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PHARELL’S ‘MARILYN MONROE’ VIDEO CAUSING CONTROVERSY

The second single, “Marilyn Monroe,” off Pharrell Williams’ “G I R L” album gets a nice set of visuals….but it’s causing a lot of controversy. Check it out first, then read why below the video!

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HARLEM HELLFIGHTERS: THE ALL-BLACK REGIMENT OF WWI

The 369th regiment, the longest-serving and most decorated that served in WW1, earned the nickname the “Harlem Hellfighters” for courageous acts on the battlefield.

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#NITECOURT: MAN ATTEMPTS TO PAY OFF DEBT; COMPANY WON’T LET HIM”

Dante is a young man trying to pay off a debt that he incurred from damages he made to a previous apartment.

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RYAN TO MEET WITH BLACK LAWMAKERS AFTER ‘INNER CITIES’ UPROAR

After being criticized as racially insensitive for his comments on unemployment in “inner cities,” House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., will meet with the Congressional Black Caucus next week to discuss the issue of poverty, an aide for the CBC says.

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SIRENS TO SOUND ACROSS MN TO EDUCATE PEOPLE ABOUT SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK

Tornado sirens will sound across Minnesota Thursday in hopes to educate people about Severe Weather Awareness Week.

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MN LAWMAKERS CRACK DOWN ON PUBLIC EMPLOYEES WHO ABUSE CITIZEN DATA

Minnesota lawmakers are on the verge of cracking down on public employees who abuse their access to citizen data.

LUPITA NYONG’O NAMED MOST BEAUTIFUL BY PEOPLE MAGAZINE

Oscar winner and 12 Years a Slave star Lupita Nyong’o has been named “Most Beautiful” by People magazine.

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TODAY IS LAST DAY TO SIGN UP FOR TARGET’S FREE CREDIT MONITORING

If you think your personal information was compromised during the Target security breach, Wednesday is your last day to sign up for free credit monitoring.

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AND THE WORST STATE TO RAISE BLACK CHILDREN IS…

When most people think of racial disparities in economics and education, the Deep South—due to its vast history of being the epicenter of white supremacy and oppression—tends to be at the top of many lists.

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BILL COSBY HONORED WITH THE “JOHNNY CARSON AWARD”

NBC and Don Mischer Productions announced today that comedian Bill Cosby will be honored with the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the 2014 “American Comedy Awards” in a ceremony to be taped April 26 in New York City.

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