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Black Leaders Seek More Attention From White House In Second Obama Term 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 NFL Teams with the Most Thanksgiving Appearances Casey Anthony Attorney Will Represent Detective in Trayvon Martin Case Jesse Jackson Jr. Tenders His Resignation from Congress 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 President Obama and Gymnast’s ‘Not Impressed’ Photo Goes Viral 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 Does Romney’s Bad Showing Show Why Businesses Need Diversity? 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 Obama Nominates Openly Gay Black Judge Student Accused of Murdering Her Roommate Found Not Guilty Black Man Who Integrated Ole Miss, Urges Black Students To Keep Focus Solange Knowles’ Hair Earns a Closer Inspection From the TSA Court Strike’s Down Michigan’s Ban on Using Race in College Admissions Mayor Blames Chris Christie for Obama Skipping Atlantic City 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 Romney Says Obama Won Because of ‘Gifts’ to Latinos, Blacks Black Lacrosse Player Protests ‘Ninja Please’ Tag Line Woman Who Initiated Petraeus Probe Hires ‘Scandal’ Muse 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’ Another Four Star General Linked to Petraeus Scandal Harvard’s Rev. Jonathan Walton Represents Black Church’s Shift After Obama’s Re-election, Where Did the Racist Tweets Come From? Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. May Resign from Congress Will Gov. Deval Patrick Become the Next Black Senator? Kevin Clash, Voice of Elmo, Allegedly had Sex with Teenage Boy Mitt Romney Losing Facebook Friends Papa John’s Pizza Will Reduce Workers’ Hours Because of Obamacare Petraeus’ Mistress Sent Emails That Triggered Probe President Obama Wins Florida Petraeus Resigns as CIA Director Sherman Hemsley’s Will Is Valid, Judge Rules ‘White People Mourning Romney’ Shows Serious Racial Divides Young Dro Fails to Respond to Court Orders on Maserati Payments Herbert Carter, One of the Original Tuskegee Airmen, Is Dead at 95 Supreme Court to Hear Case on the Voting Rights Act CNN’s Don Lemon Says Actor Jonah Hill Snubbed Him Judge Denies Halle Berry’s Request to Leave Country with Daughter Activists Paste Posters of Battered Rihanna to Protest Chris Brown Concert Milton Bradley Accused of Domestic Violence — Again Condi Rice: GOP Sent ‘Mixed Messages’ to Women, Voters Of Color CEO Fires Workers Because of Obama’s Re-election Rep. Allen West Files Election Lawsuit, Won’t Concede Seat Kenyan Mom Names Newborn Twins Mitt and Barack Video Catches Nurses Performing Sex Acts on 98-year old Van Jones, Mary Matalin Square Off Over Obama’s Second Term On CNN Damon Dash Discusses Estrangement From Jay-Z President Obama Cries While Thanking Campaign Staffers Judge Orders Woman to Wear ‘Idiot’ Sign for Reckless Driving Rush Limbaugh Vents About President’s Re-Election Win Teacher Gets Bullied by Student at Baltimore High School 91 year-old Granny Wins the Lottery—Again! 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 Obama Calls for Unity to Meet 2nd Term Agenda History on Hold! GOP Hopeful Mia Love Loses Utah Voting Machine Turns Obama Vote into Romney Detroit Museum Presents 44 Busts of Obama President Obama Re-Elected to Second Term Bloomingdale’s Launches Jimi Hendrix Menswear Mitt Romney Rallies in Town Trayvon Martin Was Killed Virginia Senate Candidate Defends Racist State Song Why Are White Voters Siding With Mitt Romney? Skip Gates: The World’s First Black President Was In Mexico Denzel Washington’s Latest, ‘Flight,’ Surprises With Strong Numbers Will Washington State Legalize Marijuana? Morehouse College Employee’s Adult Video Causes Controversy Rupert Murdoch Wants Chris Christie to Re-Endorse Romney Spike Lee Fired From James Brown Biopic NeNe Leakes Sparks Controversy As Ebony’s ‘Power 100′ Covergirl Lansing, MI Is America’s Capital Of Biracial Kids Venus, Serena, Head to Soweto To Give Tennis Lessons To Kids Taking a Look at Voter Suppression Throughout History Most Workers Fixing New York Subways are Black, Latino Obama Campaign Hits Back at Ad Linking Him to Castro White Staten Islanders Refuse to Help Black Mom Whose Sons Were Swept Away By Sandy Accuser Says Cee-Lo Slipped Her Ecstasy, Had Sex With Her Obama has Four-in-Five Chance of Re-Election on Tuesday Balcony Where MLK Was Shot Will Open to Visitors Black Unemployment Above 10 Percent for Last Half Century White Couple Hangs Chair in Effigy Meant to Represent Obama Spelman Scraps Intercollegiate Sports To Focus On Wellness O’Reilly: ‘Obama Doesn’t Like USA Because Blacks Have ‘Grievance Against Whites’ This Week in Politics: Hurricane Sandy Halts Campaigns, Bloomberg Endorses Obama Cory Booker Invites Hurricane Sandy Victims to His Home Via Twitter Mayor Bloomberg Endorses President Obama for Re-election Hurricane Sandy Unearths Coffins Near Baltimore ‘Jeffersons’ Actor Sherman Hemsley Still Not Buried Halloween Antics: Chris Brown a “Terrorist” Romney Backpedals on FEMA Statements Con Ed Estimates Power to Be Restored by Nov. 10 Obama Visits Hurricane Sandy Victims With Republican Chris Christie Black Hockey Player Jeered in the Czech Republic Cellphones Spammed With Anti-Obama Texts Cee-Lo Green Accused of Sexual Assault Will White Supremacist Groups Spark a Race War if Obama Wins? Chicago Surpasses Last Year’s Murder Count Women Smokers Who Quit Before 40 Extend Their Lives 108-Year-Old Woman Casts Vote for 1st Time Ever ‘MLK Was a Republican’ Billboard Sparks Outrage Is Brooklyn Home to the World’s First Black Female Chess Master? Could Hurricane Sandy Swing the Presidential Election? Top 5 NFL Performances in Week 8

