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Join us on Saturday, March 30, 2013 for “Wealth, Education, Family and Community: A New Paradigm for Black America” hosted by Dr. Boyce Watkins and Min. Louis Farrakhan at the Sweet Holy Spirit Church, 8621 S South Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60617.  You can register by clicking here. 
Absent Fathers Linked to<br /><br /><br /><br />
          Child Poverty, Low Graduation Rates, Says Dr. Ben Carson

Absent Fathers Linked to Child Poverty, Low Graduation Rates, Says Dr. Ben Carson

By Staff Blogger Dr. Benjamin Carson grew up in Detroit. He said he was tired of hearing people say how life was unfair and others were being unfair to them. Carson said that no one had stopped him in life. He went to the Wayne State University library and took advantage of programs that were […]

March 26, 20138 CommentsRead More#

Officers With The NYPD Claim They Had Stop And<br /><br /><br /><br />
          Frisk QuotasBy Victor Trammell The controversial stop and frisk program endorsed by the NYPD Police Commission was a supposed crime deterrent designed to drop the staggering rate of gun crimes in New York City. However, the program’s biggest critics were able to prove that the stop and frisk program unfairly targeted black and Latinos. Currently there is […]

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Detroit’s Embattled Emergency Manager Makes Conciliatory<br /><br /><br /><br />
          Moves Toward Opposing City CouncilSource: Detroit Free Press Kevyn Orr (pictured) arrived for his first day on the job at 7 a.m. this past Monday (March 25). It was an early start to a historic day as Detroit’s first emergency financial manager tasked with fixing the city’s budget crisis. As protesters waved signs and chanted outside, one of Orr’s first orders […]

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Black Female Techie Fired For Putting Men on Blast For Making Explicit Jokes

A black female techie working with SendGrid says she was fired for tweeting about a…

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Is Most Black Online Media Controlled<br /><br /><br /><br />
          by Whites and the Democratic Party?It seems that every year, we hear about a black-owned media outlet creating a “partnership” with a major corporation in order to survive.  The economy has gotten tough, so a lot of black media has found these partnerships to be necessary for their survival.  Essence is now owned by Time Warner, TheGrio.com is owned by […]

Mother and Aunt of Accused Baby Killer<br /><br /><br /><br />
            De’Marquise Elkins Arrested For Lying to Police

Mother and Aunt of Accused Baby Killer De’Marquise Elkins Arrested For Lying to Police

The mother and aunt of accused baby killer De’Marquise Kareem Elkins, 17, were arrested at approximately 5AM and charged with making false statements to police, Glynn County Police…

 

Facebook’s Other “First Lady”: Unfulfilling Workplaces Can Make Women “stay-at-home moms”

By Staff Blogger Carolyn Everson is like 70.6% of American women, she is a working…

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Meet Your Future Boss: The Female Immigrant

By Staff Blogger Right now politicians are finishing an immigration reform bill that could give…

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Argues<br /><br /><br /><br />
                that Racism is Inherent in Detroit City Takeover

Rev. Jesse Jackson Argues that Racism is Inherent in Detroit City Takeover

by Rev. Jesse Jackson Imagine Gov. George Wallace of Alabama in 1963 appointing an emergency manager in Birmingham with broad powers to dismiss…

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Why the Fights for Racial<br /><br /><br /><br />
                Justice and LGBT Equality Are Inseparable

Why the Fights for Racial Justice and LGBT Equality Are Inseparable

Civil rights hero Bayard Rustin once said, “God does not require us to achieve … the good tasks that humanity must pursue.…

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Lloyd Austin: The<br /><br /><br /><br />
                  First African-American to Lead U.S. Central Command

Lloyd Austin: The First African-American to Lead U.S. Central Command

Today, General Lloyd Austin became the first African-American to lead the U.S. Central Command, which has a wide-ranging area of responsibility…

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Louis<br /><br /><br /><br />
                  Farrakhan, Dr. Boyce Watkins and Racism 101: The<br /><br /><br /><br />
                  University of Illinois at Chicago

Louis Farrakhan, Dr. Boyce Watkins and Racism 101: The University of Illinois at Chicago

by Richard Muhammad (FinalCall.com) – The University of Illinois Chicago is teaching an unintended, painful but important lesson with its cancellation of a…

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If you’ve ever been to a group fitness class that you hoped would be fun and energizing and would give you a great workout and then left the…

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Nomalanga: Are Women Who Stay With A Cheating Man Stupid?

By Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses Anytime the topic of men cheating comes up, there is an instant divide between the women who say they wound stay and the ones who…

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When people get married and expect to live happily ever after, that usually only means about five years or so.  Another marriage has bitten the dust, since Kordell Stewart, formerly of the Pittsburgh Steelers, has sought out a divorce from his wife, Porsha Williams, one of the stars of the reality TV show, “Real Housewives […]

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Asa Lovechild:Vanessa Williams In Allure’s<br /><br /><br /><br />
                  Anti-Aging Issue But Is Black Skin Really Ageless?

Asa Lovechild:Vanessa Williams In Allure’s Anti-Aging Issue But Is Black Skin Really Ageless?

In the April issue of Allure Magazine, actress and former Ms. USA, Vanessa Williams, sat down to discuss aging. In their anti-aging survey Allure found that black women felt that they age the best. Williams who just turned 50 told Allure, “I think I have grown more settled with age.”  She adds, “I think I […]

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Robin Roberts Receives<br /><br /><br /><br />
                  Major Award Right After Being Insulted by NBC

Robin Roberts Receives Major Award Right After Being Insulted by NBC

Robin Roberts is being honored by Diane von Furstenberg, as two extraordinary women are being given the chance to show respect toward one another.   Roberts is one of the recipients of the DVF Award for lifetime leadership and “extraordinary grace and courage.” Roberts has been fighting against both breast cancer and a blood disorder, inspiring […]

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Asa Lovechild:The<br /><br /><br /><br />
                  Light And Dark Of It Brandy Speaks On Embracing Brown<br /><br /><br /><br />
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Asa Lovechild:The Light And Dark Of It Brandy Speaks On Embracing Brown Skin

Brandy recently sat down with EUR associate CNikky at the launch event for  the BET hit show, The Game. Hitting on several topics, CNikky asked Brandy to comment on Kelly Rowland’s  honesty about loving the skin she was in. Back in March, CNikky asked Rowland how she learned to appreciate her brown skin. Rowland

Did You Know: Water At Bedtime Can Save Your Heart;<br /><br /><br /><br />
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Did You Know: Water At Bedtime Can Save Your Heart; Living Near A Highway Can Put It At Risk

By Staff Blogger Even if you are a fit and healthy woman, you could still be at risk for cardiovascular disease. Weight, age, and family history are the…

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