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Zaria Mccier/Courtesy National Center for Missing & Exploited Children 

The epidemic of missing and mostly forgotten African American girls continues to spread throughout the United States.

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Lemuel Sawyer, 61, poses for a photo in his home in Hamtramck, Mich., which he moved into in 2014. (AP Photo/Ed White) 

A federal judge who worked until his recent death at age 96 left a historic trail of groundbreaking legal opinions. But one case outlived Damon Keith: the longest-running housing discrimination lawsuit in the United States.

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Groundbreaking UN report on global biodiversity warns human future is also at risk

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The statistics also note that the U.S. continues to lock up more people than any other nation.

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At least four Israelis killed by Gaza militant rocket attacks; then retaliatory strikes kill 23 Palestinians

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President Trump's former lawyer says he plans to hold a press conference Monday before heading to prison

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Mark Zuckerberg (Photo Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons) 

After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists.

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Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams speaks during the National Action Network Convention in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) 

Decision dims party’s hopes of a majority in the Senate.

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Phyllis G. Williams, the co-host of the podcast “Living the Principles,” said one reason hate crimes are increasing is that criminals of those actions typically gain notoriety.

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Isaac Murphy (Photo Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons) 

When the horses enter the gate for the 145th Kentucky Derby, their jockeys will hail from Louisiana, Mexico, Panama and France. None will be African-American. That’s been the norm for quite a while.

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