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Yvette Carnell:  Hanging Black Dummy May Be Racist and Moronic, But It’s Not Criminal

Yvette Carnell: Hanging Black Dummy May Be Racist and Moronic, But It’s Not Criminal

Prosecutors in New Jersey announced an obvious decision with regard to the white teens who h?ng a no?se around the neck of a black dummy: having a propensity for engaging in racist demonstrations is not a crime. In a curious display of subconscious anti-black antagonism, eight student wrestlers reverted to a reenactment of domestic terr?rism […]

Most people know Stuart Scott as the dynamic host at ESPN.  But a lot of people don’t know that he is in the battle of a lifetime, fighting the cancer that is seeking to take his life.  His courageous fight has been inspirational to millions and reminds some of the struggles of Robin Roberts, another […]

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By Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses A Facebook status update that I recently put up got a lot of people talking and filled my inbox with a lot of messages from people who engaged me in further dialogue on the topic. The status update was as follows: My dad gave a speech, both in Gabs and in Mahalapye […]

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Financial Juneteenth | Yale Cancelled Teen’s Spot In Summer Program Due to Money

Reported by Krystle Crossman Eighteen-year-old Zach Wood is a very bright young man who has the potential to have a very bright future. What’s hindering him? Money. Wood grew up in one of Washington D.C.’s poorest neighborhoods, but his living conditions never stopped him from working hard at his studies. He travels 2.5 hours to […]

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert On Tuesday, the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced an agreement with the city of Dubuque, Iowa, that effectively settles allegations that city discriminated against African Americans applying for the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Last year, reports emerged from the city that officials admitted to barring Blacks from the […]

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U.S. Geological Survey says “fracking” is causing earthquakes by Dr. Samori Swygert Earth is being rendered uninhabitable at a rapid pace.  This scares and saddens me to see this. Many of us are unconcerned because we don’t see the immediate severity of our environmental insults. I read an article in the Huffington Post today about […]

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger The budget retail chain Family Dollar announced Wednesday that it would close 370 underperforming stores and lower prices on about 1,000 basic items in an attempt to improve the company’s struggling bottom line. According to a story on NewsOne, the national retail chain said the closures and the related job cuts […]

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger A major new virus called “Heartbleed” has caused the social media site Tumblr to encourage its users to change their passwords for all online accounts. “The Heartbleed bug makes it possible for hackers to retrieve code from websites and other online services that would give them access to other information, including […]

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While working as an FBI informant, Sharpton used a briefcase with a tape recorder

Recently, it was revealed that Rev. Al Sharpton was an FBI informant for a number of years, giving federal agents evidence that allowed them to take down the Genovese crime family.   The Smoking Gun website released the information, which wasn’t to the liking of Sharpton, since he’d just denied in his recent book that […]

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by Dr. Samori Swygert I was listening to a rebroadcast of Roland Martin’s radio show on WOL Friday morning, and during the show he aired an interview he had with retired Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Dr. Ben Carson.  As a young black male with a career in healthcare, I became enamored with Dr. Carson while in undergrad. […]

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