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Black Street Gangs a Hit on Native American Reservations Few People Arrested In New York For Marijuana Possession Shoplifter Dies After Being Tackled By Walmart Workers Spike Lee’s ‘Bad 25′ Documentary Flops in Ratings New Jimi Hendrix Album Will be Released March 2013 Fox Host: Being on Food Stamps Would Help me Lose Weight Black Man Killed by Cop Car in New York Gets a Closer Look Sign in Houston Apartment Complex Promotes Racial Profiling Vanessa Williams’ ’666 Park’ Show Cancelled Casey Anthony Attorney Will Represent Detective in Trayvon Martin Case Rapper Ja Rule Will Be Released from Prison Soon Kevin “Voice of Elmo” Clash Resigns from Sesame Street Florida Death Row Inmate Confesses to O. J. Simpson Murders Billy Scott, 70′s R&B Singer, Dead at 70 Rare Record of Ole Bluesman, Robert Johnson, Found Isolation of HIV Positive Inmates in Alabama Under Review New Academic Standards Based on Race Spark Controversy in Virginia White Administrator Allowed to Sue Texas Southern University for Discrimination Cop Caught on Tape Beating up Clown Scientists Study Freestyle Rappers’ Brains Cory Booker Bets Twitter Follower to Live Off Food Stamps For a Week Allen West Granted a Recount In Florida Controversial Martin Luther King Biopic is Back On Poll Watcher Caught On Video Expressing Suspicions About Black Voters Black Student Racially Attacked at Ole Miss Student Accused of Murdering Her Roommate Found Not Guilty Solange Knowles’ Hair Earns a Closer Inspection From the TSA Court Strike’s Down Michigan’s Ban on Using Race in College Admissions Deion Sanders Calls Out White Reporter for Racism Katt Williams Arrested — Again Domestic Violence Charges get Dropped for Dez Bryant Problems?! Lil Scrappy Cheated by Concert Promoter Man Tells Cops He’s ‘Ready To Die’ as Shots Ring Out Business Owner Kills Himself Over Obama Win? 24-Year-Old Sheldon Stephens Identified as Kevin Clash Accuser Black Lacrosse Player Protests ‘Ninja Please’ Tag Line Michael Jackson Aide Files Class Action Suit Against AEG ‘Voice of Elmo’ Kevin Clash’s Abuse Accuser Recants Underage Sex Claim Drunken Racist Tries to Start Fight in Airport with Black Man Fight Breaks Out On Line for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 BET’s ‘Don’t Sleep’ Gets Expanded Segment Cornel West Calls Obama a ‘Rockefeller Republican in Blackface’ Harvard’s Rev. Jonathan Walton Represents Black Church’s Shift Will Gov. Deval Patrick Become the Next Black Senator? 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Stacey Dash Pens Post-Election Screed on Romney Loss Ted Nugent Calls Obama supporters ‘Pimps, Whores & Welfare Brats’ You’re Fired! Bus Driver who Beat up Woman Gets Fired History on Hold! 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Black Street Gangs a Hit on Native American Reservations

The true story of the current struggle of Native Americans has remained largely untold and misunderstood.

According to the FBI, Native American gang membership has sharply risen in the last decade.

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Few People Arrested In New York For Marijuana Possession

Cyrus Vance, the powerful D.A. for Manhattan, said that there are considerable long-term economic consequences for the people arrested.

The study tracked arrests over a 15-year period.

By Laurence Afums

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Shoplifter Dies After Being Tackled By Walmart Workers

The man allegedly stole two DVD players

Black Friday weekend turns deadly as a suspected shoplifter at Walmart dies after being apprehended…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Spike Lee’s ‘Bad 25′ Documentary Flops in Ratings

The Lee film struggled against tough competition: NFL games on NBC and The X-Factor on Fox.

Show was dedicated to the King of Pop’s 1987 landmark album.

