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May 24, 2012

7-Year-Old Boy Commits Suicide Because Of Bullying

7-Year-Old Boy Commits Suicide Because Of Bullying

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Police in Detroit are investigating the possible suicide of a 7-year-old boy, who is believed to have killed himself because he was bullied.  The child, whose identity has not been revealed, was found unconscious by his 14-year-old sister Wednesday (May 23) evening, prompting an adult family member to attempt to revive the boy. Police rushed to the scene, revealing that the child had a belt around his neck, and apparently…

Dr. Wilmer Leon: If Obama Loses, do Black People Have a Plan B?

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  by Dr. Wilmer Leon       “Under the Obama administration, African-Americans are worse off economically, but where’s the outrage?”   As the country moves into the full-scale presidential election process, a troubling pattern is developing within certain segments of the African-American community. There’s a concerted effort by some to silence those who are offering honest, valid, and well-thought-out analysis and criticism of the Obama administration.   I’ve written…

Mother Whose Baby Was Put in Active Dryer Plans to File Charges

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If someone puts your child in an active dryer, it’s time to get to whoopin ass.  A mother says she is going to file charges against a couple who decided to put her baby in an active dryer for up to five minutes.  But that doesn’t explain the baby’s hair on the Today Show. Click to watch the video

Whitney Houston To Be Honored With Special Tribute During 2012 BET Awards

Whitney Houston To Be Honored With Special Tribute During 2012 BET Awards

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BET is confirming that they will do a special tribute to the late Whitney Houston during the BET Awards in July.  There has not yet been a confirmation of who will perform for Whitney, but the show is going to happen.  This will be the second tribute to Houston from the network.  The firs happened during the annual Celebration of Gospel special. Samuel L. Jackson is set to host the…

North Carolina May Be The First State To Compensate Involuntary Sterilization Victims

North Carolina May Be The First State To Compensate Involuntary Sterilization Victims

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    North Carolina is going to try to make things right with those who were victims of involuntary sterilization.  The program was used to stop the reproduction of those who were deemed to poor or mentally unfit to be parents. Forced sterilization was made legal in 1927, but stopped after World War II.  The program in North Carolina was unique because it lasted far longer than the others.   The…