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Lemony Snicket Author Says He’s Sorry for Making Racist Jokes

Daniel Handler known for his uber popular book Lemony Snicket, is trying to make amends for the racist joke he offered to the audience at the National Book Awards on ...

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Shanesha Taylor Fights For The Right To Spend Her Money

Arizona mom Shanesha Taylor has dominated the headlines as prosecutors work to bring her to justice for misusing monetary donations she received from public supporters. They claim the single mother ...

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Principal Supports Powderpuff Team in Blackface

Nothing good can come from a bunch of white girls with slathered black paint all over their faces. The image evoked all sorts of historical references that make any of ...

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Released Video Exposes Police Dishonesty in the Killing of Michael Brown

A new video released by Daily Kos proves that the Ferguson police were not accurate in their assessment of the distance between Darren Wilson’s SUV and the area where Michael ...

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Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson May Resign

Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager whose death has sparred a climate of unrest in Ferguson, MO. is contemplating leaving Ferguson PD ...

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A Rapper May Receive A Life Sentence Because He Released An Album

Brandon Duncan – who uses Tiny Doo as his stage name is a rapper whose album – No Safety might quite possibly land him in jail for life. The San Diego ...

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Black Fatherhood Myth: Report Finds Black Dads Just as Involved in Childrearing as Other Races

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Black fathers have long since been derided in the media as missing-in-action, disinterested, or deadbeats who traipse around impregnating women then leaving them to care for the child alone. But a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that African-American...

New Anthology Resets the Discourse on Black Fatherhood

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What is it like for a young black female to grow up with a father in America? For many, the stereotype holds true they have no man to lean on in that regard. However an upcoming anthology titled “Bet on Black: African-American Women Celebrate Fatherhood in...

T.I. Says Record Label Doesn’t Like His Family-Friendly Image, But We Do

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T.I. is no stranger to controversy. The self-proclaimed “King of the South” has experienced some very public legal woes in the last few years. Tip, born Clifford Harris, was arrested four times in a six-year span, and even served time in a federal prison on...

Do Better: 50 Cent Addresses Cruel Texts To Son and Says He’s Rewriting His Will

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On the heels of “Oprah’s Lifeclass” episode on fatherless sons, 50 Cent is in the news for a very public battle with the mother of his child and his 16 year-old son, Marquise. Not long after he was charged with kicking his son’s mother, texts were...

Ludacris and His Daughter Cover People’s Father’s Day Issue

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Father’s Day is approaching and People Magazine is celebrating men in entertainment, sports and politics that embrace their parental responsibilities. Rapper-turned-actor Ludacris is spotlighted in the issue for his fathering skills. The “Fast and Furious 6″ star revels in his role as father to 11-year-old...