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New Study Shows Racial Pride Enhances Learning

Teaching kids to be proud of their race may have beneficial effects on their G.P.A.

New research finds that racial pride facilitates learning in children

By Makkada B. Selah

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Colleges Still Not That Diverse, Study Finds

Racial diversification of college campuses has slowed since the 1960s and 70s

Georgetown University professor claims racial diversification at U.S. college campuses is slowing down

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Jackson 5 Cartoon Series Now on DVD, Blu-Ray

The Jackson 5 cartoon aired from 1971 to 1972

Dreamworks Classics is making the beloved 1970s Jackson 5 cartoon series available for purchase

By Makkada B. Selah

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Michael Jackson Estate Pays Model $55,000 for “Thriller” Video

Michael Jackson estate agrees to $55,000 settlement with Ola Ray.

After suits filed in 2009 against the Michael Jackson estate for back payments, the estate…

By Amber McKynzie

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Listener Calls ESPN’s Jemele Hill a ‘Spear-Chucker,’ Jungle Bunny

Hill says she receives racist hate mail on a regular basis

In a letter filled with racial slurs, a listener urges ESPN’s management to get rid…

By Makkada B. Selah

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High School Freshman Gives Black Female Classmate a Noose

The perpetrator of the "joke" was suspended from school

A high school freshman has been suspended from school after he gave a black classmate…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Nevada NAACP Elects White President for First Time Ever

Local lawyer Jeffrey Blanck has a long history of service with the NAACP

Local chapter of the NAACP elects the first white president in its 66 year history

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Italian Soccer Player Walks Off Field to Protest Racism

Other players and the game officials walked off too

An Italian soccer player of Ghanian descent walks off the field in protest after fans…

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Is the Title of National Geographic’s “Wild Wives of Africa” a Racist Play?

Are you offended by the title?

With all of the reality tv shows to choose from, Nat Geo must have thought…

By Sasha King

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Stores Recall Nap Nanny Chairs After 5 Deaths

Major retailers are warning consumers not to buy Nap Nanny recliners

After several complaints, even deaths, stores are recalling Nap Nanny recliners

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Robin Roberts Reaches Important 100-Day Milestone

The star anchor is now reunited with her dog.

How has Robin inspired you?

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Tyra Banks: “I Won’t be Happy If I’m not a Mother”

Top Model wants to fulfill life dream of being a mother

Tyra says she wants her dream of motherhood to come true “very soon.”

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Girl Scouts Partners With Sorority to Promote STEM Careers Among Girls

New initiative will provide educational access to minority youth

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) partnered with Sigma Gamma Rho to help build awareness…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Kentucky Man Erects Watermelon-Eating Obama Effigy

Kentucky man says his effigy of Obama eating a watermelon is popular in his all-white neighborhood

A man in Kentucky is defending his Obama effigy as freedom of speech

By Makkada B. Selah

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Terry Glover, Managing Editor of Ebony Magazine, Dies on Christmas Eve

Glover had been with the magazine for 6 years.

Terry Glover, managing editor of Ebony Magazine since 2009, passed away Christmas Eve.

By Sasha King

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Chris Brown and Rihanna: Does Love Truly Conquer All?

Are Chris Brown and Rihanna experiencing true love?

Yes, by now, I’m sure you’ve seen the photos of Chris Brown and Rihanna sitting,…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Rihanna and Chris Brown Come out Publicly at Lakers, Knicks Game

Their first public appearance together in a long time on national television.

Do you care about these two or not?

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Transgender Poses as Michelle Obama for Candy Magazine

Connie Fleming poses as Michelle Obama on magazine cover

Candy Magazine is dedicated to transversal style

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Austin Brown says ‘It’s Been an Uphill Battle’

Being an offspring of the famous Jackson family doesn't guarantee success in the music business

Who is Austin Brown? He’s only the nephew of Michael Jackson, son of Rebbie Jackson.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Woman Threatens to Kill School Kids With a Shovel

Do you think she should have been arrested?

A Pennsylvania woman exhibited threatening behavior to school children

By Makkada B. Selah

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