Video Footage Shows The Shooting of Another Innocent Victim: Darrien Hunt

Video Footage Shows The Shooting of Another Innocent Victim: Darrien Hunt

As the nation mourns the injustice surrounding the shooting death of Michael Brown, another young black man’s murder recently suffered a similar fate. 22-year-old Darrien Hunt was shot in the back ...

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Marissa Alexander Accepts Plea Deal

Marissa Alexander the woman who received 20 years in prison for firing what was apparently a warning shot at her husband has been offered a plea deal which she accepted. ...

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Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Requests Refund From Bridal Store

Amber Vinson, became famous for contracting Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan who will forever be known as the first patient to die of the virus in the United States. Thankfully, ...

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Darren Wilson Tells ABC News That His 'Conscience is Clean'

Darren Wilson, the police officer who killed Michael Brown, sat down with ABC News’s George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday, and admitted that his “conscience is clean” when he faces the realization ...

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Bill Cosby Allegedly Betrayed His Daughter to Evade Sex Scandal

According to Page Six, Bill Cosby is even scummier than we could have ever imagined despite all the crazy allegations coming to light. A source divulged disturbing details about the comedian’s ...

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Halle Berry Takes Gabriel Aubry Back To Court For Trying To Make Daughter “White”

Halle Berry and her baby daddy are at it again. After challenging Gabriel Aubry over the compensation he was receiving from her a few weeks ago, she is now claiming ...

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Yes, Black People Care About Education Too

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The spate of recent news about stellar Black teens being accepted to Ivy League intuitions has started quite a debate. While many have congratulated the young men on their accomplishments, others used the occasion to offer a diss to African-Americans by arguing, “More Black folks...

Must Read: On the Complicated Relationship Between Africans and African-Americans

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Ever since I wrote about Amy ‘Tiger Mom’ Chua’s new book The Triple Package, I’ve been feeling some type of way about the comments. While I expected readers to either agree or disagree with Chua’s premise that some cultures are just better and more successful...

Black People & Fried Chicken- A Love Affair in Advertising

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  A few weeks ago I attempted to “research” where the notion that all black people loved fried chicken evolved from. By research, I mean I searched Google, of course. Even though I couldn’t find any information,  I was given alternate search ideas such as,...

Crabs or The Barrel: Pulling Each Other Down

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Dear advanced animals humans, Time after time, I keep being referenced in your discord. Well, enough. I come from a long line of crustaceans. There are over 6,000 species of us, give or take. Marine water, freshwater, land, we have shown an amazing tendency to...

Blacks’ Voting Rights Face Big Test

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When the Voting Rights Act was passed in 1965, president Lyndon Johnson didn’t spare the hyperbole. “Today is a triumph for freedom as huge as any victory that has ever been won on any battlefield,” he said, adding later, “today, we strike away the last...