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New York Gun Buyback Program Offers Beyonce Tickets as Exchange

Music mogul suggests free Beyonce tickets in exchange for illegal firearms.

Michael “Blue” Williams, who managed Outkast, has so far raised $75,000 for gun program.

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Conservatives Criticize Michelle Obama’s Oscars Appearance

Right-wing blogger says first lady feels 'entitled'

Conservative bloggers criticize Obama’s ties to Hollywood.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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‘Negro’ Will No Longer Appear on U.S. Census

Research found most think the term 'negro' is offensive

Do you agree with their decision?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Students Protest Emory President’s Slavery Statements

Students and faculty members say it's part of a pattern of insensitivity toward minorities by the Emory administration

Emory president’s positive view of the dehumanizing “three-fifth’s compromise” offends many

By Makkada B. Selah

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U.S. High School Graduation Rate to Reach 90 Percent

Minority graduation gap close causes surge in nation's high school performance.

By 2020, the U.S. high school graduation rate is expected to reach an all-time high.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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African Cardinal Peter Turkson Makes Controversial Comment on Gay Priests

Pope contender says homosexuality is to blame for scandals in the church.

Turkson says Africa’s “taboo” on homosexuality have prevented scandals in the continent.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Slammer-Time! Rapper MC Hammer Arrested, Cries he was Racially Profiled

Hammer says he thought the officer was 'dangerous'

MC Hammer claims he was a victim of racial profiling after cop pulled him over…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Akon Sued For Injuring Man During Concert Dive

Man says singer negligently caused permanent injury during 2009 concert

A former concert worker sues Akon for medical expenses and mental anguish.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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‘The Onion’ Tweets Vulgar Comment about Quvenzhane Wallis

The magazine has yet to apologize

The satirical magazine calls 9-year-old Oscar nominee a four-letter-word

By Makkada B. Selah

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Snoop Dogg and Suge Knight Friends Again?

Snoopy D-O double G still hangs like when he was on Death Row Records.

Can you believe these two are cool now?

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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Ohio Woman Claims She Was Fired Because She Voted for Obama

The company claims she was fired for "economic reasons"

Woman says she was fired after her boss asked about her voting preferences

By Makkada B. Selah

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Cops Try to Notify Mom About Son’s Death on Facebook

Cops contacted woman on Facebook through a "fake" account

Atlanta Woman is angry because police contacted her on Facebook about son’s death

By Makkada B. Selah

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Cameroonian Women Against Custom; Breast-Ironing

Cameroonian young girls suffer body mutilation in an attempt to protect young women

Young women are now fighting back against the practice

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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Kanye West Goes off on Rant Dissing Justin Timberlake

Ye' was going to let them finish but it seems he changed his mind.

Are you shocked by anything Yeezy says anymore?

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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JET Magazine Responds to Fantasia Instagram Comments

Do you think Fantasia has a real beef?

Apparently, JET felt the photos Fantasia and her team sent over were not befitting for…

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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Arrest Warrants Issued For Suge Knight

Former Death Row Records CEO Wanted.

He never seems able to escape trouble

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Former NFL Stars Back Gun Control in New Ad for Mayors Against Illegal Guns

Deion Sanders, Emmitt Smith, Michael Irvin, LaDainian Tomlinson and Marshall Faulk help make public service announcement for gun control.

Deion Sanders, Emmitt Smith, Michael Irvin, LaDainian Tomlinson and Marshall Faulk help Mayors Against Illegal…

By Amber McKynzie

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Soledad O’Brien Criticizes CNN

Soledad steps down from her CNN morning show in May

O’Brien claims CNN never supported her show “Starting Point”

By Makkada B. Selah

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Former Temptations Singer, Damon Harris Dead at 62

Harris loses a 14-year-long battle with prostate cancer.

Rest in Peace

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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FAMU Law School Receives Warning

American Bar Association says it's concerned the school isn't preparing its 600 students adequately for bar exam

FAMU law school put on notice by American Bar Association

By Makkada B. Selah

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