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A Republican Mid-Term Wave Will Further Sink Black America

GOP pundits and some in the media gleefully noted that a few African-American listeners purportedly walked out on President Obama during a campaign speech he made at a Maryland High School on October 19 to boost the …

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When Racism Gets In The Way Of Combating Sexism

As much as I can empathize, I will never know what it’s like to be a woman subjected to the uninvited, and in many cases, menacing attention that comes from strange men on the street. On any given street. At any …

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Gloria Lynne’s Son Richard Alleyne Dies A Year After His Mother

Complications on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at 6:45 p.m., in Westwood, New Jersey, at Hackensack University Medical Center at Pascack Valley, after a lengthy illness. Still grieving over the loss of his mother, Mr. …

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Sister 2 Sister Denies Filing For Bankruptcy, Print Publication On Hiatus

It’s no secret black press is struggling. Slews of media outlets are struggling, but black media has been particularly hit hard in the last seven years. Earlier this week reports swarmed the ‘net that Sister 2 …

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Credibility of Kenyan marathoners in doubt after star runner Rita Jeptoo reportedly flunks doping test

It is no secret that Kenyans have dominated road racing for decades, setting records like clockwork and winning great amounts of prize money. But now, on the eve of the New York City Marathon, it turns out there might …

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First deputy police commissioner job should be filled by person of color

In my 22 years of service in the New York City Police Department, standing on street corners and protecting our children and families, two of the greatest leaders with whom I had the privilege to serve were Commissioner …

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Meet The Hulking Young Stars Of Senegal — Male Professional Wrestlers

In Senegal, professional wrestling reigns supreme. Seeing as it’s the national sport, those who successfully practice lutte sénégalaise, orlaamb, are considered heroes in their home country, treated like movie …

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Indiana’s Devin Davis Hit By Car Driven By Teammate, In Hospital With Serious Head Injury

Indiana freshman Emmitt Holt was cited Saturday for misdemeanor underage drinking after he struck teammate Devin Davis with his SUV, leaving Davis hospitalized with a serious head injury. Holt and his passengers told …

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Ex-FAMU Marching Band Member Found Guilty in Hazing Case

The alleged ringleader of a group of Florida A&M University marching band students who beat drum major Robert Champion Jr. in a 2011 hazing incident was convicted Friday of multiple charges related to …

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Charles Rangel Draws Fire for GOP Slavery Remark

With just a few days left before the midterm elections, Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) is upping his rhetoric against the GOP, telling a rally crowd for Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) this week that some Republicans “believe …

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