I Love Black People

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

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Leah Still: Devon Still’s daughter brings love, inspiration, motivation to Bengals-Browns game

Devon Still looked forward to the day when his 4-year-old daughter Leah, fighting cancer, would be healthy enough to watch him and the Bengals play in person. And even though the Browns handily defeated the Bengals, this game meant more to Devon Still. “Having her finally have the chance to come out here and feeling […]

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MAGIC STUNNER: I’M HIV-POSITIVE … Lakers star retires from NBA

The sweet, storybook career of Earvin (Magic) Johnson, perhaps the most dazzling, charismatic athlete of his time, came to a jolting end yesterday after the Los Angeles Lakers’ guard announced he had tested positive for the AIDS virus. Johnson, 32, a three-time Most Valuable Player known as much for his sparkling smile as his eye-popping […]

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NFL Great Suggests Michael Sam’s Sexuality ‘Could Be’ A Choice

NFL veteran Deion Sanders is making headlines for comments he made about Michael Sam in an interview with Larry King, Deadspin and Outsports are reporting. “I’m not saying I condone it, but I don’t condemn it,” the Pro Football Hall of Famer said of Sam, who became the first openly gay player to be drafted […]

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Black People Pointing Their Fingers Keep Getting Accused Of Gang Activity

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges (D) has been accused by a local TV station of supporting criminal gangs, because she and a former felon doing get-out-the-vote work around Election Day posed in a picture pointing at each other. The news outlet, KSTP, said that the mayor was flashing a “gang sign” and quoted a law enforcement […]

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Suspect In Philly Kidnapping Also Held Wife, Teen Captive

Delvin Barnes, the man accused of abducting Carlesha Freeland-Gaither off a Philadelphia street, has an extensive criminal history, including one incident in which he held his estranged wife captive, according to court documents. Police said the “vicious predator” is also a suspect in the abduction and rape of a Virginia teenager. Barnes, 37, was arrested […]

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‘I’m not some lazy bum’: Ariz. hot car mom faces felonies after failing to put $40K in funds for kids

The Arizona mom who left her kids in a hot car during a job interview claims she is “not some lazy bum” as a judge announced she’ll face felony charges after she failed to put $40,000 of donations into a trust fund for her children. Shanesha Taylor’s plight went viral in March after her teary […]

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Furious Tenn. Woman Donated All Of Boyfriend’s Clothes To Goodwill After Argument

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned!  Shyjuan Snowden was so miffed at her ex-man after getting into a heated argument about not accompanying her to a wedding, that she donated all of his clothing to a local Goodwill.  Snowden is not only facing vandalism but assault charges as well, according to WREG. The 36-year-old Memphis […]

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Actress Tasha Smith’s Husband Files Restraining Order for Alleged Death Threats

Unfortunately, there seems to be trouble in paradise, concerning the marriage of actress Tasha Smith and her husband, Keith Douglas. While there are unconfirmed reports that thetwohave not filed for divorce, it appears that thetwoare having some serious issues with one another. Reportedly, Keith now has a court order forcing Tasha to stay away from him, literally. The odd […]

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Black Republican Wins May Be Historic, But It’s Not Progress

In theory, the historic victories of Tim Scott (pictured right) and Mia Love (pictured) are worthy of celebration. After Sen. Jim DeMint resigned in November 2012, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley appointed Scott to the office – thus his win on Tuesday makes him not only the first Black senator elected by South Carolina, but the first Black politician to win stateside […]

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