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New Jimi Hendrix Album Will be Released March 2013

Music from the album was produced in 1968 and 1969

A new Jimi Hendrix album will be released featuring previously unheard tracks

By Makkada B. Selah

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Fox Host: Being on Food Stamps Would Help me Lose Weight

The discussion on Fox News centered around Cory Booker's food stamp channel.

“Could you live on 133 bucks a month for food?”

By Laurence Afums

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Black Man Killed by Cop Car in New York Gets a Closer Look

Witness accounts of the accident contradict the NYPD's report

The NYPD has hired an independent accident reconstruction expert to determine how Tamon Robinson died

By Makkada B. Selah

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Sign in Houston Apartment Complex Promotes Racial Profiling

The sign warns against teenagers of the 'Afro American race'

A sign posted in a Houston apartment complex encourages residents to profile black teenagers

By Makkada B. Selah

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Vanessa Williams’ ’666 Park’ Show Cancelled

Williams played an Upper East Side Manhattan socialite

ABC has decided not to renew Vanessa Williams’ prime time drama

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Casey Anthony Attorney Will Represent Detective in Trayvon Martin Case

Detective wanted manslaughter charges, not second degree murder

Jose Baez, Casey Anthony’s attorney, will be representing police detective Chris Serino in the George…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Rapper Ja Rule Will Be Released from Prison Soon

Will you be happy to see him return to the hip-hop game?

According to his website, Ja Rule is set to be released in three months

By Makkada B. Selah

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Kevin “Voice of Elmo” Clash Resigns from Sesame Street

A new person has come forward accusing Clash of underage sex with a teenage boy

Kevin Clash has resigned from Sesame Street amid accusations from two men that he had…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Florida Death Row Inmate Confesses to O. J. Simpson Murders

The serial killer told his family that he did it

Could it be?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Billy Scott, 70′s R&B Singer, Dead at 70

The beloved singer had battled cancer

Scott was one of the champions of “Carolina Beach” music.

By Makkada B. Selah

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Rare Record of Ole Bluesman, Robert Johnson, Found

Robert Johnson was one of the architects of modern blues

While digging in the crates in Pittsburgh a man finds a rare Robert Johnson record…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Isolation of HIV Positive Inmates in Alabama Under Review

Inmates say they feel like lepers

A federal judge will soon be deciding if it’s legal to isolate inmates with H.I.V.…

By Makkada B. Selah

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New Academic Standards Based on Race Spark Controversy in Virginia

What do you think of Virginia's decision?

Virginia’s decision to set different academic benchmarks based on race has sparked controversy

By Laurence Afums

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White Administrator Allowed to Sue Texas Southern University for Discrimination

What do you think of this case?

A law school dean said she was being forced out because of her race.

By Laurence Afums

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Cop Caught on Tape Beating up Clown

The clown was reportedly chasing cars with a toy gun.

What do you think of this clip?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Scientists Study Freestyle Rappers’ Brains

The results provide insight into how we improvise

Scientists in Bethesda, Maryland think freestyle rappers have something to contribute to science

By Makkada B. Selah

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Cory A. Booker and Tech Executives Call for Policies to Support Growth and Job Creation

Cory Booker Bets Twitter Follower to Live Off Food Stamps For a Week

Offensive challenge or not?

A Twitter exchange over the role of government leads to a wager

By Laurence Afums

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Allen West Granted a Recount In Florida

A judge had previously denied his request for a recount

Do you think he should concede already?

By Laurence Afums

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Controversial Martin Luther King Biopic is Back On

King's estate reportedly exerted pressure on the filmmakers to shelve it

Do you want to see a MLK biopic?

By Laurence Afums

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Poll Watcher Caught On Video Expressing Suspicions About Black Voters

Man: 'I saw "double or triple the amount" of people of color that I see at the mall.'

Did you see any poll watchers acting like this Colorado one did?

By Laurence Afums

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Black Student Racially Attacked at Ole Miss

The freshman said he feared for his life

The FBI and civil rights organizations are investigating a hate crime on the campus of…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Student Accused of Murdering Her Roommate Found Not Guilty

The two roommates at the HBCU had a contentious relationship all semester

The jury decided that Alexis Simpson acted in self-defence in the fatal stabbing of her…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Solange Knowles’ Hair Earns a Closer Inspection From the TSA

It's "discrim-FRO-nation," the singer joked

Has this happened to you?

