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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

 


Mia Love Is Hoping To Become First Republican African-American Woman To Win A Seat In Congress

Mia Love Is Hoping To Become First Republican African-American Woman To Win A Seat In Congress

Thirty-six year old Mayor of Saratoga Springs, Mia Love, is hoping to become the first Republican African-American woman to win a seat in Congress. She delivered a compelling…


After Apple’s Big Win, Samsung Products Being Dumped on the Market

The big legal battle between Apple and Samsung has sparked global actions and reactions, as consumers are adjusting their buying and spending habits to deal with the verdict. …

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Republican National Convention Attendee Refers To African American Woman As ‘Animal’, Throws Nuts At Her

Republican National Convention Attendee Refers To African American Woman As ‘Animal’, Throws Nuts At Her

Former MSNBC anchor, David Schuster tweeted  about an incident involving a Republican National Convention attendee and an African American CNN cameraman. According to Schuster, who is attending the convention,…


Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Accuses President Obama of Race Baiting

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Accuses President Obama of Race Baiting

During an interview with Politico, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer accused President Obama of pandering to Hispanic voters. In Brewer’s estimation, it’s not Republicans and all their “food stamp president” talk that should be considered race baiting, but Obama’s Hispanic outreach: BREWER: It’s all the time, that we’re race-baiting. It’s all the time, you know, that we’re bigots. […]


Police Arrest Suspects For Capturing And Sexually Assaulting Teen In Illinois

Police Arrest Suspects For Capturing And Sexually Assaulting Teen In Illinois

Steven Elliot Johnson of Washington Park Had Sex With Underage Teen That Was Allegedly Held Against Her Will Last week we released the story about a teenage girl,…

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Lupe Fiasco Talks His Exit Strategy

Lupe Fiasco Talks His Exit Strategy

Lupe Fiasco currently has the Hip-Hop community buzzing about his video for the single “ B*tch Bad ” and is known for operating outside of the norms…

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Congressional Black Caucus Lashes Out at Black Democrat Turned Republican, Artur Davis

Congressional Black Caucus Lashes Out at Black Democrat Turned Republican, Artur Davis

Nobody likes a turncoat. Everyone watched as former Senator Alen Specter, a Republican who became a Democrat in 2009, was defeated after his…

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House Speaker Boehner Says He Hopes Blacks and Latinos “Won’t Show Up” This Election

House Speaker Boehner Says He Hopes Blacks and Latinos “Won’t Show Up” This Election

Republican House Speaker John Boehner has admitted that his party’s plan for taking out President Obama is to keep African-Americans and Latinos at…

August 28, 20129 CommentsRead More#

Thief Steals Cell Phone From Ebola Patient and – Shocker – Becomes Infected With Ebola

Thief Steals Cell Phone From Ebola Patient and – Shocker – Becomes Infected With Ebola

They say Karma is a cockeyed b*tch.  Never has that adage been more apt than the recent case in which a thief stole the cell phone of…

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Civil Rights Group In Togo Stage Sex Strike To Force President Into Resignation

Civil Rights Group In Togo Stage Sex Strike To Force President Into Resignation

Isabelle Ameganvi Women of the civil rights group named “Let’s Save Togo” planned to hold a sex strike that started on Monday in hopes of forcing their…

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Trial Starts for Teen Who Pretended to be a Doctor

Trial Starts for Teen Who Pretended to be a Doctor

A Florida teen appears to have been inspired by the comedy from the 90s, “Doogie Howser, M.D.” The problem with 18-year-old Matthew Scheidt is that he was…

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Woman Arrested For Leaving Grandbabies with Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia

Woman Arrested For Leaving Grandbabies with Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia

Many would agree that the reason why it is not a good idea for teenage girls to have babies is because they usually do not have the…

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Guess How Old Pee-Wee Herman is Today?  You Won’t Believe It

Guess How Old Pee-Wee Herman is Today? You Won’t Believe It

I bet you that one question you did not ask yourself this week was “how old is Pee-Wee Herman?”  You won’t believe this one, but Pee-Wee is…

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Missy Elliott Slated To Release Two Singles Over Labor Day Weekend

