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Dr. Boyce:  Thank You Eric Holder, You Brought Me to Tears

Dr. Boyce: Thank You Eric Holder, You Brought Me to Tears

by Dr. Boyce Watkins Today, my brain froze in its tracks.  I found myself speechless, yet full of enough energy to power a nuclear warhead.  The emotions bounced…

 

 

Confederate Flag Waving Man Arrested Again For Racist Incident

Confederate Flag Waving Man Arrested Again For Racist Incident

A New Jersey man who was previously arrested after getting drunk off beer,  hurling racial slurs, and waving a Confederate flag has been arrested again for another racist…

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Columnist Eugene Robinson Says ‘Stop and Frisk’  Would Work Better on Wall Street

Columnist Eugene Robinson Says ‘Stop and Frisk’ Would Work Better on Wall Street

During an episode of  “Morning Joe” on Tuesday morning, Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson debated former New York Gov. George Pataki about the usefulness of  the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk…

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“Oprah Lied on Me,” Says Saleswoman at Swiss Shop Who Media Mogul Accused of Racism

“Oprah Lied on Me,” Says Saleswoman at Swiss Shop Who Media Mogul Accused of Racism

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey told the press that a saleswoman at a Swiss handbag shop refused to show her an expensive $38,000 purse because she thought it was…

 

17-Year-Old Boy Shields Four-Year-Old Sister During Chicago Shootout

17-Year-Old Boy Shields Four-Year-Old Sister During Chicago Shootout

By Victor Trammell The Midwest city of Chicago has been making national news headlines about a trend of tragedy that is devastating entire communities. This sad trend is a level of gun violence that rivals warzones in Islamic countries like Syria and Iraq. This past weekend alone, 30 violent shootings were reported to the Chicago police. This latest […]

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Study: Black Women As Likely to Get Loan as a “white guy” Because They Are More “hardworking and trustworthy”

Study: Black Women As Likely to Get Loan as a “white guy” Because They Are More “hardworking and trustworthy”

BY: John “Hennry” Harris What are your chances for obtaining a loan from a financial institution? A University of Iowa study has found that African-American women are getting loans at a success rate comparable to White men. According to Sarah Harkness, a sociologist, Black women are obtaining these loans because lenders view them as hardworking […]

 

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Dr. Antonio Ellis: Was it Right to Fire the Pastor for Attending a Lil Wayne Concert?
by Dr. Antonio Ellis According to media reports, the 26-year-old pastor of the Mt. Salem…
August 13, 2013 | 4 Comments

 

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Aaron Johnson: Is Republican Obstructionism Really Substantive or Racist?

Aaron Johnson: Is Republican Obstructionism Really Substantive or Racist?

By Aaron D. Johnson Harry Reid has recently publicly inquired about the motivation behind the GOP’s obstruction of “all things President Obama”. He openly pondered if race is a factor in the political party’s decision to thwart and frustrate President Obama. The concept of race has been embedded into every facet of American society. It […]

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Amazing: Student Creates App That Helps College Students Get Money For CollegeBy:  John “Hennry” Harris Many families across this country are still trying to rebound from the economic slowdown meltdown increasing the reliance upon scholarships to pay for college. Christopher Gray, 21, a Drexel University junior and CEO/Founder of Scholly, has found a way to make finding those scholarships easier. Gray himself has been very successful in […]

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What AG Eric Holder’s Push Against Mass Incarceration Really Means For Low-Level Drug OffendersBy Victor Trammell For a good part of the last year, Dr. Boyce Watkins and his Your Black World Network has partnered with over 175 national celebrities to advocate a substantial effort organized against a capricious custom practiced by the U.S. prison system. Dr. Watkins and Hip Hop Summit Action Network founder Russell Simmons began this effort by […]

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Baltimore Inmate Who Impregnated 4 Guards Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder And Racketeering,By Victor Trammell Tavon White (pictured) is an incarcerated leader of the notorious prison gang known as the Black Guerilla Family. According to the Baltimore City Paper, White was being investigated by the federal government for his part in a widespread rash of jailhouse corruption occurring in the Baltimore City Detention Center. The recent federal investigation led to the grand jury indictments of […]

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Usher Asks for a Reduction in Child Support Payments

Usher Asks for a Reduction in Child Support Payments

This was a tragic month for Usher and his ex-wife, Tameka Raymond.   Their son almost drowned in a pool, and this was just a year after Tameka’s other son, Kile Glover, died in a jet ski accident. It turns out that right before the second near fatal accident, the couple was going hard […]

 

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Donnie McClurkin Booted from MLK Concert for Not Supporting the Gay Agenda: He’s Very Upset
No one knows the power of the gay agenda better than gospel singer Donnie McClurkin….
August 12, 2013 | 170 Comments

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Judge Says Only Jesus has Right to Name “Messiah,” Forces Mom to Change Baby’s Name Immediately
A mother in Newport, Tennessee is in a battle to save the name of her…

 

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BlackLifeCoaches.net: 10 Tips for Powerful Conversations With Your Son

by: Maria Roker-Jones Sometimes speaking to your son can feel like a one way conversation. You ask a question just to get a monosyllable response. Let’s be honest, there are times we try too hard. … [Read More…]

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Stressed Out On the Job? Here Is What You Can Do

by: Linda Hampton All of us at some point in time have dealt with stressful scenarios at home or on-the-job. While this is a regular occurrence, sometimes things may escalate and get out of hand. …[Read More…]

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For Cancer Patients To Survive, Compassion Must Come Before Profit

by: Chef Timothy Moore A young man listened with tears in his eyes as his doctor delivered three of the most dreaded words anyone can hear in their lifetime. Those words were, “You have … [Read More…]

 

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HealthyBlackWoman.com: 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,…

Dr. Boyce:  “Strictly for the Ballaz” – A Poem for College Athletes

Dr. Boyce: “Strictly for the Ballaz” – A Poem for College Athletes

by Dr. Boyce Watkins I wrote this poem as part of my book, “Quick and Dirty Secrets of College Success.”  In case you don’t know, I’m not a…

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