By Laurence Afums

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Court Strike’s Down Michigan’s Ban on Using Race in College Admissions

Justices said the ban violated the rights of minority applicants

A Michigan appeals court invalidated a ballot measure that prohibited colleges and universities there from…

By Laurence Afums

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Deion Sanders Calls Out White Reporter for Racism

Sanders called the reporter a racist.

NFL veteran Deion Sanders responds to allegations from a white reporter that his charter school…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Katt Williams Arrested — Again

The comedian allegedly hit someone over the head with a bottle in the club

Comedian Katt Williams has been arrested again for assault — just another arrest in a…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Domestic Violence Charges get Dropped for Dez Bryant

Judge offers counseling for star wide receiver

ez Bryant, the wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys is getting a reprieve in court.…

By Sasha King

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Problems?! Lil Scrappy Cheated by Concert Promoter

Vows to never work with the promoter again

According to reports, rapper Lil Scrappy was scheduled to perform in a concert in Louisville,…

By Sasha King

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Man Tells Cops He’s ‘Ready To Die’ as Shots Ring Out

Man pulled a gun on officers

Man pulled a gun on officers

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Business Owner Kills Himself Over Obama Win?

A Key West man is found dead with the words 'F**k Obama' written over his will

A Key West man is found dead with the words ‘F**k Obama’ written over his…

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24-Year-Old Sheldon Stephens Identified as Kevin Clash Accuser

He has quite a lengthy rap sheet

He has quite a lengthy rap sheet

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Black Lacrosse Player Protests ‘Ninja Please’ Tag Line

His boycott could cost him his career

His boycott could cost him his career

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Michael Jackson Aide Files Class Action Suit Against AEG

MJ's personal assistant claims AEG is financially responsible for Dr. Conrad Murray's incompetence

MJ’s personal assistant claims AEG is financially responsible for Dr. Conrad Murray’s incompetence

By Makkada B. Selah

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‘Voice of Elmo’ Kevin Clash’s Abuse Accuser Recants Underage Sex Claim

Did you believe Clash was guilty of engaging in sex with a minor?

Did you believe Clash was guilty of engaging in sex with a minor?

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Drunken Racist Tries to Start Fight in Airport with Black Man

Both men go at it in airport waiting area

Altercations in airports should be taboo, but if you are drunk it seems like common…

By Sasha King

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Fight Breaks Out On Line for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

Video game violence gets displayed on the street

Do you ever wonder how people seem to catch fights on video like they know…

By Sasha King

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BET’s ‘Don’t Sleep’ Gets Expanded Segment

Show goes from two hours a week to a one hour weekly segment

Show goes from two hours a week to a one hour weekly segment

By Sasha King

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Cornel West Calls Obama a ‘Rockefeller Republican in Blackface’

West says Obama doesn't care about poor people

West says Obama doesn’t care about poor people

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Harvard’s Rev. Jonathan Walton Represents Black Church’s Shift

A new generation of post-Civil Right era church leaders influenced by hip-hop

A new generation of post-Civil Right era church leaders influenced by hip-hop

By Laurence Afums

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Will Gov. Deval Patrick Become the Next Black Senator?

