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Beyonce, Chris Rock and Others Star in Gun Control Video

Celebrities are joining the fight for gun control legislation

A nonprofit organization fighting for gun control laws, has asked stars Beyonce, Chris Rock,…

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Rev. Al Sharpton: “I Will Protest Against the NRA”

Civil rights leader calls for a real movement against guns.

Sharpton mentioned the near murder of Democrat Gabrielle Giffords last year and the shootings at…

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Who was the 1st Black Man to see Jesus?

Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., discusses the first black man who may have seen Jesus

The New Testament refers to a number of black people as well, including Simon of…

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Ray Lewis Tries to Stop Former Girlfriend from Getting More Child Support

The Baltimore Ravens linebacker claims what his child's mother currently receives is enough

A judge must decide if the mother of NFL linebacker Ray Lewis’ child deserves more…

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Maryland Mother Fights for Son who was Jailed for Defending Himself

Though Brandon Jackson was fending off a mob of white males, he was the one charged and jailed

A black Maryland man has been jailed for attempted murder, but sources say he was…

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Domino’s Pizza Founder Sues Government Over Obamacare

The pizza chain founder files one of many pending lawsuits against Obamacare

Founder sues the Federal government saying providing mandatory contraception and abortions is immoral.

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ESPN’s Rob Parker Questions Quarterback’s Blackness, Gets Suspended

Parker said the Redskins Quarterback is 'not really down with the cause.'

Rob Parker has been suspended from ESPN indefinitely pending an investigation of his comments.

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Jazz Saxophonist’s Daughter One of Victims in Conn. School Shooting

Her older brother also attended the school but was unharmed in the incident.

The New York Amsterdam News is reporting that jazz saxophonist Jimmy Greene’s daughter was one…

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Florida City Commissioner Apologizes for Racist Facebook Post

City commissioner mocked Obama, blacks and Latinos on his Facebook page

John Sims apologized publicly after making a racially-charged Facebook post

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Al Roker and Jennifer Lopez Being Sued Over Show “Big Easy Justice”

Spike TV reality show produced by the pair is being taken to court

19-year-old says he was falsely labeled a crook on the show “Big Easy Justice.”

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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Publicly Supports Gay Marriage

Reed says "marriage is a fundamental right for everyone."

Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed has come out publicly in support of same-sex marriage.

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Homeless Man Sleeping in Dumpster Crushed by Compactor

Homeless man was just seeking a warm place to sleep

A Fort Worth, Texas man who sought a warm place to sleep in a garbage…

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Serena Williams Declines to Comment on White Player’s ‘Impersonation’

Do you think the prank was racist?

Dutch tennis pro Caroline Wozniacki poked fun at Serena Williams’ appearance during a tennis match.

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Meteorologist Fired for Responding to ‘Racist Anti-Afro’ Facebook Post

Male viewer criticized the appearance of black woman meteorologist

ABC meteorologist Rhonda Lee was fired after she responded to a criticism of her hair…

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Bounce TV Acquires Broadcast Network Rights To The American Bible Challenge and Catch 21

Univision Television to Carry Bounce TV in Several Markets

Bounce will now be seen in 24 of the top 25 African American Markets.

The African American-focused tv station will now have 68% U.S. coverage and affiliates in 24…

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The Notorious B.I.G. Autopsy Report Revealed

TMZ.com shows the official never before seen report

Christopher Wallace’s autopsy report revealed 15 years later

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Junior High History Lesson: Create a Business Plan for Enslaving Africans

Students received imaginary tools including manacles, whips, thumb screws, iron brands, muskets and barracoons

Junior high school history lesson asked kids to devise a business proposal for enslaving Africans

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Predominantly White Sorority’s ‘Racially-Insensitive’ Photo Angers Many

What do you think of this photo?

After a Mexican-themed party, sorority girls post a photo on Facebook and Tumblr.

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Jet Magazine Features First Male Gay Couple in Weddings Section

How do you feel about Jet's decision?

Ravi Perry and Paris Prince are now newlyweds.

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‘Stringer Bell’ Look-a Like Captured by Cops After Robbing Banks

Do you think he looks like Stringer?

He robbed a total of 11 banks.

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