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Tawana Brawley Has Her Wages Garnished to Pay Off Lawsuit from Sharpton Case 25 Years Ago

Tawana Brawley Has Her Wages Garnished to Pay Off Lawsuit from Sharpton Case 25 Years Ago

The case that Al Sharpton might regret the most of that of Tawana Brawley, a teenager who said she was raped by police officers 25 years ago.  After…

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Grandmother Allegedly Killed Baby By Using Methadone to Put Him to Sleep

Grandmother Allegedly Killed Baby By Using Methadone to Put Him to Sleep

Grandmothers are supposed to take care of their babies, but sometimes, that just doesn’t happen.  A woman in Baltimore is being accused of killing her grandson with Methodone…

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Dr. Boyce: We Often Discuss Deadbeat Dads, but What about Deadbeat Mothers?

Dr. Boyce: We Often Discuss Deadbeat Dads, but What about Deadbeat Mothers?

by Dr. Boyce Watkins Most of us know the narrative of the deadbeat dad:  The man who shows up to make babies, but never comes by to take…

 

Happy Birthday Mr. President: Barack is Now 52 – Years Old

Happy Birthday Mr. President: Barack is Now 52 – Years Old

By Staff Blogger Today (August 4) is President Barack Obama’s 52nd birthday. After a tenuous Friday ripe with foreign threats, President Barack Obama made sure that he took care of pressing matters before beginning his official birthday weekend. With many Americans being concerned about potential terrorist threats overseas, President Obama’s counterterrorism adviser updated him on […]

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Father of Slain Baby Had Gunshot Residue on His Hands, But Black Teens are Charged with the Murderby Barry Burch Jr. The Brunswick baby murder has made national headlines with the mother appearing in an interview on CNN with Pierce Morgan stating she wanted the alleged teen killers to die.  “A life for a life,” she said.  Two teenagers were arrested for shooting a baby in Brunswick, Georgia, in March, while attempting to rob the mother.  New information surrounding the […]

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US Senate Confirms First Black Woman to Head the Government Printing OfficeBy Staff Blogger This past Friday represented another first in the history of the United States. The Washington Post is reporting that the Senate has confirmed Davita Vance-Cooks as the first female and first Black public figure to be confirmed to the position of Director of the Government Printing Office. Vance-Cook has a long and impressive history […]

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A Black History Expert Claims that Stephen A. Smith’s Comments were Relevant, but Inappropriateby Aaron D. Johnson Since writing my article about the wrongheadedness of Stephen A. Smith’s commentary about the Riley Cooper racist slur incident, it has become evident that people are either engaging in purposely misunderstanding the context of article or just misunderstanding it altogether. I took issue with one part of what Stephen A. Smith […]

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Jay-Z Says He’s Upset Over Belafonte’s “Dragging His Wife Into It”By Victor Trammell On Friday night (Aug 2), rapper Jay Z appeared on Real Time With Bill Maher for an exclusive interview. The 43-year-old Rocafella Records co-founder also performed his latest single “Picasso Baby” later on in the show. Maher in his signature outrageous way, asked Jay some tough questions and made some very colorful comments. […]

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FBI Can Now Record all Conversations on Android-Operated Phones

FBI Can Now Record all Conversations on Android-Operated PhonesAccording to reports, tools which are commonly known to be used by computer hackers like spyware are now being used by law enforcement agencies in the U.S. in…

 

 

Penn State President, Other Officials, May Go to Prison for Covering Up Child Abuse

Penn State President, Other Officials, May Go to Prison for Covering Up Child AbuseBy Aaron D. Johnson The fallout from the Penn State s*ex abuse scandal is widening. It is becoming more and more evident that many high level officials at

 

Opening Doors With Young Black Minds with Lauren Anderson [Episode #41]

Lauren Anderson 1by: Towanna Freeman Young entrepreneur Lauren Anderson spoke on BLCTV, to discuss her groundbreaking motivational speakers’ bureau, Young Black Minds. The mission of the for-profit organization is to inspire young people to “live beyond their dreams” through motivational speaking and inspirational entertainment. The messages the speakers deliver are cross-cultural, not limited to African American youth […]

‘WE MATTER’ Movement: How Your Self-Worth Defines Your Net-Worth [Episode #40]

dr venus opal reese on black life coachesby: Towanna Freeman Join the ‘WE MATTER’ Movement “African American women control over $400 billion in buying power, which is over 60% of the total African American buying power of $649 billion.” – The Selig Center for Economic Growth   As a educated and gifted black woman, I hate reading that because the supporting evidence is: […] 

Aspiring Lawyer Killed By Longtime Friend Over Facebook Feud

Aspiring Lawyer Killed By Longtime Friend Over Facebook Feud

Kayla(right) Kamisha(left)     Reported By: Britt L Twenty-two-year old aspiring lawyer Kamisha Richards was left for dead in her Cypress Hill apartment after being stabbed by 18-year-old Kayla Henriques, who was reported to be a “little sister” to the slain college student. A Facebook feud quickly turned deadly after Kayla viciously stabbed Kamisha with […]

 

Cissy Houston to Bobbi Kristina: ‘You’re Too Young’ to Marry

Cissy Houston to Bobbi Kristina: ‘You’re Too Young’ to Marry

Reported by Malcolm Morrow Since Whitney Houston’s death at the beginning of last year, her family has been the subject of much media scrutiny. Heavy reporting has been done on Houston and Bobby Brown’s daughter Bobbi Kristina and her relationship with a young man that is believed to be her adopted brother. The young duo […]

 

 

3 Things to Eat To Sleep Better at Night

3 Things to Eat To Sleep Better at NightBy: Krystle Crossman Sleep is something that many of us would love to get, but sometimes we just can’t get our brains to shut down after a busy day so…

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