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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…

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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?

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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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Audit Shows HBCU Employee Received $60K Extra Pay in Error

The HBCU violated state law by paying an employee extra money

N.C. Central University tries to recoup over $60,000 from an employee they paid extra money

By Makkada B. Selah

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Roland S. Martin will serve in a special advisory role for the National Association of Black Journalists.

NABJ Appoints Roland Martin Honorary Convention Chair

Martin: "I'm not running for president of NABJ"

Martin will join forces with NABJ in a special role for its 2013 convention.

By Darren Sands

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Employers Fire Workers After Showing Support for Obamacare

Companies across the country fire employees for supporting Obama and Obamacare initiatives.

Employers across the country exercise their right to fire employees for political affiliation.

By Amber McKynzie

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Cornel West Disappointed in President Obama’s Use of MLK’s Bible

Dr. Cornel West speaks out against President Obama being sworn in using Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s bible.

Cornel West expresses disappointment in President Obama during panel at George Washington University.

By Amber McKynzie

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Alicia Keys Plans Her Own Version of the National Anthem for Super Bowl

Is that a risky move?

The Super Bowl takes place in New Orleans, Sunday, Feburary 3rd and it features a…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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A Diminishing Legacy: Postal Job Cuts Threaten Black Middle Class

Budget cuts lead to more economic challenges for minority workers

U.S. Postal Service having eliminated 168,000 jobs since 2006. More cuts are expected, meaning more…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Jennifer Hudson: “American Idol Should go out on Top”

The former contestant thinks it's time for the show to end

Do you agree?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Black Viewers Boost OWN’s Ratings

Are black folks saving OWN?

Analyst says new shows appealing to African-Americans have saved Oprah’s once fledgling network

By Makkada B. Selah

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Former Miss America Says her Seat was Moved Because She’s Black

Former Miss America, Ericka Dunlap, claims producers removed her from her seat during the Miss America pageant

Is she making a big deal out of this?

By Amber McKynzie

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Lupe Fiasco Thrown Off-Stage During Inaugural Concert

Organizers say they're all for free speech but Lupe went on for too long

Rapper Lupe Fiasco delivers anti-Obama speech and song at Inauguration party and is asked to…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Russell Simmons and Rev. Run Accused of Cheating Business Partner

Rev Run's "Pastry" Shoe Line is worth 50 million

A business partner in Rev. Run Athletics “Pastry” Shoe Line accuses Simmons brothers of hiding…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Indicted for Bribery

Nagin is the first New Orleans mayor to be indicted on federal corruption charges in the town's entire 295-year history

Former mayor of New Orleans Ray Nagin has been indicted by a federal grand jury…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Dick Gregory Calls Spike Lee Out on “Django Unchained” Comments

It seems as if Spike Lee is all by himself regarding his comments on Django Unchained

Do you agree with Gregory?

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“Diff’rent Strokes” Star Conrad Bain Dead at 89

Was this one of your favorite shows growing up?

Bain died in his home in California

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Robin Roberts Plans Her Return to GMA in February

Popular Good Morning America host is making a successful return to ABC

Do you watch GMA?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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