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Lessons From Michel Martin's Bad Break

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How many times have we seen potential crimes happening but stood by and acted as if they had nothing to do with us? iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Spotting Crime, Being More Than Bystanders

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A student who identified herself as "Hannah" works at a bake sale led by the Berkeley College Republicans on Sept. 27 at the University of California campus in Berkeley, Calif.

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Berkeley Bakes Cupcakes But No Fresh Ideas

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Host Michel Martin says that in her opinion, what Americans really don't know how to talk about is money, even though we talk about that all the time. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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It's All About The Money, Honey

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Hard times are hitting many Americans in this economy. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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In Economic Slump, Race Is Only Part Of The Story

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How is negotiating a federal spending plan like getting out of a crowded parking lot? iStockphoto hide caption

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Debt Talks: Getting Locked In And Driving Out

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Does the American justice system examine and punish street crimes and corporate crimes equally? istockphoto.com hide caption

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Street Crime Vs. Corporate Crime: Equally Judged?

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President Obama meets with congressional leadership in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Sunday to discuss the debt. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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If Women Ruled The World, Would Debt Be Less?

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Helping Black Men Raise Failing Grades

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When Running A Campaign, Don't Use The Race Card

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With Credit Problems, Hard To See A Bigger Picture

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So-Called Reality Shows Are Not So Harmless

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Remembering Our Troops, No Matter The War

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Boxer Bernard Hopkins listens during a news conference in New York City on March 29. Last week Hopkins questioned McNabb's "blackness" because the football player had a more middle-class upbringing. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Stop The Black-On-Black Hateration

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The U.S. Got Bin Laden. How About The Drug War?

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