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Dream Hampton Says Jay Z And Beyoncé Wired “Tens of Thousands” To Bail Out Ferguson & Baltimore Protesters

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Veteran music journalist/activist dream hampton is speaking out to defend Jay Z and Beyoncé against the many critics who accuse the couple of being insensitively silent on current issues affecting the Black community. Dream, who worked as a ghostwriter with Jay Z on his 2010...

Cosmopolitan “Confuses” Random Bikini Clad Woman For Lupita Nyong’o

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  Cosmopolitan just made this random bikini clad chocolate sista an Internet sensation because they confused her with Lupita Nyong’o. Lupita Nyong'o shows off her INSANE abs in a tiny, blue bikini 🌴👙💕 http://t.co/wgFfAzMrXo pic.twitter.com/8DsVPx9Sbz — Cosmopolitan (@Cosmopolitan) May 18, 2015 Whereas most publications who...

Rise in Suicide by Black Children Baffles Researchers

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Suicides by young children are rare and the low rate has held mostly stable except for a troubling increase among black boys, two decades of U.S. data show. From 1993 through 2012, there were 657 suicides among children ages 5 through 11. Most were 10...

College-bound Student Turns Down All 8 Ivy League Schools Because of High Tuition

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What happens after you get accepted into all 8 ivy league schools, only to realize the tuition is too high to attend? Well, if you’re Ronald Nelson you choose the school that offers you a free ride. For Nelson, that was the University of Alabama....

Transgender Woman Stabbed To Death In Philadelphia

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London Chanel, a 21-year-old transgender woman from Philadelphia, is the 8th transgender black woman to be killed this year. According to NBC Philadelphia, Chanel was stabbed to death on Monday in a Philly rowhome.  Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said an argument erupted between...

Shanesha Taylor Sentenced to 18 Years Probation

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Last year, Shanesha Taylor was arrested after leaving her children in a car while she had a job interview in Scottsdale, Arizona. Shortly after her arrest, a GoFundMe was set up for Taylor and raised more than $100,000. On Friday, she was sentenced Friday to...