Bring That Week Back: Oprah's Big Gift to New African-American Museum

Zimmerman trial begins, Black unemployment rises and more.

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Oprah Winfrey Donates $12 Million to Smithsonian - Jurors are being selected in George Zimmerman’s trial, the Black unemployment rate has jumped in the month of May, plus more. —Natelege Whaley   Oprah Winfrey has made a $12 million gift to the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture. “I want to help ensure that we both honor and preserve our culture and history, so that the stories of who we are will live on for generations to come,” she said in a statement. (Photo: Splash News)

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Zimmerman Trial Begins - Jury selection is underway for the second-degree murder trial for George Zimmerman, who is charged in the killing of Trayvon Martin. One hundred potential jurors filled out questionnaires as defense attorneys and prosecutors looked to find six members and four alternate jurors. (Photo: AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank, Pool)

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Black Unemployment Rate Jumps to 13.5 Percent in May - The unemployment rate for African-Americans has increased from 13.2 percent to 13.5 percent in May.  (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)

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Body of Missing New Orleans Teacher Found - Almost 100 days since her disappearance, the car and body of Terrilynn Monnette was found in a bayou by a Slidell, Louisiana, police officer on Friday June 7.(Photo: COURTESY TERRILYNN MONETTE Family via People Magazine)

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African-Americans Disproportionately Affected by Food Insecurity - African-American households are twice as likely to face food insecurity as white, non-Hispanic homes, according to Feeding America's "Map the Meal Gap" study. Also, one in three Black children are affected by hunger, according to Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief charity.(Photo: Andersen Ross/GettyImages)

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Rise in Black Enrollment at For-Profit Colleges Comes With Major Debt - Many African-Americans are being targeted by for-profit schools such as University of Phoenix and Ashford University, which promise a piece of the American dream, but are only giving students useless degrees and more than double the pile of debt to deal with after.(Photo: REUTERS/Jason Reed)

Brooklyn Girl Saves 3-Year-Old Brother From Fire - An 11-year-old girl from Brooklyn, Janixia Soto, is being called a hero after she tossed her 3-year-old brother into the arms of neighbors from a fire escape. On their way out, a ladder on their fire escape had become stuck, so she threw her brother to safety so he wouldn?t be harmed by the fire. (Photo: Amy Sara Clark/ditmaspark.patch.com/)

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Brooklyn Girl Saves 3-Year-Old Brother From Fire - An 11-year-old girl from Brooklyn, Janixia Soto, is being called a hero after she tossed her 3-year-old brother into the arms of neighbors from a fire escape. On their way out, a ladder on their fire escape had become stuck, so she threw her brother to safety so he wouldn’t be harmed by the fire. (Photo: Amy Sara Clark/ditmaspark.patch.com/)

Philly Mayor Wants a Super Bowl - New Jersey had its turn, now Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter wants his chance to host the Super Bowl. "Heck, yeah, we want it," Nutter told reporters, according to NJ.com. "And we can do it better than anyone else." Nutter hopes to host the biggest sporting event at Philly’s new $125 million stadium Lincoln Financial Field.(Photo: AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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Philadelphia Building Collapse; 6 Dead - A Philadelphia building collapse killed six people and injured 13 others last week. Survivors of the collapse have filed lawsuits and the crane operator, Sean Benschop, 42, who knocked down the building, faces six counts of involuntary manslaughter, 13 counts of reckless endangerment and one count of risking catastrophe. (Photo: AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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Study Reveals Major Racial Disparities in Marijuana Arrests - African-Americans and whites are using marijuana at the same rate, but Blacks are nearly four times more likely to be arrested for possessing it, according to a new study by the American Civil Liberties Union called The War on Marijuana in Black and White.(Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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You Can Touch My Hair? - You Can Touch My Hair is a controversial public art exhibit held in New York City’s Union Square last Thursday afternoon that gave people an open invitation to touch different textures of African-American women’s hair. Antonia Opiah created the exhibit to "take one for the team" and further explore the “tactile fascination with Black hair.”You Can Touch My Hair public art exhibit (Photo: Mark Fraunhofer/Un-Ruly)  Official Video