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Former NYC State Sen. Shirley Huntley Sentenced to 1 Year and 1 Day in Jail

Former NYC State Sen. Shirley Huntley Sentenced to 1 Year and 1 Day in Jail

The state senator who was accused of paying for spa treatments for her poodle with taxpayer money was sentenced to one year and one day in prison on…

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Divorced Athlete Comes Out; Says Hiding in the Closet Was like a “Cancer”

Divorced Athlete Comes Out; Says Hiding in the Closet Was like a “Cancer”

This year might be the coming out party for gay athletes.  Just a few days after Jason Collins of the Boston Celtics announced his s-xuality to the world,…

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NBA Player Charged with S-xual Assault

NBA Player Charged with S-xual Assault

Police in Arizona are looking into claims that Michael Beasley of the Phoenix Suns was involved in an alleged s-xual assault.  The player is in legal trouble after…

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Call Him Doctor:  Chuck D Set to Receive an Honorary Doctorate

Call Him Doctor: Chuck D Set to Receive an Honorary Doctorate

Chuck D is a great man, most fans of hip-hop are familiar with his contributions.  An award that may have confirmed his greatness is an honorary doctorate set…

 

Dr. Boyce:  The Next Malcolm X Must Not Be Allowed to Die

Dr. Boyce: The Next Malcolm X Must Not Be Allowed to Die

by Dr. Boyce Watkins I don’t know how or why Malcolm Shabazz died this week in Mexico.   I also don’t pretend that someone is better or worse than what they actually were, just because they recently died. When my older brother (technically my uncle) died last  year, I saw him in the exact same […]

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Mass. Panel Refuses to Allow Family to Put Profanity on Rapper’s Headstone

Mass. Panel Refuses to Allow Family to Put Profanity on Rapper’s Headstone

The rule in Massachusetts is that no profanity is allowed on cemetery headstones and commissioners there are not changing the rules for a deceased rapper. Rapper Sonny Santiago, 23, died in a car accident in February and commissioners at Pine Grove Cemetery in Massachusetts have rejected his family’s request to put a verse from one […]

 

 

 

 

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If Kim Kardashian Were Black, Would She Get the Same Respect for her Career Path?

If Kim Kardashian Were Black, Would She Get the Same Respect for her Career Path?

Dr. Boyce Watkins and Roland Martin ask this question about Ms. Kardashian.  Click to view. …

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Malcolm X’s Grandson Killed in Mexico

Malcolm X’s Grandson Killed in Mexico

Citing the US Embassy as a source, the Amsterdam News is reporting that Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X, has been killed in Mexico.  His cause of death…

 

Eve Says She Wants Her Biracial Kids With Her “white dude” To Be “colorblind”

Eve Says She Wants Her Biracial Kids With Her “white dude” To Be “colorblind”

By Staff Blogger Eve Jihan Jeffers, better known as Rapper Eve,  did an interview with Vibe Vixen. In the interview the the rapper, songwriter, record producer, actress and Grammy Award winner said that she hopes to raise children with her British boyfriend, Maximillion Cooper, to be “colorblind.” “I don’t want them to see color. I […]

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Extraordinary:  Spelman Twins are School’s First Ever Co-Valedictorians

Extraordinary: Spelman Twins are School’s First Ever Co-Valedictorians

Spelman College is known for producing extraordinary women.  So, to be valedictorian at this school, you have to be the best of the best.   The Bronner twins seem to fit the bill perfectly. Kristie and Kirstie Bronner are the identical twins.  They also have identical grade point averages.  The two young women are inseparable […]

 

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Media Had 20 times More Stories about Gay Player than about Abortion Doctor in Philly
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There are some who speculate that the media has a bit of a liberal bias….

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Church of Scotland Report Questions Jewish Right to the Holy Land
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The Israeli community is fuming over a recent report released by the church of Scotland…

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Megapastor to Christians: “God Hates Complaining”
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“You must first understand howGod hates complaining,” according to Rev. Robert Jeffress who agreed…

 

 

 

 

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Why 50% Of Pastors Are Divorced & 70% Are Depressed
March 19, 2013 · 3 comments

The Issues of Black & Latino Pastors and Self-Care By Rev Dr Melinda Contreras-Byrd Several…

 

 

 

 

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Statement from Malcolm’s Grandson Just a Few Months before He Died

Statement from Malcolm’s Grandson Just a Few Months before He DiedI sincerely appreciate the care & concern of the People over my well-being after Press TV’s report of the most recent events which have transpired regarding the F.B.I.’s harassment of me. Given the storm of lies, and half-truths that come with being associated with being the descendant of El Hajj Malik el Shabazz, also known […]

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8 Qualities Of A Highly Successful Beautiful Woman

8 Qualities Of A Highly Successful Beautiful WomanBy Staff Blogger As you grow older you may change your career path or who you stay with in life, but the one constant that always remains is the drive…

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How Joyful Women Start Their Mornings

How Joyful Women Start Their MorningsBy Staff Blogger Dragging yourself out of bed in the morning can be one of the most tedious and awful tasks that you will accomplish during the day. There are…

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Cheating Moms: The Surprising Things They Do

Cheating Moms: The Surprising Things They DoBy Staff Blogger Mothers have a lot on their plates when it comes to family and their own lives. They have to take the kids to school and sports, do…

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Nomalanga: How I Re-Claimed My Body & My Life & How You Can Too

Nomalanga: How I Re-Claimed My Body & My Life & How You Can TooRoughly a year and a half ago, I walked across an international stage in a swimsuit, in-spite of having had two babies and, at one point, having weighed 200 pounds,…

 

 

 

 

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V@gina Monologues Eve Ensler Praises Rihanna For Owning Her S*xuality

V@gina Monologues Eve Ensler Praises Rihanna For Owning Her S*xuality

Activist, playwright, feminist, and author, Eve Ensler, who rocked the world when she embraced her Vajayjay with her book Vagin@ Monologues, has love for Rihanna. Ensler recently sat down with MTV’s Pioneers series and answered a few questions about current entertainment topics. No topic that would peak a feminist’s interest was off limits. When Rihanna […]

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Mariah Carey Gives Randy Jackson The Boot; He’s No longer Her Manager

Mariah Carey Gives Randy Jackson The Boot; He’s No longer Her Manager

Randy Jackson and Mariah Carey have severed their business relationship. The original American Idol judge and close colleague of Carey is no longer her manager. According to Showbiz411, “hectic” scheduling is to blame for the split. Jackson first met and worked with Carey in the 1990s, as A&R for Columbia Records.(A&R is the division of […]

 

Imagine going into a restaurant that showed on their menu, not only the calories you will be consuming during your meal, but also what steps you should take to burn off those calories afterwards. New York has already made it law for fast food places and restaurants to include on their menu the amount of […]

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by Bahiya Lawrence, Esq. Owning your own business can be a dream come true. However, starting that business to the point of stability and success can be a rocky road. Aside from yourself and the employees of your business, an attorney and accountant are key people in building up your new business. An attorney can […]

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