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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

The movement continues to push the boundaries on music and fashion as art, setting the standard for what many would define as cool. Editors note: At 2:04 into this piece there is a bleeped expletive.

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

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First-Time Nominations Reveal The Changing Face Of The Emmys

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

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