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Dr. Boyce:  Why is CNN Allowing Don Lemon to Go Into Angry Tirades Against Black People?

Dr. Boyce: Why is CNN Allowing Don Lemon to Go Into Angry Tirades Against Black People?

by Dr. Boyce Watkins I don’t dislike Don Lemon, but I’ll admit that he’s never made me comfortable.  The only time he’s ever interviewed me was during a…

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Shemar Moore Raises More Than $500K For New Movie

Shemar Moore Raises More Than $500K For New Movie

By Staff Blogger Crowdfunding, which relies on the generosity of strangers and friends to fundraise, is becoming increasingly more popular amongst Hollywood’s elite. Recently, Spike Lee took to Kickstarter to raise funds for his new film project. Reports now indicate that Shemar Moore used a similar site, IndieGoGo.com, to raise funds to finance his new […]

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Oprah Tells Young People to Not Spend Your Life Trying to be Somebody Else

Oprah Tells Young People to Not Spend Your Life Trying to be Somebody Else

By Staff Blogger In perhaps one of her most intimate and personal interviews, Oprah Winfrey opens up in an issue of Jet Magazine that hits newsstands on August 12th. As Oprah makes the media rounds preparing for the release of Lee Daniels’ The Butler, the 59 year old graces the cover of the iconic magazine. […]

 

Samuel L. Jackson Warns Black Men that It’s “Open Season”

Samuel L. Jackson Warns Black Men that It’s “Open Season”

By Staff Blogger Twitter has become a powerful tool for entertainers, celebrities and just about anyone who has an account to share their political and personal views about…

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Don Lemon Goes After Black America Again, This Time Using Martin Luther King Quotes

Don Lemon Goes After Black America Again, This Time Using Martin Luther King Quotes

Is Don Lemon ever going to stop this?…

 

Mistakes That You May Be Making That Are Causing Skin Problems

Mistakes That You May Be Making That Are Causing Skin ProblemsThe first thing that you see when you meet a person is their face and of course if they have skin problems that will be one of the first things…

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Does Chewing Gum Really Help With Weight Loss?

Does Chewing Gum Really Help With Weight Loss?By: Krystle Crossman Rumor has it that chewing a stick of gum before you eat will help you to curb your appetite and help you to lose weight. In reality,…

 

 

 

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Hospital Pays $7,500 After Firing Employee Following Discrimination Complaint

Hospital Pays $7,500 After Firing Employee Following Discrimination ComplaintReported by Staff Blogger Every day some employee somewhere experiences some form of discrimination. Sometimes it is subtle and other times, it is more overt. In some instances,…

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Two-Year-Old RI Boy Still Missing Following Suspect’s Arrest

Two-Year-Old RI Boy Still Missing Following Suspect’s Arrest

By Staff Blogger Police in Rhode Island are frantically searching for two-year-old Isaih Perez, who was allegedly abducted by Malcolm W. Crowell, a 22-year-old man believed to have been actively involved in a double homicide over the weekend. Police have found and arrested Crowell; however, Perez is still missing. Officials in Johnston, Rhode Island believe […]

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Teacher Accused of Sleeping with a Student in the Classroo

Teacher Accused of Sleeping with a Student in the Classroom

Bridget Miller, a 39-year old teacher at the Chicago Vocational Career Academy, has been charged with having intercourse with one of her 17-year old male students and she’s being held on a $150,000 bail. According to reports, Miller obtained the young man’s cell phone number from another student in the school and the two began […]

Unbelievable: Boy Beaten to Death For Failing to Count to 10

Unbelievable: Boy Beaten to Death For Failing to Count to 10Reported By: Britt L A couple from Ecatepec, Mexico was accused of beating their 4-year-old nephew to death on Tuesday because he could not count. The child, Raul…

 

Dr. Tyra Seldon:  Studies Show that Sending Kids to Prison Turns them Into Criminals as AdultsBy Dr. Tyra Seldon Mass incarceration not only destroys the lives of adults, but according to a recent study, it creates a perilous future for young people who are incarcerated.  The study examined 35,000 people from Chicago who had committed crimes as youth. Researchers, Anna Aizer of Brown University and Joseph Doyle, Jr. of MIT, […]

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Man’s Sentence Upgraded to the Death Penalty Because He Got a Female Guard Pregnantby Darrell Padgett In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Ronell Wilson was charged and convicted for the 2003 murders of two undercover police detectives. Subsequently,  the jury recommended a sentence of death for Mr. Wilson. However, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the death penalty sentence because the prosecution made inappropriate […]


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Chicago Gun Violence: 30 Shell Casings Found In Fatal Shooting

Chicago Gun Violence: 30 Shell Casings Found In Fatal ShootingReported By: Britt L There seems to not be an end to Chicago summer violence. Fourteen people were wounded and two men were killed in shootings across the city from Saturday afternoon into the wee hours of Sunday morning. Another incident occurred Sunday afternoon where one man was left dead and another wounded. On the […]

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Dr. Ron Daniels: Boycott Florida – A Test of Our Collective Dignity, Self-Respect and Will

Dr. Ron Daniels: Boycott Florida – A Test of Our Collective Dignity, Self-Respect and Will      In my most recent article, I asserted that Economic Sanctions/Boycott Florida is an idea whose time has come. The iconic Chaka Khan has added her name to the list of celebrities joining Stevie Wonder in refusing to perform in Florida until the “Stand Your Ground Law” is changed. This is great news, […]

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Journalist Nida Khan Asks Whether US Foreign Policy Creates More Terrorists than Solutions

Journalist Nida Khan Asks Whether US Foreign Policy Creates More Terrorists than Solutionsby Nida Khan The American people deserve better.  Over the course of the last few days, anyone who’s caught a glimpse of the news is cognizant of the fact that the United States and several European nations have taken stringent action to protect their citizens and diplomats overseas.  After intercepting what it deemed credible threats, […]

D’Angelo Cancels Another Concert, Hospitalized with Mystery Medical Emergency

D’Angelo Cancels Another Concert, Hospitalized with Mystery Medical EmergencyThe singer D’Angelo doesn’t seem to be doing very well.  He was sent to the hospital and forced to miss a concert after a medical emergency.  The singer’s team is not disclosing the nature of the illness, but it seems pretty serious. He was set to perform at the House of Blues in Chicago, but […]

 

BlackLifeCoaches.net: Rise Above Emotional Clutter and Spring Into Action

black-woman-working-outLadies! Spring is here and I don’t know about you but this is the time of year where things begin to feel different. We begin to feel the warm breezes. The sunroofs are open and the music and vibes are ablaze in the universe. Spring is the best time of year to rise above the […]

Don’t Fall In Love With A Fake Romeo

love-onlineOnline dating is on the rise.  Whereas historically it was viewed as only for the lewd, the freaky or the desperate, it is now the preference of many successful men and women of different ages and stages in life.  In fact, I have friends who has found lasting love and wedded bliss with someone they […]
Man Has Been in Prison for 17-Years, Even Though Someone Else Confessed to the Crime

Man Has Been in Prison for 17-Years, Even Though Someone Else Confessed to the Crime

by Barry Burch Jr. It’s been 17 years since the alleged wrongful conviction of Rodney K. Stanberry, 44, and he and his family, along with 500 other people according…

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