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Reward Increased for Slain Chicago Teen, Funeral Arrangements Announced

Teen will be laid to rest February 8

Funeral arrangements and reward money announced for 15-year-old gunned down in Chicago

By Makkada B. Selah

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Harvard Students Suspended in Cheating Scandal

More than half of a government class at the ivy league college were caught sharing answers on a final exam

A dean at Harvard metes out punishment to cheating undergrads

By Makkada B. Selah

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Oprah Winfrey Hit With Sex Discrimination Suit

Former employee says her pregnancy changed her standing in the company

Former employee at OWN files a lawsuit against Oprah’s company

By Makkada B. Selah

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Nation Responds to Gang-Related Shooting of Chicago 15-Year-Old

15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton was murdered in the streets of Chicago just weeks after performing at the president's inauguration.

Hadiya Pendleton made an anti-gang violence video before being gunned down

By Makkada B. Selah

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Miami-Dade PD Hires an African American as Director

J.D. Patterson Jr. has been selected to lead the Miami-Dade Police Department

He will lead the 8th largest police department in the United States.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Shocking! Shots Heard at Atlanta Middle School

Two are reportedly injured in the shooting.

Police say they have two people in custody in connection with the shooting.

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Ray Lewis Responds to Rant of Wife of Patriots Wide Receiver

All is forgiven

Anna Burns Welker wife of New England Patriot wide receiver Wes Welker took to Facebook…

By Sasha King

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Taye Diggs Apprehends Burglar in Home, Allegedly

Confronted burglar after award show

Last year we had LL Cool J apprehending someone in his home and apparently Taye…

By Sasha King

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Teacher Allows Students to Wear KKK Robes for Class Project?

What about the historical context?

A teacher in Las Vegas, NV allowed his students to dress up in KKK robes…

By Sasha King

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The Roots to Headline Super Bowl Tailgating Party

The Philadelphia-grown group is working on their upcoming 13th studio album, “& Then You Shoot Your Cousin."

If there is a band that can be labeled the hardest working band in show…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Kwame Kilpatrick Spends Weekend in Jail

The Michigan Corrections Department facility was former mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's home for a few days.

What is your opinion of Kilpatrick?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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CNN Revamps Brand, New Morning Show Planned

Role of current host, Soledad O'Brien, unclear

In an effort to bolster ratings CNN has hired some new talent to replace or…

By Sasha King

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Judge Delays Black Texas Woman’s Execution Until April

Kimberly McCarthy will not be put to death tonight, after all.

It is rare and often times unexpected to here of a woman being sentenced to…

By Sasha King

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New World Trade Center Vandalised With Racist Graffiti

Racist scrawl covers the bathrooms in the new World Trade Center

Vile comments pollute the new World Trade Center construction site

By Makkada B. Selah

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Chicago Mother Loses Fourth Son to Shooting

Mother loses another child after gun violence explodes in the streets of Chicago.

A Chicago mother loses a second son to open gunfire in Chicago.

By Amber McKynzie

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History! Indiana’s 1st Black Physician Honored With Headstone

Dr. Samuel A. Elbert gets a headstone at the Crown Hill Cemetery

Elbert challenged the Medical College of Indiana in 1871 after they refused to grant him…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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A Thief? Mogul Russell Simmons Denies Accusations

Russell Simmons speaks out about scamming former employee out of millions.

Russell Simmons accused of taking millions from former Run Athletics President.

By Amber McKynzie

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Stevie Wonder Performing Super Bowl Weekend

Legendary Motown singer will hit the stage February 2nd in New Orleans

Can you believe Stevie is still belting out those tunes?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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T.I. and Tiny Discusses Black Love in EBONY

Rapper T.I. and Tiny Talk Marriage in Ebony Magazine’s “Black Love” Issue

The rapper/actor and his wife, Tiny, former Xscape singer, prove that not all celebrity couples…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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White Couple’s Black Child Booted Out of BMW Dealership in Brazil

BMW salespeople thought the seven year old black boy was a beggar and a vagrant

Adopted seven year old black son of white Brazilian couple racially-profiled

By Makkada B. Selah

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