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12-year old’s description of racism will break your heart

  April V. Taylor Being 12-years-old is difficult for many pre-teens as they sit awkwardly between being a child and a teenager.  Most pre-teens are just beginning to question authority and develop their own sense …

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Fourth of July Teen fight leads to death of 14-year old boy

The fourth of July can be a complex time for members of the black community.  First, there is the pain of remember that your ancestors were not free on the original independence day. Secondly, there is the confusion …

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Venus vs. Serena at Wimbledon: We’ve seen it before, and it’s awesome

Venus and Serena Williams are true legends in their own right.  Both of these amazing women are at the top of the sports world and from the looks of it, neither of them will ever grow old.  At least that’s the …

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Bill Cosby’s Lawyer wants “embarrassing” legal documents sealed in new trial

One might expect and hope that Bill Cosby would want all facts to be revealed in order to clear his name, but this doesn’t appear to be the case.  The fallen comedian, who has been wrapped in a lifetime of …

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Rachel Dolezal admits to being bi-sexual- Says Bruce Jenner’s story “resonated” with her

By Yolanda Spivey Rachel Dolezal continues to make headlines.  If you’ll remember, she is the self-identified transracial individual who considers herself to be black although she was born a white woman in …

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Why doesn’t the government keep up with the numbers of people killed by the cops?

After the shootings of two young men in New York, the US has reached a sad landmark.  According to TheGuardian.com, the number of people killed by the cops this year has exceeded 500.  The shootings of 19-year old …

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Surgeon says he didn’t kill Kanye’s mom and he might have a point

A plastic surgeon is trying his best to clear his name after being implicated in the death of the mother of Kanye West. Dr Jan Adams says that it was Kanye’s cousin, not him, who killed Dr Donda West during a …

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There were a lot of shootings in Baltimore this weekend, and it’s scary

It’s been a violent  weekend in Baltimore after a surge of shootings–some deadly across the city. Amy Yensi has more. Police say 28 people were shot, 9 of them killed over this weekend, adding to the  …

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Woman Found Pushing Dead 3-Year-Old Baby In Swing

Grieving the loss of a child is one of the most painful experiences that any woman can imagine. This mother apparently had a difficult time dealing with the loss of her three-year old son, and found herself coping in a …

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Danny Glover Goes Off on Reporter For cutting off his interview

Danny Glover is quite the spirited activist, fighting on a large number of issues that are near and dear to his heart.  One of his recent issues is the battle for postal workers across the country.  The US postal …

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