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the average African-American is likely to have a potentially-serious brush with the law at some point, even if it's just a profile stop that never leads to any charges

'Many go to jail having been wrongfully convicted of crimes they did not commit. Others will go to jail because of a lack of economic opportunities; and others go to jail simply because they did not have someone to show them a better way.'

Study shows that reading's early steps are far more instinctive than scientists first thought

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dan the baboon sits in front of a computer screen. The letters BRRU pop up. With a quick and almost dismissive tap, the monkey signals it's not a word. Correct. Next comes, ITCS. Again, not a word. Finally KITE comes up.


Reporter and author Thomas Peele discusses Chauncey Bailey and "Killing the Messenger"

Award-winning investigative reporter and author Thomas Peele talks about his work on the Chauncey Bailey Project -- a collaboration of journalists that formed to finish the work Bailey was doing -- and his new book, Killing the Messenger, that traces the black Muslim movement from its founding to a violent cult-like organization in Oakland that was responsible for Bailey's murder.


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