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Viola Davis: ‘I Sacrificed A Childhood For Food’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Viola Davis told a crowd of Hollywood luminaries that her drive to end childhood hunger is fueled by memories of growing up in “abject poverty,” stealing and crawling …

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Why Did Malcolm X Go to Oxford?

Amazing Fact About the Negro No. 95: What did Malcolm X do at Oxford University? “It wasn’t Columbus that discovered [the Earth]was round,” Malcolm X provocatively once said. That fact, he claimed, had been worked …

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Steve Harvey’s Dating Site Wants to Help Women ‘Become More Datable’

As if the world needed another dating site, comic-turned-talk show host-turned dating expert-turned game show host Steve Harvey is stepping into the hookup game. Last week Harvey launched his new site, Delightful.com, …

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BREAKING: Cornel West Arrested In Ferguson

According to a press release released by PICO National Network,10 clergy leaders and activists were arrested on Monday, after the Moral Monday March. In addition, to scholar Cornel West being arrested, Pastor Michael …

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Drunk man goes on racist tirade on Australian train

Detectives are questioning two people over a racist tirade on a train that was filmed and posted online, with the ugly behaviour of the passenger involved drawing condemnation from the Australian prime minister. The …

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Rolling Stone rates Obama as One of the most successful presidents in history

The American people are not happy with President Obama and are even less happy with their leaders in Congress.  But the wheel continues to roll in American politics, and the will of the people has become a thing of the …

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We Remember: Augie Johnson – Founder of Side Effect Dies

*Wow, this is one of those “How can it be, I just saw him” moments. That’s surely what it’s like for hundreds of record and radio industry associates who were at the annual “Legends and Icons” picnic at …

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Laverne Cox hosts ‘The T Word,’ a documentary about transgender youth in America

Being a teen is tough enough without a gender identity crisis. Avery Grey — a transgender woman from Long Island City who began identifying as female at 15 — was often discriminated against when she tried applying …

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THE 312: LADY EMCEE DREEZY SHINES AT BET HIP-HOP AWARDS

Dreezy is a study in extremes. She’s short and tiny, but when she talks, she sounds big. She’s sweet, almost shy, in person, but when she gets on stage or in front of the camera, the swagger is palpable. Case in …

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‘Ferguson October’ Brings Hundreds Of Protesters To The Streets

ST LOUIS — Over a thousand protesters from as far away as Palestine marched in St. Louis on Saturday in support of an 18-year-old killed by a police officer in the nearby suburb of Ferguson and the broader issue …

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