He may have a chance to appoint himself in the coming months

He may have a chance to appoint himself in the coming months

By Laurence Afums

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Kevin Clash, Voice of Elmo, Allegedly had Sex with Teenage Boy

The puppeteer admits to the affair, but says the accuser was of legal age

The puppeteer admits to the affair, but says the accuser was of legal age

By Laurence Afums

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Papa John’s Pizza Will Reduce Workers’ Hours Because of Obamacare

The CEO plans on passing payroll costs to consumers and workers

The CEO plans on passing payroll costs to consumers and workers

By Makkada B. Selah

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Petraeus’ Mistress Sent Emails That Triggered Probe

Mistress sent angry emails to his other lady friend in Tampa

Mistress sent angry emails to his other lady friend in Tampa

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Sherman Hemsley’s Will Is Valid, Judge Rules

The actor's burial was delayed by a heated legal fight

The actor’s burial was delayed by a heated legal fight

By Laurence Afums

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Herbert Carter, One of the Original Tuskegee Airmen, Is Dead at 95

May he rest in peace

May he rest in peace

By Laurence Afums

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Supreme Court to Hear Case on the Voting Rights Act

The Supreme Court is set to hear and rule a key part of the Voting…

By Laurence Afums

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CNN’s Don Lemon Says Actor Jonah Hill Snubbed Him

Hill says: 'What do you want me to do? Move in with you?'

Hill says: ‘What do you want me to do? Move in with you?’

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Judge Denies Halle Berry’s Request to Leave Country with Daughter

The actress wants to live in France with her new beau

The actress wants to live in France with her new beau

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Milton Bradley Accused of Domestic Violence — Again

This is the third time the outfielder has been accused of hitting his wife

This is the third time the outfielder has been accused of hitting his wife

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Kenyan Mom Names Newborn Twins Mitt and Barack

Sibling rivalry, indeed.

Sibling rivalry, indeed.

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Video Catches Nurses Performing Sex Acts on 98-year old

The stroke victim is aware of what's happening but can't call for help

The stroke victim is aware of what’s happening but can’t call for help

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Van Jones, Mary Matalin Square Off Over Obama’s Second Term On CNN

The GOP strategist calls Obama's campaign "divisive"

The GOP strategist calls Obama’s campaign “divisive”

By Laurence Afums

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Damon Dash Discusses Estrangement From Jay-Z

'It was a business arrangement,' he says

‘It was a business arrangement,’ he says

By Laurence Afums

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Judge Orders Woman to Wear ‘Idiot’ Sign for Reckless Driving

She drove on the sidewalk to avoid a school bus

She drove on the sidewalk to avoid a school bus

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Rush Limbaugh Vents About President’s Re-Election Win

Shock-jock claims "small things beat big things on Tuesday."

Shock-jock claims “small things beat big things on Tuesday.”

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Teacher Gets Bullied by Student at Baltimore High School

Where is the discipline? Where is the respect?

What kind of world do we live in when a teacher is bullied by a…

By Sasha King

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91 year-old Granny Wins the Lottery—Again!

Great-grandmother hits the lottery twice in three months

Great-grandmother hits the lottery twice in three months

By Makkada B. Selah

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Stacey Dash Pens Post-Election Screed on Romney Loss

The 'Clueless' actress congratulates the president, yet defends her right to endorse the candidate of her choice

The ‘Clueless’ actress congratulates the president, yet defends her right to endorse the candidate of…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Ted Nugent Calls Obama supporters ‘Pimps, Whores & Welfare Brats’

The rocker vents on Twitter about Obama's re-election

The rocker vents on Twitter about Obama’s re-election

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You’re Fired! Bus Driver who Beat up Woman Gets Fired

Bus driver says he doesn't know what he could have done differently

Bus driver says he doesn’t know what he could have done differently

By Sasha King

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History on Hold! GOP Hopeful Mia Love Loses Utah

A rough end to what could have been history in the making

Republican Mia Love put up a good fight and faced plenty of adversity throughout her…

By Sasha King

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Detroit Museum Presents 44 Busts of Obama

44 African-American artists create 44 busts of number 44

44 African-American artists create 44 busts of number 44

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Bloomingdale’s Launches Jimi Hendrix Menswear

The clothing line will be available for purchase later this month

The clothing line will be available for purchase later this month

By Makkada B. Selah

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Virginia Senate Candidate Defends Racist State Song

The song contains the words "darkie" and "massa"

The song contains the words “darkie” and “massa”

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Skip Gates: The World’s First Black President Was In Mexico

