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House of Horrors Trial Closing Arguments Show the Dirty Side of a Disturbing Procedure
The trial of 72-year old Dr. Kermit Gosnell has been entirely full of political implications…
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Robbing the Cradle? 112-Year Old Man Marries a 17-Year Old Woman

Robbing the Cradle? 112-Year Old Man Marries a 17-Year Old Woman

Hundreds of people got together to celebrate an African wedding that was somewhat unique.   A 112-year old man in Somalia married  17-year old girl, getting the attention,…

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Mountain Dew Releases Arguably the Most Racist Commercial in History

Mountain Dew Releases Arguably the Most Racist Commercial in History

by Dr. Boyce Watkins If you’ve never heard of Felicia the Goat, you’ll know about her soon.  Felicia the Goat is the main character in a recent Mountain…

 

Nevada Psychiatric Hospital Dumping Patients Out Of State Via Public Transport?

By Staff Blogger It is common knowledge that in a normal society, we protect the women, children and elderly from harm since they tend to be the most…

 

Great News For Detroit: High-school Grads Can Go to College for Free

Detroit has been facing a lot of challenges and they really needed  at least one…

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Politico Writer Says Black Politicians Have Not Progressed in the Obama Era

Politico Writer Says Black Politicians Have Not Progressed in the Obama Era

A recent article by Jonathan Martin at Politico has gotten the attention political observers nation-wide.  Martin says that the rise of President Barack Obama has not translated to good fortunes for other African Americans in the political arena.   He says that five years after Obama surprised the country by winning the Iowa caucuses, the […]

 

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Democratic Strategist Donna Brazile Heaps Praise on George W. Bush’s Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort

Democratic Strategist Donna Brazile Heaps Praise on George W. Bush’s Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort

Former President George W. Bush made a series of rare media appearances last week in the run up to the opening of his presidential library. Bush made the case for his legacy last week, but he wasn’t the only person reassessing the Bush legacy with kinder and gentler eyes. CNN contributor and Democratic strategist Donna […]

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Emmett Till’s Family Wants Mountain Dew to Drop Lil Wayne for Not Apologizing

Emmett Till’s Family Wants Mountain Dew to Drop Lil Wayne for Not Apologizing

by Dr Boyce Watkins The family of the late Emmett Till is entirely fed up with corporations who provide sponsorship to rappers seeking to desecrate the memory of…

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Jeff Lightsy Sports Report:  When an Openly Gay Player Comes Out in the NBA, What’s Next?

Jeff Lightsy Sports Report: When an Openly Gay Player Comes Out in the NBA, What’s Next?

by Jeff Lightsy First openly gay active athlete, Jason Collins On Monday NBA Center Jason Collins became the first openly active gay male professional athlete. Jason came out…

Why is the Nation of Islam Listed as a Hate Group by the Southern Poverty Law CenterDid you know that the Southern Poverty Law Center lists the Nation of Islam as a hate group?  The group  is respected by millions of people around the world, and does quite a bit of work in the black community, much of this work being the things that no one else is willing to do. […]

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Celibacy: Is That What’s Hot In The Streets?

Celibacy: Is That What’s Hot In The Streets?

by Maria Lloyd Although many people attribute their religious and/or spiritual beliefs to the decision to practice celibacy, a global study has proven that it works in attracting men. The study, reported in the European Journal of Personality, researched the impact of “playing hard to get” tactics on 1,500 men and women to see which ones work […]

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Atlanta Television Personality Arrested for DUI

Atlanta Television Personality Arrested for DUI

Elle Duncan is an 11Alive Traffic reporter whose job might now be in jeopardy.   She is also a former radio personality for the popular V-103 radio station in Atlanta.  But a DUI charge on Saturday is putting her career at risk. After an Atlanta Hawks game on Saturday, she was arrested and charged with […]

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Black Woman Poised to Become First African-American Woman to Serve On NY’s Highest Court

Black Woman Poised to Become First African-American Woman to Serve On NY’s Highest Court

Following her nomination by Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this month, New York State Supreme Court Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam of the Appellate Division, First Department, is poised to become the…

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Mike Tyson Says He Likes Paying Taxes But Had More Money Under Republican Presidents

Mike Tyson Says He Likes Paying Taxes But Had More Money Under Republican Presidents

Former boxing champ Mike Tyson, who owes millions to the IRS,  said during an interview with Fox & Friends Monday that he doesn’t have a problem paying taxes. …

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Asa Lovechild:  Beyonce’s “No Pictures” Rule May Have Backfired

Asa Lovechild: Beyonce’s “No Pictures” Rule May Have Backfired

Beyoncé thought she was saved from all of the bad photos coming out via social media, but the singer was sadly mistaken. The diva recently completed her first…

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National Poll Shows African-Americans Show ‘Solid Support’ for Immigration Reform

National Poll Shows African-Americans Show ‘Solid Support’ for Immigration Reform

A new national poll of more than 800 African-Americans shows solid support for an immigration reform proposal that includes a roadmap to citizenship. The poll also counters the…

 

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ESPN Analyst and Christian Under Fire For Comments about Openly Gay Player
Chris Broussard is a regular on ESPN and one of the most respected sports journalists…
April 29, 2013 | 18 Comments

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The Penn Speaks: When God Turns the Heat Up on Life
Hello All Christian News Family! Heat is used to purify many things — everything from…
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Man Yells “Fake Preacher!” Jumps Over the Pew and Stabs Four at Church
Sunday is a day for gathering to celebrate the gift of God in our lives….
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Jermaine Jackson’s May Go to Jail Over $30,000 in Child Support

Jermaine Jackson’s May Go to Jail Over $30,000 in Child Support

Jermaine Jackson hasn’t had a hit record in a very long time, and may find that the child supportcourts aren’t willing to show him any mercy.   The brother of Michael Jackson, who is also being treated as a deadbeat dad, is behind by $30,000 in his child support payments. Jackson is now 58-years […]

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