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16-Year-Old Charged with Felony for ‘Science Experiment’

Critics wonder if a white student would have been charged with two felonies for a harmless experiment

Florida teen charged with two felonies for science experiment

By Makkada B. Selah

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Inappropriate? Teacher Buys Students ’50 Shades of Grey’

The 14-year-old student asked to read '50 Shades of Grey' so the teacher went online and got it for him

Mother outraged after son gets erotic book from ninth grade teacher

By Makkada B. Selah

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16 Philly Residents Charged with Welfare Fraud

Ringleader was not on welfare but was a clerical worker at the welfare office

Conspirators received stolen money on welfare debit cards

By Makkada B. Selah

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Assata Shakur Becomes First Woman on FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List

She has been living in Cuba since 1984 with political asylum

Will the authorities ever catch her?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Brooklyn Apartment Building Sued for Discriminating Against Blacks

Black applicants were allegedly told no apartments were available while white applicants were shown apartments

Bay Ridge, Brooklyn building investigated for discrimination

By Makkada B. Selah

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Ex-NBA Player: Jason Collins is Making Black Men Look Bad

Jason Collins is the first openly gay NBA player

Basketball Wives star Eric Williams slams Sports Illustrated and Jason Collins for ‘gay’ issue

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Lil Wayne Apologizes to Emmett Till’s Family in Letter

Do you think the apology came too late?

Rapper Lil Wayne has come to his senses and apologized to Emmett Till’s family for…

By Michael Smith

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Kriss Kross Rapper Mac Daddy Found Dead In Atlanta

Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly of Kris Kross Dead at Age 34

Kriss Kross is best known for their hit 1992 song "Jump"

CBS Atlanta is reporting that Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly from the group Kriss Kross was…

By C. Daniel Baker

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First Black Italian Cabinet Minister Bombarded With Racial Slurs

Cecile Kyenge was born in the Congo

Italy’s race problem rears its ugly head with appointment of black cabinet minister

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Man Kicked Out of Harlem Church Near Death in ICU

Disturbance occurred during a gospel performance

Drunken man severely injured when kicked out of Harlem church

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Detroit Takes Top 3 Spots on Most Dangerous Neighborhoods List

Experts say high unemployment and easy access to guns are a problem

Detroit is the most dangerous city in America, according to new study

By Makkada B. Selah

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George Zimmerman Waives Right To “Stand Your Ground” Hearing

Accused killer would rather take a chance with a jury than to face a judge regarding the murder of Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin’s murderer has decided to take his chances with a jury in waiving his…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Lil Wayne Hospitalized for Another Seizure, Released Earlier Today

Many are worried about the rapper's health

Wayne suffered a single seizure

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Jermaine Jackson Headed to Jail for Missing $30K in Child Support Payments

Jermaine Jackson is back in court for missing more than $30,000 in child support payments.

Just two years after trying to dodge nearly $100,000 in child support payments, Jermaine Jackson…

By Amber McKynzie

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RadioShack And Beats By Dr. Dre Partner On New Campaign With Robin Thicke

Make a qualifying purchase and receive a free remix

Will you make a purchase at Radio Shack to get the Robin Thicke remix?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Birmingham’s ‘4 Little Girls’ May Receive Congressional Medal

The bombing ignited the Civil Rights movement

Congress considering Congressional Medal for 1963 Alabama church bombing victims

By Makkada B. Selah

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Michigan Democrat Caught on Tape Calling Town Official a N*gger

The local chapter of the NAACP has called for Platko's removal

Gloria Platko, white woman township clerk, caught on tape making racial slur

By Makkada B. Selah

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Pre-School Funding at an All-Time Low

Experts say that preschool is in a "state of emergency"

The 2011-2012 school year was the worst in a decade for preschool funding

By Makkada B. Selah

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Chris Tucker Sells L.A. Mansion, Collects $1Million Profit

After waiting two years, Chris Tucker finally sells his L.A. mansion.

While the market is still not what it used to be, Chris Tucker finally sold…

By Amber McKynzie

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Asian Fraternity Makes Jay-Z Video in Blackface

Asian fraternity was jamming to "Suit and Tie"

Fraternity says they aren’t racist for wearing Blackface

By Makkada B. Selah

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