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Can I Just Tell You: Lies, Deceit

NPR's Michel Martin has two names for those following the Jussie Smollett situation: Charles Stuart and Susan Smith. Both were white people who falsely claimed they had been attacked by black men.

Setbacks IV the Polymath
Clean Sweep Pawcut

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A Week Late, Nigeria's Election Unfolds

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Gary Clark Jr.'s latest album, This Land, is out now. Frank Maddocks/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Racism In American South Inspired Gary Clark Jr.'s 'This Land'

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Feed the Babies Gary Clark Jr
Fat B
Bitter Emily West

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Opinion: 'Be Prepared' To Face The Facts For Jussie Smollett

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Deep In a Dream of You Joey Pecoraro
Restless Heart Yasmin Williams

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