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Dr. Boyce:  Why I am Boycotting Nike’s LeBron James Sneaker

Dr. Boyce: Why I am Boycotting Nike’s LeBron James Sneaker

by Dr. Boyce Watkins, KultureKritic.com Nike, being the marketing geniuses that they happen to be, are always testing the limits of our collective…


Autopsy:  Rodney King Drown to Death, Drugs In His System

Autopsy: Rodney King Drown to Death, Drugs In His System

Police have ruled that the death of the late Rodney King was the result of accidental drowning.  It was also determined that King had ingested several drugs into…

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Facebook Fans Don’t Believe that Loretta Divine is 63 Years Old

Facebook Fans Don’t Believe that Loretta Divine is 63 Years Old

Did you know that Loretta Divine was 63 years old? People on Facebook are astonished about the fact that actress Loretta Divine just celebrated her 63rd birthday.   The…

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Cook County Board President: Ronald Reagan Deserves “A Special Place In Hell” For Drug Policies

Cook County Board President: Ronald Reagan Deserves “A Special Place In Hell” For Drug Policies

Toni Preckwinkle, President of Cook County Board, the second-most populous county in the nation, shocked audience members at a conference in Champaign, Ill. when she stated the…

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Eighteen-Year-Old Basketball Star Sentenced Three Years In Prison, Collapses In Court

Eighteen-Year-Old Basketball Star Sentenced Three Years In Prison, Collapses In Court

Instead of attending elaborate dinners and ceremonies commemorating his college pick, 18-year-old Tony Farmer will be spending three years in prison. The 6-foot-7 athlete is one of…


Chavis Carter Called His Girlfriend Minutes Before Being Shot in the Police Car

Chavis Carter Called His Girlfriend Minutes Before Being Shot in the Police Car

Police are saying that the man who was shot in the back of a police car while handcuffed called his girlfriend and told her that he had a gun.  The case of Chavis Carter has gotten attention from the nation, including civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, who called for an investigation.   Carter’s


Nomalanga: South African President, Zuma Offends Women Saying It’s Not Okay to be Single, Women Need Children to Train Them to be Women

Nomalanga: South African President, Zuma Offends Women Saying It’s Not Okay to be Single, Women Need Children to Train Them to be Women

Mail & Gaurdian, a South African publication, is reporting that many women are highly offended at South African President, Jacob Zuma’s comments. Speaking on a television show of his  daughter Duduzile’s marriage, Zuma expressed happiness for his daughter and then went on to say: “I was also happy because I wouldn’t want to stay with […]

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Requesting that Justice Department Probe Handcuffed Man’s Shooting in Arkansas Patrol CarEver since the news broke about Chavis Carter, the young man who police claim shot himself in the head while handcuffed, there have been many questions about the police’s claims. On Wednesday, Rev. Jesse Jackson spoke to the media with Teresa Carter, Chavis’ mother, who was continuously being comforted by their attorney, Benjamin Irwin, during […]

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Listen to the President of Ireland Make a Fool of This Tea Partier

Listen to the President of Ireland Make a Fool of This Tea Partier

by Yvette Carnell This exchange, from 2010, is of Ireland’s President, Michael D Higgins, taking apart Tea Party loving radio host Michael Graham. What Higgins…

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Big Brother Alert: F.B.I. Set to Share Facial Recognition Searches With Police Departments

Big Brother Alert: F.B.I. Set to Share Facial Recognition Searches With Police Departments

Police departments across the country will soon have access to the FBI’s facial recognition software. Allgov.com reports: Under the expanding pilot project, the FBI…

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White Supremacists Are Joining Military to Get Weapons Training

White Supremacists Are Joining Military to Get Weapons Training

White supremacists reportedly believe that  ”rahowa” – racial holy war – is coming, and they plan on being prepared. Part of that preparation includes…

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Texas Judge Preparing For Civil War if Obama Reelected

Texas Judge Preparing For Civil War if Obama Reelected

Whenever right wingers discuss the Civil War, one of the first points made is that the war wasn’t over slavery, but states’ rights.…

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Watch: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall Eviscerates Conservative Radio Host Over Todd Akin’s Refusal To Drop Out

Watch: MSNBC’s Tamron Hall Eviscerates Conservative Radio Host Over Todd Akin’s Refusal To Drop Out

If you want to evade questions and speak in vague platitudes, then it’s probably best not  to agree to be interviewed by MSNBC’s…


Your Children’s Favorite Website May Be Breaking The Law

A coalition of nearly 20 children’s advocacy, health, and  public interests groups are planning to file complaints with the Federal Trade Commission this week. They’re accusing Happymeal.com, Nick.com,…

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Viola Davis ‘Won’t Back Down’ from Contoversial Movie Role

Viola Davis ‘Won’t Back Down’ from Contoversial Movie Role

Viola Davis is once again facing some heat for playing a controversial role. Her role in the highly controversial movie, ‘the Help”, as Aibileen Clark earned her…

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Woman Falls Asleep on Airplane and Wakes to Find Man Groping Her Body

Woman Falls Asleep on Airplane and Wakes to Find Man Groping Her Body

Imagine that you’re on a long flight and you take a sleeping pill in order to get some rest.  Then, you wake up and are being fondled…

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What Michelle Obama Can Teach Us About Creating A Quality Work Life Balance

What Michelle Obama Can Teach Us About Creating A Quality Work Life Balance

First Lady Michelle Obama has been one of the most prominent first ladies in the history of US Presidents. While several first ladies have often opted to…

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Shyne Releases Diddy Diss Track

Shyne Releases Diddy Diss Track

Former Bad Boy rapper Shyne has released a diss record aimed at Diddy even though the two met earlier this year to handle their differences. The track…

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Daughter of Nigerian General Strangled, Robbed by Students Who Lured Her In On the Internet

Daughter of Nigerian General Strangled, Robbed by Students Who Lured Her In On the Internet

Cynthia Osokogu, the daughter of a high-ranking general in Nigeria, was murdered by students during a robbery.  Osokogu was the daughter of Major General Frank Osokogu, and…

Hello, Can You Hear Me Now? 10 Cities With The Worst Cell Phone Reception

One of the most frustrating things is talking on a cell phone with faulty reception, especially when you’re having a critical conversation. One of the primary factors for…

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Research Shows that Coffee Can Make You Emotionally Handicapped

Travis Bradberry at Forbes.com recently wrote a piece about how the regular consumption of caffeine can be very bad for your EQ, or Emotional Intelligence.  This is startling…

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Woman Loses $4.7M On An Apartment That Didn’t Have Heat, Hot Water, Nor AC

A judge in NYC ruled in favor of a property developer for an unfinished, luxurious apartment complex in NYC, costing the ex-wife of a software tycoon, her $4.7M…

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Lawrence Watkins, Forbes.com: How to Increase Customers for Your Business

by Lawrence Watkins, Forbes.com One of my favorite local spots is a sandwich shop called Which Wich. They have standard sandwich options like the meatball sub and BBQ…

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Tennesee State Professor Arrested on Campus

Dr. Jane Davis, a professor at Tennessee State University, was arrested this morning on campus.  Dr. Davis was charged with disorderly conduct.  She is accused of “interrupting a…

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It Costs $35 Million Dollars to Send an HD Video On an AT&T Cell Phone While Roaming Outside the US

In a really funny video that kinda clowns the people at AT&T, a guy by the name of Ryan Kearney explains why it costs $35 million dollars to…

August 21, 2012 / No Comment / Read More

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