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December 15, 2011

Flo Rida Agrees to ‘First Time Offenders’ Plea Deal Over DUI

Flo Rida Agrees to ‘First Time Offenders’ Plea Deal Over DUI

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    Rapper Flo Rida has entered into a deal for first time offenders on his DUI arrest on Miami Beach. His attorney told the Miami Herald Wednesday the singer will enroll in the “Back on Track” program which requires him to perform community service and take DUI classes. If completed, Flo Rida will have his DUI charge amended to reckless driving. His arrest report says officers spotted his car…

Tami Roman Sued By Ex-Manager For Unpaid Basketball Wives Fees

Tami Roman Sued By Ex-Manager For Unpaid Basketball Wives Fees

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    Basketball Wives” star Tami Roman is being sued by her ex-manager … who claims he helped make Tami rich and famous — but she refuses to pay him for a job well done. Jerry Silverhardt filed the lawsuit Monday in L.A. County Superior Court — claiming he was instrumental in securing Tami’s “Basketball Wives” gig … but instead of being grateful, she fired his ass. Jerry claims Tami…

‘Lean On Me’ Actor Jermaine Hopkins — Arrested for Trying to Buy 200 POUNDS of Weed

‘Lean On Me’ Actor Jermaine Hopkins — Arrested for Trying to Buy 200 POUNDS of Weed

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      The guy who starred as troubled youth Thomas Sams in the 1989 classic “Lean On Me” was arrested in Arizona for allegedly buying 200 pounds of pot from an undercover cop this week.Jermaine “Huggy” Hopkins has been charged with two felony counts of possessing, transporting and trying to sell marijuana.According to police, the 38-year-old actor lives in North Carolina … but traveled to AZ to make the…

sgt teresa king suspended by the US Army

Army Suspends It’s First Female Drill Sergeant Leader

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The United States Army has suspended Sgt. Maj. Teresa King, the first woman to ever lead its drill sergeant school.  The suspension is pending the investigation of a private personal matter.  A spokesman for the Army’s Training and Doctrine Command, Harvey Perritt, says he cannot tell the public why King was suspended. Click to read More on YourBlackWoman.com            

Breastfeeding Mother Accused of Indecent Exposure For Feeding Her Baby

Breastfeeding Mother Accused of Indecent Exposure For Feeding Her Baby

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  A woman in DC was accused of indecent exposure after she was “caught” breastfeeding her baby in public.   Simone dos Santos was feeding her baby in a government building when an officer asked her to stop, claiming that what she was doing with her baby was “indecent.”

Are Black Women Killing Their Exotic Beauty?

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The other day, I overheard a Black man say, “African American women aren’t exotic”. I was taken aback a bit by his statement but I began to think about the times I have heard other men refer to women as being exotic; not in one instance did they mention a Black woman. Most of the time, they were gushing over the exotic beauty of Hispanic or Brazilian women. African American…

President Obama Officially Ends the War in Iraq

President Obama Officially Ends the War in Iraq

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Your Black World reports.     President Obama has officially ended the Iraq War.  Unlike the “Mission Accomplished” message from President Bush back in 2003, the president seems poised to see this war truly come to an end.  The finish is a mixed victory for the United States, as the US military has been unable to stop the violence that plagues the country. via President Obama Officially Ends the War…

Homeless Children Are Victims of the Recession

Homeless Children Are Victims of the Recession

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    On Tuesday, the National Center on Family Homelessness issued a ranked state-by-state report on child homelessness. The report, entitled “America’s Youngest Outcasts”, says that one in every 45 children in the United States is homeless.”Our purpose in crafting this report…is to make these invisible children visible to the country,” said John Kellogg, Vice President of the National Center.Several states with large African-American populations like Alabama and Mississippi are…