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Son of Fulton County Chairman Robbed at Gunpoint Outside of Morehouse CollegeReported by Stacey Beacon During this time of the year, parents throughout the nation anxiously drive their college freshmen to their dormitory and wish them well on their journey into adulthood. Today Fulton County Chairman John Henry Eaves was one of those lucky parents. He dropped off his first-born son on the campus of Morehouse […]

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“I Will Never Deny My Savior,” Pastor Said as Men Killed Him for Being a Christian
How much do you love Jesus?  If someone had just murdered you for being a…
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Get Ready: Republicans Propose Bill With A 10-Year, $40 Billion Cut To Federal Food Stamp Programby Victor Trammell The congressional battle over the issue of government spending has come to a head once again. According to NBC News, the Republicans have a deal on the table that outlines its plan to cut the nation’s food stamp budget by $40 billion over the next decade. The move will drastically reduce benefits for […]

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“Dream Defenders” Student Group Still Standing On Florida State Capitol Against Stand Your Groundby Victor Trammell The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin in Florida has brought much public scrutiny against the state’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense laws. Many advocates against the lack of justice in the Trayvon Martin case have worked together to bring pressure on the state of Florida. These advocates are outraged over […]

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Florida Governor Outraged at Rev. Jesse Jackson for Speaking Up about Racism in the State

Florida Governor Outraged at Rev. Jesse Jackson for Speaking Up about Racism in the State

by Barry Burch Jr. Reverend Jesse Jackson has been known to speak his mind, and recently his train of thought has warranted the attention of Florida Governor, Rick…

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Kanye West, Father Michael Pfleger, Give Back to Chicago Youth with “Got Bars” Program

Kanye West, Father Michael Pfleger, Give Back to Chicago Youth with “Got Bars” Program

By Aaron D. Johnson In the wake of Chicago being the hotbed of gun violence for young African Americans, especially African American males, Kanye West is looking to…

 

 

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Nigerian Christians Ask US Government to Name Boko Haram a Terrorist Group
At a press conference in Washington D.C. held by organizations representing Nigerian Christians, leaders asked…
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Black Unemployment Hits 5 Year Low, but Still Terribly High

Black Unemployment Hits 5 Year Low, but Still Terribly High

by Barry Burch Jr. Good news in Black America – the unemployment rate is the lowest its been in five years, according to the government’s most recent job report.  A total of 12.6-percent of Blacks are unemployed, which is a nearly 4-percent decrease  from the numbers in August of 2011.  And although the percentage still stands at […]

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Message of Congresswoman Soliciting Bribe Gets Leakedby Barry Burch Jr. It sounds like an innocent call being made to solicit a contribution, bu critics are charging that it’s a demand for a bribe.  A message was left by Congresswoman Eleanore Holmes Norton for a lobbyist, and it has been leaked all over the internet.  In nearly every other country in the world, Norton […]

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Former NSA Officials Confirm that the Government is Recording Everything You Do

Former NSA Officials Confirm that the Government is Recording Everything You Doby Barry Burch Jr. PBS’s Judy Woodroof sat down with two former National Security Agency (NSA) officials, Russell Tice and William Binney for an interview about whether all domestic…

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Penn State President, Other Officials, May Go to Prison for Covering Up Child Abuse

Penn State President, Other Officials, May Go to Prison for Covering Up Child AbuseBy Aaron D. Johnson The fallout from the Penn State s*ex abuse scandal is widening. It is becoming more and more evident that many high level officials at

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Getting Back in the Fight: What Black America Can and Must do to Fight Injustice

by: Lavon Stennis Williams As Black America was reeling from the blow caused by the recent Supreme Court Decisions gutting the Voting Rights Act and raising the bar for Affirmative Action higher … [Read More…]

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When Certain People, Places, or Things No Longer Serve Your Purpose

by: Tracy McNeil (TracyMac) Change is inevitable and transitions can show up in so many ways: relationships, career, finances and physical – weight, hair, and skin, my feet and my nice shoes. …[Read More…]

 

 

Jay-Z, Here’s What Activism Looks Like: Picture of Harry Belafonte Being Booked at a Police Station

Jay-Z, Here’s What Activism Looks Like:  Picture of Harry Belafonte Being Booked at a Police StationThis week, there has been a great deal of dialogue surrounding the spat between Jay-Z and Harry Belafonte.  An article was written on that subject by Dr. Boyce Watkins, who…

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Dr. Boyce: Don Lemon is an Angry White Man Who Just Happens to be Black

Dr. Boyce:  Don Lemon is an Angry White Man Who Just Happens to be Blackby Dr. Boyce Watkins Once, I expressed concern to a friend about the policies being endorsed by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.   My friend then asked me, “Would…

 

 

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Carin’ and Sharin’ Breast Cancer Awareness

by: Chef Timothy Moore In their lifetime one in 8 women will develop breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, it is the second leading cause of death in women, surpassed only by …[Read More…]

 

 

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Sister Sister: Tia Mowry Gives Advice on Staying Close With Your Sister

Sister Sister: Tia Mowry Gives Advice on Staying Close With Your Sister

By: Krystle Crossman Tia and Tamara Mowry are not only twin sisters, but they are friends. Some members of their blog have asked how they stay so close and look…

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Man Baffles Doctors; Claims to Have Gone 70 Years Without Food or Water

Man Baffles Doctors; Claims to Have Gone 70 Years Without Food or Water

By: Krystle Crossman Prahlad Jani is coming up on his 84th birthday. He claims to have left his hometown of Rajasthan, India when he was seven years old to live…

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