Bring That Week Back: June 20

Adidas scraps shackle sneakers, plus more.


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Death Toll Hits 98 in Nigeria Church Bombings - Adidas scraps shackle sneakers, death toll continues in Nigeria church bombings, Southern Christian Leadership Conference supports Atlanta pastor accused of attacking his 15-year-old daughter, plus more. —Britt MiddletonThe terrorist Muslim sect Boko Haram claimed responsibility for Sunday’s three church bombings in northern Nigeria, one in Zaria and another in Kaduna. Officials reported Wednesday that 98 people had died. (Photo: REUTERS/Stringer)

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Adidas Scraps Shackle Sneakers  - The questionable addition of yellow plastic shackles to a new Adidas sneaker immediately set the Internet ablaze on Monday. Critics called foul over the shoe’s resemblance to shackles worn by African slaves. The sneaker company said on Monday it has scrapped plans to release the debatable kicks, which would have hit stores in August. (Photo: Courtesy CNN) 


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Cory Booker and President Obama Remain BFFs - After his comments on Meet the Press appeared to undermine his support of President Obama, Newark Mayor Cory Booker told Tonight Show host Jay Leno Monday that while he wasn’t "at his best" during the interview, President Obama "was incredibly gracious." After the incident, the president was the "first person to step forward and say, "Hey, you're my friend, we all say things that don’t come out as we mean them, and I'm still with you,'" Booker said. (Photo: NBC)

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Mandela - On Monday, South Africans gathered to sing "Happy Birthday" to former President Nelson Mandela. Mandela’s office released a video of the sing-a-along in efforts to motivate people around the world to celebrate the revered political leader’s 94th birthday on July 18. (Photo: AP Photo/Denis Farrell)


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SCLC Condemns Creflo Dollar Arrest - The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) joins several other high-profile civil rights organizations to throw support behind Atlanta megachurch Pastor Creflo Dollar, who last week was arrested for allegedly attacking his 15-year-old daughter. Rev. Samuel Mosteller, president of the SCLC's Georgia chapter, told reporters at a news conference on Friday that Creflo was being targeted because of his status and that "if it was a normal family I don't think there would've been an arrest at all." (Photo: AP Photo/Fayette County Sheriff's Office)


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Taped Phone Conversations Reveal George Zimmerman and Wife’s Court Deception - Recorded jail phone conversations between George Zimmerman, who is charged with the second-degree murder of Trayvon Martin, and wife Shellie released this week revealed that Zimmerman urged his wife to purchase and wear a bulletproof vest and to transfer money from one account to another that had been donated through a defense-fund website. Shellie Zimmerman was charged with perjury last week for lying to a judge about her knowledge of monies raised through the website. (Photo: Courtesy Seminole County Sheriff's Office)


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Thousands March in New York City to End Stop-and-Frisk - A crowd of demonstrators descended on the Upper East Side neighborhood of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Sunday in a silent protest of the city’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy, which many criticize for targeting young Black and Latino men. Bloomberg recently said he planned to scale back the policy, but also defended it last Sunday for its proven results in reducing crime. (Photo: AP Photo/Seth Wenig)


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Rodney King Dead at 47 - Rodney King, the man whose brutal beating by four white Los Angeles police officers in 1991, along with the controversial acquittal of the officers, spurred violent riots a year later, was found dead Sunday in an apparent drowning accident at his home in Rialto, California. Police are still investigating but suspect no foul play. (Photo: REUTERS/Lou Dematteis)

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President Obama Announces Landmark Deportation Policy - On Friday, President Obama announced a landmark policy that would prevent young immigrants brought to America illegally from deportation. Effective immediately, it allows "law-abiding" individuals who are under 30, have arrived in the U.S. before age 16 and have lived here for five years to obtain two-year, renewable work permits. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Robin Roberts on returning to Good Morning America:  - "I keep pinching myself and I realize this is real. This is actually happening, and I don't have my froggy slippers on, or do I?"(Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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Robin Roberts Diagnosed With Rare Blood Disorder - Good Morning America host Robin Roberts announced last week she suffers from a rare blood and bone marrow disorder called MDS and will undergo a bone marrow transplant from her sister. Roberts said the diagnosis resulted from the treatment she received to beat breast cancer in 2007. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)