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Survey: Al Sharpton’s approval rating among black youth plummets after FBI scandal

Survey: Al Sharpton’s approval rating among black youth plummets after FBI scandal

The recent revelation that Rev. Al Sharpton worked closely with the FBI as an informant has had an impact on the way African Americans see him as a…

Dr Boyce Watkins: My brother’s weed addiction showed me the power of toxic hip-hop

Dr Boyce Watkins: My brother’s weed addiction showed me the power of toxic hip-hop

by Dr Boyce Watkins My older brother Donald was actually my uncle, but we were close enough in age that he was pretty much a sibling.  I’d looked…

In Brooklyn, Hydroponic Farm Grows Fresh Veggies for Food Bank

In Brooklyn, Hydroponic Farm Grows Fresh Veggies for Food Bank

Hard times call for creative solutions, and one non-profit has found a creative way to meet the needs of some New Yorkers. CAMBA provides a number of support…

Father of Girl Gunned Down in Police Raid Sentenced to 40 Years

Father of Girl Gunned Down in Police Raid Sentenced to 40 Years

The father of a seven year old girl who was gunned down during a police raid was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Friday for his role…

Two Univ. of Michigan Rejects May Debate Role of Race in College Admissions

Two Univ. of Michigan Rejects May Debate Role of Race in College Admissions

About the only thing Brooke Kimbrough and Jennifer Gratz have in common is that they were both rejected by the University of Michigan admissions department. Kimbrough is black…

“Ridiculous”: Obama Administration Experiences Backlash from Dems Over Pipeline Delay

“Ridiculous”: Obama Administration Experiences Backlash from Dems Over Pipeline Delay

Whenever anyone wants to dump a bit of bad news, they usually opt for Friday evening since news stories lose traction over the weekend. So many observers were…

Detroit Dad Allegedly Bιtes Principal for Not Allowing Child on Field Trip

Detroit Dad Allegedly Bιtes Principal for Not Allowing Child on Field Trip

A Detroit dad was arrested and charged with aggrαvated αssαult after he allegedly lost his cool with his child’s school principal. Keron Wilson, 34, was charged on Thursday…

Store Owner Arrested for Allegedly Using Taser on Innocent Teen

Store Owner Arrested for Allegedly Using Taser on Innocent Teen

A store owner is charged with simple a*sαult after having been caught on surveillance video Tasing one of two teenagers. On Wednesday night Dollar World owner You Yang,…

Columbus Short calls Tom Joyner a N*gga during an interview

Columbus Short calls Tom Joyner a N*gga during an interview

Columbus Short, one of the stars of the hit TV show, “Scandal,” is having a very hard time right now.   You have to wonder if he’s losing…

Three surefire Signs to Look For In a Person Who Isn’t Over Their Ex

Three surefire Signs to Look For In a Person Who Isn’t Over Their Ex

by JB Even in the best relationships, there’s always that slightly nagging feeling that  you can’t sometimes help but think your partner still has a soft spot for…

BOSS Sports | Former NFL star Darren Sharper being compared to a serial predator of women

BOSS Sports | Former NFL star Darren Sharper being compared to a serial predator of women

On a cool November night last year in Tempe, Ariz., a woman awoke groggy and disoriented on a gray sectional couch, according to a Tempe, Ariz., police report.…

Tracy Morgan Reveals All, Says Selling Crack Still Haunts Him

Tracy Morgan Reveals All, Says Selling Crack Still Haunts Him

In his new memoir “I Am the New Black”, 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan discusses some of the most intimate details of his life, including how he became…

San Antonio Police Sh0t Unarmed Black Man in the Back, Lawsuit Claims

San Antonio Police Sh0t Unarmed Black Man in the Back, Lawsuit Claims

Parents of a black man shοt to deαth by San Antonio police claim he was sh?t in the back as he walked away from a restaurant drive-thru, according…

Man Cancels Wedding Via Text, Judge Awards Fiancee $53K Engagement Ring | iDateDaily.com | It’s More than Something to Do

Man Cancels Wedding Via Text, Judge Awards Fiancee $53K Engagement Ring | iDateDaily.com | It’s More than Something to Do

Reported by Ree, “The (Ree)lationship Guide” One cowardly New York man decided to cancel his forthcoming wedding and engagement via SMS text message. Louis  Billittier Jr. broke up…

Why a 24 Year Old Is More Likely to Get Divorced If She Shacks Up

Why a 24 Year Old Is More Likely to Get Divorced If She Shacks Up

Being in a relationship can be tricky if you tend to listen to the advice or others or base the timeline of your relationship on social norms. Do…

