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Chris Rock takes selfies as he is stopped by police three times in 7 weeks
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:42:19 +0000

Clearly, the thing to do when being pulled over by the police for the third time in seven weeks is to immortalize the moment with a selfie.

At least, that’s what comedian Chris Rock did on Monday night when …

Olympic champ Gabby Douglas’ family to get reality show
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:17:40 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olympic women's gymnastics champion Gabrielle Douglas can add another item to her resume: TV star...

Bucknell University expels 3 students for racist radio broadcast
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:11:45 +0000

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A private Pennsylvania college expelled three students over a campus radio broadcast in which they made racist comments and used a slur...

Maya Angelou play in development by Tavis Smiley, Kenny Leon
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:58:33 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the nearly 30-year friendship that Tavis Smiley shared with Maya Angelou, he learned the renowned writer's views on life and how to live it to the fullest...

Common no longer speaking at college graduation after police outcry over ‘A Song for Assata’
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:53:20 +0000

Just one day after announcing that the recent Academy Award-winning hip hop artist Common would be speaking at graduation, Kean University announced on Tuesday that it would be looking into “other speaker options.”

The change comes after the outcry from …

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