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Dr Boyce Watkins: 7 Ways VH1 is Destroying the Black Community

by Dr Boyce Watkins Due to their interesting choices in programming, VH1 might be better referred to as “The Evil Empire.”  Their endless stream of reality TV shows tend to focus on taking otherwise irrelevant black people and promoting them to the recognition level of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr (I’m serious:  There are black […]

By April Taylor The State Column is reporting new statistics that support the fact that the employment outlook is improving for workers looking for jobs.  Unemployment rates are continuing to drop according to a recent Labor Department reports.  The rates have dropped in 21 states while rising in 17 and remaining stagnant in 12.  Hiring […]

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Under President Obama’s presidency, there have been at least 2,400 people killed in drone strikes. The drone strikes have been responsible for the killing of at least 14 civilians and suspected militia when it was launched five years ago. Since the CIA drone program began five years ago, there has […]

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By April Taylor In an attention grabbing move, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is offering employees at fulfillment warehouses across the country the opportunity to quit in exchange for cash.  CBS News is reporting that the idea was pioneered by fellow online retailer Zappos which Amazon now owns.  Employees are initially offered $1,000 during the first […]

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Reported by Krystle Crossman Tequila is a staple liquor at any Mexican restaurant. You can find it in the best of margaritas. You will see people at the bar taking shots of Patron as they enjoy their night. While most alcohol is said to raise your blood sugar or cause you to become overweight due […]

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Denver law enforcement are searching for a bank robber they have called the ‘Good Grammar Bandit.’ Why are they giving him this title? Because his demand notes include good grammar. All of the T’s are crossed and the I’s are dotted. According to FBI Denver spokesman Dave Joly, ‘it’s well […]

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III In 1984, the movie Police Academy appeared on movie screens throughout the United States. It was a movie that contained laughter and a bit of seriousness pertaining to work that law enforcement officers do on a regular basis. A comedy film that grossed $146 million worldwide, it ‘spawned six more […]

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Phily.com reports to the shock of many, how much city employees can earn in overtime. Apparently, the police and fire employees receive the highest overtime salary that far exceeds their base pay.  Brian X. McCrone and Emily Babay report that city workers can receive an increase of “tens of thousands of dollars or more-much more.” […]

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Report by Liku Zelleke A crocodile that had terrorized fishermen on Lake Victoria, Uganda, and the residents in the surrounding areas has finally been captured. It is thought that it was the cause of death of up to six people. The search for the man-eating crocodile was started when the people living in the vicinity […]

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger A new bill passed the Florida state Senate that would grant immunity to residents with clean criminal records who fire a warning shot or threaten to use deadly force in self-defense, according to news reports. The “Threatened Use of Force” bill, as it is called, was heavily backed by the National […]

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