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'Mad Black Men': Yes, There Were Black People In 60s Advertising

As a black graphic designer, Xavier Ruffin wanted to like the show Mad Men, but was disappointed with its portrayal of black people. His Web series Mad Black Men is part spoof, part dramedy.

An ad on a bus shelter in New Mexico is part of an ongoing effort to educate law enforcement and the public about human trafficking. The Justice Department estimates that each year at least 200,000 children are trafficked for sex in the U.S. AP hide caption

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Courts Take A Kinder Look At Victims Of Child Sex Trafficking

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'Mad Black Men': Yes, There Were Black People In '60s Advertising

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The app AirPnP seeks to provide an alternative to porta-potties and public urination at Mardi Gras. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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The New And The Next

An Answer For Issues With 'Lavatory Logistics' At Outdoor Events

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An Answer For Issues With 'Lavatory Logistics' At Outdoor Events

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Every year, Entertainment Weekly writer Anthony Breznick covers the Oscars from behind the scenes. Christopher Polk/Getty Images hide caption

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The 86th Annual Academy Awards

The Human Moments We Miss, Backstage At The Oscars

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The Human Moments We Miss, Backstage At The Oscars

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