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Survey: Al Sharpton’s approval rating among black youth plummets after FBI scandal

Survey: Al Sharpton’s approval rating among black youth plummets after FBI scandal

The recent revelation that Rev. Al Sharpton worked closely with the FBI as an informant…

Two Univ. of Michigan Rejects May Debate Role of Race in College Admissions

Two Univ. of Michigan Rejects May Debate Role of Race in College Admissions

About the only thing Brooke Kimbrough and Jennifer Gratz have in common is that they…

“Ridiculous”: Obama Administration Experiences Backlash from Dems Over Pipeline Delay

“Ridiculous”: Obama Administration Experiences Backlash from Dems Over Pipeline Delay

Whenever anyone wants to dump a bit of bad news, they usually opt for Friday…

Don Lemon: “Al Sharpton is not my leader”

Don Lemon:  “Al Sharpton is not my leader”

The Rev. Al Sharpton has been the subject of much controversy this month after it…

Guess How Many People Have Lost Their Lives Due To Drone Strikes By The Obama Administration?

Guess How Many People Have Lost Their Lives Due To Drone Strikes By The Obama Administration?

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Under President Obama’s presidency, there have been at least 2,400…

Why Is Chicago Losing Black People?

Why Is Chicago Losing Black People?

By April Taylor The Huffington Post is reporting that Chicago is losing its status as…

Black Celebrities

Columbus Short calls Tom Joyner a N*gga during an interview

Columbus Short calls Tom Joyner a N*gga during an interview

Columbus Short, one of the stars of the hit TV show, “Scandal,” is having a very hard time right now.   You have to wonder if he’s losing…

Tracy Morgan Reveals All, Says Selling Crack Still Haunts Him

Tracy Morgan Reveals All, Says Selling Crack Still Haunts Him

In his new memoir “I Am the New Black”, 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan discusses some of the most intimate details of his life, including how he became…

Jaden Smith to Play Slave Who Wears a Dress in Upcoming Film

Jaden Smith to Play Slave Who Wears a Dress in Upcoming Film

You’d think that with all the criticism Tyler Perry has endured for wearing a dress when playing the beloved character ‘Madea’, black male actors would think twice before…

The BET Blow-Up in Context: Does the Music Industry hate black women?

The BET Blow-Up in Context: Does the Music Industry hate black women?

Just recently, there was a blow-up on the BET show,  106 &Park, where the singer August Alsina had a very testy confrontation with the host of the show,…

Idris Elba’s ex-wife marries a preacher

Idris Elba’s ex-wife marries a preacher

Reported By Liku Zelleke It’s been almost a year now since Kim Elba, the ex-wife of actor Idris Elba, got married to Pastor Andrew L. Friar, II. The…

Bishop T. D. Jakes Says Families Should Eat at Least One Meal Together Before Easter

Bishop T. D. Jakes Says Families Should Eat at Least One Meal Together Before Easter

Reported by Nigel Boys Bishop T.D. Jakes believes that families should be gathered together to honor the Lord during the week building up to Easter weekend. The pastor…

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Dr Boyce Watkins: My brother’s weed addiction showed me the power of toxic hip-hop

Dr Boyce Watkins: My brother’s weed addiction showed me the power of toxic hip-hop

by Dr Boyce Watkins My older brother Donald was actually my uncle, but we were close enough in age that he…

Three surefire Signs to Look For In a Person Who Isn’t Over Their Ex

Three surefire Signs to Look For In a Person Who Isn’t Over Their Ex

by JB Even in the best relationships, there’s always that slightly nagging feeling that  you can’t sometimes help but think your…

Why a 24 Year Old Is More Likely to Get Divorced If She Shacks Up

Why a 24 Year Old Is More Likely to Get Divorced If She Shacks Up

Being in a relationship can be tricky if you tend to listen to the advice or others or base the timeline…

Top 10 Bible Verses That Will Get You Through a Bad Day

Top 10 Bible Verses That Will Get You Through a Bad Day

by Brian Skyz Life has a number of ups and down. Most low moments are rather spontaneous and unpredictable. God’s will…

UNC Still Under Fire For Creating Fake Classes And Not Educating Athletes

UNC Still Under Fire For Creating Fake Classes And Not Educating Athletes

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III For those who have been following the current news in the NCAA, you’ve probably heard about…

Here’s How to Plan the First Night of Intimacy With Your Partner

Here’s How to Plan the First Night of Intimacy With Your Partner

by Anna Bella In most relationships, there comes a time when you move from casual dating to a more serious, committed…