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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 UIC Forum in Chicago.  You can register by clicking here. 
LAPD Chief Updates the World on the Status<br />
          of the Chris Dorner Reward

LAPD Chief Updates the World on the Status of the Chris Dorner Reward

In the three weeks since former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner died in a cabin after a massive police chase, there has been speculation on who would be eligible…
Sil Lai Abrams Leads the<br />
          List of Black Women Fighting Against Reality TV Stereotypes

Sil Lai Abrams Leads the List of Black Women Fighting Against Reality TV Stereotypes

by Nigel Boys, NaturallyMoi.com Reality TV shows have become very popular, both in the U.S. and around the world. The shows producers have found that it can be very profitable. But one type of TV show named “Ratchet” reality shows have drawn some negative comments from various organizations. One of the leaders in the fight to […]

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Congressman Calls for FBI<br />
          Investigation Into Mayoral Candidate’s Murder

Congressman Calls for FBI Investigation Into Mayoral Candidate’s Murder

When black people are beaten and burned in Mississippi, there are some who instantly want to call the Feds.  The history of this state is unlike any other when it comes to senseless violence against African Americans, as well as devastating hate crimes.  The case of former mayoral candidate Marco McMillian is one of those […]

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Dr. Boyce: Kevin Hart and His Issue with<br />
            Dark-Skinned Women

Dr. Boyce: Kevin Hart and His Issue with Dark-Skinned Women

by Dr. Boyce Watkins Comedian Kevin Hart astounds me.  I can’t say that he’s ever really made me laugh all that much, but he’s clearly one of the brightest entertainers in Hollywood.  It seemed that he came out of nowhere, like that meteorite that slammed into Russia just a few weeks ago. And, like that […]

 

Facebook Improves Brain Activity?

Remarkably enough there are some health benefits of using Facebook. Researchers from the University of Arizona showed that older people can actually use the social media site to stay…

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You’re Not Anonymous Online & Illegal Downloading Will Get You In Trouble

The RIAA and MPAA and five internet providers have organized themselves into a coalition against internet piracy. This week, people who are illegally downloading anything from songs to

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          Celebs Take Credit for Popularizing Natural Hair? Salon<br />
          Owner/Celebrity Stylist Weighs In

Should Celebs Take Credit for Popularizing Natural Hair? Salon Owner/Celebrity Stylist Weighs In

by Maria Lloyd You may not recognize Veronica Fletcher’s face, but you may definitely recognize her talent. Fletcher is the mastermind behind the beautiful, styled locs that R&B singer Lauryn Hill donned at her prime. Although Fletcher’s clients are some of Hollywood’s most sought-after celebrities (e.g. Jada Pinkett-Smith, DL Hughley, Angela Bassett, etc.), she also […]

 

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THE PENN SPEAKS: “I CAN’T HELP IT” NEVER APPLIES TO TEMPTATIONS
Hello All Christian News Family! Once we reach the age of accountability and learn right…
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Your Black World Spotlight:<br />
            David Bomar Fights to Educate His Community

Your Black World Spotlight: David Bomar Fights to Educate His Community

1)      What is your name and what do you do? My name is David Bomar. I was born and raised in Detroit, MI but have lived in…

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Shaq to Dennis Rodman: ‘Leave Diplomacy to<br />
            the Diplomats’

Shaq to Dennis Rodman: ‘Leave Diplomacy to the Diplomats’

After former NBA player Dennis Rodman’s recent trip to North Korea, he was mocked by This Week  host George  Stephanopoulos, and now it seems that Shaquille O’Neal is piling on…

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CARDINAL SAYS PRIESTS SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO MARRY, THEN RESIGNS FOR INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR
Scottish Cardinal, Keith O’Brien, 74, has been forced to resign due to allegations of “inappropriate…

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Men: The Secrets They Are Keeping From Us

Men: The Secrets They Are Keeping From Us

Between the two genders, it has always been the general consensus that women are the more complicated, secretive and mysterious ones. It seems, though, that each gender has their own…

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Acting Not Enough For Terrance Howard Chooses Diamond Growing Over Hollywood

Acting Not Enough<br />
                For Terrance Howard Chooses Diamond Growing Over<br />
                HollywoodActor Terrance Howard recently interviewed with The Grio and had some interesting things to say about where his acting career is headed. For the actor, who is also…

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Eagles quarterback Michael Vick takes dog training classes at New Jersey PetSmart

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                quarterback Michael Vick takes dog training classes at<br />
                New Jersey PetSmart      If anyone could use dog training tips, it’s Michael Vick. The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, who served 18 months in federal prison for running a dogfighting ring,…

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‘Nightmare bacteria,’ resistant to antibiotics, causes untreatable blood infections in U.S. hospitals

‘Nightmare bacteria,’ resistant to antibiotics,<br />
                  causes untreatable blood infections in U.S. hospitals    “Nightmare bacteria” that have become increasingly resistant to even the strongest antibiotics infected patients in 4 percent of U.S. hospitals in the first half of 2012…

Former Spice Girl Mel B Booed In New Orleans On America’s Got Talent

Former Spice Girl Mel B Booed<br />
                In New Orleans On America’s Got TalentThings did not kick off too well for former Spice Girl, Mel B. on America’s Got Talent. While taping the show, in New Orleans Mel B. gave her…

 

Pastor Jomo Johnson talks with Maria Lloyd about<br />
                collaborating with rapper Cassidy for a forthcoming<br />
                album.
Are black male doctors becoming endangered?

Are black male doctors becoming endangered?

When Vince Wilson, 44, was in his early 20s, he considered being a doctor, yet his own insecurities held him back.…

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For the Four<br />
                  Little Girls

For the Four Little Girls

Nearly 50 years ago, a bomb planted by white supremacists killed four little girls in Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church.…

Nomalanga: What To Do When Your Life Overwhelms You

Nomalanga: What To Do When Your Life Overwhelms<br />
              YouBy Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses My life has constantly overwhelmed me and I continue to work at finding new ways to get a better handle on everything. Lately, though, I have arrived…


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How To Put The Me In Metrics

If you are like me, you are happy to wave winter goodbye and welcome the beauty spring season brings. Along with spring, comes the need for cleaning and re-evaluation of one’s New Year resolutions … [Read More…]

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Relationship Or A ‘Maybe’ Friendship

As women, we get so caught up in wanting to be in a relationship; that, we often confuse what a healthy balanced relationship looks like versus a man that we clearly may need to keep in the friend … [Read More…]

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