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Adam Kotsko, an assistant humanities professor at Shimer College, has sparked social media ire after writing on Twitter and in his blog that all white Americans are complicit in slavery. (Twitter/@adamkotsko)

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A black man was arrested and charged Tuesday after posting dozens of racial and threatening signs in downtown Colorado Springs, including outside a predominantly black church. (KRDO)

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Vincent Broughton, 44, admitted to posting dozens of racist and threatening signs in downtown Colorado Springs, including outside a predominantly black church. (KRDO)

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Photographer Ed Freeman has received death threats for a gay pride picture he took that mimics Associated Press’ Joe Rosenthal’s iconic photograph of Marines at Iwo Jima in 1945. (Image: Facebook, Ed Freeman Photography) ** FILE **

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Photographer Ed Freeman has received death threats for a gay pride picture he took that mimics Associated Press’ Joe Rosenthal’s iconic photograph of Marines at Iwo Jima in 1945. (Image: Facebook, Ed Freeman Photography) ** FILE **

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Photographer Ed Freeman has received death threats for a gay pride picture he took that mimics Associated Press' Joe Rosenthal's iconic photograph of Marines at Iwo Jima in 1945. (Image: Facebook, Ed Freeman Photography) ** FILE **

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Illustration on Obama's work to increase dependence on government by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Bishop Gene Robinson addresses the congregation at Christ Church in Philadelphia, Sunday, May 1, 2005. Robinson, now retired and divorced from his husband, said he is breathless about how quickly the gay rights movement has progressed since he was getting daily death threats and forced to wear a bulletproof vest to his consecration 12 years ago. Episcopalians are set to vote Wednesday, July 1, 2015, on allowing religious weddings for same-sex couples, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide. (AP Photo/Coke Whitworth, File)

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Rick Jones, 21, seen in a picture posted to Facebook, could face charges of faking anti-gay hate crimes against himself.

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French taxi drivers protested, and authorities took two Uber managers into custody for questioning last week over "illicit activity" involving the low-cost ride-hailing service. (Associated Press)

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People holding anti-American posters gather in front of U.S. Embassy in Moscow to protest against American foreign policy on March 7. (Associated Press)

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Illustration on the shifting meaning of marriage in modern society by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Actors Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck say they've decided to divorce after 10 years of marriage. (Associated Press)

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A group of gun-toting gay Libertarians said they were welcomed with open arms Sunday at a Seattle gay pride event. (Facebook/Seattle Pridefest)

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Zandria Robinson, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Memphis, is under fire for a number of tweets in which she blasts "whiteness" and even equates it with terrorism. (Twitter/@zfelice)

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Immigration Agent Cynthia Guerra looks into a sleeping area at the T. Don Hutto Residential Center in Taylor, Texas. Shown at left is one of two private restrooms added to this dorm area. (Associated Press)

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A demonstrator holds a sign during a protest against the European Central Bank over Greece's debt repayments, in Trafalgar Square, London, Monday June 29, 2015. Standard & Poor's rating agency has cut Greece's credit grade by one notch further into junk status amid the country's deteriorating financial situation. The agency says it now sees a 50-percent chance of Greece leaving the eurozone. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

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Father Jonathan Morris, a priest serving in the Archdiocese of New York, said Sunday that he was spat upon by two men attending a gay marriage parade. (Wikipedia)

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Participants of a Gay Pride event in support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT) rights chant slogans after police sprayed water canon to disperse them, in Istanbul, Sunday, June 28, 2015. Turkish police have used water cannons and tear gas to clear gay pride demonstrators from Istanbul's central square. It wasn't immediately clear why the police intervened to push the peaceful if noisy protest away from the area. Demonstrators regrouped a few blocks down the street and continued to dance and chant slogans against homophobia without any further clashes. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

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This image released by PBS shows transgender 9-year-old Lia, formerly Liam, in a scene from "Growing Up Trans," from the "Frontline" series airing Tuesday on PBS. “Growing Up Trans” explores the transgender phenomenon as younger people than ever and their parents are now experiencing it. (Frontline/PBS via AP)