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

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HE’S NO LONGER A PRISONER OF THE WAR ON DRUGS

The excitement had been building all day. On election day 2008, every TV in the prison was tuned to the news. By the time the first presidential returns began to crawl across the screens at the medium-security federal prison in Yazoo City, Miss., the number of inmates gathered to watch had topped 100. Billy Ray […]

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Stasi: President Obama should ‘Hold’ off on letting Al Sharpton help decide new attorney general

Dear President Obama, I can’t tell you how excited I was to read the Rev. Al Sharpton’s declaration that he’s helping you pick a replacement for Attorney General Eric Holder, the most important law enforcement position in the U.S. I mean, I think that’s what Al meant when he announced that he is “engaged in […]

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Niagara Falls turned out to be no paradise for murder victim

Bill Fowler had a wad in his pocket and a glint in his eye as he locked up his filling station near Niagara Falls on an autumn Saturday seven decades ago. Fowler, 63, was feeling single that day, Oct. 30, 1943. His wife was out of town, so he and a cousin, Lee Clark, plotted […]

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Run-DMC’s rapper Darryl McDaniels launches new comic book line

Rapper Darryl McDaniels of Run-DMC fame may be known for crushing “Sucker MCs” — but he’s unmasking himself as a comic book nerd. Selling 25 million records is impressive enough, but McDaniels is now living out a childhood fantasy at age 50 with the launch of his own line of comic books. The newly minted […]

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Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto Breaks World Marathon Record In Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — Dennis Kimetto knocked 26 seconds off the world marathon record Sunday as the sub-two hour mark moved a step closer. The 30-year-old Kenyan won the 41st edition of the Berlin Marathon in 2 hours, 2 minutes, 57 seconds, becoming the first man to complete a marathon in under 2 hours, 3 minutes. […]

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Michael Brown’s Parents Unmoved By Police Chief’s Apology

WASHINGTON (AP) — The parents of Michael Brown told The Associated Press on Saturday they were unmoved by the apology given by the Ferguson, Missouri, police chief weeks after their unarmed 18-year-old son was killed by a police officer. Brown’s mother, Lesley McSpadden, said, “yes,” when asked if Chief Tom Jackson should be fired, and […]

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A Ferguson police officer is shot, but it’s not related to protesters

FERGUSON, Missouri (AP) — Authorities searched Sunday for two men suspected of shooting and wounding a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis suburb where there have been angry protests since a white officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old black man last month. Although there were two separate protests about the Aug. 9 shooting […]

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Bigen: The Black Magic ‘Solution’ for Male Baldness

Bigen. Pronounced “Beijing.” Sounds almost magical. “Bigen Blackout.” That’s what the hood calls it. A mystical mix of chemicals whipped up and applied to hair, and like magic—or Magic Marker, as it were—beards look blacker, more asymmetrical, and hair looks thicker and fully restored. In a layman’s hands, Bigen is nothing more than semipermanent hair […]

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Video model drops her multi-million dollar suit against rapper 50 Cent

The rapper 50 Cent has a lot of money in the bank, but he also loves getting sued.   He was recently the target of an $11 million dollar lawsuit from a video model who felt that she’d defamed him.   But the suit was dropped from federal court this week.  It’s unclear exactly why […]

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