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Marine Court-Martialed For Refusing to Remove Bible Verse

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Lance Cpl. Monifa Sterling was convicted in 2014 for disobeying an order from a superior after they requested she remove a bible verse from her computer screen. The verse read “No weapon formed against me shall prosper.” Sterling has now filed an appeal with the...

Paula Cooper, Once Youngest Death Row Inmate, Found Dead

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A woman who was once America’s youngest death row inmate has been found dead in a suspected suicide. Paula Cooper was found dead from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound outside a house in Indiana. Cooper given the death penalty in 1986 when she was just 16-years-old...

Open Thread: Are There Not Enough Black Men For Black Women To Choose From?

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During a recent interview, Kenya Moore, fresh off of being dumped by her Millionaire Matchmaker beau, was asked about the subject of dating, more specifically interracial dating. “For Black women, we just have to be open because there’s not a lot of eligible bachelors, that...

Zoe Saldana Questions Why White Actors Take on Characters of “Color”

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Ever since Michael B. Jordan was cast in the upcoming Fantastic Four movie as the “Human Torch,” people have taken issue with the fact that the character was originally white, and Jordan is Black. Jordan recently came to his own defense about the casting, but...