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Father disciplines his daughter by calling her out on Facebook

Some people think that nearly any form of discipline that embarrasses the child or hurts their feelings is abusive.  Others think that spanking is wrong under any circumstances.  But when people are criticizing …

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Newark’s Mayor Meets One-on-One With Gangs to Forge Peace

With his first-100-days marker past, Newark, N.J.’s new mayor, Ras Baraka, is trying a variety of actions to keep crime down in his bullet-riddled city. And variety means not just within the range of conventional, …

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Activists Continue Push For Reparations For Victims Of Chicago Police Torture

Almost a month after a former Chicago police commander who oversaw the torture of more than 100 black men was released from prison after serving less than four years, activists are still fighting for victims to receive …

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For Black Students the School to Prison Pipeline is in Higher Gear than Ever

The focus has been intense on the wildly disproportionate number of black students who are suspended or expelled from America’s public schools. But what has flown quietly under the radar scope is the even more wildly …

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Michael Rapaport Reveals Spike Lee Beef Is Dead

Looks like the beef between Michael Rapaport and Spike Lee is dead. So says Rapaport, who mentioned that he and Lee squashed their conflict over the phone. “I called him. I reached out to him. To be honest with you, …

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#RedefiningHERstory: Domestic Violence Activist Sil Lai Abrams Kicks Off National College Tour

Just in time for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Sil Lai Abrams (pictured above), renowned domestic violence activist and founder and CEO of Truth In Reality, Inc., has launched RedefiningHERstory, a “national …

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For Black Students the School to Prison Pipeline Is in Higher Gear Than Ever

The focus has been intense on the wildly disproportionate number of black students who are suspended or expelled from America’s public schools. But what has flown quietly under the radar is the even more wildly …

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Ala. Man Settles for $460,000 in Police-Brutality Lawsuit but Gets Only $1,000

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — The city of Birmingham has settled a police beating lawsuit for $460,000, but the plaintiff remains behind bars and won’t get much of a payday. Under terms of the settlement approved by …

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Paula Deen puts a woman on her website who some say is a mammy

Most black people don’t like Paula Deen.  The main exception, of course, is Steve Harvey, who chose Deen to help him mentor boys at his summer camp.  This decision didn’t sit well with all of the black …

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Houston Man Charged With Raping Teen and Toddler, Both of Whom Now Have HIV

A Houston man is due in court Friday on charges that he raped both a 14-year-old girl and a 23-month-old baby who are now infected with HIV. Thirty-three-year-old David Richard Wilson is already a convicted sex …

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