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Ala. Mom Calls Out Rude Daughters on Facebook and Seeks Out Moviegoer They Disrespected

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Kyesha Smith Wood tracked down the woman whose movie experience was ruined and made sure her own daughters apologized. Rudeness will not be tolerated in Kyesha Smith Wood’s Alabama household, even if it occurs in a public space like a movie theater—and even it happens when Wood, a mother of three, is not there. When Wood caught wind of how ...

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Mumia Abu-Jamal Rushed to Hospital: Report

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The former Black Panther and political activist, who once faced the death penalty for the murder of a police officer, was rushed to the hospital amid conflicting reports regarding his health. Mumia Abu-Jamal, the activist imprisoned for the murder of a police officer, has been rushed to a hospital amid conflicting reports regarding his health. According to friends of Abu-Jamal ...

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Preacher’s home robbed; $100K in cash, jewelry, guns taken

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A Tennessee pastor’s home was burglarized while he was preaching Palm Sunday services this Sunday morning. A joyous Palm Sunday was cut shot when Pastor B.G. Brooks’ daughter, Stephanie Brooks, came home to find that thieves had taken an entire safe, filled with money, jewelry and expensive guns, from their home while they were gone. “Over $100,000 worth of jewelry. He doesn’t ...

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Zoë Kravitz on eating disorder: ‘I Felt Pressured’

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Zoë Kravitz is the daughter of a rock icon and a legendary teenage tv star — yet her life hasn’t always been as charmed as you’d think. In the April/May cover of Complex, she talks about her battle with anorexia and bulimia as a teen and the trappings of growing up with such widely idolized parents. She tells Complex: “I had a really ...

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Mich. Dad Inadvertently Eats Daughter’s Pot-Laced Brownies and Is Rushed to the ER

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The father called 911, fearing that he was having a stroke. It all started as an innocuous grab for some delicious-looking brownies that a Michigan dad saw laid out in his home Wednesday morning. He popped some into his mouth but soon started to suffer from hallucinations, the New York Daily News reports. The father, according to the Detroit Free Press, ...

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Watch: Allegedly Drunken Woman Passed Out in Stopped Car on Busy Highway

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Amber Dlaine McKinney Morgan, 25, was arrested and charged with suspicion of driving under the influence after authorities say she was found asleep in her car on Interstate 805 in San Diego. A video showing a 25-year-old California woman passed out in her stopped car on a busy interstate has gone viral. According to UPI, “Paul Anderegg spotted the car ...

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Connecticut college cancels classes over ‘No N*****s’ warning scrawled in bathroom

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Connecticut College in New London cancelled classes on Monday in the face of mounting racial controversy. Most recently, pictures were obtained of racist graffiti, warning, “No N*****s.” Earlier in the month, Professor Andrew Pessin was placed on leave from the university after a Facebook post describing Palestinians in Gaza as “a rabid pit bull chained in a cage, regularly making mass efforts ...

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Woman could face 70 years in prison after reporting miscarriage

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33-year-old Purvi Patel was arrested in 2013 after she went to the emergency room and admitted to having a miscarriage. Patel arrived at the hospital to be treated for heavy bleeding. Although she denied being pregnant at first, she finally told the staff that she had miscarried and had placed the fetus, which she believed was dead, in a dumpster on ...

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Rapper Lil Durk’s Manager Slain in Chicago Hours After Attending Anti-Crime Event

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Uchenna Agina, 24, was shot at 1:50 a.m. Friday while sitting in a car on the South Side. The manager of popular Chicago rapper Lil Durk was shot and killed early Friday as he sat in a parked car on Chicago’s South Side, occurring just hours after meeting with Chicago Bulls star Joakim Noah about the athlete’s anti-violence initiative, according ...

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Destiny’s Child reunite at gospel-centric Stellar Awards, perform Michelle Williams’ ‘Say Yes’

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It took an act of God to bring Destiny’s Child back together again. The three women made a surprise appearance during the gospel-centric Stellar Awards at Las Vegas’ Orleans Arena on Saturday night. Beyonce and Kelly Rowland came out to sing with their multiple, Stellar Award nominee sister Michelle Williams on the song “Say Yes.” The piece, which was up ...

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