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Mississippi Becomes Last State to Ratify 13th Amendment

The state of Mississippi finally ratifies the 13th Amendment after an oversight.

One hundred and forty eight years after the 13th Amendment was passed, the state of…

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Under Medical Supervision

Legal troubles and a bipolar disorder put a strain on the former congressman.

What are your thoughts on this news?

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Clive Davis Comes Out as Bisexual to ‘Katie’ Show

The music legend opens up about his sexuality in new book.

Do you think this is just to sell books?

By Amber McKynzie

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Man Pays Child Support for Son Who Died 25 Years Ago

Court says no one notified them that son was deceased.

Detroit man, Lional Campbell, is still paying child support 25 years after his son died…

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Police Mistakenly Arrest Metta World Peace’s Family Members

Later released when identity was confirmed.

The LAPD responded to a call about armed men around the Laker player, Metta World…

By Sasha King

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“Daddy Killed Two Black Men” Daughter Witnesses Murder

Many unanswered questions

Laureano “Larry” Romero has been charged with the shooting deaths of two black young men,…

By Sasha King

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Comedian Lisa Lampanelli Tweets N-Word & Photo With Lena Dunham

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli Tweets N-Word & Photo With Lena Dunham

Photo Caption Outraged Many Social Media Users

The self described “Lovable Queen of Mean” continues her shock & awe routine.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Stephon Marbury Demanded to Finish Mistress Pay-Off

A New York judge rules Stephon Marbury finish paying his mistress--more than $300,000.

Stephon Marbury ruled to finish paying mistress for $900,000 hush money agreement.

By Amber McKynzie

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Chicago Teen Shot to Death After Sister Attended Obama’s Gun Speech

Teen gunned down while visiting friends

Teen is the victim of another senseless shooting in Chicago

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Lil Wayne’s Skate Park More a Nuisance Than Fun

Truckstop Skate Park another worry for Lil Wayne.

Lil Wayne can’t seem to stay out of trouble

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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White Man who Slapped Black Baby on Flight, Fired From Job

Passenger accused of racism was a highly-placed business executive

CEO announces that Joe Hundley is no longer with the company

By Makkada B. Selah

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Manhattan Deli Apologizes to Forest Whitaker; We’re Not Racist

Manhattan Deli that accused Forest Whitaker of shoplifting attempts to rectify situation.

What do you think of this situation?

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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5th Graders Bring Gun to School to Kill “Annoying” Classmate

Two elementary school boys had a 'hit list.'

Two kids in Seattle bring weapons to school in plot to kill their ‘annoying’ classmate

By Makkada B. Selah

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Pres. Obama to Deliver Commencement Speech at Morehouse College

This will be Obama's second commencement speech at an HBCU

Morehouse College president announces that Pres. Obama will deliver this year’s commencement speech

By Makkada B. Selah

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Rapper 2 Chainz Post Pics with Cops After Getting Arrested

Apparently, the rapper was pulled over by police officers when traveling in a white van with six other people.

2 Chainz was the only person arrested at that time.

By Sasha King

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Actor Forest Whitaker Frisked in NYC Deli

Actor treated like a suspected shoplifter

Award-winning black actor humiliated in New York deli

By Makkada B. Selah

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Carnival Sued for ‘Horrifying’ Triumph Cruise

Passenger says Carnival failed to provide a sea-worthy vessel

A passenger from the ill-fated Triumph Cruise Ship sues Carnival

By Makkada B. Selah

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Herman Cain Joins Fox News

Former presidential candidate is hired as a contributor

What are your thoughts about Herman Cain?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Chris Dorner’s Mother Expresses Sympathy for His Victims

Dorner was living with his mother at the time of the attacks

Nancy Dorner, mother of dead fugitive gunman, releases a statement

By Makkada B. Selah

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Is Essence Magazine in Trouble?

Essence Editor-in-Chief Constance White was walking out the door

Where does that leave the matriarch of African-American women’s magazines?

By Makkada B. Selah

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