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Holder Endorses Proposal to Reduce Drug Sentences

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is endorsing a proposal that would reduce prison sentences for dealing drugs, the latest sign of the Obama administration’s retrenchment in the war on drugs. In January, the United States Sentencing Commission proposed changing federal guidelines to lessen the average sentence for drug dealers
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Creator Of bitcoin’ Denies Involvement With Digital Currency

Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto denied Thursday that he is the creator of bitcoin. Newsweek published a 4,500-word cover story claiming Nakamoto is the person who wrote the computer code underpinnings of bitcoin, but in an exclusive two-hour interview with The Associated Press, Nakamoto denied he had anything to do with
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Democrats help block Obama’s civil rights nominee Debo Adegbile

WASHINGTON—In a surprising defeat for President Obama, the Democratic-controlled Senate on Wednesday blocked his controversial nominee to head the Justice Department’s civil rights division. In a statement, President Obama called the 47-52 vote “a travesty based on wildly unfair character attacks against a good and qualified public servant.” Supporters of
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Dr. Kwaku Person Lynn

Known for his way with students, Dr. Kwaku Person-Lynn is a native of Los Angeles, a husband, father of five sons and a grandfather of two. Professionally, he is an historian, musicologist, educator, author, filmmaker, and radio producer. He has published two books (e.g., First Word: Black Scholars, Thinkers, Warriors:
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Tiana Oliver

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Damon Dunn

Early Life Damon was born in 1976 in Fort Worth, Texas to a 16-year old single mother. He grew up in dire poverty, living in a three-bedroom trailer with ten family members. He wore hand-me-downs and Salvation Army clothes. From these very modest beginnings, Damon learned the value – and
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