Skip Gates on Vincente Guerrero, the first black president in history

Skip Gates on Vincente Guerrero, the first black president in history

By Gene Demby

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Denzel Washington’s Latest, ‘Flight,’ Surprises With Strong Numbers

The movie star continues his run as one of the most reliably bankable leads in Hollywood

The movie star continues his run as one of the most reliably bankable leads in…

By Gene Demby

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Morehouse College Employee’s Adult Video Causes Controversy

The tape focuses on gay black men

The tape focuses on gay black men

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Spike Lee Fired From James Brown Biopic

Lee replaced with a less experienced, white writer

Lee replaced with a less experienced, white writer

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NeNe Leakes Sparks Controversy As Ebony’s ‘Power 100′ Covergirl

Does the magazine's choice send the wrong message?

Does the magazine’s choice send the wrong message?

By Black Enterprise

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Lansing, MI Is America’s Capital Of Biracial Kids

One out of every 25 people in the city identifies as mixed race

One out of every 25 people in the city identifies as mixed race

By Black Enterprise

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Venus, Serena, Head to Soweto To Give Tennis Lessons To Kids

The duo hope to inspire and instill confidence in African girls

The duo hope to inspire and instill confidence in African girls

By Gene Demby

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Metropolitan Transportation Authority's New Opportunities for Minority, Women-owned & Disadvantaged Business

Most Workers Fixing New York Subways are Black, Latino

Subway cleanup after Hurricane Sandy comes with serious health risks

Subway cleanup after Hurricane Sandy comes with serious health risks

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White Staten Islanders Refuse to Help Black Mom Whose Sons Were Swept Away By Sandy

Two black Staten Island boys are believed to be Hurricane Sandy's youngest victims

Two black Staten Island boys are believed to be Hurricane Sandy’s youngest victims

By Makkada B. Selah

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Accuser Says Cee-Lo Slipped Her Ecstasy, Had Sex With Her

Cee-Lo's lawyer says accuser demanded money before she went to police

Cee-Lo’s lawyer says accuser demanded money before she went to police

By Makkada B. Selah

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Balcony Where MLK Was Shot Will Open to Visitors

The scene has been untouched in the four decades since

The scene has been untouched in the four decades since

By Black Enterprise

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Black Unemployment Above 10 Percent for Last Half Century

Black unemployment keeps rising and politicians are paying no mind

Black unemployment keeps rising and politicians are paying no mind

By Black Enterprise

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White Couple Hangs Chair in Effigy Meant to Represent Obama

But they say they hold no animosity toward blacks

But they say they hold no animosity toward blacks

By Black Enterprise

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Spelman Scraps Intercollegiate Sports To Focus On Wellness

The HBCU plans to push students to participate in sports they can continue after they graduate

The HBCU plans to push students to participate in sports they can continue after they…

By Gene Demby

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Cory Booker Invites Hurricane Sandy Victims to His Home Via Twitter

He fed them fried fish and collard greens

He fed them fried fish and collard greens

By Makkada B. Selah

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Hurricane Sandy Unearths Coffins Near Baltimore

Pair of coffins rose on Halloween

Pair of coffins rose on Halloween

By Makkada B. Selah

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‘Jeffersons’ Actor Sherman Hemsley Still Not Buried

Body sits frozen while folks fight over $50k estate

Body sits frozen while folks fight over $50k estate

By Makkada B. Selah

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Halloween Antics: Chris Brown a “Terrorist”

Halloween costume distasteful for many Americans

Halloween costume distasteful for many Americans

By Sasha King

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Con Ed Estimates Power to Be Restored by Nov. 10

Overhead wires the biggest problem.

Overhead wires the biggest problem.

By

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Black Hockey Player Jeered in the Czech Republic

Team was fined for their fans' racial slurs

Team was fined for their fans’ racial slurs

By Makkada B. Selah

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Cee-Lo Green Accused of Sexual Assault

The 'Crazy' singer says the claim is bogus

The “Crazy” singer says the claim is bogus

By Makkada B. Selah

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Will White Supremacist Groups Spark a Race War if Obama Wins?