Missy Elliott Slated To Release Two Singles Over Labor Day Weekend

Singer Missy Elliott Slated To Release Two Singles Talented singer/songwriter/producer, Missy Elliott is slated to bless the world with two singles over the Labor Day holiday weekend.…

 

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Let Toni Morrison Teach You How to Write – For Free

Let Toni Morrison Teach You How to Write – For Free

In the global economy, skills are everything. Whether or not you get a job, or create a job, depends on your level of…

August 28, 20126 CommentsRead More#

Rapper Kendrick Lamar Says He “Doesn’t Believe in Voting”, League of Young Voters Responds

Rapper Kendrick Lamar Says He “Doesn’t Believe in Voting”, League of Young Voters Responds

Rapper Kendrick Lamar touched off a firestorm when, during an interview with TruthIsScaryTV, he  admitted that he doesn’t believe in voting.  “I don’t…

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Paul Ryan Is ‘Proud’ Of Pro-Life Record, Believes Rape Is a ‘Method Of Conception’

Paul Ryan Is ‘Proud’ Of Pro-Life Record, Believes Rape Is a ‘Method Of Conception’

 

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Why Did Spanish Magazine Publish Photoshopped Image of Michelle Obama as Half Naked Slave?

Why Did Spanish Magazine Publish Photoshopped Image of Michelle Obama as Half Naked Slave?

A magazine in Spain, Magazine Fuera de Serie,  has published a photoshopped image of  a partially nude First Lady Michelle Obama. The image shows…

August 27, 2012122 CommentsRead More#

State of Virgina Sets Lower Pass Rate Expectations for Black Students in New Policy

State of Virgina Sets Lower Pass Rate Expectations for Black Students in New Policy

Virginia is not known for being the most racially-progressive state in America, and a recent modification of its academic standards is not going…

August 27, 20127 CommentsRead More#

Romney Plays the Birther Card: ‘No One Has Asked to See My Birth Certificate’

Romney Plays the Birther Card: ‘No One Has Asked to See My Birth Certificate’

If you thought for one minute that the right wing was done delegitimizing President Obama, then think again. The right wing campaign against…

August 26, 20128 CommentsRead More#

Wow:  Nurse Accidentally Throws Away Kidney a Man Donated to Save His Sister

Wow: Nurse Accidentally Throws Away Kidney a Man Donated to Save His Sister

A nurse is in hot water after she may have accidentally took away a woman’s chance to live a healthy life.  The Ohio…

When Paul Ryan was asked about his views on rape and whether or not it should be legal for a woman to get…

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Shyne Clarifies His Decision To Diss Diddy After “Truce”; Says Diddy is a RAT

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Less than 24 hours after releasing the Diddy diss track “You’re Welcome“, Shyne steps forward to clarify his position for releasing the track.  Shyne unleashed his feelings on Twitter and suggested that more than anything the Bad Boy CEO needs help. “Top of the morning gangland military! The Commander in Cheif is pleased to report […]

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He’s Done:  Terrell Owens Cut from the Seattle Seahawks

He’s Done: Terrell Owens Cut from the Seattle Seahawks

It appeared that Terrell Owens might be coming back to the NFL, but those hopes were dashed this week when it was announced…

August 26, 201211 CommentsRead More#

Dr. Boyce:  The Invaluable Art of Being Nice in a Relationship

Dr. Boyce: The Invaluable Art of Being Nice in a Relationship

by Dr. Boyce Watkins I spend a lot of time talking about what it takes for black men to be decent.  Sometimes, brothers…

August 26, 20123 CommentsRead More#

Wyclef Was Planning to Perform for the Republicans, Then Changes His Mind

Wyclef Was Planning to Perform for the Republicans, Then Changes His Mind

Up until this week, Wyclef Jean was scheduled to perform at the Republican National Convention.  That is true no more.  The artist pulled…

August 26, 201218 CommentsRead More#

13-Yr Old Boy Dies After Being Shot in the Back

13-Yr Old Boy Dies After Being Shot in the Back

A 13-year old boy was shot and killed this week in the city of Brooklyn.  Ronald Wallace Jr. died after being shot in…

August 26, 201212 CommentsRead More#

My Ten Sense: Show and tell your kids why they shouldn’t spend all of their money

My Ten Sense: Show and tell your kids why they shouldn’t spend all o

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