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Motorcycle Club Honors, Assists Soldiers Offering Their Lives Overseas

There’s perhaps a surprising connection between bikers and soldiers

New York motorcycle “Clutch Divaz” hosted a fundraiser to support U.S. troops serving abroad and…

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Blacks, Latinos, Underrepresented at NYC’s Most Selective High Schools

Blacks and Latinos make up less than one in four students at top schools.

“There are significant inequities in the quality of education and certainly the outcomes for students…

By Laurence Afums

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Kevin Clash’s Departure From ‘Sesame Street’ Unsettles Cast

The Elmo puppeteer left after allegations of sexual impropriety with two young men

Production of the final episodes of the 2013-14 season of “Sesame Street” went on a…

By Laurence Afums

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In Ghana, the World’s Most Religious Country, Non-Believers Struggle to Find Their Place

Ghana is the world's most devout nation.

Businesses begin their days with morning prayers in Ghana.

By Laurence Afums

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Katt Williams Sued For Awful Concert Performance

During the show Katt took his clothes off

A concertgoer has filed a class action lawsuit for Katt Williams’ non-performance on November 16

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New Edition Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Bobby Brown fails to mention Whitney during his acceptance speech

For its 25th anniversary, the show honored the 80s R&B band New Edition

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Lawrence Guyot, Lawyer and Civil Rights Activist, Is Dead at 73

Guyot fought racism with Fannie Lou Hamer and Medgar Evars

May he rest in peace.

By Laurence Afums

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Beyonce, Jay-Z, Share Photos of Daughter Blue Ivy With Fans

Who do you think Blue Ivy looks like?

The Carter’s take to Tumblr to share photos of their baby.

By Laurence Afums

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Jesse Jackson Jr.’s Resignation Prompts Scramble for House Seat

A mad scramble has ensued for Jackson Jr's seat.

Who will replace Jackson Jr?

By Laurence Afums

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New Film Revisits Central Park Jogger Case

DNA evidence later exonerated five black and Latino teenagers who spent years behind bars

A new film by Sarah Burns and Ken Burns takes a look at one of…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Halle Berry’s Ex, Fiance Fight on Thanksgiving

Aubry became angry after Martinez told him 'it's time to move on'

After Gabriel Aubry comes to pick up his and Halle Berry’s daughter on Thanksgiving morning,…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Florida Cop Quits After Saying He’d Assassinate Obama

Cop claims his comments were hyperbole.

Have you ever seen this level of anger towards a U.S. president?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Boxer Hector Camacho Dead at 50 After Shooting

A legend passes.

He was declared clinically brain dead on Thursday and placed on life support.

By Makkada B. Selah

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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.

By Makkada B. Selah

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Were Racial ‘Code Words’ Used to Insult Susan Rice?

Dems say Rice being used as a scapegoat

Rep. James Clyburn and other House Democrats think the recent criticisms of Ambassador Susan Rice…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Black Leaders Seek More Attention From White House In Second Obama Term

Will Obama pay black voters back for their loyalty?

