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Review: ‘Voices’ draws attention to black poets

“Voices Beyond Bondage: An Anthology of Verse by African Americans of the 19th Century” (NewSouth Books), edited by Erika DeSimone and Fidel Louis

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Networks find Rice video too hard to resist

In this Jan. 16, 2013, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice speaks during a news conference at the team's practice facility in Owings Mills, Md. At least four television networks say they plan to stop or minimize airings of video showing football player Rice striking his fiancee, footage that has called into question how the NFL disciplines players involved in domestic violence. The video from a casino elevator showing Janay Palmer crumbling to the floor after a punch has already been seen many times on TV since TMZ released it Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Television executives say they want minimize replays of the video showing NFL player Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee with a punch. In practice, it’s harder to resist.

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Networks say they’re no longer showing Rice video

In this Jan. 16, 2013, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice speaks during a news conference at the team's practice facility in Owings Mills, Md. At least four television networks say they plan to stop or minimize airings of video showing football player Rice striking his fiancee, footage that has called into question how the NFL disciplines players involved in domestic violence. The video from a casino elevator showing Janay Palmer crumbling to the floor after a punch has already been seen many times on TV since TMZ released it Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — At least six television networks said Thursday they plan to stop or minimize airings of video showing Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiancee and knocking her unconscious, footage that has called into question how the NFL disciplines players involved in domestic violence.

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George apologizes for Twitter comments on Ray Rice

In this Aug. 15, 2014, file photo, Indiana Pacers' Paul George responds to a question during a news conference in Indianapolis. Paul George defended Ray Rice on Twitter, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, then backtracked less than an hour later by deleting the posts and apologizing to women and victims of domestic violence. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NBA star Paul George got the message quickly Thursday.

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War gives inspiration to Gaza’s artists

This image made available on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 by Palestinian artist Basel al-Maqosui, shows a collaboration of a famous painting by Spanish painter, Pablo Picasso, paired with a photograph taken by al-Maqosui of a woman carrying her child as she walks past damages after an Israeli Strike hit the Gaza Strip. The artist, a 42-year-old father of five, took advantage of the brief reprieves in the fighting to photograph some of the most devastated parts of Gaza. He then paired them with images of some of the world's most famous paintings by Monet, Cezanne and Picasso and posted them on social media. (AP Photo/courtesy Basel al-Maqousi)

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian filmmaker Khalil Mozayen’s latest work was already complexly layered — a movie within a movie about a director and screenwriter producing a film about an honor killing in the Gaza Strip.

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