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Rapper J.Cole Blackmailed by Fan on Twitter

J. Cole's 2nd album 'Born Sinner' was released today on Roc Nation records

J. Cole retweeted a fan’s message who had a gun to a little girl’s head

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Lil Wayne Tramples on American Flag in New Video

Lil Wayne is working on a video for his new song "God Bless Amerika"

Are his actions sacrilege or artistic license?

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NSA Searched Phone Records of Less Than 300 People

The Bush-era Patriot Act grants the government permission to track calls

Database contains tens of millions of Americans’ phone records.

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Sanford Police Chief Works to Ease Racial Tensions

Town has more than Trayvon Martin's death to heal from

Many black residents in Sanford have deep distrust of the police department.

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Survey: Most Men Aspire to be Dads

Men want to carry on their family names and traditions more than women do

Men without children were on par with childless women in saying they wanted to be…

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University Student Expelled for Being Lesbian Must Repay Scholarship

Grace University's student handbook states that "Any student involved in sexually immoral behavior, including premarital sex, adultery, and homosexual acts, is at minimum placed on University probation"

College student expelled after counselor reveals she’s a lesbian

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Beyoncé Settles Lawsuit with Video Game Company

'Starpower: Beyoncé' was the name of the proposed video game

A lawsuit over a proposed video game has been settled amicably

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DJ Quik’s Daughter Charged With 1st Degree Murder

2 year old was allegedly disciplined for wetting the bed with a beating that killed him

Davieanna Blake’s boyfriend allegedly beat their son to death

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Supreme Court Ruling: Gene Tests Could Get Cheaper

Several testing companies announce plans to offer tests for breast cancer gene

Company at center of SCOTUS case no longer has monopoly on tests for the breast…

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Layoffs: Chicago School System Issues 850 Pink Slips

Cuts are said to include approximately 550 teachers

School board officials have identified $52 million in budget cuts that don’t include the savings…

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Obama On Father’s Day: “Good Parenting Isn’t Easy”

President says he's still working on being a good dad

Lamenting how his own father was absent, president still works on being a good dad…

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Cathy Hughes Named to Thurgood Marshall College Fund Board

Radio One founder joins The TMCF

Businesswoman will help in making sure students get an adequate education through scholarship.

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Detroit Bankruptcy Turns Spotlight to Business Development

On Brink of Bankruptcy, Detroit Stops Debt Payments, Cuts Pensions

Detroit owes over $2 billion to creditors

Detroit’s emergency manager says the city is on the brink of financial ruin

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Morehouse Student Murdered Near School

Police are asking for assistance in solving the crime

A Morehouse student shot and killed while sitting in his car

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George Zimmerman’s Dad Releases $3.99 E-Book Calling Blacks ‘Racist’

George Zimmerman's father is white and his mother, Hispanic

Robert Zimmerman Sr., says his son was persecuted by blacks

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Dunkin' Donuts Customer Freaks Out Over Not Getting A Receipt

Dunkin Donuts to Honor Workers Who Endured Racist Rant

A video of the incident at a Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Dunkin’ Donuts was posted on YouTube.

Dunkin Donuts says they will “honor” two workers for their patience

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Zimmerman Jury to be Sequestered

Zimmerman trial expected to take 2 to 4 weeks

Judge says that the jury will be sequestered for the duration of the trial

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iSource Sues Rocawear for Over $450,000

Company is accused of not paying the remaining balance of a million dollar order

Should Jay-Z just pay the bill out of his own pocket?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Halle Berry is Having a Baby Boy

She and Oliver Martinez haven't revealed the due date of the new addition to the family

This will be Halle Berry’s second child

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Soledad O’Brien’s New Gig: HBO’s ‘Real Sports’

O'Brien will join fellow "Today" show alum Bryant Gumble

Deal gives network first look at projects done through the veteran journalist’s production company.

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