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BlackLives Matter, Civil Rights, Descrimination, Prison System, Pulitzer Prize, Race Riots, Racism, White Supremacy -

  Video of car hitting anti-racist protestors. Let there be no confusion: this was deliberate terrorism. My prayers with victims. Stay home. pic.twitter.com/MUOZs71Pf4 — Brennan Gilmore August 12, 2017   A man has been arrested and charged with murder after ramming his car into a group of people peacefully protesting against a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing one person and injuring 19 and causing a helicopter crash - also killing two.   Police said a 32-year-old woman had died and that they were attempting to notify her family before releasing more details. Col Martin Kumer, the superintendent of...

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@AP, Elbow Room, James Alan McPherson, News, Pulitzer Prize -

NEW YORK (AP) — James Alan McPherson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning story collection "Elbow Room" and a longtime faculty member at the University of Iowa's prestigious Writers' Workshop, has died...

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Dean Baquet, Executive Editor, Jill Abramson, New York Times, News, Pulitzer Prize -

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times on Wednesday announced that executive editor Jill Abramson is being replaced by managing editor Dean Baquet after two and a half years on the job...

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Columnist, Dead, Death, Journalism, News, Pulitzer Prize, Washington Post, William Rasberry -

WASHINGTON (AP) - William Raspberry, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Washington Post and one of the most widely read black journalists of his generation, died Tuesday. He was 76...

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Emory University, Library of Congress, Living, Natasha Trethewey, poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize -

EBONY. - The Library of Congress is to announce Thursday that the next poet laureate is Natasha Trethewey, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of three collections and a professor of creative writing atEmory University in Atlanta.

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