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Alabama refuses to let basketball player Daisha Simmons, who transferred to Seton Hall to be closer to her ill brother, play for Pirates

Daisha Simmons is a Jersey City resident enrolled in graduate classes at Seton Hall, practicing with the women’s basketball team five days a week and taking her ill brother for dialysis appointments. Still, she will not be able to play for the Pirates this season due to a barrier put up by her former school, […]

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Porsha Williams Says She Was “Blindsided” by Real Housewives Demotion: It’s Time to “Spread My Wings”

Don’t cry for her, Atlanta! Porsha Williams isn’t exactly thrilled about being demoted to a recurring role on the upcoming season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, but she’ll persevere nonetheless. Just hours after Bravo announced the season seven cast changes, Williams released a statement to Us Weekly about her diminished screen time. “This is […]

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Here Is Some Fatherly Advice, From Muhammad Ali

In the upcoming documentary “I Am Ali,” there is audio from an adorable, inspiring phone conversation between Muhammad Ali, considered by many to be the greatest boxer to ever live, and his young daughter, Maryum. The back and forth gives rare insight to Ali’s life outside of the ring. “So everything the God made, the […]

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This Cop Oversaw The Torture Of More Than 100 Black Men. Now He’s Out After Less Than 4 Years In Jail.

On Thursday morning as disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge was released from federal prison to a Florida halfway house, one of his first torture victims, Anthony Holmes, stood at City Hall with tears in his eyes, recalling four decades of pain and loss. Holmes, a former Black Gangster Disciples leader, was arrested by […]

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Woman Arrested in Bank Robbery Believed To Be Big Pun’s Mother

It’s so hard out here in the streets trying to make ends meet that there are rappers’ mamas robbing bank for a piece of change. According to CBS Miami, a 63-year-old lady named Gail Simpson, was arrested on Tuesday after attempting to rob a Wells Fargo Bank in Florida. The woman is already on probation […]

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You’ll never believe your eyes in this ‘Human Zoo’ Slave Exhibition

Maybe people were trying to make some kind of a point, but some have a hard time stomaching the worst of world history.  The London Barbican Centre was heavily criticized for putting black actors and actresses in chains and doing a “human zoo” exhibition to show the horrors of slavery.   The creator of the exhibit says […]

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Black high school student wins 14 scholarships

Farmington, MI (BlackNews.com) — It doesn’t matter where you start, but where you finish that counts. Aubrey Perry heard this often from her father, Marc Perry, growing up. But those words didn’t really “click” until embarking on her senior year in high school. Aubrey Perry was pretty much like any other high school kid. She […]

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Rev. Al Sharpton throws star-studded 60th birthday bash at Manhattan hotel

Al Sharpton threw himself a star-studded birthday bash at the Four Seasons in Manhattan Wednesday night. The civil rights activist and MSNBC host was loving the limelight as political and creative luminaries came by to shake hands and wish him a Happy Birthday. Sharpton, who turns 60 on Friday, beamed as a White House representative […]

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Obama ‘watermelon toothpaste’ cartoon in Boston tabloid called racist

There’s an ink stain on Jerry Holbert’s résumé after the veteran editorial cartoonist for the Boston Herald made a reference featuring President Obama that’s been decried as racist. The cartoon — “White House invader got farther than originally thought” — shows Obama brushing his teeth in a White House bathroom while an intruder bathes in […]

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Michael B. Jordan talks to the Daily News about ‘Fantastic Four’ and life as the Human Torch: ‘The suit was a lot tighter than I expected’

Michael B. Jordan may be a rising star in Hollywood, but he’s already learned how to brush the dirt off his shoulders when it comes to haters. “I don’t think about it. Can’t make everybody happy,” the 27-year-old “Fantastic Four” star told the Daily News about the backlash caused by him playing the Human Torch, […]

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