Black unemployment remains at over 14 percent.

By Laurence Afums

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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.

By Makkada B. Selah

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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

By Makkada B. Selah

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Dallas Cowboys: America's Team has played the second most games (44) on Thanksgiving and share the tradition with The Detroit Lions. They started in 1966 and outside of 2 years, they've played every Thanksgiving since. 

Their record, which is the best of these 5 teams listed here, is 28-15-1.

NFL Teams with the Most Thanksgiving Appearances

Aside from the Cowboys and Lions, who has the most appearances.

The top 5 NFL teams that have played on Thanksgiving

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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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Jesse Jackson Jr. Tenders His Resignation from Congress

The Chicago Congressman has not yet settled his Federal investigation

Jesse Jackson Jr. resigns from Congress amid an investigation into his campaign finances and treatment…

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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President Obama and Gymnast’s ‘Not Impressed’ Photo Goes Viral

It was the president's idea to take the photo

A photo of a scowling President Obama and Olympic Gold medalist McKayla Maroney is…

By Makkada B. Selah

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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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Does Romney’s Bad Showing Show Why Businesses Need Diversity?

Might a more diverse campaign have helped?

Romney ran on his business acumen and his purported ability to find pragmatic solutions to…

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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Obama Nominates Openly Gay Black Judge

Judge William L. Thomas is under consideration for U.S. District Court

President Obama has nominated his first openly gay black judge for the federal court

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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Black Man Who Integrated Ole Miss, Urges Black Students To Keep Focus

Says students should not "let foolishness deter their purpose"

James Meredith urged black students at the university to ignore the racially charged protests that…

By Laurence Afums

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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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Mayor Blames Chris Christie for Obama Skipping Atlantic City

The on-going beef between the two New Jersey politicians continues

Has Chris Christie been giving Atlantic City the short end of the stick when it…

By Makkada B. Selah

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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…

By Makkada B. Selah

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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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Romney Says Obama Won Because of ‘Gifts’ to Latinos, Blacks

Mitt Romney recently explained to his donors why he thinks he lost

He told his supporters that President Obama won because of the “the gifts.”

By Makkada B. Selah

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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

By Makkada B. Selah

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Woman Who Initiated Petraeus Probe Hires ‘Scandal’ Muse

Jill Kelley of the Petraeus scandal hires the real-life 'Olivia Pope'

Judy Smith, a former Special Assistant and Deputy Press Secretary to George H. W. Bush,…

By Makkada B. Selah

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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?

By Makkada B. Selah

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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

By Makkada B. Selah

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Another Four Star General Linked to Petraeus Scandal

Gen. John Allen is under investigation for 20,000 to 30,000 pages of 'potentially inappropriate' emails

The FBI has uncovered more emails.

By Makkada B. Selah

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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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After Obama’s Re-election, Where Did the Racist Tweets Come From?

Mississippi and Alabama were the biggest culprits, a study found

A study that looked at which regions produced the most racist tweets following President Obama’s…

By Laurence Afums

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Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. May Resign from Congress

The Congressman could go to jail for misuse of campaign funds

Jesse Jackson Jr., is now in talks with the U.S. Department of Justice for a…

By Makkada B. Selah

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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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Mitt Romney Losing Facebook Friends

He's losing an average of 847 friends per hour

The GOP candidate has had more than 55,025 users unlike him at a rate of…

By Makkada B. Selah

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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

By Makkada B. Selah

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President Obama Wins Florida

He carries the coveted swing state for the second time

He carries the coveted swing state for the second time

By Makkada B. Selah

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Petraeus Resigns as CIA Director

The four star general was having at least one affair

The four star general was having at least one affair

By Makkada B. Selah

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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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‘White People Mourning Romney’ Shows Serious Racial Divides

A jokey tumblr spotlights some real racial divisions in our politics, one writer says

A jokey tumblr spotlights some real racial divisions in our politics, one writer says

By Laurence Afums

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Young Dro Fails to Respond to Court Orders on Maserati Payments

Why do rappers invest in such expensive cars?

Why do rappers invest in such expensive cars?

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?’

