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Dr Boyce Watkins: NFL player holds sign begging for chance to play


Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJoe Anderson, 26, was a wide receiver with the Chicago Bears for two years (2013-2015). However, he was dropped from the roster due to an injury and he is doing all he can to get back in. Now married to a Houston school teacher, Anderson is campaigning to gain a spot on the Houston ...

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Powerful: Teacher-turned-rapper makes song about how one of his students murdered the other

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Dee-1 is one of the hottest young rappers in the country. He also happens to be a former teacher. In this powerful new song, Dee-1 tells the story of how one of his former students eventually murdered the other one. Take a look. [brid video=”19297″ player=”3310″ title=”Dee1 My Student Got Murdered (Both Sides of the Gun)”]

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Watch Tupac breaks down the game for young black men

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Tupac Shakur, during an interview in prison, breaks down the game of life for young black men. [brid video=”19030″ player=”3310″ title=”Tupac The Lost Tapes Interview in Prison Pt 2″]

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Harry Belafonte, Usher and Jay Z Come Together To Discuss Social Injustice


Reported by Liku Zelleke Last Friday evening saw music legend Harry Belafonte, media mogul Jay Z and award-winning artist Usher come together at the “Usher Raymond: Breaking the Chains of Social Injustice” conversation that was held at the 92nd Street Y, in New York, New York. Moderating the conversation, which was hosted at the famous Kaufman Concert Hall, was former ...

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Cosby Show Dreams and African American Financial Realities Discussed


Your Black World podcast discussion between Antonio Moore & Yvette Carnell of the Ebony Article on the Cosby’s by Goldie Taylor and the Huffington Post piece Cosby Show Dreams and African American Financial Realities

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BET’s New Show ‘The Westbrooks’ Is Being Compared To The Kardashians


By Robert Stitt The Kardashian clan has made social media history. The group of Hollywood socialites has turned a dysfunctional family into reality-tv superstardom. Not only has the brainchild of Ryan Seacrest (who also serves as its producer) stayed near the top of the social media ratings for 10 seasons, it has made the family even more filthy rich than ...

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An open letter to Raven Symone – Sister, what’s wrong with you?


By Yolanda Spivey Hey Raven Symone.  My name is Bianca White and I am a fictional character created by a woman named Yolanda Spivey. You see back in 2009 after graduating college, Yolanda conducted an employment experiment because she simply could not find a job.  So on paper, she changed her name and race to mimic that of a white ...

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Rupert Murdoch feels Ben Carson would be the real first Black President


Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadFox News head Rupert Murdoch caused controversy by tweeting that Ben Carson would be America’s first “real” black president. Here’s what he said: “Ben and Candy Carson terrific. What about a real black President who can properly address the racial divide? And much else.” Here’s what our very own Ben Dixon had to say ...

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