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We don’t have much power because we don’t know what black power actually is

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D.C. Teacher Arrested for Having Sex With Student Pleads Not Guilty

A substitute teacher in D.C. accused of having sex with a student on her first day at the school pleaded not guilty. Symone Greene, 22, was working at Options Public Charter School in Northeast D.C. on Friday when she first met the victim, a 17-year-old football player, according to court documents. The student told police […]

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Latest White House fence jumper has mental health problems, father says

A man who jumped the White House fence Wednesday night suffers from mental health problems, and has been arrested in a previous White House security breach, according to his father. Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Maryland, barely made it onto the lawn before he was subdued as he fought off two police dogs, the […]

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US Dept. of Justice Condemns Leaks About Michael Brown Shooting

Reported by Ashley Naples An altercation that occurred on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, MO between a police officer and an 18-year-old high school graduate has sparked an outright protest from celebrities, clergy, politicians, and the general public. The cause of outrage? The police department’s method of handling the shooting which resulted in Officer Darren Wilson […]

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5 Things About Slavery You Probably Didn’t Learn In Social Studies: A Short Guide To ‘The Half Has Never Been Told’

Edward Baptist’s new book, “The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery And The Making Of American Capitalism”, drew a lot of attention last month after the Economist said it was too hard on slave owners. What you might not have taken away from the ensuing media storm is that “The Half Has Never Been Told” […]

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Macy Gray says drug addiction ruined her personality

Reported by Nigel Boys In a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey on her show “Where Are They Now?” Macy Gray described how her life completely changed after being discovered by an executive at Atlantic Records. Gray told Oprah that she was a nothing before her song “I Try” hit No.1 on the Billboard charts in […]

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Olympic fencer, former Queens resident found dead in her California home

A brilliant 29-year-old Olympic fencer and former Queens resident who struggled with schizophrenia was discovered dead in her California apartment, according to reports. Kamara James, who grew up in Jamaica and was the sole woman to represent the U.S. in fencing in the 2004 Olympics in Athens, was found in her Modesto, Calif., flat on […]

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Cornel West on Hannity: Both parties “disgust” me

Malcolm X was once very distrustful of both white liberals and conservatives.  This might put Dr. Cornel West in the very same tradition, for he too is irritated with both major political parties.  Here’s what Malcolm said about liberals and conservatives: “The white liberal differs from the white conservative only in one way. The liberal […]

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Coalition Storms Times Square To Protest Cops Killing Blacks, Demand Darren Wilson’s Arrest

Invoking the names of Michael Brown, Ramarley Graham, Amadou Diallo, and others who have been killed by law enforcement, a group of protesters defied police orders and marched in to Times Square Wednesday afternoon. The protest, organized by a group known as the October 22ndCoalition, called for an end to police brutality and mass incarceration […]

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13 Women Have Accused Bill Cosby of Rape — So Why Has America Forgiven Him?

Bill Cosby is best remembered for The Cosby Show, Fat Albert and Jell-O pudding pops — not sexual assault. But comedian Hannibal Buress jogged our collective memory late last week with a routine that candidly addressed Cosby’s history as anaccused rapist. Cosby, now 77, is but one of several male celebrities who have been accused […]

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