Retired Navy Seal Transitions to Womanhood

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Chris Beck was an esteemed member of the elite Navy SEALs. He was a trusted warrior in battle, deployed 13 times on several dangerous missions. Beck’s parents, friends and fellow soldiers described him as dependable, trustworthy and honest, but Chris was struggling with a secret...

Lauryn Hill Responds To Allegations Of Anti-Gay Lyrics

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Lauryn Hill took to one of her social media accounts to respond to allegations that her new single, “Neurotic Society” is filled with anti-gay lyrics.  Hill took to her Tumblr to explain the meaning behind the song. “Neurotic Society is a song about people not...

The Case For Everything: Need to Justify Your Horrible Behavior? Here’s Some Excuses

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Singer Lauryn Hill is back in the news of late for all the wrong reasons – from her eviction to her facing jail time due to tax troubles – but throughout it all, no matter what troubles have come Hill’s way she’s made two things...

President Obama Requests End to Mental Illness Stigma

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The National Institute of Mental Health estimates 57.7 million people or 1 in four adults suffer with a mental illness in the United States. About 6 percent or 1 in 17 Americans are inflicted with a life-altering mental disorder. One of the barriers preventing many...

Sharon Jones Diagnosed with Bile Duct Cancer, Postpones Album & Tour

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Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings are indefinitely delaying their next album and upcoming tour plans due to singer Sharon Jones’ diagnosis of Stage I bile-duct cancer. Give the People What They Want, the R&B group’s sixth album, had been scheduled for an Aug. 6 release....