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Earth Day 2014: How One Poet Uses Her Art To Save a Community

She uses her poetry in the spirit of activism to bring dignity and awareness to a population often dismissed and ignored

Crystal Good’s lineage in West Virginia is six generations deep

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The World’s Smartest Companies List Revealed

MIT Top 50 list of hottest innovators right now

Google is the world’s third smartest company according to a new list by MIT Technology…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban Upheld by The Supreme Court

Judges vote 8-7 in historic ruling

Proving, once again, the bi-partisan mindset in government today

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Famed Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dead at 76

Carter spent 19 years in prison

‘Eye of the Hurricane: My Path from Darkness to Freedom,’ is the title of his…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Political Powerhouse, Basil Paterson, Dead at 87

Was the father of ex-New York Governor, David Patterson

Basil served in the state Senate in the ’60s, and was appointed by Mayor Ed…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton


America’s Highest Paid CEOs Average Salary Earnings Over $10 Million

Here’s the top 10 executives bringing home the fattest paychecks

The media compensation of CEOs of the top 100 U.S. corporations last year was $13.9…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Treach will appear on VH1 Couples Therapy

Naughty by Nature Rapper Treach Released from NJ Jail

The rapper/actor settles pending issues related to child support and traffic violations

The Naughty by Nature front man led the cops on a 10 block car chase

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Drake is Slated to Host the 2014 ESPY Awards

The star rapper gets to combine his two loves, sports and performing

Drake is an avid sports fan

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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UMass Guard Derrick Gordon Comes Out as First Openly Gay D-1 Player

It was reportedly a shocker to his teammates

This makes Gordon the first openly gay Division I basketball player

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Oakland Taps Black Ad Agency to Rebrand City

Carol H. Williams Advertising looks to give Oaktown a new image

The challenge is contending with media reports that highlight the historically blue collar city’s seedy…

By Alan Hughes

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Homeless Mom Who Left Kids in Car During Job Interview Pleads Not Guilty

Shanesha Taylor couldn't find a babysitter to watch her children

What do you think of this case?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Akintunde Ahmad Has a 5.0 GPA and is Headed To Ivy League

We are so happy for this kid

Oakland teenager has a choice of which schools he can attend in the Ivy League

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Al Sharpton Disputes Claims He Was An FBI Informant

The Smoking Gun reveals that the civil rights activist was a former snitch

Do you believe the story?

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NABJ Co-Founder and Veteran Journalist, Charles Stone Jr. Dead at 89

Founder of the National Association of Black Journalists has died

He died Sunday in Chapel Hill, N.C. at an assisted living facility

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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Appoints Black Enterprise COO/CFO, City Finance Commissioner

Jiha will now oversee the agency which collects over $30 billion in tax collection every year.

de Blasio moved quick to replace Goldman

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Baltimore Mayor Announces Acts, Experiences for 2014 African American Festival

The festival will run for 2 days in Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's city

Acts ranging from R&B to Gospel groups will be performing

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Is Dave Chappelle Returning to Standup this Summer?

Will you be attending?

Before Kevin Hart fame, Dave Chappelle was easily the highest rated, and paid, comedian in…

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Virginia Couple Wins Lottery for the Third Time

Don't you wish you had their luck?

This Virginia couple continues to win the lottery

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Black Florida Residents Demand End to Unfair Prosecution of Blacks

Domestic violence survivor faces 60 years in prison for firing warning shot

Have you heard of the case of Marissa Alexander?

By Carolyn M. Brown

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