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

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People are asking if first Ebola Patient was treated fairly

DALLAS — When Thomas Eric Duncan became the first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, his relatives with roots in virus-ravaged Liberia knew what questions to ask. Would his treatment include experimental drugs? Was a blood transfusion from a survivor an option? What about a transfer from the hospital in Dallas, where he […]

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Police are going to discipline cop caught on video being a jerk

A Philadelphia police officer who was caught on video cursing and threatening a teenager will face disciplinary action, according to police. A video was posted on Facebook October 17 showing the unidentified officer following a teen boy as he walked home with a group of other teens.   “Big man, do we have a problem?” […]

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Twins allegedly decided to rob an 85-year old “Sugar Daddy”

Hey, girls, how do you like my Muffins? The randy octogenarian allegedly robbed by teenage twin sisters he met on a sugar-daddy Web site used his adorable pooch — named Muffins — to put the moves on his young dates, a lawyer claimed. Instead of heavy petting, 85-year-old Paul Aronson found himself tied to a […]

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Which Black Actor Was Paid to Be White?

Amazing Fact About the Negro No. 97: Which 20th-century black actor played roles of all races during a time when Hollywood had few roles for black actors? This Friday, people the world over will don costumes to portray someone else. The brother I’m thinking of made a living out of it year-round. He was one […]

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Man gets $30k child support tab for a child that’s not his own

The State of Michigan is ordering a Detroit man to pay tens of thousands of dollars, or go to prison. The reason? He owes back child support for a child that everyone agrees is not his. “I feel like I’m standing in front of a brick wall with nowhere to go,” said Carnell Alexander. He says he […]

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Community mourning the loss of Lynzee Ford

An East Texas city is mourning the loss of a 17-year-old high school student who inspired an entire community with her “never give up” attitude and her smiling, soft-spoken manner. That’s why people in Kilgore and all over East Texas will never forget 17-year-old Lynzee Ford. Lynzee passed away last night after a nine-month battle […]

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James Brown: New Documentary Traces the Soul of the Godfather

The two-hour documentary premiering Monday on HBO, Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown, chronicles the career of the Godfather of Soul, from his ascension in music at the height of the social revolution of the 1960s through his impact on hip-hop and pop music. Filmmaker Alex Gibney begins and ends this fine documentary with an iconic […]

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Charles Barkley Slams ‘Unintelligent,’ ‘Brainwashed’ Black People

No stranger to controversial statements, NBA Hall of Famer turned sports commentator, Charles Barkley, blamed stagnation in the Black community on “brainwashed” Black people too “unintelligent” to choose education over street credibility. During an appearance on Philadelphia’s “Afternoons with Anthony Gargano and Rob Ellis” radio show, Sir Charles responded to a Bleacher Report article claiming that teammates […]

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Where are his parents? Police who found one-year-old boy ABANDONED in his stroller on the sidewalk plead for mom and dad to come forward

Police are searching for the parents of a one-year-old child after they abandoned him in his stroller on a street corner Saturday night. Officers heard the boy crying in his stroller on a street in downtown New Orleans at 5pm yesterday. Bystanders told officers the child had been there at least 45 minutes – and […]

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