jewish guy from Chattanooga, Tennessee, my music taste teeters between dad rock and whatever my elementary-school-aged boys are listening to.

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‘I’ve never felt the city’s pulse like this. I’ve never felt the city mourn like this.’ The passing, life and impact of Nipsey Hussle

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Entertainment industry executive and musician, Dame Crawford briefly talks about how Nipsey Hussle’s life and his work reached far wider than he knew.

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He was true royalty: Jaaye Person-Lynn speaks on all things Nipsey Hussle | Video

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Jaaye Perosn-Lynn, an abolitionist and civil rights attorney who also practices criminal defense, speaks on his connections and admiration for artist-activist, Nipsey Hussle.

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Other Men Need Help: A Conversation with Mark Pagán | The Man Project

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Mark Pagán is a former B-boy living in New York City. He’s also the creator and host of the podcast, Other Men Need Help. It’s a hilarious yet poignant look at manhood and the insecurities that come with it.

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Mozambique’s hard road to recovery after Cyclone Idai

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Three major waves of disaster hit Mozambique with the start of Cyclone Idai in March. Recovery will be slow.

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