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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: Why I Haven't Given Up on Hip-Hop

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Untangling the Knots: Understanding the Hair Politics of Black Women (Revisited)

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Feminists We Love: Joan Morgan (Video)

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Confessions of a Black Morrissey Fan

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Libya court sentences Gadhafi son to death for 2011 killings - STLtoday.com


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Libya court sentences Gadhafi son to death for 2011 killings
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TRIPOLI, Libya • Moammar Gadhafi's son and onetime heir apparent was convicted and sentenced to death on Tuesday by a court in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on charges of murder and inciting genocide during the country's 2011 uprising. But Seif al-Islam ...
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Kurdish leader decries Turkey's 'safe zone' plan in Syria - BBC News


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Kurdish leader decries Turkey's 'safe zone' plan in Syria
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A "safe zone" Turkey and the US are creating in Syria is an attempt by Ankara to stop Kurds from forming their own territory, the leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish party has told the BBC. HDP chairman Selahattin Demirtas said Turkey's operation against ...
Who will provide the muscle for a Syrian 'Islamic State-free zone'?Los Angeles Times
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Cecil the lion's killer lands in the middle of an online hate storm - Sydney Morning Herald


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Cecil the lion's killer lands in the middle of an online hate storm
Sydney Morning Herald
Until two days ago, Walter Palmer was a "very private" man living in Eden Prairie, Minnesota with his wife and two children. He practised general and cosmetic dentistry from a red brick surgery in nearby Bloomington and hunted animals with a bow and ...
#CecilTheLion: Internet uproar after lion killed in ZimbabweTimes of India
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Spy for Israel Jonathan Pollard granted parole - CNN


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Spy for Israel Jonathan Pollard granted parole
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(CNN) Convicted spy for Israel Jonathan Pollard has been granted parole and will be released from an American jail on Nov. 21, his lawyer announced Tuesday. Pollard's release -- exactly 30 years after his arrest -- could help ease the tensions between ...
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Saudi-led coalition plans ground attacks in Yemen after taking key city - Washington Post


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Saudi-led coalition plans ground attacks in Yemen after taking key city
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BEIRUT — After four months of setbacks, fighters backed by Saudi Arabia have seized the offensive in Yemen's war, taking control of a major city and pressing to expand ground operations against rebel forces. The shift in momentum after the Saudi-led ...
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Russian Veto Expected as Security Council Votes on MH17 - New York Times


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Russian Veto Expected as Security Council Votes on MH17
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UNITED NATIONS — Russia on Wednesday is expected to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution to set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago. The foreign ...
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Channel Tunnel: Migrant flow at Calais 'too much to handle' - BBC News


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Channel Tunnel: Migrant flow at Calais 'too much to handle'
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The flow of migrants trying to get into Britain from Calais appears "too much" for the UK government to handle, a spokesman for Eurotunnel has said. About 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais on Monday night in a bid to ...
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Sewel steps down from parliament - Irish Examiner


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Sewel steps down from parliament
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Scandal-hit peer Lord Sewel has resigned from the House of Lords after coming under intense pressure over footage of him allegedly taking cocaine with two prostitutes. The former Labour minister — the first peer to stand down in disgrace following new ...
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UK pushing for more trade with Asia - BBC News


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UK pushing for more trade with Asia
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UK Prime Minister David Cameron is in Vietnam - about to start the third day of a tour of south east Asia. With him on the trip are 31 bosses of British industry - all trying to encourage Asia to trade more with the UK. So why has Britain fallen so far ...
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What has Obama's visit done for Africa - BBC News


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What has Obama's visit done for Africa
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When Barack Obama stepped off Air Force One in Kenya it felt like a moment of affirmation and an opportunity to use the US president's words to "call on the world to change its approach to Africa". As a continent, it depends less on aid now than it did ...
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