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

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Adrian Peterson admits he ‘smoked a little weed’, could be arrested again

Adrian Peterson, the former NFL MVP who is facing child abuse charges in Texas, submitted to a urinalysis examination during his first court appearance Wednesday morning and admitted that he “smoked a little weed,” according to court documents. The Montgomery County District Attorney’s office filed a motion requesting that Peterson, who was out on bail, […]

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Wrongly jailed for murder, Tony Yarbough finally has gravestone for mom, sister

Just this week, Tony Yarbough, who wrongly served 22 years in prison for the 1992 murders of his mother and sister, finally got to pray over a gravestone for them. A Daily News reader had seen a story in this space that on Mother’s Day, after searching for their graves for three frustrating months after […]

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‘Why did my uncle die of Ebola while every other patient treated in America has survived?’ Now relatives say Dallas virus victim Eric Thomas Duncan received ‘unfair’ treatment

The family of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan are venting their outrage that the late Liberian may not have received the same quality of care leading up to his death Wednesday morning as the other patients treated in the U.S. for the dreaded virus. ‘No one has died of Ebola in the U.S. before. This […]

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Cornel West says MSNBC waters down black journalists

One of the most powerful voices in America today is Dr Cornel West.  West was ridiculed six years ago for being one of the few voices to publicly challenge the Obama Administration.  But now, he is being redeemed with economic indicators that show that blacks have struggled under the first black president worse than they […]

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Off-duty St. Louis officer fatally shoots teen who fired at him, police say

ST. LOUIS • An autopsy has shown that Vonderrit Myers Jr. was shot from five to seven times during a fatal encounter with an off-duty police officer Wednesday, police sources said. Sen. Jamilah Nasheed suggested at a press conference earlier today that the teen had been shot in the back of the head, but medical examiners […]

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80-Year-Old Black Artist Leo Twiggs Uses Confederate Flag To Create Art

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Leo Twiggs’ paintings of shadowy Confederate flags and faceless men with bulls-eyes on their backs are a few of the haunting images he has developed living as a black man in the South. The 80-year-old South Carolina artist says he hopes the works, which some may see as divisive, spark thoughtful […]

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800-Pound Man Fights for Life and Inspires Social Media

Everyone’s fitness journey has a different starting point. Some people want to lose weight to look good in clothes, some are getting ready for an upcoming event, and others may want to look and feel stronger. Larry Evans, 38, decided to lose weight because he wanted to keep living. As the father of a 16-year-old […]

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Montgomery pastor admits to having AIDS, sleeping with church members

WSFA 12 News confirmed with church leaders, including the now former pastor of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Juan Demetrius McFarland himself, that McFarland confessed from the pulpit a few Sundays ago that he had full blown AIDS and had slept with church members without revealing he had AIDS. Shocked and stunned, church members contacted the […]

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New book explains how whites are rich today because of slavery

Many people seem to think that slavery is a thing of the past.  They might claim that since the slaves were technically freed, there is no reason to make amends and that this institution has nothing to do with the way that America operates right now. Those who know history know that this isn’t true; slavery […]

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