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After recent news that the Obamas would stay in Washington, D.C., once the president finished his term in office, Politico reports that the first family has found its new digs.



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Dear Demetria: 



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A protest outside a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico on Tuesday turned violent after several protesters began throwing burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police, authorities say.



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Thanks to the Internet and social media universalizing certain aspects of culture, our slang has become less regional and maddeningly uniform. So a black dude could trek from New York City to the Atlanta University Center in his Timbs and not be clowned for saying how long it took, “dead ass.” Because he probably won’t be saying that. Though he will be clowned for wearing his Timbs at the freshman-year pool party. Because he probably never took them off.



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On Friday, Oklahoma high school graduate Micah McDade accomplished two amazing milestones. 



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Vallejo, Calif., police are asking the public for help with any details about a father who is suspected of purposely igniting a fire that killed his 5-year-old son and injured other family members over the weekend, the Los Angeles Times reports



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June is almost here—that means sunny skies, warm weather and black music, of course!

For Black Music Month, The Root and McDonald’s will honor and celebrate the music (and musicians) of the African Diaspora with Studio Sessions at The Root. This video series will feature contemporary artists from a gamut of genres: global, hip-hop, soul—we’ve got you covered. And each in-studio performance will be paired with an artist interview and exclusive behind-the-scenes footage.

This year we’ve got Dreamville-Interscope performing artist Bas, East African retro-pop group Alsarah and the Nubatones, indie artist Abiah, and up-and-coming crooner Lance Drummonds. But there’s more. We promise that a few surprises are coming.



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The family of baseball star Tony Gwynn is blaming the tobacco industry for the death of the Hall of Famer, who succumbed to salivary gland cancer in 2014, and filed a lawsuit Monday in San Diego Superior Court, the Washington Post reports



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A Virginia middle school student has been suspended from school, charged with larceny and ordered to appear in juvenile court for “stealing” a 65-cent carton of milk that his mother says was free.



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Bless her heart: It’s been mighty rough for Tamar Braxton within the last year.



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The gun used to kill Trayvon Martin has been sold for $250,000, according to the shooter, George Zimmerman, who notes that he reneged on an initial deal when a higher offer was received.



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A California 2-year-old whose family fought to keep him on life support after he was declared brain-dead has been transferred to another hospital, according to his family.



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When Judge Barry G. Williams found Officer Edward Nero not guilty of all charges Monday in the case involving the death of Freddie Gray, Nero put his head in his hands and sobbed.



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An Oklahoma City mother was shocked Tuesday morning when a burglar forced his way through a locked window and threw his backpack inside her house.



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A St. Louis man who allegedly shot his infant son in the midst of a domestic dispute with his wife before taking off with two of his other children has turned himself in to the authorities, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.



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When Ursula Burns announced last week that she was leaving her position as CEO of Xerox, she also, in effect, announced the end of the minuscule representation of black women in leadership positions at companies within the Standard & Poor’s 500 index.



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A mistrial has been declared in the case of a California man who spent 16 years in prison before his murder conviction was overturned, the Los Angeles Times reports



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Three Dietrich, Idaho, teenagers have been charged with sexual assault in the brutal rape of their high school football teammate, the Washington Post reports



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The Justice Department will seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, ABC News reports.



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Let’s face it. Black voters are about the only folks in 2016 who haven’t lost their damn minds.



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