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Taking the white man-boy seriously

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Taunts, Tweets, and Black Girl Genius

March 6, 2013
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On Beyoncé, Benedict, and the Volition of Women

March 1, 2013
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It’s a Wrap: After the Academy Awards

February 25, 2013
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Op-Ed: The Dangerous Limits of Race at the Academy Awards

February 24, 2013
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Zero Dark Thirty and the Problem of Pakistan

February 24, 2013
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Drunk On A Plane: Or, Why I Loved “Flight”

February 23, 2013
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Django in Philly

February 23, 2013
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"Beasts of the Southern Wild": An Affective Review

February 23, 2013
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A Sliver of Silver in "Silver Linings Playbook": A Look at Mental Illness in Film

February 22, 2013
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Iran nuclear talks extended again; Friday new deadline - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Iran nuclear talks extended again; Friday new deadline
Los Angeles Times
Six leading world powers and Iran acknowledged that they would miss a midnight Tuesday deadline for wrapping up a comprehensive nuclear deal, forcing them to extend talks for the fifth time in the last year. Diplomats who last week emphasized the ...
Iran nuclear talks: What you need to knowCBC.ca
Iran nuclear talks extended as pressure increases for a dealFinancial Times
What If a Nuclear Deal Is Reached–and Iran's Behavior Doesn't Change?Wall Street Journal (blog)
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7 July London bombings: Ceremonies in memory of victims - BBC News


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7 July London bombings: Ceremonies in memory of victims
BBC News
Prince William has attended a service in Hyde Park in memory of the 52 people who died in the London bombings of 7 July 2005. A minute's silence was observed earlier as survivors of the attacks and relatives of the victims gathered at a ceremony at St ...
10 Years After London Bombings, Warnings of a Greater ThreatNew York Times
A pink rose lies on the 7/7 Memorial at Hyde Park in London Photo: EPATelegraph.co.uk
London bombings victims remembered as UK marks 10 years since attackABC Online
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Greece debt crisis: 'No concrete plan' before summit - BBC News


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Greece debt crisis: 'No concrete plan' before summit
BBC News
Greece has submitted "no concrete proposals" for a new bailout, at a key meeting of eurozone finance ministers, Malta's PM says. Joseph Muscat tweeted that this "doesn't help this evening's eurozone leaders' meeting" in Brussels. The eurozone had urged ...
GREECE LATEST-Euro zone ministers expect Greek loan request within hoursReuters
The Latest: No Matter the Result, Greece's Way Ahead UnclearABC News
Greece does not mark the end of the euro debacle, merely the beginningTelegraph.co.uk
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Thousands Endure Heavy Rains While Awaiting Pope in Ecuador - New York Times


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Thousands Endure Heavy Rains While Awaiting Pope in Ecuador
New York Times
QUITO, Ecuador — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America: ___. 9:35 a.m.. A water-logged crowd estimated by officials at half a million awaits the pope at Quito's Bicentennial Park. Francis will be celebrating the ...
The Latest: Pope Francis visits Jesuit-run school in EcuadorNew Zealand Herald
Pope Francis: The family today is in need of a miracleChristian Science Monitor
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Bill Cosby: The lawyers weigh in - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Bill Cosby: The lawyers weigh in
USA TODAY
On Monday, Bill Cosby's latest big reveal landed with a thud. According to unsealed testimony obtained by the Associated Press from an old sexual assault civil lawsuit, Cosby admitted to obtaining drugs for the purpose of giving them to women for sex.
Bill Cosby admitted to getting drugs to give to womenCNN
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Running of the bulls starts in Spain - Washington Post


Washington Post

Running of the bulls starts in Spain
Washington Post
Two Americans and a Briton are gored in the first run at this year's festival. July 7, 2015 Runners and bulls enter the bullring, the final destination after departing a corral and sprinting through Pamplona, Spain. Daniel Ochoa De Olza/AP. Buy Photo.
Two Americans and a Brit Gored in Spanish Bull Running FestivalTIME
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Afghan president's office: Government delegation in Pakistan for direct talks ... - Washington Post


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Afghan president's office: Government delegation in Pakistan for direct talks ...
Washington Post
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan president's office: Government delegation in Pakistan for direct talks with Taliban. Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. world.
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Islamic militants kill 14 in Kenya cross-border attack - CBS News


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Islamic militants kill 14 in Kenya cross-border attack
CBS News
NAIROBI, Kenya -- At least 14 people were killed in an attack early Tuesday in the country's north by al-Shabab, Islamic extremist rebels from neighboring Somalia, a Kenyan official said. Eleven people were wounded in the attack in Soko Mbuzi village ...
Al Shabab attack in northeast Kenya is deadliest since university massacreChristian Science Monitor
Kenya attack: At least 14 killed, Al-Shabaab claims responsibilityCNN
Kenya attack claimed by al-Shabaab leaves at least 14 deadCBC.ca
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HSBC staff sacked over mock ISIS beheading video - Fox News


Fox News

HSBC staff sacked over mock ISIS beheading video
Fox News
Six staff from HSBC were fired after a video appeared online showing them taking part in a mock Islamic State style killing. Six staff from Britain's biggest bank have been sacked after a video appeared online showing them taking part in a mock Islamic ...
HSBC UK staff sacked over mock ISIS videoEconomic Times
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World's Oldest Man Dies in Japan at Age 112 - TIME


TIME

World's Oldest Man Dies in Japan at Age 112
TIME
Sakari Momoi, the world's oldest living man, died at 112 from kidney failure at a Tokyo nursing home, Saitama city official Aya Kato said Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. A former high school principal who loved Chinese poetry, he has said in the ...
World's oldest man dies in Japan at 112CTV News
World's oldest man dies in Japan at the age of 112Hamilton Spectator
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