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NIH Makes Deal with Family of Woman Whose Cells Have Earned Billions for Drugmakers: Includes No Money

If you don’t know the name Henrietta Lacks, you need to know it.  Lacks is responsible for a long series of advances in the treatment of cervical cancer,…

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Legal and Financial Trouble: Terrence Howard’s Wife Comes to Court with a Black Eye after Fight

Reported By: Britt L A California judge has ordered actor Terrence Howard to stay at least 100 yards away from his ex-wife Michelle Ghent on Tuesday after Ghent…

 

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Pastor Attends Rick Ross/Lil Wayne Concerts and His Church Dumps Him on the Spot
It’s very difficult to argue that rappers are not a mess these days.  Some of…
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Eric Holder Says Prisons are Too Full, Black People Have Been Harmed the Most

Eric Holder Says Prisons are Too Full, Black People Have Been Harmed the Most

It appears that the efforts of activists are working.  In an interview with NPR, Attorney General Eric Holder has finally admitted that there are too many Americans in prison…

 

How Silly Have We Become?  Beyonce Cuts Her Hair and the Internet Goes Insane

How Silly Have We Become? Beyonce Cuts Her Hair and the Internet Goes Insane

People sometimes criticize Jay-Z and Beyonce for having almost no commitment to real social activism.  But can you blame them?  Maybe their behavior is just a reflection of the world in which we live, where a new haircut gets the attention of a pending nuclear holocaust. Beyonce’s army of loyal fans went nuts this week, […]

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Teen Raps on YouTube While Surrounded By SWAT TeamBY:  John “Hennry Harris 19 year-old Josh Jackson showed the world just how real of a rapper he is, in kind of a scary way.  Jackson was accused of threatening his roommates with a knife and was arrested while freestyle rapping about the events on YouTube as SWAT closed in on him. Jackson tagged as […]

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Your Black History: Paul Robeson, One of the Greatest Americans in HistoryBy Aaron D. Johnson Paul Robeson was the definition of a Renaissance man. That is to say he had a broad, in depth, expertise in a plethora of areas. In short, he was a genius with many abilities. Robeson was a celebrated actor, internationally acclaimed singer, outstanding football player, a linguist, and a truly academically […]

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Black Suburb So Broke They Can’t Even Afford to Have a Libraryby John Henry Could you imagine not having access to a library or any of its services they provide?  The library is quietly one of America’s cornerstones if you believe that knowledge is power. In Ford Heights, Illinois they do not have to wonder what it is like to not have a library, because there […]

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Experiment at Rutgers Leads to Hundreds of First Generation College Studentsby Barry Burch Jr. It has now been five years since Rutgers University set off on its admirable experiment, called Rutgers Future Scholars, to place almost 200 low-income students into an intensive multi-year program to prepare them for college, offering them free tuition to Rutgers if they consistently participated.  The results are impressive to say the least. […]

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Ebony Magazine’s Tribute to Trayvon Martin Features Dwayne Wade, Boris Kodjoe and Spike Lee

Ebony Magazine’s Tribute to Trayvon Martin Features Dwayne Wade, Boris Kodjoe and Spike Lee

Ebony Magazine’s tribute to slain teen Trayvon Martin for the September issue features four powerful covers. One of the covers features Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade and his…

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No Respect: Vandal Carves Racial Slurs On Jackie Robinson’s Statue

No Respect: Vandal Carves Racial Slurs On Jackie Robinson’s Statue

Following the racially tense verdict for George Zimmerman, bigotry seems to be at an all time high. NBC Sports reports police are currently searching for a vandal who…

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Dr. Boyce & Yvette: Did Atlantic Records Tell TI to Keep a Destructive Message in his Music?

Dr. Boyce & Yvette: Did Atlantic Records Tell TI to Keep a Destructive Message in his Music?

Dr. Boyce Watkins and Yvette Carnell discuss TI and Atlantic Records…

 

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D’Angelo Cancels Another Concert, Hospitalized with Mystery Medical Emergency

D’Angelo Cancels Another Concert, Hospitalized with Mystery Medical Emergency

The singer D’Angelo doesn’t seem to be doing very well.  He was sent to the hospital and forced to miss a concert after…

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Kamara Taylor: Black America and “Good Hair”

Kamara Taylor: Black America and “Good Hair”

By: Kamara Taylor It’s amazing to me how individuals are perceived and judged on different criteria.  As African Americans are still working…

 

White Supremacists Get Off With Slap on Wrist for New Year’s Eve Attack

White Supremacists Get Off With Slap on Wrist for New Year’s Eve Attack

Two white supremacists were sentenced on Wednesday for attacking two men of Egyptian descent on New Year’s Eve in New Jersey. Michal Gunar and Kyle Powell were convicted…

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Arizona Anti-Obama Protesters Call President the “47% Negro”, Chant “Bye Bye Black Sheep”

Arizona Anti-Obama Protesters Call President the “47% Negro”, Chant “Bye Bye Black Sheep”

Anyone who hasn’t been living under a rock knows that President Barack Obama’s mother was white and his father was Kenyan. What you may not have known, however,…

 

The Best Advice for a Long and Happy Marriage

The Best Advice for a Long and Happy MarriageBy: Krystle Crossman When people are new to marriage, some may look to their friends for advice on how to have the healthiest relationship that they can while others may…

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