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Swimming in Debt: Wealth Gap Between Blacks and Whites Has Tripled

Swimming in Debt: Wealth Gap Between Blacks and Whites Has<br /><br />
        Tripled

by Dr. Boyce Watkins The wealth gap in America has been a persistent problem in this country since its founding.  Over 400 years of slavery and a series…

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INDIANA’S LARGEST MEGACHURCH MAY END UP IN FORECLOSURE DUE TO EXTRAVAGANT SPENDING HABITS
One of the largest megachurches in America may end up being foreclosed after serious financial…
FEBRUARY 27, 2013 | 0 COMMENTS
What<br /><br />
          is Dennis Rodman Doing in North Korea?

What is Dennis Rodman Doing in North Korea?

Diplomatic relations between the U.S. and North Korea may be a bit strained right now, but don’t fret, because Dennis Rodman is in North Korea. The group Rodman…

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Ouch: Jet Magazine Editor Disrespects<br /><br />
          Fantasia for Being Illiterate

Ouch: Jet Magazine Editor Disrespects Fantasia for Being Illiterate

Mitzi Miller, the editor-in-chief at Jet Magazine, is in hot water after making comments on her Facebook page about the singer.  Miller and her magazine were feeling the heat after Fantasia appeared on the cover of the magazine.  Fantasia had expressed outrage over the cover, stating that the image was nearly 10 years old. Apparently, […]

 

War on<br /><br />
          Democracy: Half of Michigan’s Blacks Being Disenfranchised,<br /><br />
          Will Have No Local Government

War on Democracy: Half of Michigan’s Blacks Being Disenfranchised, Will Have No Local Government

by Yvette Carnell The easiest way to disenfranchise voters isn’t to keep them away from the polls, but to abolish their right to select their own leaders. That’s…

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Justice<br /><br />
          Roberts Attacks Voting Rights Act, Asks: Are Southerners ‘More<br /><br />
          Racist’ Than Other Americans?

Justice Roberts Attacks Voting Rights Act, Asks: Are Southerners ‘More Racist’ Than Other Americans?

Chief Supreme Court Justice John Roberts has long been an opponent of the Voting Rights Act, and he made his position clear during Wednesday’s oral arguments at the Supreme…

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Former Slave Gets Helping Hand from Brooklyn Nets<br /><br />
          Owner

Former Slave Gets Helping Hand from Brooklyn Nets Owner

Bruce Ratner, one of the minority owners of the Brooklyn Nets, gave 19-year-old Sudanese youth, Ker Deng, the opportunity to make one of his dreams come true. Deng…

February 27, 2013 / / Read More #

UN Report: Due To NATO, West Africa<br /><br />
          Is Flooded With Weapons From Lybia

UN Report: Due To NATO, West Africa Is Flooded With Weapons From Lybia

By Victor Trammell According to a a UN report, 10,000 to 20,000 Lybian weapons have been sold to other African nations since the death of Lybia’s former ruler Muammar Gaddafi. Gaddafi’s formerly controlled weapons arsenal is now in the hands of the uruly rebels, who […]

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19-Year-Old Male<br /><br />
            Killed In Shooting At Coastal Carolina University Residence<br /><br />
            HallBy Victor Trammell Another tragic school shooting occured yesterday that left a student dead. The victim was identified as Anthony Darnell Liddell, (pictured) 19, a sophomore at Coastal Carolina University (CCU). According to Martha Hunn, a CUU spokeswoman, a 911 call was placed from the school Tuesday around 7:22 p.m. EST. A short time later, Campus […]

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Republican Sen. Marco Rubio<br /><br />
          Says Lil Wayne is Definitely Not the New Tupac

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio Says Lil Wayne is Definitely Not the New Tupac

With the sequester looming, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio found time to chat with TMZ and provide support for his claim that rapper Lil Wayne has nothing on Tupac.…

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U. Alabama Gives Full Ride to an 8th<br /><br />
          Grader: Exploitation?

U. Alabama Gives Full Ride to an 8th Grader: Exploitation?

Talent scouts are now looking for stars in middle school as the college football recruiting race is heating up. Dylan Moses, 14, who is only in eighth grade,…

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Rep. Ellison<br /><br />
          Thrown Off Fox News For Calling Hannity a Liar, “Worst Excuse<br /><br />
          For a Journalist”

Rep. Ellison Thrown Off Fox News For Calling Hannity a Liar, “Worst Excuse For a Journalist”

by Yvette Carnell During a particularly hostile interview on Sean Hannity’s show last night, Democratic Congressman Keith Ellison lost his cool and accused Fox News host Sean Hannity…

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How To Heal From Heart Break

How To Heal From<br /><br />
            Heart BreakBy Staff Blogger Breakups are heard and as much as we would like to be over the person without needing to distract ourselves, quite often a distraction is…

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What We Can Learn From a 73-Year Marriage

What<br /><br />
            We Can Learn From a 73-Year MarriageBy Staff Blogger There are many “experts” out there giving advice about how to make a marriage work and last and while we understand that not only people…

Report: Jesse Jackson Jr. Writing Memoir<br /><br />
          to Set the Record Straight

Report: Jesse Jackson Jr. Writing Memoir to Set the Record Straight

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., who resigned from Congress in November, is writing a memoir to clear up his legacy, according to the Chicago Tribune. Jackson has pleaded guilty to misusing $750,000…

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Dr. Boyce: Michael Wilbon,<br /><br />
          Seth McFarlane and Black People Hosting the Oscars

Dr. Boyce: Michael Wilbon, Seth McFarlane and Black People Hosting the Oscars

by Dr. Boyce Watkins Discussing race on ESPN shows can be dangerous and get you fired.  But that doesn’t stop Michael Wilbon from saying what’s on his mind.…

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HEAVEN: WHAT DOES AND DOESN’T GET YOU IN
Hello All Christian News Family! What gets us into heaven? God’s saving grace — period….
FEBRUARY 27, 2013 | 0 COMMENTS

 

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