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Dr. Boyce: What Made the Death of Hadiya Pendleton Different for Black Americaby Dr. Boyce Watkins This week, I took a visit to Newark, New Jersey to speak to students and parents at Malcolm X Shabazz High School.  Newark mayor Cory Booker wasn’t there, which didn’t surprise me, since I am sure he had more important things to do.  But I also got the impression from several […]

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Convicted Murderer On The Loose After Being Mistakenly Released In ChicagoBy Victor Trammell A convicted murderer was released from custody in Chicago after drug charges against him were dropped. However, the convict was supposed to be sent back to Indiana to finish serving his 60-year sentence for a felony murder conviction. Indiana Department of Correctionsofficials claim  Steven L. Robbins, (pictured) 44, was transported to Cook County Circuit Court […]

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The Southern Baptist Convention, organized in 1845, had defended slavery backed secession and the Confederacy and then justified segregation for years. In 1995 it renounced its racist roots and apologized.

The Southern Baptist Convention’s Racist Past: Is It Still Affecting the Black Church?
As the nation celebrates Black History, it would be remiss to not mention the role…
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Former NBA Player Nick Van Exel’s Son Gets 60 Years Prison for Murder

Former NBA Player Nick Van Exel’s Son Gets 60 Years Prison for Murder

A Texas jury has sent the son of former NBA player Nick Van Exel to prison for murder.  The 22-year old has been convicted in the shooting death…

Reward Increased Substantially in Hadiya Pendleton Killing

Reward Increased Substantially in Hadiya Pendleton Killing

Police in Chicago are taking a no-nonsense approach to solving the case involving the murder of Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year old honor student killed on the south side of Chicago.  Pendleton was killed right after performing at President Obama’s inauguration, dying less than one mile from his house. After the shooting on January 29th, a […]

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Filmmaker Receives Death Wishes for Examining Hazing In Greek Fraternal OrganizationsNashville filmmaker Jeff Obafemi Carr had no idea his move titled He Ain’t Heavy – that examines themes of hazing and pledging in Greek fraternal organizations — would have people praising him and hating him at the same time. “The first day the trailer ran online we got more than 50,000 hits,” Carr said in an interview […]

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Public Letter Reveals Infighting Between Two Major Heads of the Catholic Church
Retired Roman Catholic Cardinal Roger Mahony has a legacy that is tarnished.  The priest was…
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Scholars Attribute Institutional Racism to Economic DisparityWhen it comes to economic strength in the black community, it is evident that there is none. The white-black wealth disparity is more than 20 to 1. Black homeownership has declined. Black joblessness is up. Black income is down. So, how did this happen? Scholars met on Howard University’s campus on Friday for the African American Economic […]

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New data from the North American Mission Board indicates that almost 20 percent of congregations in the Southern Baptist Convention now identify as non-Anglo.

Nearly 20 Percent of Southern Baptist Convention Is Composed of Non-Anglo Congregations
According to new data from American Mission Board (NAMB), almost 20 percent of congregations in…

 

 

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Beyoncé Practices Until Her Feet Bleed

Beyoncé Practices Until Her Feet Bleed

In a candid interview with Deion Sanders and Reich Eisen about her upcoming Super Bowl performance (taking place on Feb. 3), Beyoncé discussed her decision to sing the National Anthem during a press conference in front of journalists. “I figured it was the best way to address it and move on,” Beyoncé told Eisen. “I […]

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Toni Braxton Proves That Forty Five Is The New Twenty

Toni Braxton Proves That Forty Five Is The New Twenty

Toni Braxton is proving that she’s still got it. The More Than A Woman songstress was spotted arriving for an interview with Extra’s Mario Lopez, in a form fitting LBD dress. The 45 Year old Braxton, who has had major health problems in the past, was all smiles as she waved to her adoring fans, […]

 

Man Allegedly Murdered Girlfriend and Smothered Her 5-Year Old Daughter After Fight

Man Allegedly Murdered Girlfriend and Smothered Her 5-Year Old Daughter After Fight

A man in New Jersey is being accused of stabbing his girlfriend and then using a plastic bag to smother the woman’s 5-year old daughter.   The man allegedly wanted to kill the girl because she was a witness to her mother’s death.   Both women died and Michael Brady has been charged with murder […]

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Raleigh Police Dept Appoints First African-American Female Chief

Raleigh Police Dept Appoints First African-American Female Chief

Right on time for Black History Month, Raleigh has appointed its first African-American female police chief, Cassandra Deck-Brown. Deck-Brown is described as quiet-spoken and diminutive, but she speaks firmly about the significance of visiting city neighborhoods to informally chat with residents, the importance of mentoring underserved youth, the partnering of city departments to preve

 

 

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The ‘Apple Pickers’ Gang Is Determined to Steal Your iPhone

There was a time when a thief was just a thief, but nowadays, even thieves…

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Dr. Boyce: Mass Incarceration Leading to a Mental Health Crisis Among Black Men and Families

Dr. Boyce:  Mass Incarceration Leading to a Mental Health Crisis Among Black Men and Familiesby Dr Boyce Watkins A report released by the Meharry Medical College School of Medicine…

 

“Boyfriend Trainer” App Encourages Domestic Violence?

Perhaps the inventors of the “Boyfriend Trainer” missed the whole “domestic violence is bad” concept. This app, which can be bought for 99 cents for an Android or…

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Did Blackberry Copy The iPhone Or is Apple Just a Trendsetter?

Blackberry is the most recent brand to be perceived as the most desperate brand of electronics to imitate the iPhone to make a profit. Their new Z10 appears…

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Chinese Hackers Attacked The New York Times’ Computers

The New York Times is reporting their computers were under attack by Chinese hackers. The cyberassaults took place over the past four months after the respected newspaper launched an investigation…

 

 

 

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