Do you fear what may happen if Obama is re-elected?

Do you fear what may happen if Obama is re-elected?

By Makkada B. Selah

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School officials believe new program to make college affordable to local students will bring hope to the city's youth.

Chicago Surpasses Last Year’s Murder Count

'Chiraq' reaches 436th homicide victim this year

‘Chiraq’ reaches 436th homicide victim this year

By Makkada B. Selah

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Women Smokers Who Quit Before 40 Extend Their Lives

Stopping before 40 greatly reduces your risk

Stopping before 40 greatly reduces your risk

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108-Year-Old Woman Casts Vote for 1st Time Ever

Joanna Jenkins casted her vote for President Obama

Joanna Jenkins casted her vote for President Obama

By Black Enterprise

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‘MLK Was a Republican’ Billboard Sparks Outrage

Are you offended by this billboard?

Are you offended by this billboard?

By Black Enterprise

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Is Brooklyn Home to the World’s First Black Female Chess Master?

Rochelle Ballantyne may be on her way to history

Rochelle Ballantyne may be on her way to history

By Black Enterprise

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Top 5 NFL Performances in Week 8

Did you have any of these players on your fantasy team?

Did you have any of these players on your fantasy team?

By Black Enterprise

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Teacher Suspended After Posting Insulting Facebook Comments

Parents are calling for her removal

Parents are calling for her removal

By Gene Demby

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Toni Braxton Accused of Fraud

Court documents say the R&B star gave over $50,000 to avoid paying money she owes

Court documents say the R&B star gave over $50,000 to avoid paying money she owes

By Gene Demby

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Evelyn Lozada to Let Restraining Order Against Chad Johnson Expire

Will Evelyn and Chad reconcile?

Will Evelyn and Chad reconcile?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Is Prison Distorting our Picture of Black Progress?

"The effects of large-scale imprisonment makes it hard to effectively craft social policy," says Pettit

“The effects of large-scale imprisonment makes it hard to effectively craft social policy,” says Pettit

By Gene Demby

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Will Smith Freestyles at Gabrielle Union’s Birthday Party

Actor rocks the mic at a star-studded party in Miami

Actor rocks the mic at a star-studded party in Miami

By Makkada B. Selah

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Fans at New Orleans Concert Boo After Madonna Stumps For Obama

"I don't care who you vote for as long as you vote for Obama," she said.

“I don’t care who you vote for as long as you vote for Obama,” she…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Oh, So Now it’s a Black Thing, Republicans?

Republican states that Colin Powell's endorsement of President Obama is racially motivated

Republican states that Colin Powell’s endorsement of President Obama is racially motivated

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Cissy Houston Settles Rift With Bobbi Kristina Over Will

Whitney Houston's mother will no longer contest the will

Whitney Houston’s mother will no longer contest the will

By Makkada B. Selah

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Former N.Y. Giant Player Lawrence Taylor Wins Case

Taylor says he looks forward to mending his 'broken life'

Taylor says he looks forward to mending his ‘broken life’

By Makkada B. Selah

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Tameka Raymond Owes Back Rent to Georgia Complex

Her landlord says she's 50k in the hole

Her landlord says she’s 50k in the hole

By Makkada B. Selah

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Lil Wayne OK After Seizure Scare

Tweets 'I'm Good' after double seizures

Tweets ‘I’m Good’ after double seizures

By Makkada B. Selah

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‘Bring It On’ Movie Star Natina Reed Dead At 32

Driver will not be charged with murder

Driver will not be charged with murder

By Black Enterprise

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Former Colin Powell Aide Says GOP Is Party ‘Full of Racists’

He says opposition to Obama is 'due to the color of his skin'

He says opposition to Obama is ‘due to the color of his skin’

By Gene Demby

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Why Being A TV News Reporter Almost Kept Me From My Natural Hair

Do you encounter similar issues?

Do you encounter similar issues?

