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Here’s how Valerie Jarrett met Barack Obama: 10 things you may not know


by Marie Seva On November 14, 2008, Valerie Jarrett was assigned as the White House Senior Adviser and assistant to the president for intergovernmental relations and public liaison. She is in charge of the White House Office of Public Engagement, the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, the Office of Urban Affairs,  the White House Council on Women and Girls and the White House Office ... Read More »

Michael Brown’s mother may face felony robbery charges

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Police are seeking to bring felony charges against the mother of the late Michael Brown over an incident that occurred in a parking lot.   According to the New York Daily News, Leslie McSpadden is being accused of telling others to steal money from a group that was selling “Justice for Mike Brown” merchandise. The charges are quite serious and ... Read More »

Delta Sigma Theta running for Office is fined, suspended for hazing


by Ashley Naples Ashley Miller, formerly a candidate to represent the 32nd legislative district in Kentucky, has been revealed to be fined and suspended for an incident involving the hazing of a pledge for her sorority.  Miller is a member of the respected black sorority Delta Sigma Theta, and the event took place back in 2013. According to anmnews.com, Miller devotes her time ... Read More »

Ferguson Police Shot Woman In Head, Evidence Vanishes


April V. Taylor In the days following the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, police responded with aggressive and militarized force to demonstrators who took to the street.  Mya Aaten-White was one of those people, and she says that Ferguson police shot her in the head when she was leaving a rally on the night of ... Read More »

Kelly Rowland brings her first son into the world


Kelly Rowland now has something to brag about.  Rowland and her husband Tim Witherspoon are the proud parents of a beautiful new son.  According to People Magazine, Titan Jewell Witherspoon came into the world on November 4, weighing 7.5 pounds. “We are thrilled to announce that today we are the proud parents of our first son,” the couple said in ... Read More »

Sorority Initiates Asked If They’d Participate In a Threesome

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Reported by Dr. Sinclair Grey III Entering college can be exciting and very overwhelming for many students. A new environment can be somewhat intimidating to many students leaving home for the first time. Meeting new friends will help ease some of the nerves a student may encounter. With so much going on in the life of college students, some seek ... Read More »

Deion Sanders: “Don’t Waste Your Time With the Wrong Man”


Deion Sanders hasn’t has perfect marriages- in fact he’s been married twice, both of which have ended in divorce and custody battles. But in a recent interview Sanders did with Madame Noire at the OWN offices,  he reveals some relationship advice to the ladies, and that is: Don’t settle. Perhaps his two failed marriages taught him to really search to ... Read More »

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