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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 The image evoked all sorts of historical references that make any of ...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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Weight on the Watch

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Black women, If you can only see yourselves as we see you. I took a trip to Los Angeles over a year ago for the first time in my life. Like any half aware person, I went to L.A. with a certain perception of glitz...

Passing the Relationship Bar: Getting it Right the First Time

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What’s the difference between a life test and a scholastic test? Some would say that scholastic tests are given to you after the lesson, while life tests are given to you before the lesson; that scholastic tests are standardized evaluation tools that base your effectiveness...

Musings from a Youthful Soul: The Blimp In The Sky

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They say a midget standing on the giant’s shoulders can see much further than the giant. So that means that the whole black world is standing on ‘Rack’s shoulders just to see further than he is. Naw, not that simple. But it is a start....

Papa was no rolling stone

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You want to believe that you can do it without him. Screw it, you tell yourself. If he doesn’t want me, then it’s his loss. So you go on with life, growing up in a masculine society without a masculine role model to become a...

Mama Alone

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Mama with no daddy, or daddy with no mama? This was one of the senseless conundrums that swished across my cerebellum recently. LeBron’s graceful comments toward his mom during Game 4 of the Boston-Cleveland series was the impetus of such navel-gazing. Lebron did apologize afterwards,...