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Meet Sgt. William H. Carney:  The First Black Man to Win the Medal of Honor

Meet Sgt. William H. Carney: The First Black Man to Win the Medal of Honor

Sgt. William H. Carney risked his life in 1863 to safeguard the U.S. flag, the symbol of American pride, inspiration and patriotism for over 200 years. Thus he…

 

Research Indicates Asthma Patients Have a Larger Number of Fungi In Their Lungs

Researchers are hoping that their latest discovery will create better treatment for those battling with…

February 22, 2013 / No Comment / Read More

Police Notify Georgia Mom of Her Son’s Death Through Facebook

Anna Lamb-Creasey had no idea what happened to her son, Ricky Lamb, who had been missing…

February 20, 2013 / 14 Comments / Read More

 

Scientists Create a Powerful New Anti-Malaria Drug

Scientists Create a Powerful New Anti-Malaria DrugAustralian researchers say they have found the key to a new anti-malarial drug, which kills the parasite responsible with a salt overdose. It’s the first new discovery in…

February 22, 2013 / No Comment / Read More

 

Dallas Police Reveal Josh Brent Was Driving at Least 110 MPH Before Fatal Crash

Dallas Police Reveal Josh Brent Was Driving at Least 110 MPH Before Fatal Crash

Dallas police officers have released shocking information regarding the fatal Dec. 7 car crash that took the life of Dallas Cowboy players Jerry Brown. Moments leading up to…

February 22, 2013 / / Read More

Homeless Man Who Returned Ring Awarded $60K+, Connects With Siblings

Homeless Man Who Returned Ring Awarded $60K+, Connects With Siblings

This story will restore your faith in humanity. Just a week ago, we reported that Billy Ray Harris, a homeless man in Kansas City, received a diamond engagement…

February 22, 2013 / / Read More

The HIV Infection Rate Has Doubled in the Gay Community

The HIV Infection Rate Has Doubled in the Gay CommunityNew research shows that HIV has grown in the gay community in the last 20 years. This increase appears to be the result of the gay community being…

February 22, 2013 / No Comment / Read More

 

Soledad O’Brien Leaving CNN Morning Show But Not Leaving CNN

Soledad O’Brien Leaving CNN Morning Show But Not Leaving CNN

Shock-waves went through cyberspace, as it was announced that Soledad O’Brien would be leaving CNN. But O’Brien is not leaving CNN, she is venturing out to do something new with the newsoutlet. O’Brien, with the help of CNN and Jeff Zucker, is starting her own production company, Starfish Media. Her documentary series Black in […]

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Dr. Wilmer Leon:  From Paul Robeson to Dwayne “Lil Wayne” Carter

Dr. Wilmer Leon: From Paul Robeson to Dwayne “Lil Wayne” Carter

By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon III The one word to describe Paul Robeson is “giant”.  He was born April 9, 1898 and died…

 

Law and Order SVU Recreates Chris Brown and Rihanna 2009 Incident In New Episode

Law and Order SVU Recreates Chris Brown and Rihanna 2009 Incident In New Episode

Law & Order SVU is known for taking their stories straight from popular headlines. This headline episode may have fans watching to see if they get it right. A surefire ratings booster, SVU has taken on what happened between Rihanna and Chris Brown, that fateful night in 2009. Although the two, in real life, are […]

 

Dr. Boyce:  Emmett Till’s Family is Rightfully Angry at Lil Wayne’s Blatant Disrespectby Dr. Boyce Watkins When a rapper says he’s gonna “pop a pill” then “beat that p*ssy like Emmett Till,” that’s when we know that he might have gone a little bit too far.  But that’s just what happened this week, and the Till family isn’t happy. Lil Wayne and Future, two very talented hip-hop […]

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A Cure for Parkinson’s Disease Might Be Just Around the Corner

A Cure for Parkinson’s Disease Might Be Just Around the CornerBeloved celebrity Michael J. Fox made Parkinson’s disease a household name after years of making his struggle with the illness publicly known. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological…

February 22, 2013 / No Comment / Read More

Did You Know that Couples in Love Share the Same Heart Rate?

