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Anti-eviction mapping project gives the people tools that dismantle the master’s house

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The uncertainties of homeless and displacement fuel an anti-eviction collection to disrupt the 1 percent by hacking and redistributing the master’s tools.

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Billionaire, restaurateur ‘pay it forward,’ donate to Morehouse and Clark Atlanta University students

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Atlanta University Center students and recent alumni carry lighter financial loads thanks to the philanthropic efforts of billionaire Robert F. Smith, and food and beverage entrepreneurs, Pinky Cole and Stacey Lee.

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Fall picks for foodies, cooks and those with a sweet tooth

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Throughout the year, Ark Republic’s arkitects and contributors took note of their favorite and budding specialty foods, spices and condiments that we think you should stockpile.

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Switching between vocalist and emcee, Mumu Fresh consistently shows she was already royal

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Maimouna Youssef goes by her birth name when she sings, but when she rhymes, the Baltimore native transforms into the dope, bar-spitting phenom, Mumu Fresh.

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She who wears the mask: For Lekeli47, all you need to know are her skills

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“Being Black, we gotta learn how to wear a mask early,” Lekeli47 says as she directs her audiences to her skills. In truth, the bandana-wearing emcee is more of supershero.

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Formal impeachment inquiry by majority Democratic house draws another attempt to oust Donald Trump

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    New York, NY - September 24, 2019: US President Donald Trump addresses luncheon hosted by Secretary-General during 74th General Assembly at UN Headquarters
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    Washington DC - July 26 2019: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi holds a press conference
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    Volodomyr Zelensky, Ukraine's president, takes selfie with supporter

Donald Trump sits in the fire of another pending ouster. But will this time’s impeachment goals lead to his removal? The Democrats now must strap up, especially, majority speaker, Nancy Pelosi.

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Bernie Sanders says his campaign is ‘building a multiracial movement’ when asked to denounce racist, sexist supporters

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100 Black progressives put fire under the feet of Bernie Sanders last week when they released an open letter demanding that he speaks out against “self-identified Sanders supporters” engaging in racist and sexist online harassment.

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Blake Griffin considered as a Hall of Famer; Lisa Leslie gets Staple’s Center statue, the Joe Johnson Trade, Lonzo Ball, Antonio Brown and more | Sports Talk with Chase Matthews Podcast

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In the second podcast, ‘Sports Talk with Chase Matthews’, Hall of Fame rumors for Blake Griffin, while WNBA legend Lisa Leslie gets a statue in the front of the Staple Center. The larger topic of the day is athletes and self-esteem.

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The climate strike heard around the world: New Yorkers storm the financial district | Photo Story

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On Saturday, an estimated 185 countries and hundreds of cities participated in the third, and largest global climate strike. Bringing action and awareness to the climate change crisis, about 4 million people hit the streets.

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Hot summers and girl codes became hip hop anthems with Megan Thee Stallion and City Girls: Let’s see if both have staying power

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Megan Thee Stallion and City Girls represent the fifth wave of women in hip hop who flex agency in exploring and articulating their sexual selves.

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