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Book excerpt: Jason Riley's 'False Black Power'
Reprinted with permission from “False Black Power” by Jason L. Riley (Templeton Press), 2017. A few days after Trump’s surprise victory over Hillary Clinton , I walked around New York City’s Harlem neighborhood and got reactions from a couple dozen black residents. Postelection street
LZ Granderson: I had to reconcile my faith with my sexuality
Amna Nawaz interviews LZ Granderson on this episode of "Uncomfortable," and Granderson gets candid about living his life as a straight man before he made the decision to come out as gay.
The Kentucky Derby's rich history of diversity
Many know the Kentucky Derby as an over-the-top horse race held in the spring, where -- in between sips of mint juleps -- people dressed in huge hats and pressed outfits cheer as racehorses run around a dirt track. But the derby, which is the oldest continuous sporting event in America, is steeped
FULL TEXT: Ted Cruz’s 2016 Republican National Convention Speech
Below is the full text of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ’s speech to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, July 20, 2016. Thank you. Thank you, and God bless each and every one of you. Heidi and I are so honored to join you here in Cleveland where LeBron James just led an incredible comeback
Ted Cruz: 'Vote Your Conscience'
Sen. Ted Cruz falls short of endorsing Donald Trump for president, speaks of "return to freedom" at the Republican National Convention.
Emancipation Proclamation , 13th Amendment Sell for Millions at Auction
Copies of both the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment sold for a total of more than $4 million by auction house Sotheby's on Wednesday.
Copies of Emancipation Proclamation , 13th Amendment Signed by Lincoln Sell for Millions
Some of the most historical and consequential anti-slavery documents in U.S. history -- signed by President Abraham Lincoln -- fetched millions at auction. Copies of both the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment sold for a total of more than $4 million by auction house Sotheby's on
Jackie Robinson's contracts with Brooklyn Dodgers, Montreal Royals set for display
An entrepreneur says he has unearthed the sports equivalent of the Emancipation Proclamation: one of the original contracts Jackie Robinson signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Mykalai Kontilai, who is using the discovery to launch his auction business Collectors Café, says he purchased the 1947
Nolan Richardson: I'm not angry anymore
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas -- Four months ago, Nolan Richardson lost his llamas. Tropical Storm Bill hurled rain throughout the South in mid-June. Arkansas and Texas took its worst jabs, a flurry that flooded country roads and canceled hundreds of flights in the region. Downpours often bewilder and