By Black Enterprise

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Majority of Americans Are Prejudiced Against Blacks, Study Finds

The number showed a slight increase from 2008

The number showed a slight increase from 2008

By Black Enterprise

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Has Bobby Brown Finally Seen the Light?

Could his recent DUI arrest be the best thing to ever happen to him?

Could his recent DUI arrest be the best thing to ever happen to him?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Justin Timberlake Humiliated By Wedding Video Gag

The 'Friends With Benefits' star claims he wasn't involved in video's production

The ‘Friends With Benefits’ star claims he wasn’t involved in video’s production

By Makkada B. Selah

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Do Black People Ignore Black-On-Black Violence?

The Cleveland bus driver and Lil Reese incidents are two that come to mind

The Cleveland bus driver and Lil Reese incidents are two that come to mind

By Black Enterprise

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ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith Denies he Said the N-Word On-Air

Even though it's on tape, he denies he said it.

Even though it’s on tape, he denies he said it.

By Makkada B. Selah

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Diddy Suffers Multiple Injuries in Cali Car Wreck

Rep releases statement on Diddy's condition

Rep releases statement on Diddy’s condition

By Makkada B. Selah

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Did Stephen A. Smith Say the “N-Word” on National TV?

Let's see how Smith explains himself out of this one

Let’s see how Smith explains himself out of this one

By Black Enterprise

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Lil Reese Blames ‘Haters’ for Leaked Video of Him Beating Woman

The young rapper has showed no remorse about the incident on his Twitter feed

The young rapper has showed no remorse about the incident on his Twitter feed

By Black Enterprise

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Legendary Boxing Trainer Emanuel Steward Reportedly Dead at 68

Steward had surgery in September for a stomach disorder

Steward had surgery in September for a stomach disorder

By Black Enterprise

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Lisa From ‘Saved By The Bell’ Says Bipolar Claim is ‘Laughable’

Who do you believe?

Who do you believe?

By Black Enterprise

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Chicago Rapper Caught on Tape Attacking Woman

Will this end the young Chicago rapper's career?

Will this end the young Chicago rapper’s career?

By Black Enterprise

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Shooting at Creflo Dollar’s Atlanta Megachurch

One man was killed during Wednesday morning service at one of America's biggest mega-churches

One man was killed during Wednesday morning service at one of America’s biggest mega-churches

By Makkada B. Selah

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Chinese Kindergarten Teacher Detained for Striking Students

Video shows teacher smacking students slow at math

Video shows teacher smacking students slow at math

By Makkada B. Selah

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Lawrence Taylor Now a Registered Sex Offender

Former N.Y. Giant says sex was consensual

Former N.Y. Giant says sex was consensual

By Makkada B. Selah

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Michael Strahan Discusses Gay Rumors and Troubles with Ex-Wife

The former New York Giants defensive end clears the air in interview with Bryant Gumbel.

The former New York Giants defensive end clears the air in interview with Bryant Gumbel.…

By Sasha King

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Warren Moon Calls Cam Newton Criticism “Racist in Tone”

Do you agree or disagree?

Do you agree or disagree?

By Black Enterprise

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America’s Next Top Model Judge Wanted by Cops for Brutal Assault

The former boxer turned judge viciously pummeled a man, according to reports

The former boxer turned judge viciously pummeled a man, according to reports

By Black Enterprise

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Bobby Brown Arrested Again for Driving Under the Influence

Los Angeles Police spotted the singer driving erratically

Los Angeles Police spotted the singer driving erratically

By Black Enterprise

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Defendant Sentenced in FAMU Hazing Case

The first of a dozen defendants has been sentenced

The first of a dozen defendants has been sentenced

By Makkada B. Selah

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NYPD Teenage Informant Baited Muslims Into Terrorism Talk

Teen says he was told to create conversations about jihad and terrorism

Teen says he was told to create conversations about jihad and terrorism

By Makkada B. Selah

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Monster Beverage Changes Label, No Longer a Dietary Supplement

Monster Caffeinated Energy Drinks Linked to Deaths

The carbonated drink competes with Red Bull

The carbonated drink competes with Red Bull

By Makkada B. Selah

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Residents Complain About Peeing Barclays Center Concertgoers

People who supervise a community garden say that attendees pee on their plants and on the walls of nearby buildings.

