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Check out the Janks Morton film, “Hoodwinked,” starring Drs. Boyce Watkins, Marc Lamont Hill, Jawanza Kunjufu, Ivory Toldson and Steve Perry.  To see the trailer for this riveting film, click here

 

T.D. Jakes’ Daughter Has ‘Biblical Grounds Supporting’ Decision To Divorce

T.D. Jakes’ Daughter Has ‘Biblical Grounds Supporting’ Decision To Divorce

Mega pastor T.D. Jakes’ daughter, Sarah D. Henson, recently shocked the Christian community when she announced her pending divorce from her NFL husband of four years, Robert Henson. The leader of the Women’s Ministry at her father’s famed Potter’s House church in Dallas, Texas, took to her personal website to discuss her decision and ask […]

September 14, 20128 CommentsRead More

Parents of Dead Drum Major Angry with FAMU for Not Taking Responsibility

Parents of Dead Drum Major Angry with FAMU for Not Taking Responsibility

The parents of former Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion are livid about the response that the university made to the lawsuit that was filed after his death. …

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Democrat Says She Wants to Impeach President Obama

Democrat Says She Wants to Impeach President Obama

Kesha Rogers is no longer getting any form of backing from the Democratic Party.  The woman who once had aspirations of running for Congress, has lost the support…

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Study Shows Professional Black Women Face Harsher Criticism On The Job

Study Shows Professional Black Women Face Harsher Criticism On The Job

Although women are making significant strides in corporate America, black women are facing harsher penalties than other leaders when organizations fail. It’s a dismal reality that professors Ashleigh…

Usher Discusses Drama, Infidelity, And Crying With Oprah

Usher Discusses Drama, Infidelity, And Crying With Oprah

Oprah Winfrey sat down with superstar Usher Raymond V to discuss his turbulent life over the past year. Raymond has been involved in an on-going, nasty custody battle…

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Meet the New Steel Magnolias

Meet the New Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias is going to be redone with just a bit more color.  The show is set to debut on Lifetime on Sunday, October 7, at 7…

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Third World America: Census Reports 46.2 Million Americans are Living in Poverty

Third World America: Census Reports 46.2 Million Americans are Living in Poverty

The land of opportunity isn’t what it used to be, at least that’s the takeaway from a new Census report entitled   Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance…

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Woman Stabs College Student And Her Boyfriend For Bumping Into Her

Woman Stabs College Student And Her Boyfriend For Bumping Into Her

Dina Saint-Fleur, 25, Was Arrested For Stabbing Two People Be sure to excuse yourself when you bump into someone, especially if that someone is 25-year-old Dina Saint-Fleur.…

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Eddie Glaude, Cornel West Call Obama out for Neglect of Black AmericaEddie Glaude, Cornel West and several other Black Princeton Professors in the Center for African American Studies are not satisfied with President Obama’s performance and they are not holding back. Some of them have even gone on Twitter to voice their dissatisfaction. CAAS Chair Eddie Glaude GS ’97 has been consistent in voicing his concern […]

 

 

by Dr. Boyce Watkins A rapper who thought that it was fun to brag on Twitter about drinking and driving died shortly after sending his last tweet.  The…

September 13, 201225 CommentsRead More

by Yvette Carnell In a new interview with the New York Times, Jay-Z trashes Occupy Wall Street, saying “What’s the thing on the wall, what are you fighting for?”…

School Gives 4-Yr Old a Double Root Canal without the Mother’s Permission

School Gives 4-Yr Old a Double Root Canal without the Mother’s Permission

Maybe when you sign those little forms they give you when your kids get sent to school, you should take a second to actually understand what you’re…

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Los Angeles-area Hospital Investigates Racist Hanging Effigy

Los Angeles-area Hospital Investigates Racist Hanging Effigy

The IT department at Kaiser Hospital Riverside in Southern California is buzzing after a doll was found hanging from a noose with it’s face painted black. The…

 

THE TRUTH IS…GOD’S WORD…THE HOLY BIBLE IS PRICELESS  The Truth is…….God’s Word…The Holy Bible Is Priceless In 1st Thessalonians chapter 2 verses 10-13 we find written, “You are witnesses, and so is God, of how holy, righteous and blameless we were among you who believed. For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own […]

5 Things On Your Face That Reveal Your Health

The old adage of something being “written all over your face” is very true in…

September 14, 2012 / No Comment / Read More

School Removes Black Girl for Tights being Brown Like her SkinOn Friday, an eleven year old African American girl was removed from class because the teacher’s aid felt that her brown tights looked too much like her skin. Deja Tunstill, an honor’s student at Mount Gleason Middle School in Los Angeles, was sent to the principle’s office because the teacher’s aid said that her brown […]

Hillary Clinton Defends Freedom of Speech, While Distancing US From Anti-Muslim Film

Hillary Clinton Defends Freedom of Speech, While Distancing US From Anti-Muslim Film

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is disconnecting the US government from the film that she claims sparked the violence that led to the…

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins Michelle Obama took a visit with Dr. Oz on his TV show, using her popularity to bolster her husband’s chances at reelection.  Michelle is…

September 11, 201266 CommentsRead More

 

Kanye West: “Mitt Romney Don’t Pay No Tax”

Kanye West: “Mitt Romney Don’t Pay No Tax”

Hip-hop, once called the CNN of the streets, has always been political. Although the level of conscious political hip hop has waned with…

September 13, 20122 CommentsRead More

Police: Naked Man Chews on Woman’s Head During Deranged Attack

Police: Naked Man Chews on Woman’s Head During Deranged Attack

Just when we thought the zombie like attacks were finished, a Pennsylvania man chews on a neighbor’s face during a violent rampage.  CBS…

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When and Where Can You Buy the iPhone 5?

 Now that the iPhone 5 is official, the real fun can begin. Ensuring that you’ll be one of the lucky few to have the latest iPhone in your…

September 14, 2012 / No Comment / Read More

Do Women Always Want Men with More Money and Status, or Does that Change?

Scientists remain fascinated with the things that attract men and women to one another.   One of the age-old beliefs is that women tend to be attracted to…

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Rihanna Tells CNN’s Piers Morgan to “Grow a D*ck”

Rihanna is apparently not one to take an insult too lightly.  Piers Morgan from CNN…

Study: Fish Oil Pills Don’t Help You Fight Heart Disease

Don’t you hate it when a scientific study tells you to do one thing, and then the media pushes that message for 20 years, only to tell you…

4 Dead, 8 Injured in Las Vegas after Car Crashes into Bus Stop

Four innocent pedestrians have lost their lives due to a speeding car that crashed into a bus stop in Las Vegas, on…

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Meet the Woman Who Is Leading the Chicago Teacher’s Union Strike: Karen Lewis

Some have wondered about Karen Lewis, the woman who is going head-to-head with Rahm Emanuel over the pay and benefits of the…

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New York City Bans All Large Sugary Soft Drinks

Americans are fat, too fat.  It costs the nation hundreds of billions of dollars to care for people health ailments related to…

Why Black People Don’t Get Hired: The Dr. Boyce Explanation

Why Black People Don’t Get Hired: The Dr. Boyce Explanationby Dr. Boyce Watkins Ta-Nehisi Coates at The Atlantic recently wrote an article called “The Economics of Magazines and Diversity.”   The title was not nearly as interesting as the one that reeled me in:  “Why Magazines Don’t Hire Black Writers.”  The question is one that I hear asked on a regular basis, and one that I’ve thought […]

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