By Makkada B. Selah

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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

By Makkada B. Selah

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Activists Paste Posters of Battered Rihanna to Protest Chris Brown Concert

Activists in Sweden are protesting Chris Brown’s upcoming concerts in the country by pasting up…

By Laurence Afums

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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

By Makkada B. Selah

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Condi Rice: GOP Sent ‘Mixed Messages’ to Women, Voters Of Color

She said the GOP is losing ground with important demographics

She said the GOP is losing ground with important demographics

By Laurence Afums

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CEO Fires Workers Because of Obama’s Re-election

The business owner says Obamacare and looming extra payroll taxes have forced him to take action

The business owner says Obamacare and looming extra payroll taxes have forced him to take…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Rep. Allen West Files Election Lawsuit, Won’t Concede Seat

The Tea Party Caucus member claims there were "disturbing irregularities" at the polls and demands recount

The Tea Party Caucus member claims there were “disturbing irregularities” at the polls

By Makkada B. Selah

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Kenyan Mom Names Newborn Twins Mitt and Barack

Sibling rivalry, indeed.

Sibling rivalry, indeed.

By Makkada B. Selah

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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

By Makkada B. Selah

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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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President Obama Cries While Thanking Campaign Staffers

'You are going to do just amazing things,' he said

‘You are going to do just amazing things,’ he said

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

By Makkada B. Selah

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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.”

By Sasha King

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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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Obama Calls for Unity to Meet 2nd Term Agenda

Obama's second term will determine his legacy

Obama’s second term will determine his legacy

By Derek T. Dingle

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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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Voting Machine Turns Obama Vote into Romney

A voter discovers the mechanical malfunction and caught it on video

A voter discovers the mechanical malfunction and caught it on video

By Makkada B. Selah

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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

By Makkada B. Selah

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President Obama Re-Elected to Second Term

The president prevails in a close race

The president prevails in a close race

By Makkada B. Selah

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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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Mitt Romney Rallies in Town Trayvon Martin Was Killed

Governor Scott ignores the voting mess in Florida to campaign with Romney

Governor Scott ignores the voting mess in Florida to campaign with Romney

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”

By Makkada B. Selah

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Why Are White Voters Siding With Mitt Romney?

Nine out of ten Romney supporters are white

Nine out of ten Romney supporters are white

By Black Enterprise

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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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The Green Goldmine of the Legal Marijuana Industry

Will Washington State Legalize Marijuana?

The push's biggest proponents are ex-law enforcement officials who say the war on drugs has failed

The push’s biggest proponents are ex-law enforcement officials who say the war on drugs has…

By Black Enterprise

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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

By Makkada B. Selah

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Rupert Murdoch Wants Chris Christie to Re-Endorse Romney

Murdoch tweets that it'll be Christie's fault if Obama wins

Murdoch tweets that it’ll be Christie’s fault if Obama wins

By Makkada B. Selah

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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

By Makkada B. Selah

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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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Taking a Look at Voter Suppression Throughout History

From bans on "idiots and insane persons" to "voter caging"

From bans on “idiots and insane persons” to “voter caging”

By Black Enterprise

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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

By Black Enterprise

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Obama Campaign Hits Back at Ad Linking Him to Castro

Romney leads Obama in a recent poll among Cuban voters in Miami-Dade County

Romney leads Obama in a recent poll among Cuban voters in Miami-Dade County

By Makkada B. Selah

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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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Obama has Four-in-Five Chance of Re-Election on Tuesday

Romney has not been able to close the gap in several key states

Romney has not been able to close the gap in several key states

By Black Enterprise

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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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O’Reilly: ‘Obama Doesn’t Like USA Because Blacks Have ‘Grievance Against Whites’

He says the president's supposed dislike of the country is rooted in a mistrust of "rich, white guys"

He says the president’s supposed dislike of the country is rooted in a mistrust of…

By Black Enterprise

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This Week in Politics: Hurricane Sandy Halts Campaigns, Bloomberg Endorses Obama

A tragic week for many Americans on the east coast

A tragic week for many Americans on the east coast

By Ashley Calloway

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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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Mayor Bloomberg Endorses President Obama for Re-election

The billionaire cites climate change as key deciding factor

The billionaire cites climate change as key deciding factor

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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Romney Backpedals on FEMA Statements

The flip-flopping continues as he now says he will fund FEMA

The flip-flopping continues as he now says he will fund FEMA

By Makkada B. Selah

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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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Obama Visits Hurricane Sandy Victims With Republican Chris Christie

Christie says President 'deserves great credit'

Christie says President ‘deserves great credit’

By Makkada B. Selah

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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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Cellphones Spammed With Anti-Obama Texts

Even kids and hardcore Democrats have received them

Even kids and hardcore Democrats have received them

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

By Makkada B. Selah

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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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Could Hurricane Sandy Swing the Presidential Election?

5 ways Hurricane Sandy can change the election

5 ways Hurricane Sandy can change the election

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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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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Women of Power: Pushing Past Fear To Make Your Next Career Move

At the Black Enterprise Women of Power summit, attendees learn how to push past fears…

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