People who supervise a community garden say that attendees pee on their plants and on…

By Black Enterprise

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Church Sign: ‘Vote For the Mormon, Not the Muslim!’

An anti-Obama pastor in a small town has opinions

An anti-Obama pastor in a small town has opinions

By Black Enterprise

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Pee-Wee Football Games Go too Far, Say Parents

10 Year Olds End Up With Concussions

In a match held last month, two teams, the Southbridge Pop Warner peewees faced the…

By Sasha King

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Killing of Run DMC’s Jam Master Jay Still Unsolved

After a decade, authorities have few leads in the shooting death of the pioneering DJ.

After a decade, authorities have few leads in the shooting death of the pioneering DJ.

By Black Enterprise

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How Race Matters in the Classroom

Florida and Virginia are flirting with the idea of "lowering the bar" for black students, and by association, their teachers.

Florida and Virginia are flirting with the idea of “lowering the bar” for black students,…

By Black Enterprise

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Top 5 NFL Player Performances From Week 7

Robert Griffin III, Victor Cruz and a few others lead the way

Robert Griffin III, Victor Cruz and a few others lead the way

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Ex-NFL Star Bob Whitfield Ordered to Pay Sheree $75k

Will she use this money to bring life back to her clothing line?

Will she use this money to bring life back to her clothing line?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Louisiana Woman Set on Fire by KKK Over Supporting Obama?

Authorities are claiming the victim was not wearing an Obama t-shirt

Authorities are claiming the victim was not wearing an Obama t-shirt

By Makkada B. Selah

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Whoopi Barraged With Angry Tweets After Ann Romney Interview

Asked why Mitt Romney never served in the military

Asked why Mitt Romney never served in the military

By Makkada B. Selah

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Ex NBA-er Stephon Marbury Had Affair With His Personal Chef

He paid her almost a million dollars to keep her quiet

He paid her almost a million dollars to keep her quiet

By Makkada B. Selah

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Lucky Guy! Homeless South Carolina Man Wins $200k Lottery

The unidentified winner says he plans to buy a house

The unidentified winner says he plans to buy a house

By Makkada B. Selah

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Chicago High School Student Killed Leaving School

When will the violence in "Chiraq" end?

When will the violence in “Chiraq” end?

By Makkada B. Selah

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More People of Color Identifying as LGBT

A new survey found that people of color were more likely to identify as LGBTQ than whites.

A new survey found that people of color were more likely to identify as LGBTQ…

By Black Enterprise

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Students of Color Struggle to Fit in at Elite Prep Schools

Three new films look at the social obstacles that minorities face at top private schools.

Three new films look at the social obstacles that minorities face at top private schools.

By Black Enterprise

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Florida Defends Different School Standards For Different Races

The state says the goals have been misunderstood by the public

The state says the goals have been misunderstood by the public

By Black Enterprise

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Judge Orders Trayvon Martin’s School Records Released

What does this mean for the case?

What does this mean for the case?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Rapper Chief Keef in Hot Water Over Gun Range Video

Will his career save him from jail?

Will his career save him from jail?

By Makkada B. Selah

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LeBron James Denies 2014 Los Angeles Laker Free Agency Talk

Would 'The King' go west when Kobe Bryant retires?

Would ‘The King’ go west when Kobe Bryant retires?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Samuel L. Jackson In Legal Fight Over ‘Uncle Tom’ Ad

The prolific actor has become a target of a staunch pro-life political candidate

The prolific actor has become a target of a staunch pro-life political candidate

By Black Enterprise

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REGISTER NOW: Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit’s 10th Anniversary

It will be a landmark year for the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in…

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Watch Sonia Alleyne’s Interview with Venus Williams at This Year’s Women of Power Summit [Video]

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year’s Women of Power Summit.

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