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Columnist: D.C. Mayor Fenty Left Black Voters Behind

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Bishop Eddie Long, left, embraces a friend, Sunday, at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church outside Atlanta, where he serves as pastor. Long spoke publicly for the first time about allegations that he used his spiritual authority to manipulate young men into sexual relationships. John Amis/AP hide caption

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Denver Broncos NFL wide receiver Kenny McKinley was found dead in his home Monday in an apparent suicide. NFL Photos/Getty Images hide caption

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Ione Brown, at age 47, is featured in a northern Minnesota newspaper, the Park Region Echo in 1950. Brown is the maternal grandmother of NPR's Michele Norris, co-host of All Things Considered. In an upcoming interview with host Michel Martin, Norris shares her family's complex history with matters of race, as chronicled in her new memoir The Grace of Silence.. 'The Grace of Silence' by Michele Norris hide caption

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'Green Book' Helped African-Americans Travel Safely

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Professor Walters Taught Us All A Love For Country

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