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John Legend Reveals He Was Racially Profiled As A College Student

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John Legend is taking a stand against racism.

On Wednesday, the singer performed at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles as part of A&E Networks' and iHeartMedia's Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America which aims to promote equality and tolerance.

Related: John Legend Says He's Gained Weight From His Wife's Cooking!

The All Of Me artist spoke to USA Today about his involvement with the event and his own experience with prejudice.

The 36-year-old discusses how the US's history of slavery has affected today's race relations.

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University Of Missouri's President Resigns After Football Team Strikes Over Disgusting Racial Incidents

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This is a very strong message.

The University of Missouri's football team suspended all team activities — right in the middle of their season — and more than 30 players walked out on the team in an effort to boycott President Tim Wolfe.

Wolfe, and the University administration more broadly, have come under fire for slow reactions to several alleged acts of racism on campus, with concerned students feeling as though the president has little concern for the black students on campus.

Related: Washington Redskins Still Trying Keep Racist Team Name

Things came to a head last week, when graduate student Jonathan Butler started a hunger strike — that has now gone on for nearly seven full days — that Butler says will not stop until either he dies, or Wolfe is removed from his position.

Finally, after a week of tension on campus, news broke Monday morning that Wolfe finally resigned from his position as the president of the entire University of Missouri system!

This, according to a tweet from Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery:

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Bachelorette Alum Josh Murray Splits With Girlfriend Anna von Staehle!

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Another one bites the dust!

As we reported in September, former Bachelorette contestant Josh Murray was getting hot and heavy with recent University of Oregon graduate Anna Von Staehle!

Related: Josh Murray Says He Doesn't Miss Andi Dorfman!

However, things just didn't work out!

The 31-year-old reality TV star and the sexy blonde have it called it quits after a VERY brief romance.

This of course isn't the first time the stud has been in a public relationship.

The former baseball player was famously engaged to Bachelorette Andi Dorfman before calling it off in January!

Will Josh ever give a lucky lady his final rose?!

[Image via WENN.]

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Tom Hanks Really Wants To Give A Fordham University Student Back Her ID!

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Finders are not always keepers…

Just ask Tom Hanks!

On Tuesday, the actor was at a park in NYC where he stumbled upon the ID of a Fordham University student named Lauren.

Related: Tom Hanks Speaks Up About His Son's Drug Addiction!

Instead of handing it over to the school, the Cast Away star thought it would be best to use social media to track down this mystery girl!

The legendary thespian posted on Twitter

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President Barack Obama Totally Turned Into A 'Crybaby' On Daughter Malia's First Day Of Senior Year!

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They grow up so fast!

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama gave a speech at Maycomb County Community College in Warren, Michigan to promote free community college tuition.

However, the mere sight of a university hit home for the leader of the free world.

[ Related: Watch President Obama Show Off His Moves! ]

In case you didn't know, the 54-year-old's daughter Malia Obama is 17 and recently started her first day of senior year.

Which means in just 365 days, the Girls-intern will leave the nest and attend college!

The Prez recounts:

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