Did You Know that Couples in Love Share the Same Heart Rate?How exactly does love work? People say that they love someone with all of their heart, but the feelings of love are caused by chemical reactions in the…

February 22, 2013 / No Comment / Read More

 

 

Your Black History: The Life, Rise, & Fall Of Malcolm X

Your Black History: The Life, Rise, & Fall Of Malcolm X

By Victor Trammell On this day 48 years ago, life ended for one of the most profound civil rights figures in American history. At Manhattan, New York’s Audubon Ballroom on February 21, 1965, Malcolm X was delivering a speech to an enthusiastic crowd. In the middle of the ceremony, three gunmen rushed onstage and pumped 15 […]

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President Obama Has Pardoned only 1.5% as Many People as Gerald FordWith the impact of the prison industrial complex, it would seem that the nation’s first black president would be rushing to grant pardons and clemency to those who were given unusually long sentences for non-violent drug distribution.   Victims of the War on Drugs, many of whom are African American, were given prison terms of […]

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Medicare Drug Gap Poses Risk for Persons Suffering With Mental Disorders

According to a study conducted by lead research author Kenneth J. Smith of Univ. of Pittsburgh, coverage gaps in Medicare Part D increase costs and health risks for…

February 21, 2013 / No Comment / Read More

 

Sociologists Attribute the War On Drugs to Poverty, AIDS, Juvenile Delinquency In Black CommunitySocial scientists believe the stricter penal system during the failed War On Drugs, which has proven to essentially be a strategic plan to destroy the urban community, has caused a massive shift in economic gain, or lack thereof, for the black community. Black men are significantly imprisoned more than their white counterparts and their sentences […]

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New Marketing Model Tracks Your Media Usage by the Hour

As access to advanced technology becomes more accessible, marketers are working feverishly to form marketing models that will help companies reach their potential audience at the right time.…

February 21, 2013 / No Comment / Read More

Is Beer Better For You Than Wine?

Is Beer Better For You Than Wine?Beer has been routinely blamed as the source of obesity for middle aged men and people who enjoy a few brewskies from time to time. If you see…

February 21, 2013 / No Comment / Read More

 

Cops Surround the Home of Metta World Peace (Ron Artest) Over BB Guns

Cops Surround the Home of Metta World Peace (Ron Artest) Over BB GunsLos Angeles Lakers player Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, was startled to find dozens of cops standing outside of his home after a concerned neighbor notified authorities…

February 22, 2013 / / Read More

Black Teens Judged On Race, Not On How Smart They Are.

Black Teens Judged On Race, Not On How Smart They Are.  The stakes are high for a group of teenagers trying out for a fictional television quiz show called “Smart, Smarter, Smartest,” and competitive situations are a breeding ground…

 

Three Ways to Tell Your Partner that You’re Pregnant

Three Ways to Tell Your Partner that You’re Pregnant

by JR. Roberts Finding out that you are pregnant is only the first step on an emotional journey. Hopefully, you are excited to hear the news and you will need to tell your partner that you are pregnant. So what is the best way to do it? Some people would prefer to use a skywriter […]

February 21, 2013No CommentRead More

The Art of Chasing Dreams: A Lesson from Dr. King

The Art of Chasing Dreams: A Lesson from Dr. King

The myriad of arts in this world is expansive in range. There are the language arts, the performing arts, fine arts, martial arts, culinary arts and many more. Yet, have you ever pondered the art of chasing dreams? If you have not before, there is no better time than now, because this year’s Black History […]

 

 

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Doctors Misdiagnose A Stroke, Nearly Killing 15-Year-Old

Doctors Misdiagnose A Stroke, Nearly Killing 15-Year-OldWhen something is wrong with our bodies, we expect healthcare professionals to actually take care of our health. Yes, we do live in a time where hypochondriacs take…

 

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What Women Want From their Employers

What Women Want From their EmployersIn the last five decades or so, the work place has shifted more and more to accommodate the fact that more and more women continue to work outside of their…

February 21, 2013No CommentRead More

Too Drunk? Pop a Pill and Get Sober

Too Drunk? Pop a Pill and Get SoberScientists are in the process of developing a new medication that may be the quick cure to drunkenness. They are developing a cocktail of enzymes that should rapidly reduce the…

February 21, 2013No CommentRead More

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