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Television

First-Time Nominations Reveal The Changing Face Of The Emmys

Cuba Gooding Jr., Rami Malek and Constance Zimmer all have one thing in common: this year is the first time each has been nominated for an Emmy. Their nominations hint at deeper changes in television.

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When His Son Came Out As Gay, This Pastor Delivered A Sermon Of Support

Danny Cortez, once a Southern Baptist minister, did do more than accept his gay son: He decided to talk to his congregation about homosexuality, even though it ultimately meant his leaving the church.

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Now In Its 12th Year, Brooklyn Festival Carries Momentum For Afropunk Movement

Eleven years ago, Matthew Morgan started the festival not only to book people of color, but also to redefine "that [punk] attitude that we've always had."

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Trump Promises Crackdown On Immigrants At Iowa 'Roast And Ride' Event

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Images The Album Leaf
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First-Time Nominations Reveal The Changing Face Of The Emmys

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Wake Up and Live Bob Marley & the Wailers
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When His Son Came Out As Gay, This Pastor Delivered A Sermon Of Support

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'It's Punk Rock To Be Black In America': Afropunk Festival Pushes The Movement

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